Travis Poppleton

Travis Poppleton

KSL Movie Classics: Revisiting Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rebecca' 80 years after it won best picture

KSL Movie Classics: Revisiting Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rebecca' 80 years after it won best picture

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb. 1 - 7:55 p.m.

In 1940, Alfred Hitchcock released his first American film which later won him his only Best Picture. Now, 80 years later and a few weeks from the Academy Awards, KSL Movie Classics takes a look back at that movie and some of the reasons it's still relevant today.
KSL Movie Classics: Of course we're going to discuss 'It's a Wonderful Life' for our first Christmas classic

KSL Movie Classics: Of course we're going to discuss 'It's a Wonderful Life' for our first Christmas classic

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 24 - 7:15 p.m.

For our first December running KSL Classics, we look at why the Jimmy Stewart staple is still considered the quintessential Christmas movie.
Why 'The Bride of Frankenstein' is still the perfect Halloween movie

Why 'The Bride of Frankenstein' is still the perfect Halloween movie

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 30 - 2:00 p.m.

"The Bride of Frankenstein" is a strange and beautifully designed horror masterpiece that has influenced some of the greatest directors in cinematic history.
Why 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' is still relevant after 50 years

Why 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' is still relevant after 50 years

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 2:01 p.m.

It's been 50 years since the premiere of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," and the movie is just as relevant as ever.
How the 1915 racist movie 'The Birth of a Nation' influenced generations of cinema

How the 1915 racist movie 'The Birth of a Nation' influenced generations of cinema

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 12 - 12:15 p.m.

Over 100 years after its release, movies like “Django Unchained” and “BlacKkKlansman” are still influenced by the 1915 movie “The Birth of a Nation." Here's why it was so influential — and controversial.
5 takeaways from 'Justice League'

5 takeaways from 'Justice League'

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 16 - 9:05 p.m.

The Justice League is finally together, and we have the scoop on whether it's more "Wonder Woman" or "Suicide Squad."