• Fun 'Alexander' suffers from unrealized potential

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" is a fun montage of craziness, built around a positive message about sticking together with the ones you love. The problem is that the protagonist is only along for the ride.

  • 'Dracula Untold' sinks some fun into a muddled plot

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    According to “Dracula Untold,” a story about how Vlad the Impaler became Count Dracula, a bad guy is really a good guy who has to turn into a bad guy for good guy reasons in order to save the day. And if you're OK with that, it's a fun ride.

  • Movie review: 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

    BY BRANDY MCDONNELL | Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Aside from the rampaging kangaroo and burning pirate shirt, the film adaptation of the classic children’s book “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” emphasizes relatable humor families can connect to over slapsticky gimmicks and cheap laughs.

  • Movie Review: 'The Judge'

    By Gene Triplett, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    The race for the Oscar begins and “The Judge,” a drama starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, is a strong contender.

  • Movie Review: 'Dracula Untold'

    BY GRACE GORDON, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Good guy Dracula still has a bite.

  • Third 'Ghostbusters' film confirmed by Feig

    Celeste Tholen Rosenlof, KSL | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Paul Feig confirmed rumors Wednesday that a new “Ghostbusters” film is in the works -- and women will star in it.

  • Universal’s classic monsters still the best

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Forget the reboots. The original Universal movie monsters from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s are still the best.

  • ‘Edge’ and ‘Arm’ lead new Blu-rays, DVDs

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    The Tom Cruise time-travel action flick “Edge of Tomorrow” and Disney’s true family film, “Million Dollar Arm,” come to Blu-ray and DVD this week.

  • Nick Cannon: Don't Joke About Amanda Bynes' Mental Health

    Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Nick Cannon is concerned about his longtime friend Amanda Bynes, who has recently resurfaced in the tabloids. The "America's Got Talent" host told HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri that Bynes reached out to him "a few weeks ago" via text message. The conversation was important to Cannon because Bynes is "family" to him, and she's struggling with mental illness under a harsh spotlight.

  • Couple Announces Pregnancy With Fittingly Pretentious Wes Anderson Parody

    Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    When California couple Jacky Shu and Ben Snyder learned they were expecting their first child, they didn't just write a Facebook post or share a photo of a bun in an oven. The creative duo had another idea. They created a Wes Anderson movie-style trailer to announce Jacky's pregnancy. With all of its quirkiness and fourth-wall breaking, their spot-on parody has all the makings of a Wes Anderson classic: an enumerative montage of seemingly ordinary objects, a strange yet endearing dance sequence, and just the right amount of ironic ambivalence.

  • President Obama Wreaks Vehicular Havoc Today En Route To Gwyneth Paltrow Fundraiser Dinner

    Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Los Angelenos will have lots of time on the roads this afternoon to contemplate the midterm elections when President Obama flies in for one of those “Hollywood fundraisers” news outlets love to sniff at — especially this one, at the home of Gwyneth Paltrow. Gwyneth’s Brentwood neighborhood was festooned with Obama Drone non-fan posters in anticipation of the president’s visit — tickets to which raised $1K-$32K per head for the Democratic National Committee, depending on whether the ticket holder wanted to actually get dinner as well as a photo with Obama. Press already is reporting that Obama plans to meet with supporters at that dinner and answer their questions, clearing that up.

  • Movies about cancer abound during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Dylan Cannon, KSL | Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    In October, you can expect to see a lot more pink than you are used to. That's because it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of my grandmother who is a survivor of breast cancer, here are three films that feature cancer patients.

  • Faye Grant Did Not Extort Ex-Husband Stephen Collins, Says Lawyer

    Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    The battle between Stephen Collins and his ex-wife Faye Grant has turned into a sordid he-said, she-said, says People. After audio files of Collins allegedly confessing to molesting underage girls were leaked to the media on Tuesday, Collins's lawyer Mark Vincent Kaplan fired back by stating that the tapes were released by Grant in an attempt to extort her ex for "millions of dollars more than that to which she is legally entitled." Now, Grant and her lawyer are responding to these allegations, saying they are entirely untrue.

  • False report sparks Stephen Collins suicide rumors

    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Los Angeles police responded Tuesday night to a report of a gunshot at the home of embattled 7th Heaven star Stephen Collins, but the actor wasn't home and no one was hurt, USA Today reports. As of late Tuesday, there was no evidence of any gunshot, police said. A tweet from former Baywatch actress Donna D'Errico, who lives near Collins, sparked rumors that the actor had committed suicide when she sent a tweet saying, "That guy from 7th Heaven lives right around the corner from me & just shot himself a few minutes ago." She later deleted the tweet.

  • Library events: Pioneer Library System events for Norman and Moore

    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Library events: Pioneer Library System events for Norman and Moore

  • Jeff Goldblum Says 'Independence Day' Sequel Is 'Brewing'

    Published: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Jeff Goldblum teased an "Independence Day" sequel in a recent interview with Time, claiming that the film is "brewing." Nothing is official, but Goldblum said that director Roland Emmerich and producer Dean Devlin, who made the first film, have been working on a follow-up to the 1996 box office hit and that it was closer to becoming a reality. “I had a meeting and have been talking over the last several months or year with Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, the producer, and they’ve been cooking up and say they have a part for me in what they hope will be a plan to make another one pretty soon,” Goldblum told Time. "Maybe last weekend there was a script handed in, so it’s brewing," he later added.

  • Cover Preview: Jennifer Lawrence Calls Photo Hacking a “Sex Crime”

    Published: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    “I was just so afraid. I didn’t know how this would affect my career.” That’s just the beginning of what Jennifer Lawrence has to say about her stolen-photos saga in the cover story of Vanity Fair’s November issue, the digital edition of which will be available Wednesday, October 8, and which hits newsstands in New York and Los Angeles on Thursday, October 9.

  • Integrity matters: Family flicks that teach us about virtue

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    The value of integrity encompasses quite a few virtues. Having integrity means being honest, dependable and true to who you are. It’s one of those values that is best taught through example. Here are three movies that can teach us.

  • Movies still to come in 2014: Part 2

    Travis Poppleton, KSL | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    If you missed part one of our “still-to-come 2014 movies,” let me sum-up by saying we have a lot to look forward to in the month of October.

  • 5 movies for guys' night

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    If you are planning on hanging out with the guys this weekend and are still looking for something to do, why not watch a good old feature film? Here are five great choices all the guys will love.