• Uggie, the dog in 'The Artist,' has been euthanized at age 13

    Published: Wed, Aug 12, 2015

    Uggie, the charming Jack Russell terrier that appeared in the 2011 Oscar-winning film The Artist has been euthanized at age 13.

  • Winona Ryder confirms a 'Beetlejuice' sequel is happening

    Published: Tue, Aug 11, 2015

    Winona Ryder has joined Michael Keaton and Tim Burton in saying aBeetlejuice sequel is in the works (and you know what happens when you say “Beetlejuice” three times). On Monday’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, the actress confirmed a follow-up to the 1988 film is happening.

  • 5 of the biggest box office flops

    John Clyde, KSL | Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    "Waterworld" has become synonymous with box office bomb. The film turned 20 years old in July and in honor of the massive money pit we take a look at five of the biggest box office flops.

  • Dates are set for OKC's 2016 deadCenter Film Festival

    By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer npoppe@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Aug 11, 2015

    The 16th rendition of the deadCenter Film Festival will take place throughout downtown Oklahoma City from June 8-12 in 2016.

  • Is ‘Fantastic Four’ as terrible as you’ve heard?

    Travis Poppleton, KSL | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    Critics are not being kind to the latest Fox/Marvel superhero movie. But can it really be as bad as they're saying?

  • ‘West,’ ‘U.N.C.L.E.,’ ‘Lucy’ on Blu-ray, DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    A British documentary miniseries about the settling of the American West and the first season of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” make their DVD debuts, while “I Love Lucy’s” second season comes to Blu-ray.

  • Can horror come back from the dead?

    By Ken Raymond Book Editor kraymond@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Aug 9, 2015

    Horror in general is a reliable money-maker in the movie industry, mainly because scary flicks usually have small budgets and make back what was spent. But woe to the humble horror novelists, because relatively little money makes its way to them.

  • Discover Oklahoma: Once widespread, drive-in theaters are now a rarity in state

    By Dino Lalli For The Oklahoman | Published: Sun, Aug 9, 2015

    Rather than feel depressed about the loss of the drive-in theaters of yesteryear, why not celebrate those that are still with us. The ones still operating in Oklahoma are The Beacon in Guthrie; Chief in Chickasha; Tower in Poteau; Winchester in Oklahoma City; and the Admiral Twin, Tulsa.

  • 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation' is exhausting and worth it

    Doug Wright, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    It was exhausting. But like all quality workouts, "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation" was worth it.

  • Lazy 'Fantastic Four' is doomed to be a fantastic flop

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    The sight of Miles Teller bound to an examination table, arms and legs stretched out well beyond normal human length, is a perfect metaphor for “Fantastic Four.” It’s 20 minutes of story painfully stretched into a 90-minute film.

  • Five for families: Stop-motion animation used to tell engaging stories

    Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com.

  • 'Ricki and the Flash' hits some high notes for Streep fans and music lovers

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    Even if it’s a B-side, “Ricki and the Flash” will be worth seeing for Meryl Streep fans, music fans and, especially, anyone who’s ever spent time in a working-class band. Sometimes it’s the deep cuts you remember the best.

  • First ‘Divergent’ sequel on Blu-ray, DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    The second film in the “Divergent” teen sci-fi franchise, a Danish Western filmed in South Africa and a British costume melodrama are on Blu-ray and DVD this week.

  • Who’s your favorite Sherlock Holmes?

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    There have been some 200 movies that have portrayed Sherlock Holmes, so which actor’s interpretation of A. Conan Doyle’s character is your favorite?


    From Wire Reports | Published: Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    Ratings are on a 4-star scale 'FANTASTIC FOUR' PG-13     1:45 1     1/2 stars The latest iteration of “Fantastic Four” is far from what its name suggests. Profoundly uninteresting, it hits all the beats of the standard superhero movie but provides nothing in the way of imagination or magic. Primarily concerned with the origin story of the foursome, this version, directed by Josh Trank, starts at the beginning — with fifth-grader Reed Richards professing his goal to one day build a teleporting device. With his buddy Ben Grimm, he actually manages to build something that seems to work. Fast forward seven years, and Reed (Miles Teller) is recruited at the science fair by

  • Oklahoma City retailer's relationship with comic has been 'Fantastic'

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    Oklahoma City comics retailer Brian "Buck" Berlin's long relationship with "Fantastic Four" includes his own fantastic turn of events. The Fantastic Four return to theaters this weekend in a new 20th Century Fox film. The "Fantastic Four" comic was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1961 and is generally heralded as the comic that launched the Marvel superhero juggernaut.

  • 'Beyond the Lights' director blasts Netflix on Twitter: This has got to stop

    Published: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    "Beyond the Lights" director Gina Prince-Blythewood isn't a fan of Netflix at the moment, Hitfix.com reports. Last night on Twitter, the filmmaker called out the streaming service for lumping her critically-acclaimed romantic drama, which just so happens to star two black actors in the lead roles, with other movies and TV shows featuring mainly black casts -- despite the fact that they have little else in common.

  • 'Fantastic Four' cast defends Miles Teller after Esquire profile

    Published: Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    Things are not so fantastic for the cast of the "Fantastic Four" lately, USA TODAY reports. Michael B. Jordan and Kate Mara had to suffer through a racist and sexist interview. Miles Teller was not happy with Esquire portraying him as a jerk. Oh and a lot of people are thinking the movie might be doomed.

  • 'Shaun the Sheep Movie': 3 points for parents

    Shawn O'Neill, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    Information for parents about the film "Shaun the Sheep Movie."

  • 'Shaun the Sheep' is sly, understated, stop-motion fun for the whole family

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    “Shaun the Sheep” is another great marriage of sly British wit and the character of stop-motion animation.