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KSL Indie Report: 6 places to enjoy art house cinema in Utah

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:23pm

Everyone knows the best place to see a big summer blockbuster, but where whould you go when you're looking for a smaller, original, independent film? We at the KSL Indie Report have five places in the state of Utah you may want to check out.

JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 6:28pm

Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20.

Netflix adding 95 titles, dropping 52 in July

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:30pm

The summer weather is heating up, and if you can’t bear the thought of braving triple-digit temperatures, staying in and rewatching your favorite movies or binge watching a new TV show could be a great, cool alternative.

'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:31pm

The hulking machines of "Transformers" are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they're still big in China.

Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:17pm

Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create and other issues, a spokesman for Cosby said.

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:43pm

Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.

5 action comedies streaming on Netflix that are worth a watch

Curtis Linnell, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 2:34pm

Here's a list of five action comedies currently streaming on Netflix that are worth a watch; not only are they action packed but are funny, as well.

5 ridiculous '80s and '90s products that need their own movie franchise

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 20th - 2:01pm

With "Transformers: The Last Knight" headed to theaters, I got to thinking: what other nonsensical '80s and '90s nostalgia desperately needs a movie franchise?

Ballet West taking 'Nutcracker' ballet to new heights

Carole Mikita  |  Posted   Jun 19th - 10:38pm

Ballet West's production of "The Nutcracker" is a holiday tradition for many. This year, audiences will experience stunning new surprises thanks to a $2 million donation and the creativity of a Las Vegas stage production company.

Christopher Jackson to perform at annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Pioneer Day concert  |  Posted   Jun 19th - 7:36pm

Award-winning songwriter and composer Christopher Jackson will be the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s guest artist at this year's Pioneer Day concert.

Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 19th - 5:15pm

Carrie Fisher's autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year, but investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death.

Local band The Solarists making waves with danceable indie rock

Spencer Sutherland, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 19th - 3:06pm

Like Neon Trees and Imagine Dragons, The Solarists have a knack for mixing weighty composition with danceable hooks. The Provo band’s EP has been racking up hundreds of thousands of plays on Spotify.

'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 18th - 2:06pm

"Wonder Woman" fell to second place in its third weekend in theaters, but it's still doing the heavy lifting for the otherwise lackluster summer box office.

Review: 'The Book of Henry' gets tangled in good intentions

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 16th - 3:46pm

"The Book of Henry" is hitting theaters this weekend, but is this child prodigy story worth the price of admission?

13 summer art opportunities for children

Pam McMurtry, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 15th - 5:14pm

Stimulate your child's imagination and avoid the dreaded summer boredom by engaging them in creative art opportunities. Here are 13 local events for you to check out to increase your child's enjoyment of visual arts this summer.

Review: Is '47 Meters Down' worth the plunge?

David Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 15th - 2:17pm

If you like feeling helpless, claustrophobic and starved for oxygen, you may find "47 Meters Down" relaxing. For everyone else in the world, there are some things you should know before you see this film.

Sundance '17 sets records for attendance, economic impact

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jun 14th - 5:07pm

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival set new records for attendance and economic impacts. New reporting techniques helped capture better demographic and economic data from the annual two-week event.

Review: 'Cars 3' should’ve raced straight to DVD

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 14th - 3:54pm

Has Pixar become just another sequel-producing Disney drone? Its latest creation, "Cars 3," definitely points in that direction. Read our review to find out why.

VidAngel to offer filtering options on major streaming services

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 11:59pm

VidAngel announced Tuesday it will offer filtering options on major streaming services, including Netflix, HBO and Amazon.

Orem dance company competes on NBC's 'World of Dance'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 7:00pm

The world's greatest dancers are lighting up the stage on NBC's "World of Dance." They're competing for $1 million. As Heather Simonsen reports, an Orem dance company is in the spotlight.