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  • Harry Potter, in stores Tuesday, Oct. 6

    Ken Raymond | Updated: 1 hr ago

    A couple weeks ago, I let you know about a new illustrated version of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." The version features drawings or paintings by Jim Kay, who was handpicked by Potter creator J.K. Rowling. She had this to say in a news release: "Seeing Jim Kay's illustrations...

  • Every new movie and TV show you can stream on Netflix this week (October 4 – October 10)

    Published: Tue, Oct 6, 2015

    It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new Netflix movies and shows for your streaming pleasure. A lot of your time is wasted by looking around Netflix for something you haven’t seen yet, so this update will save you some precious ticks on...

  • Campaign targets sexism on the red carpet

    Published: Tue, Oct 6, 2015

    For those of you who don’t know, the #askhermore campaign, launched in late 2014 by the Representation Project, tackles gender bias on the red carpet and encourages media to go beyond appearances and ask actresses about their accomplishments and future projects, Yahoo Style reports. The...

  • Petition Demands 'Maze Runner' Cast Apologize for Stealing Artifacts From Burial Site

    Published: Tue, Oct 6, 2015

    The cast of Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials has come under fire for stealing ancient Pueblo artifacts while filming at a Native American site in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  A Care2 petition demanding that Dylan O'Brien, director Wes Ball and other cast members apologize for disrespecting the...

  • 10 popular movies described in truly misleading ways

    Richard Hall | Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

    Movies are fantastic. They let us escape reality for a few hours, they provide us entertainment and they remind us of the artform that is film. But have you ever been stumped at how to describe a movie as not to spoil anything, and then you just end up making the movie sound like a total...

  • Four more 'Transformers' movies are coming in the next 10 years

    Published: Sun, Oct 4, 2015

    Are you ready?

  • New stage version of ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ on DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Oct 2, 2015

    The PBS TV special that captured Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones in their Broadway revival of “Driving Miss Daisy” is on DVD this week.

  • Is 'The Martian' worth your time?

    John Clyde, | Updated: Wed, Sep 30, 2015

    Yes. Not going to beat around the bush here. It is worth your time and possibly the best movie of 2015 so far.

  • Mars in the movies: Interesting facts about the Red Planet's depictions on the silver screen

    Jeff Peterson, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

    What was the first movie ever set on Mars? What is the "Mars curse"? These and other fascinating bits of trivia about Mars and the way it's been depicted in movies over the last 100 years.

  • ‘The Bear’ upgraded to Blu-ray

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 1, 2015

    Jean-Jacques Annaud’s 1989 classic “The Bear,” starring Utah-grown Bart the Bear, earns a Blu-ray upgrade this week.


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