In celebration of the Lemony Snicket's birthday, here are 34 of the best quotes from some of his works.
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“Kingsman: The Secret Service" definitely falls into the "very guilty pleasure" category. This film is a frenzy of violence. But as the blood drips away and the bodies hit the floor, a... Read more »
Here are five movies from various platforms that 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 »
If you’re still in high school, “The DUFF” will make you feel like you might survive. If you’ve graduated high school, “The DUFF” will make you glad you never,... Read more »
"White Earth," a short documentary directed by Utahn J. Christian Jensen, has been nominated for an Academy Award. The 20-minute film explores the booming oil town of White Earth, North Dakota,... Read more »
Last summer's surprise NBC hit "The Night Shift" returns for a second season Monday, and producers hope its diverse cast will keep viewers coming back. Read more »
On the surface, “McFarland, USA” feels about as original as another repackaged Beatles’ greatest hits album. And yet, “McFarland” carries an undeniable appeal. Read more »
Jazz vocalist Stacey Kent returns to Salt Lake City on Feb. 23 at the Capitol Theatre for the first leg of her 2015 world tour. Read more »
The Oscar-nominated “The Theory of Everything” leads new movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more »
The LittleBigPlanet games have established themselves as some of the best all-ages games out there, on any console. But major technical issues keep this installment from being the easy... Read more »
The 87th Oscar telecast is Sunday night, so here are some bits of historical trivia to get you in the mood. Read more »
It was a year ago that Lupita Nyong'o, shortly before winning the Academy Award for best supporting actress in "12 Years a Slave," gave a speech about what she called "dark beauty." Read more »
This restaurant-inspired medley is created in one large saucepan. It is a great side or main dish. For the cook who wants to break out of the basic rice circle, this will impress family and friends... Read more »
This year, Feb. 19 marks the Chinese New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Ram. Read more »
How to keep the "modern" in "Modern Family" in its sixth season? Create an episode that plays out completely on a computer and in the realm of social media. Read more »
The HBO dramatic miniseries “Olive Kitteridge” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week, and other TV shows in release include “Hart to Hart” and the locally filmed “Greatest... Read more »
Set in German-occupied Rome during World War II, "The Rules in Rome" is an interesting tale of espionage, danger and romance and follows a pair of spies behind enemy lines. Read more »
Gabrielle Zevin’s book “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” tells how a small child opens a reclusive man’s heart and shows that life is about people rather than things. Read more »
The next time you see a young woman performing janitorial duties, you might want to show a little respect. She could be the rightful heir of the earth. Read more »
Make no mistake about it, Valentine's Day is about feasting — or at least that's how it was originally intended. Read more »
When a gaggle of teens figures out how to actually fire up the plans for a time machine that was conceived by the father of one of the kids, well, let’s just say it might be a bit much for... Read more »
For 53 years, the Utah Shakespeare Festival has brought Shakespeare’s works to residents and visitors of Cedar City, Utah, with the hope that his plays will continue to teach life lessons. Read more »
The Salt Lake Gallery Stroll is a monthly event where galleries throughout the city open their doors and invite the community in to “be a part of art,” as the organization’s... Read more »
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Fifty years ago, on March 2, 1965, the film adaptation of the musical "The Sound of Music" premiered. The film, which starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, has gone on to become one of... Read more »
David Farland overcame a rough childhood to become a writer, a mentor to some of the most well-known authors in the world and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
It may no longer be 2012 and the "Mormon Moment" of three years ago spearheaded by former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and his presidential campaign has faded away, but as last year and so... Read more »
Although "One fish / Two fish / Red fish / Blue fish" and "I do not like green eggs and ham. / I do not like them, Sam-I-am" may be some of Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel's most famous lines, all of... Read more »
This is a film Walt Disney would be proud to have his name on. Based on a true story, "McFarland, USA" is truly inspirational. Read more »
Even if you don’t watch the show, it’s almost impossible to not be affected by the impact "Saturday Night Live" has had on the culture at large these past four decades. Read more »
Disney Animation Studios' double Oscar win last Sunday proves that the success of "Frozen" was no fluke. Read more »
"The Storyspinner" by Utah author Becky Wallace is a delightful tale of magic, romance and adventure. Read more »
These five books, including ones from authors with local ties and local publishers, share a novelization of an Old Testament story and a historical perspective. Read more »
The Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates the movies as floral and garden designers pay homage to Disney and Pixar films. Read more »
A wannabe Hitchcock film, “Charade,” and a genuine Hitchcock classic, “Rear Window,” highlight an array of classic movies on local theater screens during March. Read more »
As part of Interfaith Month, Pacifica Institute Utah hosted a screening of "Love is a Verb," a documentary detailing the story of Fethullah Gulen and his inspiring life. Read more »
Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Read more »
"The Healer" by Gregg Luke delves into Welsh legends as Christian Pendragon becomes a part of one when he is given an ancient relic and the ability to heal. It's a story of faith, history, medicine... Read more »
Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once... Read more »
Sierra Dawn Thomas, 27, a professional barrel racer who calls Roy home, is one of the 18 castaways on this season of “Survivor” — the 30th season — that premieres Wednesday,... Read more »
“500 Little Known Facts about Joseph Smith” proves to be a fast, accessible way to learn more about the Prophet Joseph Smith. Read more »
Throughout her career, Liz Wiseman, author of "Multipliers," has been given roles she was under-qualified for. From that experience grew the idea for her new book, "Rookie Smarts," which analyzes... Read more »
With the help of gospel principles used as positive emotional tools to guide away from emotional pain, Sherrie Mills Johnson shares blueprint to help find happiness and peace in challenging times... Read more »
Growing up, Utah author Chad Morris didn’t always write novels — at one time, he didn’t even like to read. He learned to love reading after getting "pulled in" by Lloyd Alexander.... Read more »
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Director of CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's upcoming 'Shrek the Musical' says show teaches important lessons
Maurie Tarbox, who leads the CenterPoint Legacy Theatre staging of “Shrek the Musical," said the show teaches audience members not to be afraid of accepting who they are. Read more »
From reality TV alums and pop stars David Archuleta, Lexi Walker and Dinah Jane Hansen of girl group Fifth Harmony to five Super Bowl stars to up-and-coming high fashion model Lucky Blue Smith,... Read more »
Disney’s hit cartoon feature “Big Hero 6,” which won an Academy Award last weekend, is on DVD and Blu-ray this week, as is “Whiplash,” which earned an Oscar for J.K.... Read more »
It’s difficult to hold high expectations for a horror movie that’s hitting the big screen at the end of February. But can you justify a full-price ticket to see movie tricks so old that... Read more »
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