Sundance Film Festival

Fans wait along Main Street, down the stairs from the village lift, for celebrities to take pictures and get autographs as the Sundance Festival continues in Park City on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Matt Gade

Utah authors see works come to life on big screen

James Dashner's “The Maze Runner” will hit theaters in February, and is one of two recent films to be adapted from the work of Utah authors. Shannon... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2013


Book review: New edition of 'Off-Premise Catering Management' has tips for beginner, veteran

“Off-Premise Catering Management” is the textbook on setting up and running a catering business. It utilizes the expertise of Maxine Turner, president of... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2013


Farmington, Park City rank high among best places to live in America

Utah cities received some national attention Monday. Money magazine ranked Farmington as No. 14 on its new list of Best Places to Live. Draper ranked No. 25 and Lindon... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2013


Local 'Austenland' screening, tea on Aug. 6

A red carpet screening of “Austenland” will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Broadway Centre Cinema as part of a fundraiser for the Salt Lake Film Society. Read more »

July 27, 2013


S.H.I.E.L.D., pirates, and Sleepy Hollow: Comic-Con expands as proving ground for new shows

Nine years ago, the inaugural episode of "Lost" captured Comic-Con attendees' imaginations when it first premiered at the fan-driven extravaganza, and the surreal... Read more »

July 15, 2013


Stephenie Meyer, Keri Russell, Utah author release 'Austenland' movie trailer

Want a little peek of the movie “Austenland”? The trailer for the light-hearted romantic comedy based on the book by Shannon Hale was released this week. Read more »

July 10, 2013


Hollywood rebounds, but family-friendly offerings still limited

After a weak first quarter, 2013 still has a lot of catching up to do if it’s going to come anywhere near last year’s record-setting $10.8 billion... Read more »

July 5, 2013


Roger Ebert gave the Sundance Film Festival a boost in its early stages

In its earliest years the Sundance Film Festival received a boost in the national press from Roger Ebert, whose death last week is felt by film fans everywhere. Read more »

April 11, 2013

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Robert Redford named as Westminster commencement speaker

Actor, director and Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford will address students during Westminster College's 2013 commencement ceremonies, school officials... Read more »

March 25, 2013

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Film preview: 'Girl Rising' vividly shows education's importance

Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins will present “Girl Rising” at Park City’s Eccles Center. The film vividly testifies that... Read more »

March 16, 2013


'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' is too generic, but occasionally funny

“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” has some genuinely funny moments, but its assembly-line story is so overdone that you’re likely to be checking your... Read more »

March 15, 2013


GOP lawmakers' budget priorities don't include governor's initiative

Republican lawmakers signed off Thursday on a long list of their budget priorities, including pay raises for schoolteachers and state workers, new classrooms at Utah... Read more »

March 7, 2013


Hungry in America: new documentary shows 'food insecurity'

A new documentary shows viewers what it feels like to be hungry — a condition known as "food insecurity" that afflicts 50 million Americans every year. Read more »

March 7, 2013


Jeremy Lin headlines uplifting YouTube video

Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin plays the role of himself in an inspirational and uplifting YouTube video about helping others. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2013


'Porndance' a shame

So the Sundance Film Festival has come and gone. To be honest, I never pay it much attention. I did read however, the article in Friday's paper ("Pundits debate merits... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2013


3-D undersea documentaries leads new movies on home video

Plenty of eye candy is provided by a trio of 3-D documentaries about aquatic life that are new to Blu-ray this week, along with a release of Denzel Washington’s... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2013


Sundance succeeds with values-laden documentaries

Scripted films may garner the lion’s share of media coverage at the Sundance Film Festival, but the festival’s slate of documentaries is where world-class... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2013


Did this year's Sundance feature too much sexually explicit content?

Explicit content was the talk of the town during this year's Sundance Film Festival, prompting criticism from conservative groups and Hollywood execs alike. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2013


Sundance: documentary ‘Sound City’ is packed with fun music

In his first foray into feature-length filmmaking, director Dave Grohl pulls together an eclectic grouping of top-shelf musical talent in the new documentary... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013


'Linsanity' — the movie and the man — makes it to Utah

Jeremy Lin, the 24-year-old whose parents are both from Taiwan, is the first American of Taiwanese or Chinese descent to crack an NBA roster. Though it seems unlikely,... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013

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