The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."
Information for parents about the film "Far from the Madding Crowd." Read more »
Pete Escovedo, musician, composer and the guardian of Latin jazz, will perform for the first time in Salt Lake City. Read more »
“Pitch Perfect 2” isn’t as sneaky as its predecessor, but in spite of some funny moments, the franchise is still struggling to find the harmony between self-parody and sincerity. Read more »
'Far From the Madding Crowd' buries a soap opera story under gorgeous cinematography and excellent acting
Based on Thomas Hardy's Victorian-era novel, "Far From the Madding Crowd" tells the story of a wealthy woman who juggles three suitors as she struggles to run an inherited farm. Think of it as a... Read more »
When you have this kind of talent and these results, it’s disappointing. Read more »
Julianne Moore won her well-deserved Oscar for “Still Alice,” a story of Alzheimer’s on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more »
Now the Castle Panic series adds the Dark Titan expansion, introducing the Dark Titan Agranok, the toughest enemy to date. Read more »
The contemporary cartoon lineup on cable networks is packed with sharp-witted animated series featuring humor that reaches multiple age groups. 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. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger... Read more »
Whether you remember him as FBI agent Mulder from "The X-Files" or the womanizing novelist Hank Moody on "Californication," David Duchovny wants you to know him as something else: The 54-year old... Read more »
An escalating contract dispute suggests that Harry Shearer may be exiting "The Simpsons," where he has voiced several of its characters since the Fox cartoon series debuted in 1989. Read more »
You don't think of David Letterman as a stop-and-smell-the-flowers type, but here he is, at a major turning point yet savoring his chocolate milkshake. Read more »
"Mad Men" is nearing its end with grace and assurance as its characters already are scattering from view. After seven seasons barnstorming a long-ago decade, the series feels like it's coming in... Read more »
CBS is saying goodbye to its long-running hit "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" with a two-hour finale this fall and hello to "Supergirl," an unusual genre show for the network. Read more »
The Cannes Film Festival unrolled its red carpet with a socially minded French drama on Wednesday as the usually glitzy festival began on a more serious note after January's terror attacks in Paris. Read more »
The Apocrypha is a collection of writings that were not a part of the original Hebrew bible. Jared W. Ludlow, a professor of ancient scripture at BYU, recently released audio CD... Read more »
Holy 50th anniversary celebration, Batman! Adam West and Burt Ward are set to re-team for an animated Batman movie in 2016. Read more »
Ridley Duchannes is missing, and all leads point to a kidnapping by the dangerous and twisted Silas Ravenwood. Link and his friends race against time to save Ridley before Silas takes her away from... Read more »
There wasn't a dry eye in the over 4,000-seat Colosseum theater as the credits rolled following the first screening of Pixar's "Inside Out" at CinemaCon on Wednesday morning. Read more »
Mayor Ralph Becker and the Salt Lake City Arts Council announced the 2015 lineup of the Twilight Concert Series on Tuesday, including Death Cab for Cutie and Run the Jewels. Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Freetown." Read more »
"Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters" is the third book in the series by Utah author Shannon Hale and follows Miri as she becomes a tutor for three royal sisters. "Princess Academy" was... Read more »
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The BYU Museum of Art has acquired "The Mocking of Christ," a work by Danish painter Carl Bloch. The painting is on mahogany and depicts a soldier pushing a crown of thorns into Christ's head. Read more »
Cameron Crowe's latest, "Aloha," has come under fire for its "whitewashed" portrayal of Hawaii, and it's just the latest in a long list of movies that misrepresent America's 50th state. So what... Read more »
In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »
Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »
A conservative group yanked television ads that were set to air Friday targeting U.S. Reps. Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart after the two Utah congressmen announced they share the group's view that a... Read more »
A fissure in the world of Golarion called the Worldwound has long been a challenge for the mortal world with attacks from Abyssal creatures. Wrath of the Righteous is a new card game in the... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
"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 »
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 »
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 »
With an impressive roster of artists, Bountiful’s new Howa Gallery hopes to capitalize on new artistic territory in Davis County. Read more »
The game Abracada What? by Z-Man Games has a lot going for it. It is easy to learn, lasts about 30 minutes, accommodates two to five players, and has a fun wizard and magic theme. Read more »
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 »
The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. Fires erupt. The letters of the Hollywood Sign... Read more »
For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw. Read more »
B.B. King played tens of thousands of gigs around the world and often said he was blessed to play for presidents and the common folk. Read more »
Book review: 'Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' is a great intro into herbal world
With pictures, step by step instructions and easy to follow examples, "Forgotten Skills of Backyard Herbal Healing and Family Health' provides great instruction for anyone looking to advance in... Read more »
Seven Clint Eastwood movies are in a Blu-ray box set released this week, and four of the films are making their hi-def debuts. Read more »
Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. Read more »
Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the picture book “Home,” which depicts about two dozen types of homes ranging from the realistic to the fantastic. Read more »
In the novel "Stranded," two elders are told to head to the capital to be evacuated, but the train they were supposed to be on explodes, and video evidence points to them. Read more »
Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich... Read more »
Music and dancing ruled on the airwaves last week, as "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Voice" tuned up to score five out of the 10 most-watched shows. Read more »
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