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Netflix beats out HBO with 112 Emmy nominations

Hannah Leavitt,  |  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,  |  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,  |  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,  |  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, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 6th - 9:10pm

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

FanX 2018 is all about the fans, celebrity guests, organizers say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 6th - 5:48pm

Even though FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has attracted an impressive, star-studded lineup of celebrity guests, those guests say it’s still all about the fans this weekend.

Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 6th - 1:32pm

Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights" and for an active off-screen life which included relationships with Loni Anderson, Sally Field and Dinah Shore, has died at age 82.

Woman regrets her photos of 'Cosby' actor working at store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 5th - 5:37am

The woman who took photos of a former regular on "The Cosby Show" while he worked at a New Jersey grocery store says she's filled with regret over the uproar they caused.

'Cosby' actor thankful for support about grocery store job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 4th - 12:14pm

An actor who was a regular on "The Cosby Show" said he's thankful for the support he has received since photos of him working at a grocery store showed up on news sites.

Woodward book puts White House back in damage-control mode

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 4th - 10:29am

An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon set off a firestorm in the White House on Tuesday, with its descriptions of current and former aides calling President Donald Trump an "idiot" and a "liar," disparaging his judgment and claiming they plucked papers off his desk to prevent him from withdrawing from a pair of trade agreements.

New Disneyland book reveals how California theme park changed the world

Francesca Street, CNN  |  Posted Sep 4th - 6:20am

How did Disneyland go from being a pipe dream to the most famous theme park in the world?

Sting operation recovered Dorothy's stolen ruby slippers

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 4th - 5:05am

A pair of ruby slippers used in "The Wizard of Oz" and later stolen from a Minnesota museum were recovered in a sting operation after a man approached the shoes' insurer and said he could help get them back, the FBI said Tuesday.

Utah grandmother, granddaughter team up for baking competition

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 3rd - 3:38pm

This Labor Day, we’re celebrating working Utahns like a grandmother and granddaughter who will soon be competing on the new Discovery Family show “Bake It Like Buddy.”

'Crazy Rich Asians' banks another crazy rich weekend

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 2nd - 12:37pm

"Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note.