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Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:55pm

With laughter, hugs and tears — and the requisite death-defying stunts — the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus received its final standing ovation Sunday night as it performed its last show.

'Alien: Covenant' edges 'Guardians' at weekend box office

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:22pm

"Alien: Covenant" edged out "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2" in a weekend space battle at the box office.

2 Utahns and a rock star team up for musical debuting at prestigious NYC festival

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:01pm

A new rock musical co-written by a local doctor and a local director with music by a member of the rock duo Air Supply is heading to off-Broadway theaters for a prestigious event in New York this summer.

Think you've seen this on TV before? You're right

Lynn Elber and David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:02pm

As broadcast networks rolled out their plans for next season this past week, those watching could be forgiven for pulling out phones and checking the calendar.

Duggar sisters file privacy suit against city, magazine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 11:17am

Four sisters of Josh Duggar who were revealed to have told police that they'd been molested by their older brother filed a federal breach-of-privacy suit Thursday against the city of Springdale and Washington County, Arkansas, and publishers of the magazine that first revealed their identities.

5 more of the best movie monsters of all time

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 18th - 2:01pm

They're iconic, memorable and downright terrifying. Here are the five best movie monsters of all time.

Singer Chris Cornell died by suicide, medical examiner says

Madison Park, Keith Allen and Andreas Preuss, CNN  |  Posted   May 18th - 12:28pm

Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died by suicide, the Wayne County (Michigan) Medical Examiner's Office announced Thursday in a statement.

First (official) Salt Lake Comic Con guests revealed

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 17th - 5:17pm

Gearing up for a fifth anniversary show this fall, Salt Lake Comic Con has revealed its first wave of celebrity guests.

5 best part 6's in movie franchises

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 17th - 2:13pm

A great part six in a movie franchise is hard to come by, but here are the five best.

Native Utahn performing for sold-out crowds in Broadway's 'Hamilton'

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   May 16th - 10:30pm

"Hamilton" has taken the country by storm, and there is a strong local connection. Utah native Thayne Jasperson has been a part of the Hamilton phenomenon from the very beginning and is the only original cast member still in their role.

KSL Indie Report: Tower Theatre offering silent movie with live accompaniment

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted   May 16th - 2:01pm

What better way to start off the summer movie season than with a silent movie with live music at the Tower Theatre?

7 essential movies for film buffs streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted   May 15th - 2:50pm

Here are seven essential movies for film-buffs that are currently streaming on Netflix or Amazon Prime.

'King Arthur' flops, 'Guardians 2' still rules at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 14th - 1:25pm

The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived.

Hong Kong's unsung heroes: Mothers making the ultimate sacrifice

Rebecca Wright CNN  |  Posted   May 14th - 8:12am

Hundreds of miles from home, many work 12 hour days, six days a week, and they're paid less than the minimum wage.

What parents should know about 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword'

David Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 12th - 2:39pm

Have you seen the previews for "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" but aren't sure what you should expect in terms of appropriate content? Take a look at this parent's review to get an honest take of what to expect.

Deaf Bountiful girl films lead role in upcoming movie 'Wonderstruck'

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 11th - 8:04pm

While every little girl often dreams of becoming an actress, it’s no longer just a dream for Millie Simmonds. The deaf Bountiful resident will play a leading role in the upcoming movie "Wonderstruck" alongside the likes of actress Julianne Moore.

'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' is a unique, irreverent take on the famous tale

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 11th - 2:01pm

The latest offering for the fabled King Arthur is different than any version you’ve seen before. But just because it’s different doesn’t mean it’s automatically good.

Outcry over Netflix films prompts Cannes to change rules

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 10th - 2:02pm

After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival said that it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d'Or competition.

5 best movie opening scenes of all time

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 9th - 2:02pm

An opening scene says a lot about a movie and sets the tone for the whole experience. Here are the five greatest opening scenes of all time.

13 best titles streaming on Hulu, Amazon and Netflix in May

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 8th - 2:07pm

Here's a look at some of the best titles that are available to stream in May.