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With Emmy nominations, do we really care about other shows besides 'Stranger Things'?

Last week, the Television Academy announced its annual awards, the Emmys, for programs from the previous year, and of the four major award shows (the Oscars, Grammys, Emmys and Tonys), the Emmys are the only ones I care about.

July 20, 2017 | Jared Whitley Deseret News | Entertainment News


Disneyland tips and tricks only experienced theme-park visitors know

Don't be caught at Disneyland waiting in the slow lines.

July 20, 2017 | Brittany Binowski DeseretNews.com Web Team | Entertainment News


Have You Seen This? Man holds world's most venomous spider



SCARY TOWN — As a husband and a father I try to act like a brave soul when one of my kids or my wife tells me there's a spider in the house and I need to kill it.

July 20, 2017 | John Clyde KSL.com | Entertainment News


‘Tommy’s Honour,’ ‘Kong: Skull Island’ on video platforms this week

You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy “Tommy’s Honour,” but you will have to be a monster movie fan to get into “Kong: Skull Island.”

July 20, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


Martin Landau, George Romero both left their mark on American cinema

The first time I sat up and took notice of Martin Landau was in 1959, when Alfred Hitchcock’s “North By Northwest” was released. It was just Landau’s second movie and it would become one of Hitchcock’s biggest hits.

July 20, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


The definitive ranking of Jane Austen movies

July 18 is the 100th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death in 1817 at the age of 42. In honor of this day, I have created an official, completely objective ranking of the movies based on her books.

July 18, 2017 | Michelle Garrett Bulsiewicz Deseret News | Entertainment News


Charming 'The B Side' celebrates a photographer and her vanishing medium

“THE B-SIDE: ELSA DORFMAN'S PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY” — 3 stars — Elsa Dorfman; R (graphic nude images and brief language); Broadway

July 17, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


Campy 'Wish Upon' flirts with cult movie greatness, but stumbles into horror mediocrity

“WISH UPON” — 2 stars — Joey King, Ryan Phillippe; Ki Hong Lee, Shannon Purser, Sydney Park; PG-13 (violent and disturbing images, thematic elements and language); in general release

July 15, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


Thoughtful 'The Women's Balcony' looks at gender roles in religious communities

“THE WOMEN'S BALCONY” — 3 stars — Avraham Aviv Alush, Yafit Asulin, Orna Banai, Sharon Elimelech, Evelin Hagoel, Einat Sarouf; not rated; Broadway

July 15, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


One fan's top 10 Marvel Universe films, now ranked with more Spider-Man

Two weeks ago I posed this question: With "Spider-Man: Homecoming," would our friendly neighborhood wall-crawler climb up the spout again, or would this third version of the character finally wash him out?

July 15, 2017 | Jared Whitley Deseret News | Entertainment News


Dramatic 'War for the Planet of the Apes' caps the prequel trilogy with a spectacular finale

“WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES” — 3½ stars — Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller; PG-13 (sequences of sci-fi violence and action, thematic elements and some disturbing images); in general release

July 15, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


How to throw a Shark Week party

The countdown is on: We have less than two weeks before Shark Week swims back into our lives and takes a bite out of our time — and productivity — as America's obsession with these big fish is fed.

July 15, 2017 | Whitney Butters Wilde Deseret News | Entertainment News


Have You Seen This? Firefighters capture mesmerizing sulfur fire on video



WOW-LAND, WYOMING — As wildfires burn in our state and the risk of fire is high all over the country, our firefighters are on high alert this time of year.

July 13, 2017 | John Clyde KSL.com | Entertainment News


‘Fate of the Furious’ leads new movies on video platforms this week

The latest Fast & Furious sequel is on Blu-ray, DVD and various streaming platforms this week, along with “The Lost City of Z,” “A Quiet Passion” and more.

July 12, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


Try some of these great movies about the importance of the Fourth Estate

Late in the film “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the title character’s mentor, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), tells Peter Parker (Tom Holland) that reporters he has gathered for a press conference are “real ones — not bloggers.”

July 12, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


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Ashley Judd and Taylor Swift take a stand against sexism — who was right?

“Hello, honey,” the gentleman at the deli said with a warm smile. “Now what can I get you today?”

August 20, 2017 | Carmen Rasmusen Herbert Deseret News | Entertainment News


Comic chemistry strains to carry violent, predictable 'Hitman's Bodyguard'

“THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD” — 2½ stars — Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung; R (strong violence and language throughout); in general release

August 20, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


Recent theatrical films make their way to home video this week

Some recent theatrical films make their way to home video this week on Blu-ray, DVD and various streaming sites.

August 18, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


From bullies to alt dimensions: Five shows that (might) remind us of our school days

With the days growing a little shorter and the air growing a bit cooler, the chapter on summer 2017 is almost finished. But as you ...

August 17, 2017 | Jared Whitley Deseret News | Entertainment News


TV mysteries lead new Blu-ray, DVD releases this week

TV mystery programs lead off this week’s new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

August 17, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


Have You Seen This? Aspirational weathergirl’s report cut short by fiery lightning flash



THE BACK PORCH — We all have dreams and like to pretend like we've achieved those dreams at times.

August 16, 2017 | John Clyde KSL.com | Entertainment News


2 women reign over the usual suspects at the 2017 summer box office

In the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, women held their own as top-tier movie stars, with their names over the titles of their own films and ...

August 15, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


Horror prequel 'Annabelle: Creation' scores low on originality, high on fun frights

“ANNABELLE: CREATION” — 2½ stars — Stephanie Sigman, Miranda Otto, Lulu Wilson, Anthony LaPaglia; R (horror violence and terror); in general release

August 14, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


Regurgitated 'Nut Job 2' caps a weak summer of animation sequels

“THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE” — 1½ stars — Voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan, Jeff Dunham; PG (action and some ...

August 13, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


Excellent 'Glass Castle' is a vivid and moving portrait of family togetherness

“THE GLASS CASTLE” — 4 stars — Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Ella Anderson, Max Greenfield; PG-13 (mature thematic content involving family dysfunction, and for some ...

August 13, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


Five for Families: 'Nut Job 2,' squirrels in film

Here are five movies from various platforms that families may want to consider.

August 13, 2017 | Caresa Alexander Randall Deseret News | Entertainment News


'Bachelorette' star Rachel Lindsey on getting a ring and proposal and if that means a wedding

Rachel Lindsay of “The Bachelorette” has a ring, but she has made it very clear that doesn’t necessarily mean she’s getting married.

August 13, 2017 | Carmen Rasmusen Herbert Deseret News | Entertainment News


'13 Minutes' is an interesting portrait of Hitler's would-be assassin

“13 MINUTES” — 2½ stars — Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner, Johann Von Bülow, Felix Eitner; R (disturbing violence and some sexuality); Broadway

August 11, 2017 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News


How Chris Pratt and Anna Faris' split compares to other celebrity breakups

The other day I was thinking about the delightful comedic actress Anna Faris, and how it seemed like we hadn’t heard much from her ...

August 10, 2017 | Jared Whitley Deseret News | Entertainment News


‘Where the Boys Are’ receives a Blu-ray upgrade this week

“Where the Boys Are,” credited with starting the 1960s teens-at-the-beach craze, gets a Blu-ray upgrade this week, as do several John Wayne movies.

August 10, 2017 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News


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