Several animated dinosaur films emphasize themes and lessons of loss, survival and confronting fears.
Whether you’re a Maze Runner, Divergent, Shadowhunter, Child of Poseidon or you have volunteered as Tribute, these popular terms all originated from the same place: young adult literature. Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Secret In their Eyes." Read more »
"Secret In Their Eyes" is the American adaptation of an Argentine film that won the Best Foreign Language Oscar in 2010. But in spite of a star-studded Hollywood cast, "Secret" manages to... Read more »
A reboot of a 1960s TV series, “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” is now on Blu-ray and DVD. Read more »
Since its earliest days, the motion picture industry has cast Caucasians as characters with various ethnic backgrounds, a trend that is still going strong. Read more »
Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Because not all are appropriate for younger children,... Read more »
Information for parents about the film "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2." Read more »
Alexa Goolsby, who posted the announcement to YouTube, and her husband decided to announce the news to Goolsby's parents by using their own version of Jimmy Fallon's Whisper Challenge game from... Read more »
What to get a tech-savvy kid who's tired of the same old tablets and video games? New toys this year range from easy-to-use sets for building circuits to a talking dinosaur powered by IBM's Watson... Read more »
Sitting in a blue Marriott Center chair provides an onlooker one perspective of BYU Dunk Team’s entertainment, but what if there was a way to see it from several viewpoints? Read more »
Shannon Abbott has released yet another mommy version of a popular song, and it doesn't look like she's stopping any time soon. Read more »
With the release of "The Miracle Maker," actor Jasen Wade has now played the role of a lead character in three movies about miracles. Read more »
Among these recently released picture books, some by authors with local ties, are stories that use autumn themes to share lessons on letting go and growing up along with deepening relationships... Read more »
An easy but delicious pumpkin cake doughnut with a rich chocolate glaze: This treat takes the pumpkin chocolate chip cookie to a new level of decadency. Read more »
Known for their basketball wizardry, the Harlem Globetrotters set seven Guinness World Records on Nov. 12, which was the 11th annual Guinness World Records Day. Read more »
Jason Lyle Black – The Backwards Piano Man – teamed up with violinist Rob Landes to arrange and perform a medley of themes in honor of the upcoming release of "The Hunger Games:... Read more »
Oxford Dictionaries announced its "Word of the Year" Monday — and an emoji took the title. Here's what that might mean for language and emojis. Read more »
It's that time of year again. For less than the price of a fast food combination meal, residents and visitors alike can snap up a stocking stuffer from the Utah Geological Survey. The 2016 calendar... Read more »
In a recent sketch by "Studio C," a young man played by Matt Meese is tricked by into reveal all the TV shows he secretly enjoys watches. Read more »
Through the Make-A-Wish foundation, one 6-year-old surprised everyone with a very mature wish and asked to turn her battle with cancer into an animated cartoon to raise awareness of pediatric cancer. Read more »
The Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" has been scaled back after the deadly attacks in Paris. Read more »
Lots of Christmas-themed movies and cartoons have come to DVD for the holiday season. Read more »
This year’s holiday movie season also has a lot to offer broad audiences. Read more »
WWII separated Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris just months after they met. Now, 70 years later, they have reunited through modern technology. Read more »
If and when characters such as the Fantastic Four or the X-Men should revert back to Marvel, there could already be a place for them in the MCU, according to Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios. Read more »
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Forget Black Friday. People in Britain know the Christmas season has arrived when the big budget holiday ads start to appear. Read more »
Coloring books aren't just about nostalgia for a cherished piece of childhood, they offer a meditative distraction in a screen-driven, distracted world. Read more »
"Bewitched" was just a television show, but it could give you some insight into my world and why I might shout at you for no reason. Read more »
The BYUtv documentary/drama “Joan of Arc” includes perspectives of Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Bishop GÉrald R. CaussÉ, the LDS... Read more »
Utah resident and soloist Lexi Walker collaborated with members of the Lyceum Philharmonic orchestra to present an arrangement of the classic Franz Schubert composition "Ave Maria." Read more »
Adalberto Diaz, a pastry chef and owner of Filling and Emulsions Bakery in Salt Lake City, won the Fall Harvest challenge on Sunday’s episode four of Food Network’s second season of... Read more »
We have many things for which to be grateful, preeminent among them the incarnation, Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Read more »
As Utah enters the holiday season, several area theater companies are offering shows to help audiences celebrate. Here is a list of several familiar and never-before-seen productions taking place... Read more »
Charles Schulz's beloved holiday special celebrates its 50th year of broadcast — that's 49 more years than anyone expected. Read more »
Several animated dinosaur films emphasize similar themes and lessons of loss, survival and confronting fears, according to media arts professors, a freelance filmmaker and a professor of writing... Read more »
A simple experiment revealing a heartwarming Christmas message is contributing to the appeal of one Ikea commercial. Read more »
Rubin Pingk's children's book titled "Samurai Santa" is an exciting read for all ages. Read more »
Hanukkah music and traditions are a wonderful way to allow children to connect with a culture different from their own. Read more »
Muslims, Christians and Jews once worked and thought together productively and in relative harmony in medieval Andalusia, which symbolizes the hope that such peaceful coexistence can exist again... Read more »
Late one night at the University of Mississippi power plant, William Faulkner turned over a wheelbarrow, used it as a makeshift table and began writing the classic novel "As I Lay Dying" —... Read more »
One of the surest signs that Christmas is coming is the almost magical change that seems to come in our outlook and attitude toward others. Read more »
Earl Henry Jr. never got to meet his father. Read more »
Sadly, the release of "Mockingjay Part 2" means the end of one incredible series. So in this dark time of loss, here are 6 things to help you cope with the end of "The Hunger Games." Read more »
A meteor streaks past the Earth in the opening sequence of “The Good Dinosaur,” briefly disturbing some grazing dinosaurs and setting up the film’s premise: What if the dinosaurs... Read more »
The major movie studios make a lot of odd choices when releasing movies for the holidays. “Victor Frankenstein”? Really? Read more »
The latest audio CD “Unshaken” from popular full-time religious educator Hank Smith contains scriptures, insights and real-life stories about the process of gaining a testimony of the... Read more »
An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" sits at the center of a gallery at the University of Arizona's Museum of Art in Tucson. Read more »
The final Hunger Games movie should have been triumphant. Instead, “Mockingjay — Part 2” finishes with the resignation of a teenager who has finally been nagged into cutting the... Read more »
After a whirlwind two months following the meteoric rise of her "Mommy's Hallelujah" video, Payson mother Shannon Abbott has released her first album just in time for Christmas. Read more »
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