Movie Cricket Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/moviecricket Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Plans for tonight: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58351586-66/com-http-www-smith.html.csp • Metalcore band Crown the Empire performs at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Secrets, Volumes, Ice Nine Kills, The Family Ruin. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $17, at Smith’s Tix. • Rapper Dizzy Wright performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Jarren Benton. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $21, at Smith’s Tix. • Legendar rock band The Eagles perform at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8. Tickets,... • Metalcore band Crown the Empire performs at In The Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Secrets, Volumes, Ice Nine Kills, The Family Ruin. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $17, at Smith’s Tix. • Rapper Dizzy Wright performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Jarren Benton. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $21, at Smith’s Tix. • Legendar rock band The Eagles perform at EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8. Tickets,... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58351586@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:37:02 MDT Utah Crowd-Funding: To ‘Infinity’ and beyond http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58364296-66/infinity-blade-aker-com.html.csp This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding project aims to bring a videogame to life. Orem filmmaker and composer Josh Aker is a big fan of the videogame “Infinity Blade.” He’s also an insider, having composed music for that game and several others. That’s how he got the idea — and, more importantly, got permission — to pursue making a live-action short film, “Infinity Blade Chronicles,” based on the game. So far, Aker has selected locations, and signed on a cinematographer, visual effects experts and other... This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding project aims to bring a videogame to life. Orem filmmaker and composer Josh Aker is a big fan of the videogame “Infinity Blade.” He’s also an insider, having composed music for that game and several others. That’s how he got the idea — and, more importantly, got permission — to pursue making a live-action short film, “Infinity Blade Chronicles,” based on the game. So far, Aker has selected locations, and signed on a cinematographer, visual effects experts and other... 58364296@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:19:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: FBI on the case of celebrity nude photos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58364203-66/box-com-fbi-http.html.csp Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • The FBI is investigating the scumbag or scumbags who hacked into the personal accounts of celebrities — including Jennifer Lawrence, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and others — and posted nude photos of the stars online. [Entertainment Weekly] • “Guardians of the Galaxy” topped the Labor Day weekend box office, or what there was of it. That makes the Marvel movie the highest-grossing movie of 2014. [Box Office Mojo] • Piers Morgan is officially gone from ... Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • The FBI is investigating the scumbag or scumbags who hacked into the personal accounts of celebrities — including Jennifer Lawrence, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and others — and posted nude photos of the stars online. [Entertainment Weekly] • “Guardians of the Galaxy” topped the Labor Day weekend box office, or what there was of it. That makes the Marvel movie the highest-grossing movie of 2014. [Box Office Mojo] • Piers Morgan is officially gone from ... 58364203@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:50:02 MDT Plans for the weekend: Southern rock and country stars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58326240-66/http-com-www-tickets.html.csp • Emo/alt-rock bands Hawthorne Heights and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus co-headline at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Everybody Run, Senick, Famous Last Words. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22, at Smith’s Tix. • Electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso performs tonight at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening act: Dana Buoy. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12, at 24Tix. • Funk/soul/disco legends Earth Wind & Fire performs tonight at Red Butte ... • Emo/alt-rock bands Hawthorne Heights and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus co-headline at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Everybody Run, Senick, Famous Last Words. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22, at Smith’s Tix. • Electro-pop duo Sylvan Esso performs tonight at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening act: Dana Buoy. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12, at 24Tix. • Funk/soul/disco legends Earth Wind & Fire performs tonight at Red Butte ... 58326240@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:18:02 MDT Friday movie roundup: Labor Day blues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58351515-66/sltrib-frank-http-movie.html.csp This is how bad Labor Day weekend is for movies: The best movie opening today is 30 years old. That would be Ivan Reitman’s action comedy “Ghostbusters,” which is getting a one-week run to mark its 30th anniversary. Watching it recently, The Cricket found the first half-hour to be tedious — but once it gets rolling, and Bill Murray is allowed to show his goofball charm, it still delivers the laughs. The Tower Theatre has this weekend’s best new movie: “Frank,” an offbeat comedy-drama that follow... This is how bad Labor Day weekend is for movies: The best movie opening today is 30 years old. That would be Ivan Reitman’s action comedy “Ghostbusters,” which is getting a one-week run to mark its 30th anniversary. Watching it recently, The Cricket found the first half-hour to be tedious — but once it gets rolling, and Bill Murray is allowed to show his goofball charm, it still delivers the laughs. The Tower Theatre has this weekend’s best new movie: “Frank,” an offbeat comedy-drama that follow... 58351515@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:08:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Rivers ‘resting comfortably’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58351152-66/com-http-rivers-vulture.html.csp Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Joan Rivers is “resting comfortably” in a New York hospital, her daughter Melissa said Thursday night. The comedienne was hospitalized after she stopping breathing during a throat-surgery procedure in a clinic Thursday. [Entertainment Weekly] • Who’s going to be in Colorado for the Telluride Film Festival (starting tonight)? Reese Witherspoon, Jon Stewart, Hilary Swank, Francis Coppola, Steve Carell and Benedict Cumberbatch. [Denver Post] • When ... Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Joan Rivers is “resting comfortably” in a New York hospital, her daughter Melissa said Thursday night. The comedienne was hospitalized after she stopping breathing during a throat-surgery procedure in a clinic Thursday. [Entertainment Weekly] • Who’s going to be in Colorado for the Telluride Film Festival (starting tonight)? Reese Witherspoon, Jon Stewart, Hilary Swank, Francis Coppola, Steve Carell and Benedict Cumberbatch. [Denver Post] • When ... 58351152@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:37:02 MDT Plans for tonight: The Head and the Heart at Twilight Concert Series finale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58326238-66/http-com-www-scera.html.csp • The University of Utah Utes begin the college football season by hosting the Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles Stadium, 451 S. 1400 East, U. of U. campus, Salt Lake City. The game starts at 5:30. Limited bleachers and standing-room seats remain, at the Utes’ ticket website. • The 2014 Twilight Concert Series concludes with Seattle indie-folk band The Head And The Heart, at Pioneer Park, 350 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City. Opening act: San Fermin. Show starts at 7; gates for Twilight Market open ... • The University of Utah Utes begin the college football season by hosting the Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles Stadium, 451 S. 1400 East, U. of U. campus, Salt Lake City. The game starts at 5:30. Limited bleachers and standing-room seats remain, at the Utes’ ticket website. • The 2014 Twilight Concert Series concludes with Seattle indie-folk band The Head And The Heart, at Pioneer Park, 350 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City. Opening act: San Fermin. Show starts at 7; gates for Twilight Market open ... 58326238@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:36:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Jolie and Pitt are married http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58346823-66/bbc-chase-com-hollywood.html.csp Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Superstar couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt secretly got married last Saturday. It happened in a small chapel in France, and without the paparazzi finding out. [BBC News] • Hollywood adds to the list of things we don’t need, with the announcement that the “Underworld” franchise will get a reboot. [The Hollywood Reporter] • David Chase, the creator of “The Sopranos,” refuted the conclusions of an earlier interview, which claimed that Chase had dec... Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Superstar couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt secretly got married last Saturday. It happened in a small chapel in France, and without the paparazzi finding out. [BBC News] • Hollywood adds to the list of things we don’t need, with the announcement that the “Underworld” franchise will get a reboot. [The Hollywood Reporter] • David Chase, the creator of “The Sopranos,” refuted the conclusions of an earlier interview, which claimed that Chase had dec... 58346823@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:34:02 MDT Study: Salt Lake City a good place to find a job if you’re over 50 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58343679-66/grandparents-job-com-lake.html.csp If you’re over 50 and looking for a job, Salt Lake City is a good place to be. That’s the finding of a survey by Grandparents.com, the website of the American Grandparents Association, which listed Salt Lake City among 10 cities with good prospects for older job seekers. “Talk about a boom,” said the study’s writers. “Due in large part to its central location (and little around it for miles), SLC’s job market is expanding across the board, from artists to airline ticketing agents.” The study sa... If you’re over 50 and looking for a job, Salt Lake City is a good place to be. That’s the finding of a survey by Grandparents.com, the website of the American Grandparents Association, which listed Salt Lake City among 10 cities with good prospects for older job seekers. “Talk about a boom,” said the study’s writers. “Due in large part to its central location (and little around it for miles), SLC’s job market is expanding across the board, from artists to airline ticketing agents.” The study sa... 58343679@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:32:02 MDT Plans for tonight: Etheridge at Kingsbury Hall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58326237-66/http-com-www-kingsbury.html.csp • Orange County, Calif., hip-hop musician and graffiti artist Phora performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $21, at Smith’s Tix. • Folk-rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will perform music from her upcoming album, “This Is M.E.,” at Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8. Tickets, from $55 to $65, at Smith’s Tix and the Kingsbury website. • Pop-rock sensation Jessica Hernandez ... • Orange County, Calif., hip-hop musician and graffiti artist Phora performs at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $21, at Smith’s Tix. • Folk-rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge will perform music from her upcoming album, “This Is M.E.,” at Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8. Tickets, from $55 to $65, at Smith’s Tix and the Kingsbury website. • Pop-rock sensation Jessica Hernandez ... 58326237@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:31:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: More about Miley’s homeless friend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsmoviecricket/58342464-66/http-miley-amazing-associated.html.csp Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • You knew this was coming: Jesse Helt, the homeless runaway who accepted Miley Cyrus’ MTV Video Music Award on Sunday, is wanted by Oregon police on a 2010 warrant for criminal mischief and other charges. [Associated Press] • The ‘90s sitcom “Full House” may get a revival, with some of the cast already on board. [The Hollywood Reporter] • The first three couples starring in the new season of “Survivor” has been announced: outspoken former MLB pitche... Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • You knew this was coming: Jesse Helt, the homeless runaway who accepted Miley Cyrus’ MTV Video Music Award on Sunday, is wanted by Oregon police on a 2010 warrant for criminal mischief and other charges. [Associated Press] • The ‘90s sitcom “Full House” may get a revival, with some of the cast already on board. [The Hollywood Reporter] • The first three couples starring in the new season of “Survivor” has been announced: outspoken former MLB pitche... 58342464@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:15:02 MDT