• Oklahoma filmmakers' short documentary 'Going Dark: The Final Days of Film Projection' wins awards.

    By Jessica Allison, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    Oklahoma filmmakers Jason Gwynn and Jay Sheldon’s short documentary “Going Dark: The Final Days of Film Projection” wins five festival awards and a Heartland Emmy.

  • Movie Review: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

    By Cary Darling, MCT Information Services | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” feels like an excuse to play dress-up.

  • During summer's dog days, movies are dogs

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    August really is the dog days in movie terms, as Hollywood dumps its weakest films on unsuspecting audiences.

  • Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    Robin Williams ‘ cause of death is still “pending investigation,” but RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned the iconic actor’s ashes were scattered in the San Francisco Bay. Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in the San Francisco Bay just one day after his death, on August 12.

  • 'Oklahoma purge' threat: Serious or silly?

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    It’s an Internet threat making its way around the country, and now it’s hitting Oklahoma, says KOCO, in the form of an Internet flier calling for the “Oklahoma purge.” It’s in reference to the 2013 movie by the same name where all crime, including murder, is legal for one night, and, according to the flier, the Oklahoma purge will take place on ...

  • Science Museum Oklahoma closes out summer with 'Star Wars'-themed event

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    Kids were able to dress up as their favorite “Star Wars” characters during Science Museum Oklahoma’s Bright Night of “Star Wars.”

  • 3 family movies to spice up the last days of summer

    Dylan Cannon, KSL | Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    With August being over half way done, many people are making their way back to places of learning. For those that are heading back to school in the near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.

  • 4 great back-to-school movies

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    It’s that time again. Get your pencils sharpened and zip up your backpacks because it’s time to go back to school. Here are four movies to get you even more excited about the first day of school.

  • Social media 'Purge' campaigns spark fear of bloody copycats

    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    "In five seconds, you will experience anarchy." So begins the theatrical trailer for The Purge: Anarchy. The horror movie, released July 18, creates a world in which the government lifts every law for a 12-hour period, making all crimes — including murder — legal and suspending all emergency services, according to USA TODAY. After a social media scare in Louisville that started with a "fun" post from a high school student, officials in Colorado, Tennessee and other states are reassuring concerned citizens that there will be no real-life "purge."

  • Oklahoma News Briefs

    Published: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Oklahoma News Briefs for Aug. 19, 2014.

  • What if Michael Bay directed 'Up?'

    Published: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    There are a few things we know for sure about Michael Bay movies. "The Transformers" director tends to include robots, women who look like Megan Fox and, most importantly, lots and lots of explosions. USA TODAY reports this makes it easy for people, like YouTuber MrStratman7, to imagine what it would be like if Bay directed other films. Like Pixar’s beloved "Up," for instance. Spoiler alert: This is not the heartwarming tale you’ve seen before.

  • Vintage ‘Westworld,’ ‘Bronco’ TV series on DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Fans have been clamoring for years to see the brief sci-fi TV series “Beyond Westworld” and the Western favorite “Bronco,” and now both are finally on DVD.

  • Elvis Blu-rays lead vintage titles on video

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Blu-ray editions of “Viva Las Vegas” and “Elvis: That’s the Way it Is” should have Presley fans in video heaven. They lead a lengthy list of vintage titles released this week.

  • Five Fun Things to do in Dodge City

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    Kansas town is steeped in Old West history

  • Marx Bros. TV shows new to DVD

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    After their film careers dried up, the Marx Brothers — Groucho, Chico and Harpo — turned to television, and a new DVD set collects many of their various individual and collective appearances.

  • Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight' feels like quaint sleight of hand

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    “Magic in the Moonlight” is about pride, manipulation and the gulf between your head and your heart. Yet with all that great stuff to work with, Woody Allen’s latest film could have used a little more magic.

  • Witty 'What If' offers a new take on an old issue

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Twenty-five years ago, Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan debated whether a man can be friends with a woman he is attracted to in “When Harry Met Sally.” Now Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan are here to revisit the question in “What If.”

  • New 'Saints and Soldiers' spotlights tank battles, racial conflicts in WWII

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Like 2003's “Saints and Soldiers” and its 2012 follow-up, “Saints and Soldiers: The Void” offers another intimate look at the soldiers who fought in World War II and the moral issues they faced.

  • Gibson shoots for redemption in 'Expendables 3'

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    “Expendables 3” is 120-plus minutes of your old favorites shooting the bad guys, blowing stuff up, and saying funny things. If you go in expecting anything else, you’re going to the wrong movie.

  • Disney’s new Muppets, ‘Bears’ on home video

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    The latest Muppets outing and a Disneynature documentary on “Bears” lead newly released movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.