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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A compelling, shocking documentary on the Holocaust, plus a bevy of other documentaries, TV movies, foreign films and low-budget independent productions, are on DVD and Blu-ray this week.
Movie budgets are ridiculous in the 21st century, but sometimes the return is worth it. Sometimes.
One of last year’s best films, Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies,” starring Tom Hanks, is on Blu-ray and DVD this week.
The engrossing HBO drama “Show Me a Hero” is on Blu-ray and DVD, along with “12 Monkeys,” a time-travel series — but this week’s big draw is “Downton Abbey’s̶...
Westerns are not dead, but they are infrequent and filled with disappointments as they embrace 21st-century sensibilities.
Disney’s animated classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” is being re-released on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, and a number of other vintage titles are on DVD for the first time.
Teenagers are called upon to save the world in most apocalyptic sci-fi flicks these days, but would they really get off the couch to do that?
The funny and warm comedy “The Intern” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, along with the thrilling true story “Everest.”
The cunning and highly entertaining TV series “Mr. Robot” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week.
Some of the latest rebooted movie-franchise sequels are looking more like remakes these days.