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In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:00pm

Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.

'Alita' leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:06pm

The sci-fi fantasy "Alita: Battle Angel" topped the charts and beat out a number of newcomers including the meta romantic comedy "Isn't It Romantic" and the horror sequel "Happy Death Day 2U" in its first weekend in theaters, but it is a victory with a few caveats. It's leading the slowest Presidents Day weekend at the box office in almost 20 years and has a ways to go to make up its costly budget.

Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:46am

Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast.

The best and worst CGI-animated 'humans' in movies

Dave Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 15th - 3:30pm

Have you ever had that creepy feeling when you realized the person you are looking at in a movie isn't real? There's a reason for that and it is called the "Uncanny Valley" Read about some of the best and worst examples of it here.

Sting performance with Utah Symphony in August will benefit Zion National Park

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 6:45pm

British rock musician Sting will perform with the Utah Symphony in August, and the show will benefit Zion National Park.

Disney can’t let it go: Here’s the first trailer for ‘Frozen 2’

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 13th - 11:34am

Even though “Frozen” became one of Disney’s biggest hits ever when it came out, it’s been six years since audiences were first introduced to Elsa, Olaf and the rest of the gang.

Bill Cosby's spokesman says the comedian thinks prison is an 'amazing experience'

Eric Levenson, CNN  |  Posted Feb 12th - 8:04pm

Despite the circumstances, Bill Cosby said his time in prison is an "amazing experience," his press spokesman Andrew Wyatt said in a TV interview.

Film academy reveals which 4 Oscars will be given off air

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 12th - 3:00pm

The film academy has finally revealed the Oscar categories that will be presented during the commercial breaks of this year’s broadcast in an attempt to shorten the show to three hours.

The 'Aladdin' trailer has people talking and they're scared

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted Feb 12th - 9:28am

Disney's latest look at the upcoming live-action version of "Aladdin" has a few people wishing the genie would go back in the bottle.

'The Lego Movie 2' opens No. 1 but everything is not awesome

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 10th - 12:54pm

"The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" was easily the top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film's $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday.

UMG pre-Grammy showcase features Post Malone, BLACKPINK, YG

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 8:53pm

Post Malone, who is competing for record and album of the year Grammys, closed out Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase, which was also highlighted by YG dissing President Donald Trump and K-pop sensation BLACKPINK, who made their U.S. debut performance.

Ogden man's love of PEZ dispensers leads to podcast

Mark Saal-Examiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 11:14am

Justin D. Hansen ends each podcast with the same sage advice for his listeners: "Go out and dispense some good today."

5 movies in the public domain you can watch right now for free

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 8th - 6:37pm

Here are five movies that are available for free if you’re a fan of vintage film.

Review: Almost everything is awesome in 'The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 7th - 7:00pm

Here are some reasons “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” is a worthy sequel to the first film, and some reasons not everything is awesome.

Netflix has more critically-acclaimed films than Amazon, Hulu and HBO combined, study says

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 5th - 3:00pm

Even though Netflix has far fewer movies available to stream than Amazon Prime Video, it has more critically acclaimed films, according to a new study.

Stephen Colbert raves about Deer Valley during segment on Gwyneth Paltrow lawsuit

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 5th - 11:55am

Comedian talk show host Stephen Colbert is apparently quite the expert on Park City’s Deer Valley Ski Resort.

Here's everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in February

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 4th - 2:44pm

If you’re a fan of vintage cinema and you also happen to be an Amazon Prime Video subscriber, you’re in luck in the month of February.

What about the ads? Native Utahn among our favorite commercials of Super Bowl LIII

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 3rd - 9:33pm

Were you bored by the Patriots' sixth Super Bowl title? Well, maybe a few of the commercials will help get you excited.

Utah native returns home on tour with Broadway show ‘Wicked’

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jan 31st - 7:33pm

After working hard in New York City for the last seven years, Utah native Mattie Love has returned to her home state on tour with her first Broadway production.

New UMFA gallery shows how photography and transcontinental railroad merged in the 1860s

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 31st - 7:00pm

As Utah celebrates the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad in May, a new gallery at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah campus showcases three photographers' work in documenting the race to make history.