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How the summer blockbuster got worse — and why Hollywood doesn’t care

Ben Taylor, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:49am

You might think Hollywood would course-correct following a string of low review scores, but naturally, money speaks far louder than film critics.

Quiz: How well do you know 'Star Trek' movie trivia?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 2:54pm

Before you see "Star Trek Beyond" this weekend, test your Trekkie movie knowledge with our latest KSL movie quiz.

Have You Seen This? Michael J. Fox jams with Coldplay

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 1:14pm

Michael J. Fox took a trip back in time to play the classic tune, "Johnny B. Goode" with Coldplay.

The 4 best Summers in film and TV

Amanda Taylor, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 1:58pm

Every summer has something to offer, but these are the truly best Summers (capital "S") in pop culture.

Have You Seen This? Idaho duo performs 'Welcome Home' cover on top of waterfall

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 1:17pm

Two musicians took a song cover to the extreme when they shot the video for “Welcome Home” — a piece made popular by artist Radical Face — on top of an Idaho waterfall.

Miniature wall appears around Trump's Hollywood star

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 3:11pm

On the day Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination for president, a miniature wall appeared around the former reality TV host's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The most popular album every year since 1956

Emily Von Hoffmann, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 2:04pm

To fortify your reminiscences with period-appropriate details, PrettyFamous, an entertainment site by Graphiq, compiled a list of Billboard’s best-selling album for each of the past 60 years.

Writer-director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 10:06pm

Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Laverne & Shirley" and the box-office successes "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died. He was 81.

Netflix working on more 'Making a Murderer' episodes

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 6:31pm

Netflix is ready to make more "Making a Murderer."

'Twilight' author Stephenie Meyer publishing adult thriller

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 2:01pm

Author Stephenie Meyer is moving away from vampires and werewolves and moving into action hero territory.

Have You Seen This? Musicians play 'Star Wars' theme outside John Williams’ house

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 1:18pm

They say you should never meet your heroes. If that’s true, then you really should never play your hero’s famous movie score outside of his house in the hopes that he'll come out to greet you.

Along with 50 years in the Utah Symphony, violist excels at visual art

Celeste Tholen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 1:13pm

Christopher McKellar has been with the Utah Symphony for 50 years now. But in that span, he's also found time to create a portfolio of Utah landscapes centered around the state's gorgeous red rocks.

Screen violence — real and fictional — harmful for kids, experts say

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 8:42am

Screen violence — which includes violence in video games, television shows and movies — is associated with aggressive behavior, aggressive thoughts and angry feelings in children, according to a policy statement released by the American Academy of Pediatrics early Monday.

'Ghostbusters' holds its own, but 'Life of Pets' still No. 1

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 17th - 10:54am

After months of prerelease debate, Sony Picture's female-led "Ghostbusters" reboot finally arrived in theaters as neither a massive success nor the bomb some predicted, as the much-scrutinized film opened with an estimated $46 million in North American theaters, second to the holdover hit "The Secret Life of Pets."

Ain't afraid of no ghosts: Is 'Ghostbusters' too spooky for kids?

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 2:19pm

The new "Ghostbusters"is now in theaters, but is it something you want to take the family to?

The new 'Ghostbusters' plays it safe

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 7:31pm

There's been a lot of controversy surrounding the latest "Ghostbusters" movie, but is it worthy of the attention?

Cue the nostalgia: Nintendo is releasing a mini version of its classic gaming console

Hope King  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 12:44pm

Nintendo's classic system — home to iconic games like Super Mario Bros. and the Legend of Zelda — is slated for a second coming.

4 movie franchises ready for a female cast

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 13th - 3:28pm

"Ghostbusters" opening this weekend got us asking the question: what other movies are ready for a charismatic girl cast?

Build a LEGO version of Cinderella's castle for $350

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 2:03pm

If a dream is a wish your heart makes, then a lot of Disney enthusiasts’ dreams are about to come true thanks to LEGO.

Bountiful artist helps create ‘The Angry Birds Movie’

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 11th - 7:02pm

Pete Oswald, who grew up in Bountiful, spent the past four years working on “The Angry Birds Movie” as the film’s production designer.