• Family flicks that teach us kindness

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    Kindness is one of the most important values to instill in our children. Here are four movies the whole family can learn from and enjoy together.

  • WATCH: Kristen Wiig And Bill Hader Hilariously Call Out Reporter Who Clearly Didn’t See Their Movie

    Published: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader made an appearance on Denver's KWGN station to promote "The Skeleton Twins," where reporter Chris Parente quickly crashed and burned to hysterical results by confusing two of Wiig's movies, according to BuzzFeed. The interview quickly goes south when Parente asks Wiig whether she has any "advice for going nude," claiming that she did it in the movie. "Not this film! That's a different movie," she says, referring to "Welcome To Me."

  • Scriptapalooza TV contest could bring your script to life

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    National television writing contest is underway. The deadline is Friday, Oct. 17.

  • Movies still to come in 2014: Part 1

    Travis Poppleton, KSL | Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    Summer blockbusters may have let us down, but award season is fast approaching, and there’s a sea of promising projects on the horizon. So many in fact, we’re going to need to split this article up into two parts.

  • ‘State Trooper,’ ‘Scandal’ lead TV on DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    The 1950s modern-day Western crime series “State Trooper” and the third season of “Scandal” lead TV shows on DVD this week.

  • ‘Loopy De Loop’ leads vintage titles on DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    The theatrical cartoon series “Loopy De Loop” and a Blu-ray upgrade of the ’60s comedy “The Great Race” lead vintage titles released on video this week.

  • 4 of the best stop-motion animation movies

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    “The Boxtrolls” hit theaters this weekend, and there is a lot of positive talk about the newest stop-motion animated picture. To get you even more excited for the family flick, here are four more stop-action movies the whole gang can enjoy.

  • Halloween season arrives on the backs of 'The Boxtrolls'

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    If you’re ready for Halloween, “The Boxtrolls” is a perfect movie to usher in the season. Created by the same people behind “Coraline," “Boxtrolls” is an imaginative, lighthearted and macabre piece of stop-motion puppet

  • Confused 'Different Drummers' is playing out of its league

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    It’s too bad the road to cinematic success isn’t paved with good intentions. “Different Drummers” clearly wants to be a sweet and inspirational story, myriad flaws leave it mired in “not ready for the silver screen" quality.

  • Movie Review: 'The Boxtrolls'

    By Nathan Poppe, Entertainment Writer | Published: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    Only a lukewarm story keeps the stunning stop-motion animated film “The Boxtrolls” from being truly great.

  • An unusually high number of PG-rated movies have been rolling through theaters

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    If you are looking for family-friendly movies to see, something that won’t have you plugging your ears and covering your eyes, there are quite a few PG films in town right now.

  • Art-house genre films on video this week

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    Sci-fi mysteries and offbeat thrillers with an art house vibe lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.

  • LOOK: Here's John Malkovich In History's Most Iconic Portraits

    Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    It's hard being John Malkovich . Harder still, says the Huffington Post, when John Malkovich is off doing his best Marilyn Monroe, then throwing on a quick Andy Warhol, Einstein and Picasso before ending the day as Salvador Dalí. Indeed, the only one capable of such a feat, as evidenced by American portrait photographer Sandro Miller 's latest project, may be Malkovich himself. In an interesting collaboration, the two artists teamed up to recreate some of history's most iconic portraits, naming the resulting body of work "Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters."

  • Ali MacGraw Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

    Published: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    The last time actress Ali MacGraw sat down with Oprah was in 2010 during an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." The brunette beauty was 71 at the time, and spoke candidly about her thoughts on aging in Hollywood, says the Huffington Post. Now, MacGraw is sitting down with Oprah once again to continue their conversation about aging, her famous relationships and her spiritual journey -- but with one noticeable difference. MacGraw has let her hair turn gray. Why the change? "I turned 75 on April Fool's Day, as you know," MacGraw says to Oprah in the above video. "I suddenly thought, 'Enough is enough.'"

  • Chickasaw Nation film “Te Ata” set comes to Oklahoma City

    By Sarah Lobban, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Work on the Chickasaw Nation film “Te Ata” started Tuesday at the Oklahoma City Railway Museum.

  • 'Fault in Our Stars' Gets Banned from Middle School

    Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    The best-selling book The Fault in Our Stars, narrated by a 16-year-old cancer patient, has been banned from Riverside Unified School District middle schools in California over sexual content, but it is still allowed in high schools, according to People.com. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports that a district committee voted Monday to ban the 2012 novel by John Green that was made into a movie starring Shailene Woodley. The newspaper says parent Karen Krueger challenged the book at Frank Augustus Miller Middle School in Riverside, California, over the sex and crude language in the love story involving terminally ill teens.

  • Hillary Clinton's Hollywood Backers Mobilize for Expected Presidential Run

    Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    It's back to the future for Hollywood's Democratic activists, many of whom are convinced that former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will run again for president and are lining up to show support. As Clinton, 66, was in New York on Sept. 21 for the annual Clinton Global Initiative gathering, the leading pro-Clinton super PAC held an event for more than 70 supporters at the Pacific Palisades home of producer Howard Gordon and wife Cambria.

  • New Netflix Site Will Spoil Everything for You

    Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Hide your eyes, spoiler-phobes, Netflix has set up a new website designed exclusively to push all your buttons. For those who love spoilers, though, this place is just for you, according to The Wrap. Spoilers, of course, are par for the course for the streaming service, which drops whole seasons of shows onto viewers’ laps at once, allowing no set schedule for reasonable spoiler drop zones. And they are embracing it. The new website, under the heading “Living With Spoilers,” has a quiz for spoiler-droppers to figure out your spoiler personality. Are you a clueless spoiler, who drops spoilers unintentionally in mixed company? Or perhaps you're a power spoiler, who needs the world to know how in the know you are? Now there's a place to finally find out.

  • 'Frozen' deal heats up Hasbro

    Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Hasbro HAS is getting the royal treatment in early Wednesday trading, rising 4% to $54.93 on a partnership deal with Walt Disney DIS to market dolls based on animated film blockbuster Frozen and Disney Princess franchise, according to USA TODAY. Hasbro (Tranformers, My Little Pony) will have the rights to develop dolls based on characters from Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and Little Mermaid, along with Frozen.  Rival Mattel MAT has the rights to Frozen through 2016.

  • 'Craziest OkCupid Date Ever' Will Be a Movie

    Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    When a reclusive writer and gregarious professor planned their first date via OkCupid, they decided to take an unorthodox route, according to Newser.com. Instead of meeting for coffee, they spent a total of 10 minutes between them packing a few items (the professor using only his pockets, the writer filling a small purse) and jetted off on a 21-day trip that spanned eight countries. And if you're the type to raise an eyebrow when your friend wears the same clothes the morning after his or her first date, yes, they did that too, for three weeks straight—they truly brought only the clothes on their backs. Now the story, which aforementioned reclusive writer Clara Bensen dubbed the "craziest OkCupid date ever" in a Salon piece last year, has won over Hollywood.