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Everything coming and going on Hulu in April

Everything coming and going on Hulu in April

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 2:05pm

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Hulu this month.
Rapper-actor DMX, known for gruff delivery, dead at 50

Rapper-actor DMX, known for gruff delivery, dead at 50

Jonathan Landrum Jr. and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 9th - 10:48am

DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and "What!" as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement Friday from his family. He was 50.
Disney sets opening date for Marvel's Avengers Campus

Disney sets opening date for Marvel's Avengers Campus

Frank Pallotta, CNN Business  |  Posted Apr 8th - 5:56pm

Soon guests will be able to walk alongside Earth's Mightiest Heroes when "Avengers Campus," the new land based on the Marvel franchise, opens at Disney's California Adventure on June 4.
Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in April

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in April

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 8th - 2:03pm

Here's a look at the full list of movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in April.
Everything coming and going on Netflix in April

Everything coming and going on Netflix in April

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 7th - 2:08pm

Here's a look at the full list of everything coming and going on Netflix this month.
'Trial of the Chicago 7' takes top honors at SAG Awards

'Trial of the Chicago 7' takes top honors at SAG Awards

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 4th - 10:16pm

The starry cast of Aaron Sorkin's 1960s courtroom drama "The Trial of the Chicago 7" took the top prize Sunday at a virtual Screen Actors Guild Awards where actors of color, for the first time, swept the individual film awards.
New 'Space Jam 2: A New Legacy' trailer releases

New 'Space Jam 2: A New Legacy' trailer releases

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 3:18pm

The new trailer for LeBron Jame's Space Jam 2: A New Legacy released Saturday.
Salt Lake City 'Real Housewives' star arrested in alleged fraud scheme

Salt Lake City 'Real Housewives' star arrested in alleged fraud scheme

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated Mar 30th - 10:38pm

One of the stars of the "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" faces federal fraud charges in New York in connection with an alleged nationwide telemarketing scheme.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

Will Lester, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 30th - 8:59pm

G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90.
'The Chosen' Season 2 premiers Easter Sunday

'The Chosen' Season 2 premiers Easter Sunday

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 29th - 8:36pm

The much-anticipated Season Two of the Evangelical Christian production "The Chosen," is set to premiere Easter Sunday. The latest season was created at a motion picture studio in Goshen, Utah owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Disney+ unveils 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' cast

Disney+ unveils 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' cast

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted Mar 29th - 4:16pm

The world of "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is taking shape.
Disney+ just raised prices. Here's why

Disney+ just raised prices. Here's why

Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted Mar 27th - 5:47pm

Your Disney+ bill is about to go up. The reason? Content.
Movies to make you feel old: 10 movies turning 20 in 2021

Movies to make you feel old: 10 movies turning 20 in 2021

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Mar 26th - 2:00pm

If you don't already feel old, you will after you find out which movies are turning 20 years old in 2021.
Amateur Utah filmmaker gives actors on the autism spectrum a chance to star in movies

Amateur Utah filmmaker gives actors on the autism spectrum a chance to star in movies

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:13pm

A local substitute teacher who produces short films is trying to show the film industry that working with people with autism spectrum disorder can bring new perspectives to a project.
'Arrested Development' actor Jessica Walter dies at 80

'Arrested Development' actor Jessica Walter dies at 80

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:10pm

Jessica Walter, who played a scheming matriarch in TV's "Arrested Development," has died. She was 80.
 'Virginia Woolf,' 'Goldbergs' star George Segal dies at 87

 'Virginia Woolf,' 'Goldbergs' star George Segal dies at 87

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:14pm

George Segal, the banjo player turned actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and worked into his late 80s on the ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs," died Tuesday in Santa Rosa, California, his wife said.
Celebrating a 'Yes Day': 24 hours of saying yes to my kids

Celebrating a 'Yes Day': 24 hours of saying yes to my kids

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 8:25pm

As an exhausted working mother trying to navigate the schedules of three children, a husband and a dog, the most common word in my vocabulary on any given day is typically "no." So imagine the shock that rippled through my household when, for 24 hours, I forced myself to just say "yes" instead.
Lagoon now open without reservations

Lagoon now open without reservations

Dan Bammes, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:24pm

Lagoon Amusement Park will reopen for the season on Saturday with one big change from last season: Reservations will no longer be required.
Have You Seen This? Guy spends $10K and a lot of time to build 'Mandalorian' ship replica

Have You Seen This? Guy spends $10K and a lot of time to build 'Mandalorian' ship replica

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Mar 17th - 3:36pm

This is the ultimate example of looking at something and its big price tag and saying, "Why not?"
'Mank' leads Oscar nominations in a year of record diversity

'Mank' leads Oscar nominations in a year of record diversity

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 15th - 3:43pm

fter a pandemic year that shuttered movie theaters and upended the movie business, Academy Awards nominations on Monday went to two female filmmakers for the first time, to a historically diverse slate of actors and to David Fincher's lead-nominee "Mank," a traditional kind of Oscar contender — an old Hollywood homage — in very untraditional year.
Who run the Grammys? Women. Beyoncé, Swift make history.

Who run the Grammys? Women. Beyoncé, Swift make history.

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 14th - 10:50pm

Queen Bey is close to sitting on her Grammys throne: The singer won her 26th Grammy on Sunday, almost matching, and on track to surpass, Alison Krauss' 27-win record.
Local florist wins $100K in HBO series 'Full Bloom,' turns tragedy into art

Local florist wins $100K in HBO series 'Full Bloom,' turns tragedy into art

Arianne Brown, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Mar 14th - 9:24am

In February of 2014, Conner Nesbit was diagnosed with testicular cancer. While grappling with his own diagnosis, he would lose his mother after her short battle with ovarian cancer just three months later. His winning piece on the show "Full Bloom" depicted the balance of life and death and everything in between.
Digital artwork sells at auction for nifty $69.4 million amid NFT boom

Digital artwork sells at auction for nifty $69.4 million amid NFT boom

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 12th - 8:07pm

Christie's says it has auctioned off a digital collage by an artist named Beeple for nearly $70 million, in an unprecedented sale of a digital artwork that fetched more money than physical works by many better known artists.
5 new productions approved to film in Utah, state commission says

5 new productions approved to film in Utah, state commission says

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 12th - 11:38am

The Utah Film Commission announced Thursday that five new productions have been approved to film in Utah and to receive incentives from the state.
Netflix tests feature that could limit password sharing

Netflix tests feature that could limit password sharing

Reuters  |  Posted Mar 12th - 8:07am

Netflix is testing a feature that asks viewers to verify they share a household with the account holder, the company said on Thursday, a move that could lead to a clampdown on sharing of passwords.
Provo music venue Velour celebrates 15 years as COVID-19 threatens its future

Provo music venue Velour celebrates 15 years as COVID-19 threatens its future

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 9th - 7:34pm

Velour owner Corey Fox says it's a miracle they've been able to survive for an entire year with no concerts, but he's not sure how much longer it can last.
California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen with limits

California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen with limits

Adam Beam and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 5th - 5:19pm

California officials will allow some people to attend Major League Baseball games and other outdoor sporting events, go to Disneyland and watch live performances in limited capacities starting April 1.
Review: Is Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon' worth the extra $30?

Review: Is Disney's 'Raya and the Last Dragon' worth the extra $30?

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Mar 5th - 2:00pm

With "Raya and the Last Dragon" headed to theaters and streaming the question now is pretty simple: Is "Raya" worth braving the theater or the extra $30 on Disney+?
Everything coming and going on Hulu in March

Everything coming and going on Hulu in March

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 3rd - 2:00pm

Here's a look at the full list of what's coming and going on Hulu in March.
'Murder Among the Mormons': How Netflix documentary directors retold the story of Mark Hofmann's forgeries, bombings

'Murder Among the Mormons': How Netflix documentary directors retold the story of Mark Hofmann's forgeries, bombings

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Mar 3rd - 11:05am

Local filmmakers Jared Hess and Tyler Measom talk about their new Netflix documentary series "Murder Among the Mormons" and how they believe it will impact those inside Utah and those outside who know little about the state and its unique culture
Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in March

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in March

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 26th - 2:00pm

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming to Amazon Prime and Disney+ in March.
Taylor Swift countersues Utah's Evermore Park for using songs without permission

Taylor Swift countersues Utah's Evermore Park for using songs without permission

Annie Knox, Deseret News  |  Updated Feb 25th - 2:05pm

After taking Taylor Swift to court alleging trademark infringement, Evermore theme park is now facing allegations that it was the one to improperly borrow from Swift.
Salt Lake County to reopen performing arts venues March 25

Salt Lake County to reopen performing arts venues March 25

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 25th - 11:30am

Salt Lake County Arts & Culture announced Thursday that it will reopen its performing arts venues — Abravanel Hall, Capitol Theatre, Eccles Theater, and the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center — for public performances on March 25.
Everything coming and going on Netflix in March

Everything coming and going on Netflix in March

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 24th - 2:01pm

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Netflix in March.
Rush Limbaugh, conservative media icon, dead at 70 following battle with cancer

Rush Limbaugh, conservative media icon, dead at 70 following battle with cancer

Oliver Darcy, CNN Business  |  Updated Feb 17th - 11:26am

Rush Limbaugh, the conservative media icon who for decades used his perch as the king of talk-radio to shape the politics of both the Republican Party and nation, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.
Ken Sanders Rare Books to open new boutique at Leonardo

Ken Sanders Rare Books to open new boutique at Leonardo

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:11pm

A popular Salt Lake City bookstore facing possible closure will open a new boutique at The Leonardo this week.
Review: Robin Wright's coping drama 'Land' is solid, but not groundbreaking

Review: Robin Wright's coping drama 'Land' is solid, but not groundbreaking

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 12th - 2:00pm

"Land" is a solid directorial debut from Robin Wright that features a powerful story of a woman's healing.
The 13 best new streaming titles on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ and HBO Max in February

The 13 best new streaming titles on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ and HBO Max in February

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Feb 11th - 2:00pm

Here are the 13 best new titles hitting Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ and HBO Max this February.
Gina Carano fired from 'Mandalorian' after social media post

Gina Carano fired from 'Mandalorian' after social media post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 11th - 8:21am

Lucasfilm says Gina Carano is no longer a part of "The Mandalorian" cast after many online called for her firing over a social media post that likened the experience of Jews during the Holocaust to the U.S. political climate.
A toddler is about to release an album recorded in the womb

A toddler is about to release an album recorded in the womb

Francesca Giuliani-hoffman, CNN  |  Posted Feb 10th - 7:34pm

So many talented musicians got their start as children: from Mozart to Michael Jackson, to Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift. Fifteen-month-old Luca Yupanqui has them all beat: she recorded her first album before being born.
Should Utah increase its film incentives cap? How losing 'Yellowstone' inspired a new bill

Should Utah increase its film incentives cap? How losing 'Yellowstone' inspired a new bill

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 10th - 12:44pm

Utah lost a popular TV show to another state following an issue with the state's film incentives. A new bill aims to raise the state's incentives cap and, hopefully, attract more filmmakers.
Sundance Film Festival broke records going virtual. Here's what that meant for Park City

Sundance Film Festival broke records going virtual. Here's what that meant for Park City

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 10th - 10:44am

The Sundance Institute estimates there were over 600,000 views of Sundance Film Festival content in 2021. But what did its virtual audience success mean for Park City?
'Wizard of Oz' remake planned with 'Watchmen' director

'Wizard of Oz' remake planned with 'Watchmen' director

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 7:33pm

Are we off to see the wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz — again?
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76

Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 9th - 11:19am

Mary Wilson, one of the original members of the Supremes, the 1960s group that helped establish the Motown sound and propelled Diana Ross to superstardom, has died. She was 76.
In it for the commercials: Here are some of our favorite ads of Super Bowl LV

In it for the commercials: Here are some of our favorite ads of Super Bowl LV

Jen Riess and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 7th - 8:37pm

Whether you were rooting for Tom Brady to win his seventh Super Bowl title and set himself apart as the greatest pro quarterback the game has ever seen, or former BYU offensive lineman Andy Reid to win his second championship as a head coach, most of you were watching Super Bowl LV on Sunday night.
The biggest awards and movie deals from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

The biggest awards and movie deals from the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 3rd - 5:48pm

Awards for the 2021 Sundance festival were presented Tuesday evening. The festival, which was held virtually online for the first time, started on Thursday and ends today.
Utah's Evermore amusement park sues Taylor Swift for trademark infringement

Utah's Evermore amusement park sues Taylor Swift for trademark infringement

Annie Knox, Deseret News  |  Updated Feb 3rd - 2:47pm

Utah's Evermore Park is suing Taylor Swift for what it says is trademark infringement after the singer released an album of the same name.
Everything coming and going on Hulu in February

Everything coming and going on Hulu in February

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 3rd - 2:04pm

Here's a look at the full list of movies and TV shows coming and going on Hulu this month.
Sundance documentary 'Bring Your Own Brigade' shows how embracing the flames could prevent wildfires

Sundance documentary 'Bring Your Own Brigade' shows how embracing the flames could prevent wildfires

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 1st - 8:28pm

"Bring Your Own Brigade" explores the history of land management, logging, urban development and colonialism that led to the conditions that primed the forests of the American West for devastating modern wildfires.
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44

'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 1st - 2:27pm

"Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with carcinoma, according to his representative. He was 44.
Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in February

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in February

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 1st - 2:05pm

Here's a look at everything coming to Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in February.
Tony Bennett reveals he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's

Tony Bennett reveals he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted Feb 1st - 10:34am

Tony Bennett and his family are opening up about the singer being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Sea shanties are having a moment amid isolation of pandemic

Sea shanties are having a moment amid isolation of pandemic

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 30th - 12:01pm

There once was a tune that tickled the Internet's fancy/When TikTok revived the humble sea shanty/The views came fast, the fad could last/Go, read about it go:
Everything coming and going on Netflix in February

Everything coming and going on Netflix in February

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 29th - 2:02pm

Here's a look at all the new titles coming to Netflix in February.
Sundance Film Festival kicks off with 'completely reimagined' virtual 2021 event

Sundance Film Festival kicks off with 'completely reimagined' virtual 2021 event

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 5:02pm

After COVID-19 grasped the world in a stranglehold last March, Sundance Film Festival organizers had 10 months to figure out what the event — normally a highly social environment in Park City — would look like during a global pandemic.
Beloved Italian Latter-day Saint entertainer releases book about the Bible

Beloved Italian Latter-day Saint entertainer releases book about the Bible

Emily Howsley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 28th - 2:22pm

Marco Lui, a Italian entertainment staple, has released a new book exploring his thoughts on the Bible.
Disneyland to reimagine Jungle Cruise ride following years of criticism

Disneyland to reimagine Jungle Cruise ride following years of criticism

Lilit Marcus, CNN  |  Posted Jan 26th - 8:32am

Disney has announced that it is rethinking a classic theme park attraction following years of criticism from fans.
Review: Dull Liam Neeson thriller 'The Marksman' misses its target

Review: Dull Liam Neeson thriller 'The Marksman' misses its target

John Clyde, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:01am

Another action flick from Liam Nesson is now in the theater, but is "The Marksman" worth a night out?
Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants

Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:21pm

True to form, Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday Sunday.