Chris Hicks
Chris Hicks writes a weekly entertainment column for the Deseret News. He is the paper's former film critic. Email: hicks@desnews.com

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Documentaries about biblical women and Billy Joel’s performance at Shea Stadium lead new television programs on home video this week.
Christmas creep, which refers to the holiday being hyped earlier each year, doesn’t seem to affect Hollywood’s yule-themed movies.
The pickings are slim among movies released on DVD and Blu-ray this week, which include a disaster thriller and a raunchy sequel.
With the resurgence of popularity for “Weird Al” Yankovic, his ’80s movie “UHF” has received a Blu-ray upgrade, as has James Cagney’s Oscar-winner, “Yankee Doodle Dandy...
Season 7 of Jack Klugman’s police procedural “Quincy, M.E.” lands on DVD this week, along with several newer television programs.
The 1966 TV series “Batman” has long been at the top of the list of old TV shows that fans want to see on home video, and now, nearly 50 years later, it’s finally been released on DVD and Blu-...
A box-office hit over the summer, the animated sequel “How to Train Your Dragon 2” is now on home video.
Newly released TV shows on Blu-ray and DVD range from “Sgt. Bilko” to “Agatha Christie’s Poirot” to “Hot in Cleveland” to “The Sopranos.”
Over 21 years of hosting his TV talk show, Merv Griffin interviewed a wide array of celebrities from every walk of life, and many of the best and brightest are now in a new DVD collection.
Angelina Jolie is “Maleficent” and Dwayne Johnson is “Hercules” in this week’s Blu-ray and DVD releases.