• 'Gremlins' remake gets a writer

    Travis Poppleton, KSL | Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Are WB, Steven Spielberg and Chris Columbus finally ready to remake 'Gremlins'?

  • Boring 'Longest Ride' feels like Nicholas Sparks Lite

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Husbands and boyfriends, be warned: It’s been less than a year since the last Nicholas Sparks film, but “The Longest Ride” is here to threaten your date nights.

  • Report: Amazon enters movie business with Spike Lee film

    Published: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Spike Lee will direct a new movie for Amazon, a big-name coup for the online retailer in its ambition to be a major player in feature films, USA TODAY reports. The director is seeking to cast Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Piven, Common and Kanye West for “Chiraq,” a film about violence in Chicago, according to media news publication TheWrap Wednesday . Piven, Common and West are Chicago natives, noted The Chicago Tribune, which confirmed the report.

  • Oklahoma entertainment highlights

    Published: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Oklahoma entertainment highlights

  • Tinseltown talks: Actor Richard Erdman is still in demand

    By Nick Thomas, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Tinseltown talks: Actor Richard Erdman is still in demand.

  • Movie review: 'Oklahoma City: The Boom, the Bust and the Bomb'

    By Nathan Poppe, Entertainment Writer | Published: Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Mayor Mick Cornett wrote, directed and produced the documentary “Oklahoma City: The Boom, the Bust and the Bomb.” It opens Friday at the Harkins Theater in Bricktown.

  • Chris Pratt revealed a new 'Jurassic World' clip

    Published: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    MTV premiered a new clip from "Jurassic World" on Wednesday night, the highly-anticipated reboot to "Jurassic Park." The film's star, Chris Pratt, helped debut the 90-second snippet, which sadly features absolutely no dinosaurs, Mashable reports. The gist of the clip goes like this: something, something, "respect." Something, something, "alive." Something, something, "Chris Pratt's muscles are getting bigger."

  • Popular horror game franchise ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ to get film

    Published: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Your darkest animatronic nightmares are headed to the silver screen, Yahoo Games reports. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to the wildly popular frightfest "Five Nights at Freddy’s." No writer or director has been attached to it yet, though producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg of KatzSmith Productions are on the prowl.

  • 4 book-to-movie adaptations of 2015

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    A look at the movies coming out this year that are based on books.

  • New Roku feed tells you when you can stream film faves

    Published: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Unless you are paying super close attention it can be hard to figure out when a box office hit you want to watch will be available for streaming. Few consumers can tell you off the top of their heads when the rental or for-purchase "window" opens up for a favorite Hollywood flick. On Monday, Roku starts rolling out a feature designed to address the problem on its popular streaming players, USA TODAY reports. The feature is called Movies Coming Soon and it arrives as part of a new "Roku Feed" viewers can peek at under the My Feed tab on the TV's home screen.

  • Yes, Real Cars Fell From Real Planes For That 'Furious 7' Stunt

    Published: Mon, Apr 6, 2015

    Furious 7, the highest-grossing movie so far this year, is the latest over-the-top, explosion-filled, car-centric installment in the Fast and Furious franchise, says NPR. The series' stunts have gotten progressively more spectacular — from fairly straightforward street racing to cars dragging a bank vault through the streets, then a tank bulldozing through a freeway full of vehicles, and now — in Furious 7 — cars dropping from a plane 10,000 feet in the air. The films avoid using CGI for the bulk of such scenes — which means someone has to figure out the actual logistics behind tossing cars out of a flying airplane.

  • 5 great independent movies anyone will love

    Travis Poppleton, KSL | Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Great indie movies we often overlook but are available to enjoy this weekend.

  • Music inspires life in powerful documentary 'Seymour: An Introduction'

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    "Seymour: An Introduction" is a documentary not about music, but about how music teaches us to understand life. “Through music’s language,” says Seymour Bernstein, “we become one with the stars.”

  • 2 British crime series lead TV shows new to DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    “Case Histories,” based on British author Kate Atkinson’s novels about private eye Jackson Brodie, and the fifth season of Ian McShane’s “Lovejoy” series lead TV shows on DVD.

  • Disney classics that should get the live-action treatment

    John Clyde, KSL | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    We’ve compiled a list of some of the animated-Disney classics we’d like to see get the live-action treatment.

  • New DeMille book should please fans

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    A new coffee-table book on Cecil B. DeMille isn’t a biography but rather a photo-filled, anecdotal look at the filmmaker’s career.

  • Walker gets a heartfelt goodbye in outrageous 'Furious 7'

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    As awful as it is, “Furious 7” is relentlessly entertaining, and a challenge for anyone paid to analyze movies. Can you really call a film bad if it achieves exactly what it sets out to achieve?

  • 5 classic, kid-friendly movies for spring break

    Elizabeth Reid, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Fun movies from the 1950s through 1980s that can entertain kids without worrying content-conscious parents.

  • 5 movies for families: ‘Home’ teaches acceptance, courage

    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.

  • Movie review: 'Furious 7'

    By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer | Published: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Movie review: Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of “Furious 7.”