The documentary that was filmed in Utah is screening this week at the Sundance Film Festival.
Amazon Studios is branching out from television series to movies, announcing plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming. Read more »
Grammy-winning R&B group TLC is depending on fans to fund the release of their final album through a Kickstarter campaign. Read more »
Clint Eastwood's R-rated Iraq War drama "American Sniper" opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend. Read more »
Hundreds of millions of people have seen Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” music video, but they may not be aware of the video's Utah connection. Read more »
In a major coup for BYU, Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn selected the university’s musical theater department to stage the first English-language production of his musical adaptation of the... Read more »
"American Idol" producers have talked about a cross-promotion with "Empire," Fox's hot new series about a music industry family, perhaps getting some of the contestants on the scripted show,... Read more »
Sadie Hoffmiller is marrying the police detective she's been dating for the past few books, but the wedding might not happen if someone from Sadie's past has her way in "Wedding Cake," the 12th and... Read more »
Director Alejandro Inarritu says the only way to communicate the struggle between a celebrity and his ego in "Birdman" was through long, uninterrupted shots that move at the pace of life. Read more »
Helen Keller's story always has a powerful emotional punch as the young girl breaks out of her silent world through the persistent, courageous help of her teacher. "The Miracle Worker" at... Read more »
These books share an aspect of Utah, from ballet to mining to the outdoors. Read more »
Witches and wizards met for a magical night at the Salt Lake County Library Service's annual Harry Potter Yule Ball, themed around the internationally celebrated series by J.K. Rowling. Friday's... Read more »
The new film “Paddington” tells the back story of the well-mannered bear in the blue coat. It’s a nice family friendly flick that balances some zany visual comedy against an... Read more »
Pioneer Theatre Company is set to be the first professional company in North America to produce “The Count of Monte Cristo” and plans to include the show in its 2015-16 season. Read more »
New movies on home video this week are a mixed bag, mostly unfamiliar titles that are passable but should have been better. Read more »
Five movies from various platforms that families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News Features department and OK.com. Read more »
Lots of remakes are expected to hit theaters during 2015, but it’s not a new trend by any means. Read more »
“I am certain of one thing; God was the first to cry. God was the first to cry for your son.” Read more »
Marvel's "Agent Carter" is obsessed with depicting post-war male boorishness, and this turns most of the men in the show into little more than caricatures. Read more »
Back in 2008, no one expected “Taken” to get the franchise treatment, and no one expected it to shape this phase of Liam Neeson’s career. Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Paddington." Read more »
Discovery Communications executives thought of Facebook when considering what the new Discovery Life network would be about. Specifically, all of the Facebook friends who write about their fabulous... Read more »
David Oyelowo — was denied the throne. A chance for history in the directing category — the nomination of a black woman, Ava DuVernay — was missed. But "Selma," which earned a... Read more »
Five movies that tackle conflict, corruption and other harsh realities with humanity and humor are finalists for the 2015 Academy Award for best foreign-language film. Read more »
Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," dominated nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards with nine nods each, while "Boyhood" remained the widely acknowledged... Read more »
Blue Sky Studios' upcoming Peanuts movie could be one of the highlights of next year's holiday movie season, especially for fans of Charles Schulz's original comic strips. Here's why. Read more »
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With the Sundance Film Festival underway, Hollywood has come to the snowy mountains of Park City and the city streets of downtown Salt Lake, bringing new films, movie stars and innovative... Read more »
Emma Watson will play Belle in Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast." Read more »
"In Football We Trust" is not the first film to paint the dream of professional sports as an all-or-nothing venture, but it may be the first to suggest that religion offers an alternative path to... Read more »
“Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff” (St. Martin’s Press, $14.99) is a handbook and instruction manual for the servants of Downton Abbey and clearly states the... Read more »
Ashlee Birk was left a widow after the murder of her husband and a single mother to five children at the age of 28 without any forewarning. It left her world seemingly shattered. Birk began to... Read more »
Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami. Read more »
The English-language world premiere of "The Count of Monte Cristo" is presented in an artfully directed, spectacular production at BYU. Read more »
Author Marissa Meyer blends sci-fi, fairy tales in companion tale to best-selling Lunar Chronicles series
Marissa Meyer, author of the science fiction/fairy tale series the Lunar Chronicles, talks about her whirlwind career at the release of a companion story that will shed light on the evil queen... Read more »
"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. Read more »
Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »
Robert Redford made a red carpet appearance Friday for the premiere of "A Walk in the Woods" at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Salt Lake City Gala. Nick Nolte, Nick Offerman and Emma Thompson also... Read more »
Alexandra Stewart might not be a genius, but with her eidetic memory, she's pretty close. During her first semester at Brown University, Alexandra soon learns that total recall makes her a perfect... Read more »
A new 3DS handheld, amiibo functionality and tons of new games — here's the key information from a recent Nintendo Direct broadcast. Read more »
Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage, not to a deity but to something similar — the people they see on TV and in the movies. Read more »
National touring production of 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' heading to Kingsbury Hall Jan. 30-Feb. 1
What's it like to play Belle in the fourth national tour of the beloved musical "Disney's Beauty and the Beast"? Jillian Butterfield says, "I'm still pinching myself!" Read more »
Debbie Reynolds accepted the lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild for her nearly seven decade career. Read more »
Experts searching for the remains of Miguel de Cervantes said Monday that they found wooden fragments of a casket bearing the initials "M.C." with bones in and around them in a crypt underneath the... Read more »
When Noelle is dumped by her boyfriend in favor of her sister, she finds an unexpected friend in Pierce, her former home teacher. This friendship helps both heal the wounds of their pasts, while... Read more »
When Nels wakes up as a ghost after his murder, he finds that the only person who can see and hear him is the spoiled Princess. Together they embark on a dangerous quest to find an ancient needle... Read more »
Five movies from various platforms that families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and OK.com. Read more »
Nominated for a Best Picture Oscar, “American Sniper” stars Bradley Cooper, who was nominated for Best Actor for stepping into the role of Kyle, a self-described “regular... Read more »
Jack Black said he was drawn to 'The D Train' because he recognized the desperation of the character he plays: An outcast willing to do anything to get the most popular kid from his graduating... Read more »
Last week's swirling Internet accusations of Oscar nomination snubs are misguided. Hey, it's just another Hollywood popularity contest. Read more »
"American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again. The military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle topped the box office for a second weekend in a row. Read more »
Bruno's life is the best. He is a star athlete, handsome and ready for entrance to medical school in "An Uncommon Blue," in which the color of the light in a person's palms determines his or her... Read more »
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