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Utah company brings Disney characters to digital life

"Disney Infinity" characters stand just a few inches tall. But for one Utahn each toy figure is a huge undertaking.

Mindy Kaling grateful to Hulu for saving 'The Mindy Project'

Mindy Kaling is blissfully unaware of the numbers Hulu may be hoping for when it comes to streaming new episodes of "The Mindy Project," which debuts its fourth season on the service on Sept. 15. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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'Fantastic Four' bombs with $26.2 million, 'Mission: Impossible' again tops

The latest attempt to kick-start a "Fantastic Four" franchise flopped at the box office with an estimated $26.2 million debut. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Book review: 'Manhattan Mayhem' compilation of short stories from famous authors around U.S.

To commemorate the 70-year anniversary of the Mystery Writers of America organization, Mary Higgins Clark headed a project compiling short stories from the most famous writers in the U.S. The... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Book review: New Mary Higgins Clark novel tells of disappearing money, people

Everyone in the affluent New York City scene knows about the terrible Bennett scandal that happened just two years ago, and for one woman, knowing what actually happened could impact her life in... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Utah authors offer trio of contemporary romances

These three books — "A Timeless Romance Anthology: Annette Lyon Collection," "The Sheik's Ruby" and "Redemption Bay" — include contemporary love stories from Utah authors. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Catching up with 'Kid History': Bored Shorts TV seeks to create clean, funny entertainment

Bored Shorts TV has over 127 million views and is an ever-growing business that offers a unique brand of clean entertainment. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Stewart ends 'Daily Show' with 'moment of Zen,' Springsteen (+video)

Jon Stewart said goodbye to "The Daily Show" on Thursday, America's foremost satirist of politicians and the media ushered out by Bruce Springsteen and a reunion of the many colleagues that he... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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Pentatonix beatboxer keeps God and family close while succeeding in entertainment

Kevin Olusola has found a lot of success for a 26-year-old, but he's never forgotten the two things that brought him to where he is today: faith and family. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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'Ricki and the Flash': 3 points for parents

Information for parents about the film "Ricki and the Flash." Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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Lazy 'Fantastic Four' is doomed to be a fantastic flop

The sight of Miles Teller bound to an examination table, arms and legs stretched out well beyond normal human length, is a perfect metaphor for “Fantastic Four.” It’s 20 minutes... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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'Ricki and the Flash' hits some high notes for Streep fans and music lovers

Even if it’s a B-side, “Ricki and the Flash” will be worth seeing for Meryl Streep fans, music fans and, especially, anyone who’s ever spent time in a working-class band.... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015

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Five for families: Check out these stop-motion animation offerings

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Doug's Take: 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation' is exhausting and worth it

It was exhausting. But like all quality workouts, "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation" was worth it. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Chris Hicks: So out of some 200 movies, who’s your favorite Sherlock Holmes?

There have been some 200 movies that have portrayed Sherlock Holmes, so which actor’s interpretation of A. Conan Doyle’s character is your favorite? Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Chris Hicks: Teen sci-fi, Danish Western, British costume drama on DVD, Blu-ray

The second film in the “Divergent” teen sci-fi franchise, a Danish Western filmed in South Africa and a British costume melodrama are on Blu-ray and DVD this week. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Concert violinist's Stradivarius violin recovered after 35 years

Renowned violinist Roman Totenberg left his beloved Stradivarius in his office while greeting well-wishers after a concert in 1980. When he returned, it was gone. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Orem, Roy dancers shine on 'So You Think You Can Dance,' make top 14

Orem dancer Alexia Meyer and Roy dancer Hailee Payne again received rave reviews from the "So You Think You Can Dance" judges Monday night, making it into the show's top 14 dancers. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Q&A: Telling stories of women and God

McArthur Krishna is a co-author of the children’s book “Girls Who Choose God,” published last fall by Deseret Book. She sat down with the Deseret News to talk about the... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Author's take on David and Goliath is a reminder there is more to a person than a label

When David openly challenges class president Veronica, he thinks he's got her figured out. When it lands him in the race against her, he discovers that maybe perfect Veronica isn't so perfect after... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Book review: Courage, heroism abound in 'Target Tokyo'

James M. Scott's new work, "Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor," is a detailed account of the April 1942 mission to bomb Japan. The book details many acts of... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Book review: 'Crossing Danger' is a fun return of mind-reading sleuth

Suburban supersleuth Shelby Nichols is still at it, getting into serious trouble without really looking for it — unless you call working for a mob boss and consulting for the police looking... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Book review: 'Bondage' is an engaging first book in Moses Chronicles series

H.B. Moore has taken scriptures, sometimes just a few verses, and created a story around what the lives of those mentioned in the verses may have been like. Now she’s taking on the story of... Read more »

Aug. 1, 2015

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Pathfinder role-playing game: Unchained review

Pathfinder role players now have 250 plus pages full of new options to spice up their games with the hardbound book, "Pathfinder Unchained," by Paizo Publishing. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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