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Partially paralyzed Utah barrel racer's story to hit Netflix

Kevin Opsahl, The Herald Journal Via AP  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:21am

Not everyone can say they've been a stunt double in a feature film. But that's exactly what Utah State University alumna Amberley Snyder, partially paralyzed professional barrel racer, is able to say

'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theaters

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:25pm

The gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office, while audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore's Donald Trump-themed documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," than his George W. Bush-era one.

Utah trapeze couple to perform in 'America's Got Talent Live!' in Las Vegas

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:09pm

The Utah couple whose trapeze act, Duo Transcend, made it to the finals on "America's Got Talent" will now perform in a Las Vegas show with the winner, magician Shin Lim.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these 5 movies

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:12pm

To help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, here are five movies that are all-time classics in the Hispanic community — not to mention, helped teach others about nuestra cultura.

What parents need to know about 'The House with a Clock in Its Walls'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:54pm

Here’s what parents need to know before taking their kids to “The House with a Clock in Its Walls.”

Review: Fanciful 'House with a Clock' is a frightening family flick for Halloween season

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:00pm

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” has some really interesting ideas and is unlike most scary movies for families I’ve seen before. Here are a few reasons "The House with a Clock in Its Walls” intrigued me.

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:45pm

"Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the "Space Jam 2" team.

Fans get first look at Captain Marvel's origin story in film's first trailer

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:38pm

Comic book fans have been excited for this film because not only is Captain Marvel one of Marvel’s strongest heroes, but it will be the first female-superhero solo movie for the MCU. Now we have a trailer for “Captain Marvel."

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mrs. Maisel’ triumph at Emmys

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:08pm

Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO’s “Game of Thrones” recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically diverse field of nominees ever.

Netflix beats out HBO with 112 Emmy nominations

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:39pm

Netflix has the most Emmy nominations this year. What has made its content so successful? One possibility is Netflix’s budget for original content.

'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 1:44pm

"The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters.

2 reports of sex assault placed to FanX harassment hotline, but most calls weren’t for misconduct, organizers say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:27pm

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention event organizers and law enforcement officials are calling the inaugural year of a 24-hour FanX harassment hotline a resounding success.

Utah native helped create new animated Netflix show ‘The Dragon Prince’

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 3:15pm

A Utah native followed his dream to work in the entertainment industry, creating his own film and video game design company. Now, the company’s first project is headed to Netflix.

Study finds diversity in film criticism lacking

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 10th - 11:00pm

USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on Friday expanded on its previous findings regarding diversity in film criticism to give a more detailed look at what researchers conclude is a not level playing field for critics.

With 'The Nun,' Warner Bros.' box office streak continues

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 9th - 12:34pm

The horror movie "The Nun" has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the "Conjuring" franchise and another win for Warner Bros.

Despite tumultuous year, FanX tops previous attendance

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Sep 8th - 10:18pm

Despite a tumultuous year, Salt Lake's popular fan convention reported an uptick in attendance over three days of downtown nerdvana.

Mac Miller, who collaborated with rap royalty, dies at 26

Andrew Dalton and Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 7th - 8:37pm

Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, died Friday at age 26.

Photos: The best cosplayers at FanX 2018

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 7th - 8:05pm

The cosplayers were out in full force Friday at the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention at the Salt Palace.

Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 7th - 8:39am

The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics.

Fall 2018 movie preview: Aquaman, Mary Poppins, Freddie Mercury to hit the big screen

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 6th - 9:10pm

Here's a peek at what movies to look forward to for the remainder of 2018.