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Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:54am

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.

Documentary: Princes William and Harry recall last words with Princess Diana

Marilia Brocchetto and Susannah Cullinane, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:51pm

Prince William and Prince Harry have spoken of their regret at the brevity of their final phone call with their mother, Princess Diana, just hours before her 1997 death in a car crash in Paris. In a new documentary set to release on Monday the brothers detail their feelings about that conversation.

Victory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:00pm

It's victory for "Dunkirk" at the box office this weekend. Studios on Sunday say the Christopher Nolan World War II epic earned an estimated $50.5 million to top the charts, with $11.7 million of that coming from IMAX screens.

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:40pm

Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 71.

Parents Guide: 'Dunkirk' is PG-13 but not for the reasons you would expect

David Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:26pm

There are some movies for which the traditional movie ratings don't apply. "Dunkirk" is a beautiful and intense war movie that shifts graphic content from a visual experience to an emotional experience.

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Anthony McCartney and Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:43pm

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41.

Is 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' worth the price of admission?

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:15pm

Luc Besson fans are wondering if "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" is worth the price of admission, and it looks like the answer is a resounding maybe.

Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' is a masterpiece

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:31pm

Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest living filmmakers and "Dunkirk" may be his masterpiece.

5 of the best PG-13 war movies

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 2:02pm

Here are five war movies with a PG-13 rating that prove war movies don't have to be violent enough to earn an R rating to be considered "good."

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October

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

Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series.

5 singers who turned out to be great actors

David Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 6:40pm

Some talent is undeniable. Here is a list of five people who have made the crossover from singing to acting, and the world is a better place for it.

Utah man hopes mural sparks The Rock's presidential bid

Emily Howsley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 6:27pm

President Rock? A Utahn hopes to convince celebrity Dwayne The Rock Johnson to throw his hat into the presidential ring.

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 16th - 10:28pm

Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show "Mission: Impossible," then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in 1994's "Ed Wood," has died. He was 89.

'War for the Planet of the Apes' roars past 'Spider-Man'

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 16th - 5:58pm

Monkey business still pays. "War for the Planet of the Apes" took down "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the North American box office, opening with an estimated $56.5 million in ticket sales.

Disney fans get look at 'Incredibles 2,' 'Wreck-It Ralph 2'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 15th - 4:11pm

When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it's getting a football team's worth of original Disney princesses to cameo in "Wreck-It Ralph 2," reuniting "The Incredibles" fourteen years after the original film hit theaters, or securing a new director for "Toy Story 4."

Is 'Wish Upon' the mid-summer horror film we've been waiting for?

David Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 4:55pm

Are you looking for a reason to get out of the summer heat and into an air conditioned movie theater? "Wish Upon" may not be a good enough reason to come in out of the heat.

Is 'War for the Planet of the Apes' the best movie in the series?

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 3:03pm

"War for the Planet of the Apes" looks to wrap up the series that started with 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." Is this final movie the trilogy finale fans are hoping for?

'SNL,' Westworld' lead Emmy Award nominations with 22 nods

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 11:30am

"Saturday Night Live," powered by madcap skits skewering the Trump administration, earned 22 Emmy Award nominations, including bids for Alec Baldwin's florid portrayal of the president and Melissa McCarthy's manic, gender-busting take on press secretary Sean Spicer.

Utah artist seeks to infuse paintings with spirituality

Pam McMurtry, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 4:00pm

Aerin Collett is a classically trained painter whose inspirational and experimental work breaks down ideological boundaries emphasizing the divine feminine.

10 best titles streaming on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in July

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 11th - 5:29pm

Here are 10 titles that are streaming in July that will make staying inside on those incredibly hot days bearable.