Sundance Film Festival Sundance Film Festival en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 29 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:51:27 MST Newspapers Oculus debuts virtual reality film 'Henry' Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood —... Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:41:55 MDT Captain America star to assemble with fans at Salt Lake Comic Con Comic con fans, assemble! Captain America is coming to Salt Lake City. Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:05:21 MDT Reports reveal details in Sundance assault case involving actor Emile Hirsch A Hollywood studio executive who authorities say was assaulted by actor Emile Hirsch during the Sundance Film Festival... Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:06:11 MDT Meet the MCU’s new Spider-Man Marvel and Sony select dancer-turned-actor Tom Holland to step into the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Marvel... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:50:00 MDT 10 of the greatest movies ever filmed in Utah What makes a movie great? The money it makes, the amount of awards it wins, the biggest name stars or how often it's quoted? Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:00:00 MDT 'Jurassic' holds box office, but 'Inside Out' shows bite In a box-office bout of Tyrannosaurus-sized proportions, "Jurassic World" kept the No. 1 spot with one of the biggest second... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:50:03 MDT Movies come to life at Universal Studios for New York family raised in near captivity and isolation "That's how a roller coaster feels!" exclaimed a soaking-wet Bhagavan Angulo, 23, as he emerged from the "Jurassic Park" ride... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:22:13 MDT Actor Emile Hirsch back in Utah court on assault charges Actor Emile Hirsch appeared in a Utah court Monday as attorneys settled on a date for prosecutors to lay out the evidence... Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:38:35 MDT Actor Emile Hirsch back in Utah court on assault charges stemming from Sundance incident Actor Emile Hirsch appeared in a Utah court Monday as attorneys settled on a date for prosecutors to lay out the evidence... Mon, 08 Jun 2015 13:28:19 MDT Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:03:27 MDT Utah Gang Conference focusing on youth prevention The focus of this year's annual Utah Gang Conference is getting back to basics. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:33:34 MDT HBO scientology film proves popular for network If the Church of Scientology was hoping that HBO's withering documentary on the religion's practices would pass by with... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:20:13 MDT Actor Emile Hirsch appears in Utah court on assault charge Actor Emile Hirsch made his first court appearance Monday on allegations that he put a studio executive in a chokehold and... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:38:52 MDT Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles dies at 88 Albert Maysles, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer feature-length nonfiction movies that used lightweight,... Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:16:30 MST Religion films enjoy capstone with 'Ida' Oscar win In a big year for Bible and religious films, faith-film 'Ida' won Best Foreign Language film. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:30:00 MST Drew Clark: Benefits of technology have exacerbated a societal problem Many if not most of the impacts are positive. But one glaring ill has been amplified many-fold by technology: The widespread... Sun, 15 Feb 2015 00:00:00 MST 'Digging for Fire' is an interesting portrait of an aging marriage “Digging for Fire” is a musing on the nature of adulthood. Namely, how to know that a person has entered it, or... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:06:03 MST Disappointing 'Seoul Searching' isn't what audiences are looking for The Sundance press guide paints “Seoul Searching” as a loving tribute to ’80s pop culture and the films of... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:05:33 MST Disturbing 'Witch' is inspired by early American myth “The Witch” may be one of the most well-produced and well-received films featured at the Sundance Film Festival... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:04:42 MST Police: Actor Emile Hirsch put woman in chokehold in Utah Authorities say actor Emile Hirsch put a woman in a chokehold during an altercation at a Utah nightclub that occurred during... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:59:52 MST The problem behind '50 Shades' no one is talking about The "50 Shades of Grey" film adaptation is being criticized for normalizing violent sex acts and domestic violence —... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:00:00 MST Family Tree Visitors' Center welcomes worldwide visitors The Family Tree Visitors' Center in Park City, Utah, helps worldwide visitors begin their family history research and learn... Fri, 06 Feb 2015 11:30:00 MST In our opinion: School innovations require not just funding, but latitude to move from current 'factory model' What policy leaders and lawmakers need to assess is how much control they are willing to give up in order to grant sufficient... Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:15:00 MST Ewan McGregor portrays Christ and Satan in 'Last Days in the Desert' "Last Days in the Desert" probably won't make your Easter movie rotation alongside "The Ten Commandments" or "The Greatest... Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:10:00 MST Mayor Ben McAdams 'bullish' on Salt Lake County's future Key themes of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams' 2015 State of the County address Tuesday included healthy places, healthy... Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:00:56 MST Quirky 'Don Verdean' muses on the nature of religious faith “Don Verdean” probably won’t replace “Napoleon Dynamite” on the list of cinematic... Mon, 02 Feb 2015 16:30:00 MST Photo gallery: A look at the stars, big names fom this year's Sundance Film Festival Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:25:00 MST With new eyes: Sundance films look back at age-old conflicts From Israel to Ireland, some Sundance films looked back at conflicts still going today. Mon, 02 Feb 2015 07:00:00 MST 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' sweeps Sundance Awards Sundance breakout "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a quirky, heartfelt story about a pair of high school film-lovers who... Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:20:46 MST Dick Harmon: College football recruiters are stealing away Utah's native sons For a very long time, Utah's top football player Osa Masina has been rumored to land at USC. He leads a list of talented Utah... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:35:00 MST Ewan McGregor pulls off a convincing Jesus in ‘Last Days in the Desert’ Publishers discovered a long time ago that Jesus sells magazines, so it should be no surprise that one of the hottest tickets... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:00:00 MST Officers from various jurisdictions help Park City police during Sundance The Sundance Film Festival brings in film industry insiders from all over the world, and the population of Park City... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:50:00 MST 9 Mormon moments in Sundance Film Festival history Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST 'Aloft' tackles the pain of healing Directed by Claudia Llosa, "Aloft" toggles between two timelines, breaking down the long-term relationship between two... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:57:26 MST Chris Hicks: Sundance Film Festival's roots go back more than 30 years As the Sundance Film Festival touts its 30th year, let's also celebrate its roots that date back even further. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:19:04 MST 'Z for Zachariah' struggles to deliver on its post-apocalyptic promise "Z for Zachariah's" star-studded cast and compelling premise have made it one of the more buzz-worthy submissions to this... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:09:49 MST For some girls, amateur porn is not only an acceptable career choice but a logical next step "Hot Girls Wanted" is a Sundance documentary that looks at a growing problem: Teens who fall into the trap of the amateur... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:00:00 MST Movies explore religious extremes at Sundance Films at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival highlight subtleties and extremes of Christianity. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:40:00 MST Index indicates Utah economy thriving The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 4.1 points to 113.4 in January, rising above 110 for the second time in... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:44:56 MST Diversity at Sundance doesn't carry over to Hollywood One of the most buzzed-about movies at this year's Sundance Film Festival is "Dope," a coming-of-age story about three... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:51:20 MST Actor Adrian Grenier enjoys anonymity on empty slopes at Sundance Stars are consistently swarmed by fans at the Sundance Film Festival, but there's one place they can find anonymity: On the... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST 'In Football We Trust' puts a religious twist on a familiar story "In Football We Trust" is not the first film to paint the dream of professional sports as an all-or-nothing venture, but it... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:05:00 MST Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house —... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:43:11 MST Courtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain:... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:55:04 MST Doug Robinson: 'In Football We Trust' explores Polynesians' obsession with gridiron A Utah-made movie, which premiered this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, follows the lives of four Polynesian football... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:45:00 MST Deseret News National Edition explores Sundance's impact on the community The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City. Its mission is to discover, support and inspire independent film and... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:30:00 MST Photos: Sundance crowds flock to Park City Movie-goers took to Park City for opening weekend of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:15:39 MST Photos: Hollywood comes to Utah with the Sundance Film Festival Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:30:00 MST Sundance's 'Wolfpack' follows 6 brothers who only know the outside world through movies 'The Wolfpack' takes a look at six brothers who only know the outside of their Manhattan housing project through movies and... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:00:00 MST First Look: Jack Black is brave, heartbreaking in 'D Train' Jack Black said he was drawn to 'The D Train' because he recognized the desperation of the character he plays: An outcast... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:30:00 MST