Movies & TV

Movies & TV

'A Tale of Winter' is a fairy tale for adults

Actually released in 1992 and finally coming to home theater, “A Tale of Winter” (or known by its original title, "Conte d'hiver") is the beloved second...


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'Danny Collins' has some cliches, but a solid and satisfying

Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino plays the titular Danny Collins, an aged rocker who’s been coasting on his old catalog for decades. But during an...


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'Bambi II' plays at Huntsville library

Weber County Library screenings A variety of free film entertainment awaits your choosing at the branches of the Weber County Library. Upcoming movie titles are:...


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'Freetown' has weight but also preaches to its target audience

The term LDS cinema has a bit of baggage associated with it. Most films of this home-grown variety have too many in-jokes and not enough production value; content...


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The first, very creepy adaptation of Stoker's 'Dracula'

Video Rewind is a review of an avant-garde, cultish, or otherwise odd film that has a small or large following. That means, by its fans, it can be watched over and...




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'Woman in Gold’ soars and sags as it revisits Maria Altmann’s

The true story of Maria Altmann, an Austrian woman who fled the Holocaust and, many years later, sued the Austrian government for the return of family-owned...


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The cheese flows fast with lots of explosions in 'Furious 7'

The Fast and Furious franchise has always tried to live up to its moniker, but this latest installment also had to deal with the very real loss of one of its leads,...


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‘The Hunting Ground’ investigates the issue of campus rape

In 2012 filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering made “The Invisible War,” a documentary about the horrific epidemic of military sexual assault. The film...


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A wannabe action star in a wannabe movie

This meta mockumentary, “Kung Fu Elliot,” about the making of a movie comes off as a wannabe movie itself. The strongest comedic aspects may be part of...


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'Seymour: An Introduction' ... just go see it

This marks yet another week where I encourage moviegoers to visit the local art house rather than the megaplex. Actor Ethan Hawke (“Boyhood”) once...


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