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Amazon branching out from TV series to movie production

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 »

Jan. 19, 2015

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TLC looks to fund final album through Kickstarter campaign

Grammy-winning R&B group TLC is depending on fans to fund the release of their final album through a Kickstarter campaign. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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'American Sniper' astounds with $105.3 million over MLK weekend

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 »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Taylor Swift rents Ballet West costumes for 'Shake It Off' music video

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 »

Jan. 18, 2015

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BYU readies English premiere of Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn's 'The Count of Monte Cristo'

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 »

Jan. 18, 2015

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'American Idol' talks of working with 'Empire'

"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 »

Jan. 17, 2015

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'Wedding Cake' is a nice topper to the Sadie Hoffmiller culinary mystery series

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 »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Inarritu's 'Birdman' explores ego and art, on screen and off

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 »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Theater review: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's 'The Miracle Worker' an inspiring, worthwhile success

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 »

Jan. 16, 2015

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5 books that share Utah's history, outdoors

These books share an aspect of Utah, from ballet to mining to the outdoors. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Library hosts a magical night at annual Harry Potter ball

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 »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Clever 'Paddington' is British fun for the whole family

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 »

Jan. 16, 2015

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PTC to stage North American professional premiere of 'The Count of Monte Cristo'

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 »

Jan. 16, 2015

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A mixed bag of movies arrives on Blu-ray, DVD this week

New movies on home video this week are a mixed bag, mostly unfamiliar titles that are passable but should have been better. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Five for Families: 'Selma' an educational film for mature teens

Five movies from various platforms that families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News Features department and OK.com. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Plenty of remakes on tap for theaters in 2015

Lots of remakes are expected to hit theaters during 2015, but it’s not a new trend by any means. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Selma' is both disturbing and deeply touching

“I am certain of one thing; God was the first to cry. … God was the first to cry for your son.” Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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If you're a man, 'Agent Carter' wants to hit you over the head

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 »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Feeling Lucky: How the ‘Taken’ franchise made Liam Neeson’s day

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 »

Jan. 15, 2015

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'Paddington': 3 points for parents

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

Jan. 15, 2015

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New Discovery Life channel seeks relatable stories

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 »

Jan. 15, 2015

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A 'King' dethroned, no Lego love: Oscar snubs and surprises

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 »

Jan. 15, 2015

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'Leviathan,' Ida' among foreign-language Oscar contenders

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 »

Jan. 15, 2015

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'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 each

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 »

Jan. 15, 2015

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5 reasons why the 'Peanuts' movie looks promising

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 »

Jan. 15, 2015

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