Sundance Film Festival http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Sundance Film Festival en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:43:43 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss My view: The most famous person born in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606694/The-most-famous-person-born-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606694/The-most-famous-person-born-in-Utah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602220/Hollywood-2014-Sequels-and-remakes-and-reboots-oh-my.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602220/Hollywood-2014-Sequels-and-remakes-and-reboots-oh-my.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652810/New-Star-Wars-cast-announced-Ford-Hamill-Fisher-will-reprise-roles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652810/New-Star-Wars-cast-announced-Ford-Hamill-Fisher-will-reprise-roles.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601540/Businesses-announce-Spring-Into-Historic-Park-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601540/Businesses-announce-Spring-Into-Historic-Park-City.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651512/California-bill-that-would-end-orca-shows-stalls.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651512/California-bill-that-would-end-orca-shows-stalls.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598665/A-film-festival-for-kids-Utah-welcomes-fourth-annual-Tumbleweeds-event.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598665/A-film-festival-for-kids-Utah-welcomes-fourth-annual-Tumbleweeds-event.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590313/Gov-Herbert-Utah-is-a-better-place-with-Robert-Redford-in-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590313/Gov-Herbert-Utah-is-a-better-place-with-Robert-Redford-in-it.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589922/Climate-scientists-say-it-is-time-to-go-nuclear-letter-stirs-debate-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589922/Climate-scientists-say-it-is-time-to-go-nuclear-letter-stirs-debate-in-Utah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588329/This-weeks-Deseret-News-Sunday-Edition-on-KSL-TV-focuses-on-faith-families-and-Jeremy-Lin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588329/This-weeks-Deseret-News-Sunday-Edition-on-KSL-TV-focuses-on-faith-families-and-Jeremy-Lin.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639738/Director-secretly-shoots-at-Disney-parks-for-film-that-premiered-at-Sundance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639738/Director-secretly-shoots-at-Disney-parks-for-film-that-premiered-at-Sundance.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587566/8-months-after-Sundance-faith-filled-Linsanity-arrives-in-theaters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587566/8-months-after-Sundance-faith-filled-Linsanity-arrives-in-theaters.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585087/Austenland-is-a-delightful-romantic-comedy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585087/Austenland-is-a-delightful-romantic-comedy.html “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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585072/Austenland-writer-Shannon-Hale-to-screen-film-for-fans-in-Salt-Lake-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585072/Austenland-writer-Shannon-Hale-to-screen-film-for-fans-in-Salt-Lake-City.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585037/Utah-authors-see-works-come-to-life-on-big-screen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585037/Utah-authors-see-works-come-to-life-on-big-screen.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584979/Book-review-New-edition-of-Off-Premise-Catering-Management-has-tips-for-beginner-veteran.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584979/Book-review-New-edition-of-Off-Premise-Catering-Management-has-tips-for-beginner-veteran.html “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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583691/Local-Austenland-screening-tea-on-Aug-6.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583691/Local-Austenland-screening-tea-on-Aug-6.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634013/SHIELD-pirates-and-Sleepy-Hollow-Comic-Con-expands-as-proving-ground-for-new-shows.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634013/SHIELD-pirates-and-Sleepy-Hollow-Comic-Con-expands-as-proving-ground-for-new-shows.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582899/Stephenie-Meyer-Keri-Russell-Utah-author-release-Austenland-movie-trailer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582899/Stephenie-Meyer-Keri-Russell-Utah-author-release-Austenland-movie-trailer.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578033/Roger-Ebert-gave-the-Sundance-Film-Festival-a-boost-in-its-early-stages.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578033/Roger-Ebert-gave-the-Sundance-Film-Festival-a-boost-in-its-early-stages.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576685/Robert-Redford-named-as-Westminster-commencement-speaker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576685/Robert-Redford-named-as-Westminster-commencement-speaker.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575931/Film-preview-Girl-Rising-vividly-shows-educations-importance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575931/Film-preview-Girl-Rising-vividly-shows-educations-importance.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575817/The-Incredible-Burt-Wonderstone-is-too-generic-but-occasionally-funny.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575817/The-Incredible-Burt-Wonderstone-is-too-generic-but-occasionally-funny.html “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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575180/GOP-lawmakers-budget-priorities-dont-include-governors-initiative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575180/GOP-lawmakers-budget-priorities-dont-include-governors-initiative.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575139/Hungry-in-America-new-documentary-shows-food-insecurity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575139/Hungry-in-America-new-documentary-shows-food-insecurity.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572522/Jeremy-Lin-headlines-uplifting-YouTube-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572522/Jeremy-Lin-headlines-uplifting-YouTube-video.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621891/Porndance-a-shame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621891/Porndance-a-shame.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571932/3-D-undersea-documentaries-leads-new-movies-on-home-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571932/3-D-undersea-documentaries-leads-new-movies-on-home-video.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571929/Sundance-succeeds-with-values-laden-documentaries.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571929/Sundance-succeeds-with-values-laden-documentaries.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571930/Did-this-years-Sundance-feature-too-much-sexually-explicit-content.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571930/Did-this-years-Sundance-feature-too-much-sexually-explicit-content.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571640/Sundance-documentary-6Sound-City7-is-packed-with-fun-music.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571640/Sundance-documentary-6Sound-City7-is-packed-with-fun-music.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571685/Linsanity-2-the-movie-and-the-man-2-makes-it-to-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571685/Linsanity-2-the-movie-and-the-man-2-makes-it-to-Utah.html 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) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571651/Sundance-6American-Promise7-explores-role-of-race-in-education-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571651/Sundance-6American-Promise7-explores-role-of-race-in-education-video.html 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) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571648/Sundance-6Life-According-to-Sam7-invites-healthy-introspection-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571648/Sundance-6Life-According-to-Sam7-invites-healthy-introspection-video.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571637/Utah-Jazz-Gordon-Hayward-wont-play-tonight-Mo-Williams-injury-update.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571637/Utah-Jazz-Gordon-Hayward-wont-play-tonight-Mo-Williams-injury-update.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571635/11-year-old-Ogden-singer-songwriter-wows-audiences-at-Sundance-Film-Festival.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571635/11-year-old-Ogden-singer-songwriter-wows-audiences-at-Sundance-Film-Festival.html 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... http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621212/On-second-thought.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621212/On-second-thought.html Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Utah Jazz notebook: Former Ute coach Jim Boylen returns to Beehive State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571587/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Former-Ute-coach-Jim-Boylen-returns-to-Beehive-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571587/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Former-Ute-coach-Jim-Boylen-returns-to-Beehive-State.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571538/Film-portrays-champion-snowboarder-and-the-Utahns-who-helped-him-recover.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571538/Film-portrays-champion-snowboarder-and-the-Utahns-who-helped-him-recover.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571470/Filmmakers-discuss-the-tech-behind-the-magic-at-Sundance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571470/Filmmakers-discuss-the-tech-behind-the-magic-at-Sundance.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571429/Rare-airport-closure-strands-families-conventioners-Sundancers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571429/Rare-airport-closure-strands-families-conventioners-Sundancers.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571403/Sundance-Shailene-Woodley-shines-in-otherwise-dull-Spectacular-Now.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571403/Sundance-Shailene-Woodley-shines-in-otherwise-dull-Spectacular-Now.html “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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571400/Sundance-review-Blackfish-is-an-alarming-film.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571400/Sundance-review-Blackfish-is-an-alarming-film.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571365/Faith-and-family-fuel-Sundance-Linsanity-documentary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571365/Faith-and-family-fuel-Sundance-Linsanity-documentary.html 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 Movie review: Romantic comedy 'Austenland' is light-hearted, funny (+videos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571364/Movie-review-Romantic-comedy-Austenland-is-light-hearted-funny-videos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571364/Movie-review-Romantic-comedy-Austenland-is-light-hearted-funny-videos.html “Austenland” is a light-hearted and romantic comedy that is delightful to watch. It’s an enjoyable film... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:20:00 MST Utah Jazz notebook: Naptime officially ends as Jazz get back to work (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571357/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Naptime-officially-ends-as-Jazz-get-back-to-work-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571357/Utah-Jazz-notebook-Naptime-officially-ends-as-Jazz-get-back-to-work-video.html During a restful eight-day break, the Utah Jazz had multiple days off, only a few practices and just one game. Some players... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:00:00 MST Utah Jazz shootaround: Jazz get back to the grind tonight vs. Wizards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571296/Utah-Jazz-shootaround-Jazz-get-back-to-the-grind-tonight-vs-Wizards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571296/Utah-Jazz-shootaround-Jazz-get-back-to-the-grind-tonight-vs-Wizards.html After a restful break the past nine days, which included multiple days off, only a few practices and just one game, the Utah... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:54:46 MST 'Austenland' movie to be distributed by Sony http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571236/Austenland-movie-to-be-distributed-by-Sony.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571236/Austenland-movie-to-be-distributed-by-Sony.html “Austenland” will be coming to theaters across the U.S., thanks to a deal from Sony Pictures Worldwide to... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST 'Portion Size Me' producer reviews weight loss tips at BYU seminar http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571216/Portion-Size-Me-producer-reviews-weight-loss-tips-at-BYU-seminar.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571216/Portion-Size-Me-producer-reviews-weight-loss-tips-at-BYU-seminar.html Loosing weight does not require going on a diet, according to Jim Painter, an Eastern Illinois University professor and... Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:35:41 MST Sundance review: 'Twenty Feet from Stardom' one of the festival's best http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571136/Sundance-review-Twenty-Feet-from-Stardom-one-of-the-festivals-best.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571136/Sundance-review-Twenty-Feet-from-Stardom-one-of-the-festivals-best.html Shining a long-overdue spotlight on the world of backup singers, documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville's "Twenty Feet from... Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:15:00 MST 'Twilight' creator Meyer makes Sundance debut http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620689/Twilight-creator-Meyer-makes-Sundance-debut.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620689/Twilight-creator-Meyer-makes-Sundance-debut.html Stephenie Meyer knows all about obsessive fans. So it makes sense that the "Twilight" author should produce a movie about a... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST