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'Tomorrowland' takes the top spot on a slow weekend at the box office

The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."

Book review: 'Find Momo Coast to Coast' shares road trip photos, adventures

"Find Momo Coast to Coast" is similar to a Where's Waldo? book as readers search for an adorable border collie named Momo in pictures from around the U.S. and Canada. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Book review: 'Trial of Intentions' has trio trying to save world

Tahn must save his world from the evil beyond the Veil in "Trial of Intentions," the second book in the Vault of Heaven series. Tahn's best friend, sister and a young woman named Mara try to help... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Book review: 'Microfarming for Profit' helps gardeners take their hobby into a small business

Dave DeWitt's "Microfarming for Profit: From Garden to Glory" shares the basics of microfarming, from crop types to tools to marketing. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Owner of new Howa Gallery in Bountiful says supporting Utah artists is 'crucial'

With an impressive roster of artists, Bountiful’s new Howa Gallery hopes to capitalize on new artistic territory in Davis County. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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And the winners of the 2014 Whitney Awards are ...

Sarah M. Eden’s “Longing for Home, Book 2: Hope Springs” received the 2014 Whitney Award for Best Novel of the Year, Andrew Hall with the Outstanding Achievement Award and... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Book review: 'Going Home' is a touching novel about leaving mission early

"Going Home," Robbin J. Peterson's first LDS romance novel, is a touching story of a young man's self-discovery and healing. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Fourth season of ‘Dr. Kildare’ leads TV shows new to DVD this week

Episodes with Walter Matthau, Lee Marvin and Angie Dickinson highlight the fourth season of the 1960s medical drama “Dr. Kildare,” which is now on DVD. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Disney's 'Tomorrowland' is a surprisingly violent take on the line between utopia and catastrophe

Thanks to young adult dystopian franchises like the Hunger Games and Divergent and adult epics like the new “Mad Max” film, there seems to be a post-apocalypse for everyone in the... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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'Princess' power: BYU to present stage adaptation of Shannon Hale's 'Princess Academy'

On May 29, BYU's Department of Theatre and Media Arts will premiere "Princess Academy," a new play adapted from Shannon Hale's best-selling novel of the same name. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Lindsey Stirling reflects on global audience, YouTube success and ‘nonnegotiable’ standards

Lindsey Stirling, the classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, who attended BYU, served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and became famous by way of... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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'Tomorrowland': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Tomorrowland." Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Goodbye, 'American Idol'

I will always remember my time on “Idol” and hope anyone who has a dream has the courage — and the perseverance — to chase it down. It’s possible. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Full-frame DVDs are being replaced by widescreen rereleases

A number of movies previously available only on full-frame DVDs are being replaced by widescreen rereleases. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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A black and white, and sometimes Technicolor, Memorial Day: Classic movies to remember the sacrifices of war

Celebrate Memorial Day and relive history by watching these classic movies about the events of World War I and World War II. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ now on Blu-ray and DVD

“American Sniper,” Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-nominated true story of the deadliest sniper in military history, has arrived on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Five for Families: ‘Cinderella’ adds depth to classic tale

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Pitch Perfect 2' is a letdown

What do you do if you’ve produced an edgy, fun little film that ends up being a much bigger hit than anyone anticipated? Well, if you produced "Pitch Perfect," you scramble to come up with a... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Jim Bennett: Is Hollywood pushing too many superhero stories?

Dozens of superhero tales on the big and small screen may seem like overkill, but they're actually satisfying a demand for fundamental moral examinations of good versus evil in bright, shiny packages. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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David Letterman leaves late night with thanks and a smile (+photos, videos)

There are those who will argue that the world of television hasn't suffered such a loss in nearly a generation, and they're right. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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David Letterman to sign off as late-night host

After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is signing off. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta

The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Godzilla creator sues US studio, alleges copyright violation

Japanese movie studio Toho Co. said Wednesday it is suing Voltage Pictures and a director in a lawsuit complaining that promotions of an upcoming film infringe on its copyright to Godzilla. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas is one of five castaways in 'Survivor' finale

Utahn Sierra Dawn Thomas is one of five castaways headed into the “Survivor: Worlds Apart” finale on Wednesday, and, as host Jeff Probst would say, a one-in-five shot at winning $1... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Thanks for the music

It is difficult to overestimate the value of music, particularly classical music, in the quality of life and in the creation of warm and cultured homes. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao

Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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