KSL Movie Show

After nearly 45 years at KSL NewsRadio, Doug Wright has announced he will be retiring from his role...
Kevin LaRue, Program Director

KSL’s Doug Wright to host final movie show program, continues with long-time host Andy Farnsworth

After hosting a daily news talk show for more than three decades, Doug Wright stepped back from daily hosting in 2018.
1 month ago
KSL Newsradio's Park City correspondent Joe Davis says Slamdance showcases important independent fi...
Mark Jackson

The Slamdance Film Festival; a fun, quirky alternative to Sundance

The Slamdance Film Festival offers an alternative to the Sundance Film Festival. The event screens movies through Jan 26.
5 months ago
Pinocchio (voiced by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) in Disney's live-action PINOCCHIO, exclusively on Dis...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

FAN EFFECT REVIEW: Disney’s latest version of ‘Pinocchio’ is a nostalgic dose of CGI magic

"Pinocchio" gives a modern touch to the animated classic with CGI-infused magic, a handful of updated plot points, and a diversity of players.
9 months ago
FanX 2022 welcomes 'Scream Queen' Neve Campbell....
KellieAnn Halvorsen

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention to have some ‘Scream’ingly cool celebrity guests for the 2022 convention

This year's FanX event will welcome four "Scream" cast members to its list of celebrity guests.
1 year ago
Nicolas Cage as “Nick Cage” contemplates his career in Mallorca, Spain in “The Unbearable Wei...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

FAN EFFECT REVIEW: “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” is a hilarious grown-up comedy with an emphasis on grown-up

“The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” is a wonderfully weird, insightfully intelligent, and absolutely hilarious grown-up action-comedy. 
1 year ago
Cesar Revero, 6, looks at a display of the Infinity Gauntlet seen in the film Avengers: Infinity Wa...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

William Shatner is coming back to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2022

Actor William Shatner is returning to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2022 in September.
1 year ago
Cyrano (Peter Dinklage) and Roxanne (Haley Bennett) meet for a confession in Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pi...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

Fan Effect reviews musical adaptation of “Cyrano”

It is a tricky feat to take a beloved classic, give it a twist, and present it to audiences.
1 year ago
Death on the Nile...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

FAN EFFECT REVIEW: “Death on the Nile” is a glamourous mystery that diverts from the book

Branagh's "Death on the Nile" is an enjoyable ride with enough twists and turns to keep even the most devoted Poirot fans guessing.
1 year ago
KellieAnn Halvorsen

Fan Effect Review: “Moonfall” misses the mark of sci-fi fun and disaster camp

Review: “Moonfall” attempts to toe the line between disaster movie, science fiction, and human drama, with a dash of comedic levity.
1 year ago
Back to the movies...
KellieAnn Halvorsen

Celebrate National Popcorn Day at home and the theaters

National Popcorn Day is Wednesday, Jan. 19. It's a day where popcorn lovers can celebrate the savory snack.
1 year ago
Disney and Pixar’s “Lightyear”RACI/Stephenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwPL0Md_QFQ...
Leah Asmelash, CNN

Buzz Lightyear’s origin story is teased in a new trailer from Pixar

Disney and Pixar released the brand new teaser trailer for "Lightyear" on Wednesday. With Chris Evans voicing Buzz Lightyear, the film will tell the story of the "real" person behind the iconic toy and character featured in the classic "Toy Story" movies.
2 years ago
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 30: Chris Pratt attends the premiere of Amazon's "The Tomorrow War" ...
Amy Woodyatt, CNN

Chris Pratt will star as voice of Mario in ‘Super Mario Bros.’ movie

Chris Pratt will star as the voice of Mario in an upcoming "Super Mario Bros." movie, in one of showbiz's most unlikely castings.
2 years ago
WASHINGTON, D.C., JANUARY 11, 2010. Nine-year-old Anthony Andrade reads Roald Dahl's 'The Giant Pea...
Jack Guy, CNN Business

Netflix buys rights to Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s stories

Netflix says it has acquired the rights to Roald Dahl's stories and plans to create a "unique universe" of products based on them.
2 years ago
This image released by Marvel Studios shows Scarlett Johansson, left, and Florence Pugh in a scene ...
Lindsey Bahr AP Film Writer

Black Widow dominates the box office as moviegoers head to theaters

Even with an option to watch “Black Widow” at home, audiences went to the movie theater in pandemic record numbers this weekend.
2 years ago
see you at the movies...
Colby Walker

‘See you at the movies’ Marvel teases Phase 4 group of films

Disney and Marvel Studios hope to get moviegoers back to dark theaters with a large bucket of popcorn and a cold Diet Coke this year.
2 years ago
The Courier...
Robynn Garfield


The Courier starts off a little slow but turns into one of the finest films in this genre from the past few years.
2 years ago
Murder Among the Mormons Netflix Mark HOffman...
Curt Gresseth

The Movie Show: The true-crime filmakers behind “Murder Among the Mormons”

Doug Wright sat down with two filmmakers to talk about their true-crime Netflix docuseries: "Murder Among the Mormons."
2 years ago
A new episode of Marvel's "Wandavision" releases every Friday at 3am on the East Coast and at midni...
Frank Pallotta, CNN Business

Here’s why new ‘WandaVision’ episodes debut in the middle of the night

Marvel Studios' first original series for Disney+ has found a loyal audience, even though new episodes debut at a really weird time. So why does WandaVision air in the middle of the night?
2 years ago
Disney+ Muppets disclaimer label is visible before the episode for some of the platform's viewers....
Rob Picheta, CNN Business

Disney+ warns viewers that ‘The Muppet Show’ includes offensive content

Disney+ is warning viewers that some episodes of "The Muppet Show" feature "negative depictions" and "mistreatment of people or cultures."
2 years ago
FILE - Costumed "Wizard of Oz" characters attend the "Wizard of Oz" 70th Anniversary Emerald Gala o...

‘Wizard of Oz’ remake planned with ‘Watchmen’ director

Are we off to see the wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz — again? New Line Cinema is making a new adaptation of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”
2 years ago
Sen. Patrick Leahy, a Democrat from Vermont and the longest-serving member of the current Senate, i...
Scottie Andrew, CNN

Sen. Patrick Leahy, the man third in the line of presidential succession has been in five ‘Batman’ movies

One of the Caped Crusader's most fervent supporters lies not in a comic book, but in the US Senate, and he's known the Bat for more than 80 years.
2 years ago
Journalists and guests listen to Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, on screen, speaking from Lisbon, Portuga...

2 films offer 2 tales ahead of Wuhan lockdown anniversary

Two new films about Wuhan have been released on the eve of the anniversary of the 76-day lockdown in the central Chinese city where the coronavirus was first detected.
2 years ago
A combat veteran recently won Alignable's 2023 Local Business Person of the Year award for West Val...
Saige Miller

Utah officials warn of new scams targeting veterans

The state of Utah is warning the public of new scams targeting military veterans. 
3 years ago
A fiberglass replica of Bruce, the shark featured in Steven Spielberg's classic 1975 film "Jaws," i...

Bruce, the last ‘Jaws’ shark, docks at the Academy Museum

Bruce, the fiberglass shark made from the “Jaws” mold, is ready for his close-up. The 1,208 pound, 25-foot-long, 45-year-old shark, famous for being difficult to work with on the set of Steven Spielberg’s classic thriller, on Friday was hoisted up in the air above the main escalator of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles.
3 years ago

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