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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.

5 movies that make you feel extremely claustrophobic

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 13th - 2:01pm

Tight spaces are a terrifying notion and these movies brilliantly play on those fears.

U. chemistry student loves photographing Utah's landscapes

Jack Frey, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 12th - 2:18pm

Gabriel Spiegel takes us through the journey of mastering photography as a hobby while completing a chemistry degree at the University of Utah.

'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 11th - 12:46pm

Tom Cruise was no match for Wonder Woman.

Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

Sandy Cohen and Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 10th - 4:50pm

Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist Molly Schoneveld said Saturday.

CNN cuts ties with host Reza Aslan after anti-Trump tweet

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 9th - 7:00pm

CNN cut ties with author and television host Reza Aslan on Friday, less than a week after he profanely referred to President Donald Trump in a tweet about the London terror attacks.

What parents should know before taking kids to see 'The Mummy'

David Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 9th - 4:21pm

So you want to take your kids to "The Mummy" but don't know what they are going to see? Here is a convenient article to help you decide if it's appropriate for your children.