Sundance Film Festival Sundance Film Festival en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:45:18 MST Newspapers No one ever doubted Steven Spielberg after 'E.T.' A new Steven Spielberg Blu-ray box set and a (mostly) foreign-film box set devoted to female filmmakers offer unique views of... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:10:00 MDT Documentaries and experimental films lead home video releases this week A Holocaust documentary, a collection of experimental art films and an examination of higher education lead new movies on... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:42:20 MDT Utah family into film, acting, directing and producing movies The Johnson family of Midway is into movies and successfully making movies. The Utah family's mom and seven siblings act,... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:35:00 MDT Utah leaders to embark on trade mission to Brazil in November Gov. Gary Herbert will lead a trade mission of state business leaders and government officials from Utah to Sao Paulo and Rio... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:47:22 MDT 'Alive Inside' is a testament to the healing power of music “Alive Inside” is a worthwhile reminder that life is a beautiful thing, and that something simple like music can... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:40:00 MDT $13K restitution ordered in Banksy defacement case A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:40:00 MDT Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81 Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned... Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:26:05 MDT My view: The most famous person born in Utah As you can see, it is a tough call to name the most famous person in Utah, but if I had to choose “the most... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:49:45 MDT Hollywood 2014: Sequels and remakes and reboots, oh my A third of the movies released by major studios this year are remakes and sequels, including yet more movies about... Thu, 01 May 2014 16:30:00 MDT New 'Star Wars' cast announced; Ford, Hamill, Fisher will reprise roles The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" has been announced, with actors Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and Max von Sydow joining the... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Businesses announce 'Spring Into Historic Park City' Historic Park City merchants have announced events, promotions and free parking on Main Street Sundays from April 27 through... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:25:08 MDT California bill that would end orca shows stalls A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out their captivity was put on... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:50:30 MDT A film festival for kids: Utah welcomes fourth-annual Tumbleweeds event The fourth annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival will be held this weekend. Committed to presenting films with high production and... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:29:51 MDT Gov. Herbert: Utah is a better place with Robert Redford in it Veteran actor and businessman Robert Redford was honored Saturday at a special event called the Governor's Salute to Robert... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 22:00:00 MST Climate scientists say it is time to go 'nuclear'; letter stirs debate in Utah A letter penned by four climate scientists urges the environmental community to embrace nuclear power as a way to reduce... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:20:42 MST This week's Deseret News Sunday Edition on KSL-TV focuses on faith, families and Jeremy Lin Deseret News reporters sat down to discuss the topics of the American family, religious leaders and the government shutdown,... Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:30:00 MDT Director secretly shoots at Disney parks for film that premiered at Sundance As a kid, Randy Moore was haunted by Disney World, where he made an annual trip during summers with his dad. So as an adult,... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:07:09 MDT 8 months after Sundance, faith-filled 'Linsanity' arrives in theaters A documentary about the meteoric rise of pro basketball player Jeremy Lin touches on themes of Christianity, family and race. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:40:00 MDT 'Austenland' is a delightful romantic comedy “Austenland” is a light-hearted and romantic comedy that is delightful to watch and doesn't take itself too... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:00:00 MDT 'Austenland' writer Shannon Hale to screen film for fans in Salt Lake City Utah writer Shannon Hale will take questions from the audience after special screenings of the film 'Austenland' this weekend... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 08:50:00 MDT 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... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:30:00 MDT 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... Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:03:30 MDT 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... Sat, 27 Jul 2013 09:00:00 MDT 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... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:15:16 MDT 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... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:21:37 MDT 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... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:43:12 MDT Robert Redford named as Westminster commencement speaker Actor, director and Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford will address students during Westminster College's 2013... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:35:00 MDT 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... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 13:30:00 MDT '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... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT 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... Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:50:00 MST 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... Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:25:00 MST 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. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Letters: '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... Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST 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... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:37:30 MST 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... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:40:00 MST 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... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:30:00 MST 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... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 18:13:25 MST '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... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:01:23 MST Sundance: ‘American Promise’ explores role of race in education (+video) Documentary follows two boys — and their supportive families — across 13 years of the ups and downs that are an... Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:15:00 MST Sundance: ‘Life According to Sam’ invites healthy introspection (+video) Via an inspirational teenager and his tenacious mother, the new documentary “Life According to Sam” introduces... Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:55:00 MST Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward won't play tonight; Mo Williams injury update Hayward suffered a grade-one right shoulder sprain in the final seconds of Saturday's 114-110 overtime win over the Indiana... Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:50:00 MST 11-year-old Ogden singer-songwriter wows audiences at Sundance Film Festival Sammy Brue, an 11-year-old "troubadour in training," shared his talent at the Sundance Film Festival. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:20:00 MST On second thought... Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Utah Jazz notebook: Former Ute coach Jim Boylen returns to Beehive State For the first time since he was relieved of his duties as the University of Utah basketball coach, Jim Boylen was back on a... Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:50:00 MST Film portrays champion snowboarder and the Utahns who helped him recover Kevin Pearce had gone up for the double cork 1080 — an inverted triple spin performed blindly, 20 feet in the air and... Fri, 25 Jan 2013 19:53:51 MST Filmmakers discuss the tech behind the magic at Sundance A panel of filmmakers gathered for an Adobe sponsored event during the opening weekend of the Sundance Film Festival to... Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:10:00 MST Rare airport closure strands families, conventioners, Sundancers After a two weeks' stay with family in Utah, the Australian family's California-bound vacation came to a screeching halt... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:05:00 MST Sundance: Shailene Woodley shines in otherwise dull 'Spectacular Now' “The Spectacular Now” contributes nothing to the already long list of teen dramas aspiring to be the next... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:31:40 MST Sundance review: 'Blackfish' is an alarming film Shedding light on the 2010 death of orca trainer Dawn Brancheau at SeaWorld Orlando, Gabriela Cowperthwaite's gripping... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:30:00 MST Faith and family fuel Sundance 'Linsanity' documentary New Sundance Film Festival documentary about NBA star Jeremy Lin shows the power of faith, family and perseverance. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:25:00 MST