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'The Lion King' bites off $185 million debut, a July record

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:18am

If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it.

Review: 'The Lion King' does not reign supreme

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:01pm

“The Lion King” is now in theaters, and I have to say it was a rough go for me. There are some things that are absolutely spectacular in the film, but even they don't make the film worth your time.

Worst movies of 2019 — so far

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:02pm

Up to this point, 2019 has not been what we were hoping for when it comes to film. Here are the worst movies of the year, so far.

Comic-Con at 50: Bigger than ever, but at what cost?

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 2:07pm

No one expected their culture would ever become mainstream when a few hundred comic book and science fiction enthusiasts and creators gathered in the basement of a San Diego hotel 49 years ago for what would become known as the first Comic-Con.

'Game of Thrones' reigns with record 32 Emmy nominations

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:02pm

HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap.

Report: James Bond franchise will get its first female 007

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:13pm

Paralleling the famous way James Bond likes his drinks prepared, the iconic franchise is apparently about to get a major shake-up.

Duchess Meghan meets Queen Bey at 'The Lion King' premiere

Michelle Lou, CNN  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:16pm

Two royal couples showed up at "The Lion King" premiere on Sunday.

'Spider-Man' does victory lap over 'Crawl,' 'Stuber'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 1:05pm

"Spider-Man: Far From Home" is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office. Fresh studio-released counterprogramming such as the horror movie "Crawl" and the action-comedy "Stuber" barely made a dent in the web-slinger's earnings.

These 5 upcoming movies will be filmed in Utah

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 12th - 8:07pm

These five new films will join the ranks with several well-known movies filmed in Utah, such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sandlot," and "Footloose."

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

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 12th - 7:03pm

Here are the 10 best new streaming titles on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime this July.

The best movies of 2019 — so far

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 11th - 2:01pm

It's time to look back at the first half of the 2019 and pick out some of the best movies of the year. So far that is.

Famous paintings coming to Utah art museum this fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 12:17pm

Four famous paintings will be showcased in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts beginning this fall.

Family says Cameron Boyce's fatal seizure was caused by epilepsy

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted Jul 10th - 11:16am

The fatal seizure that Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce suffered was caused by epilepsy.

AT&T to pull 'Friends' from Netflix for its streaming service

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 2:00pm

AT&T is pulling "Friends" from Netflix to beef up its own upcoming streaming service. With new services launching, popular shows are splintering onto several different platforms.

Rip Torn of 'Larry Sanders Show,' 'Men in Black,' dies at 88

Bob Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 9th - 11:03am

Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in television, theater, and movies, such as "Men in Black," and win an Emmy in his 60s for "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88.

Disney Channel actor Cameron Boyce dies at age 20

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 8th - 2:00pm

Actor Cameron Boyce, known for his roles in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants" and the Adam Sandler "Grown Ups" movies, has died. He was 20 years old.

'Spider-Man' soars with $185.1M over six-day holiday weekend

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 7th - 7:54pm

It pays to have one of the biggest lead-ins ever.

Stevie Wonder says he's getting a kidney transplant in fall

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 7th - 5:46pm

Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London Saturday night by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant this fall.

The first trailer for the live-action remake of Disney's 'Mulan' is here

Harmeet Kaur, CNN  |  Posted Jul 7th - 4:33pm

The first trailer for Disney's "Mulan" live-action remake is here.

MoviePass says it will go dark for 'several weeks' to update its app

Ryan Prior, CNN  |  Posted Jul 5th - 9:11pm

MoviePass is going dark while it sorts out some changes to its app.