ENTERTAINMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ENTERTAINMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) The Cricket’s Daily 3: Downey tops Hollywood money list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58210216-66/forbes-hollywood-http-preserve.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58210216-66/forbes-hollywood-http-preserve.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Downey tops Hollywood money list</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T07:22:17.427-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Robert Downey Jr. is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood for the second year in a row, according to a ranking by Forbes magazine. [Forbes] • Only a fraction of Hollywood movies depict gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender characters — and many of those are negative or defamatory portrayals, a new survey by GLAAD reports. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Blake Lively has started her own website, a mix of uplifting advice and artisan-products catalog th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210216@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:22:17 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: More ‘Star Wars’ hype http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58206039-66/star-box-com-entertainment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58206039-66/star-box-com-entertainment.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: More ‘Star Wars’ hype</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T07:33:46.29-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • J.J. Abrams is making the Internet go nuts today, by releasing a video that shows an X-Wing fighter for the new “Star Wars” movie. [Entertainment Weekly] • On a slow box-office weekend, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” earned $36 million to take the top spot for the second week in a row. New movies “The Purge: Anarchy,” “Planes: Fire & Rescue” and “Sex Tape” lagged behind. [Box Office Mojo] • The amiable star James Garner died over the weekend. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206039@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:33:46 MDT Friday movie roundup: When franchises attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58198168-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58198168-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: When franchises attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:27:19.852-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s not a great weekend for new movies. In fact, it’s pretty awful. The weekend’s big studio openings include two sequels for movies that probably didn’t need them: “Planes: Fire & Rescue” and “The Purge: Anarchy.” Because of a scheduling conflict set up by the rival studios behind those films (each wanted a screening on Tuesday night, and neither was willing to budge), The Cricket had to choose — and he chose “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” the second movie in the spinoff to Pixar’s “Cars” movies. Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198168@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:27:19 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Rocky’ down for the count http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58189573-66/com-deadline-http-rocky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58189573-66/com-deadline-http-rocky.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Rocky’ down for the count</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T07:41:52.776-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 07:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Yo, Adrian! The musical “Rocky” is closing on Broadway on Aug. 17, after five months. [The Hollywood Reporter] • A trailer you’ll want to see: The one for “Big Hero 6,” Disney’s upcoming computer-animated adventure based on a Marvel Comics title. [Entertainment Weekly] • More “Saturday Night Live” casting changes: Rookies Noel Wells and John Milhiser are reportedly out, as is five-year veteran Nasim Pedrad — who, among other things, plays a pe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58189573@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:41:52 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Weird Al’ gets ‘Tacky’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58186139-66/com-http-tacky-vulture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58186139-66/com-http-tacky-vulture.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Weird Al’ gets ‘Tacky’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T07:00:59.02-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 07:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “Weird Al” Yankovic is releasing eight videos in eight days to tout his new album, “Mandatory Fun,” kicking off with “Tacky,” a satirical salute to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” [Entertainment Weekly] • After a year on “Saturday Night Live,” Brooks Wheelan was given the ax — and it says something that the most notable thing he did all season was a tweet announcing he got fired. [Vulture] • Director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin turned the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186139@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:59 MDT Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179353-79/trump-atlantic-casino-plaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179353-79/trump-atlantic-casino-plaza.html.csp">Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T14:05:41.11-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 02:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Atlantic City’s crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City said they expect to shut down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press that no final decision has been made on the Boardwalk casino. But the company said it expects the casino to close its doors Sept. 16. Notices warning employees of the expected closing will go out to the casino’s 1,000-plus employees Monday. If...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793532014-07-13T14:05:41.11-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T14:05:41.11-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179353@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:05:41 MDT Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177190-68/casino-trump-atlantic-plaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177190-68/casino-trump-atlantic-plaza.html.csp">Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T12:52:59.3-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 12:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Atlantic City’s crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press that no final decision has been made on the Boardwalk casino. But the company said it expects the casino to close its doors Sept. 16. Notices warning employees of the expected closing will go out to the casino’s 1,000-plus employees Monday. If Trump Plaza clos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177190@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:52:59 MDT Trib Talk: ‘Damn These Heels,’ ‘Wicked,’ other weekend highlights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58170881-231/sltrib-com-entertainment-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58170881-231/sltrib-com-entertainment-http.html.csp">Trib Talk: ‘Damn These Heels,’ ‘Wicked,’ other weekend highlights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T12:51:49.824-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A full smorgasbord of entertainment options awaits Utahns this weekend, from the SLC Jazz Festival to “Wicked” to the return of cult film director Trent Harris. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune features editor Anna Cekola and food writer Kathy Stephenson join movie critic Sean P. Means to give their recommendations for movies, music, live entertainment and dining options this weekend. You can watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170881@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:51:49 MDT Friday movie roundup: ‘Apes’ is enough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58173498-66/sltrib-apes-com-csp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58173498-66/sltrib-apes-com-csp.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: ‘Apes’ is enough</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T09:08:49.958-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s just one thing you have to do this weekend at the movies: Go ape. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is the real deal, an exciting action movie that’s also a thought-provoking drama about war, leadership, and the corrosive effects of xenophobia. Ten years after an outbreak of the lab-created “simian flu” has decimated humanity, an ape colony — led by the strong and intelligent Caesar (performed by Andy Serkis) — is thriving in the California woods. When some apes encounter some humans, sur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173498@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:08:49 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Clooney 1, tabloid 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165171-66/clooney-com-daily-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165171-66/clooney-com-daily-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Clooney 1, tabloid 0</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T07:10:54.506-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 07:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • George Clooney wrote a ferocious op-ed against Britain’s Daily Mail over a story the tabloid wrote about his future mother-in-law — and got the paper to apologize. [The Huffington Post] • A live-action remake of “Dumbo”? Yup, that’s going to be a thing now. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Kevin Smith says he’s still going to make “Clerks 3,” even though The Weinstein Company won’t bankroll it. [Entertainment Weekly]</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:10:54 MDT CEO: Theme park job is about making memories http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165118-79/parks-cedar-amusement-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165118-79/parks-cedar-amusement-park.html.csp">CEO: Theme park job is about making memories</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN SEEWER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T16:44:26.222-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandusky, Ohio • Standing in the shadows of a $30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the nation’s fourth-biggest amusement park company points to another addition at Cedar Point he’s proud of too — a shady spot to relax and munch on taffy and fudge. It’s not the most exciting part of the park along Lake Erie that boasts 17 roller coasters, but he thinks these little extras will keep families coming back. Matt Ouimet has spent his first two years as chief e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581651182014-07-09T16:44:26.222-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T16:44:26.222-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165118@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:44:26 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Shock jock fired for racist tweets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58156507-66/anthony-box-com-fired.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58156507-66/anthony-box-com-fired.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Shock jock fired for racist tweets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T09:09:00.517-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Sirius-XM has fired Anthony Cumia, half of the popular shock-jock team “Opie & Anthony,” after a series of racist (and unprintable) tweets during an encounter with a black woman in Times Square. [Vulture] • Paul McCartney is back performing, after a viral infection caused him to cancel or reschedule several concerts. [Entertainment Weekly] • “Transformers: Age of Extinction” topped the box office on a slow Independence Day weekend. Newcomer “Tam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156507@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:09:00 MDT Wednesday movie roundup: ‘Snowpiercer’ on track http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58142164-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58142164-66/sltrib-movie-com-csp.html.csp">Wednesday movie roundup: ‘Snowpiercer’ on track</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T14:46:38.743-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 02:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The best movie opening on this Fourth of July weekend is, appropriately, an independent film. “Snowpiercer” is an eye-popping, thought-provoking and entirely original post-apocalyptic action drama. In a near-future where the Earth is barren and frozen (thanks to a botched attempt to cure global warming), the last remnants of humanity live on a train that’s constantly circumnavigating the planet. The train is split by economic classes, with the rich up front and the rabble in the rear. That rabbl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142164@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:46:38 MDT Two hotels get overhauls in sign of Sin City upswing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142109-79/vegas-hotel-las-caesars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142109-79/vegas-hotel-las-caesars.html.csp">Two hotels get overhauls in sign of Sin City upswing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE RINDELS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T08:52:02.368-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Two major Las Vegas resorts will be completely overhauled and rebranded in another sign that the entertainment capital is emerging from its recession doldrums. Caesars Entertainment announced Tuesday that it’s investing $223 million to overhaul The Quad, an aging 2,256-room hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, and will rename it the LINQ Hotel & Casino effective Oct. 30. In a separate announcement, timeshare company Westgate Resorts said it had purchased the LVH, a hard-hit property that wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581421092014-07-02T08:52:02.368-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T08:52:02.368-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142109@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:52:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Another reprieve for ‘Community’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58137307-66/com-community-http-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58137307-66/com-community-http-2014.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Another reprieve for ‘Community’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T08:41:09.535-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 08:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Yahoo! will produce a sixth season of “Community,” the cult-fave sitcom recently canceled by NBC, to be broadcast online. [Entertainment Weekly] • Fox has pulled the plug on “Hieroglyph,” its expensive drama set in ancient Egypt. [The Hollywood Reporter] • The Amsterdam street bench where Hazel and Augustus kissed has gone missing. [AP, via The Huffington Post]</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137307@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:41:09 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Transformers’ scores globally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58132538-66/age-com-http-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58132538-66/age-com-http-news.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Transformers’ scores globally</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:52:54.073-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • “Transformers: Age of Extinction” scored an estimated $100 million at the box office this weekend, the biggest three-day opening this year. It also took in another $201 million in international markets, including $90 million in China, where part of it was filmed. Proof that stupidity is an exportable commodity. [Box Office Mojo] • Lifetime has delayed plans for a biopic of the late singer Aaliyah, after Disney pop star Zendaya dropped out of the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132538@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:52:54 MDT Friday movie roundup: ‘Obvious’ alternative http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58123060-66/sltrib-com-csp-entertainment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58123060-66/sltrib-com-csp-entertainment.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: ‘Obvious’ alternative</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:48:02.483-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is decimating audiences this weekend, two offbeat takes on romantic comedy will charm moviegoers who appreciate quality over brain-killing idiocy. Director Gillian Robespierre’s “Obvious Child” is a witty, brutally honest take on romance. Jenny Slate, in a no-holds-barred performance that’s funny and heart-warming, plays Donna, a stand-up comedienne who loses her boyfriend and her job — and, after a one-night stand, becomes pregnant. Donna decides to have ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123060@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:48:02 MDT Another Atlantic City hotel casino set to close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123055-79/atlantic-casino-showboat-caesars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123055-79/atlantic-casino-showboat-caesars.html.csp">Another Atlantic City hotel casino set to close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:23:02.319-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Casino contraction hit Atlantic City for the second time this year, as the parent company of the Showboat Casino Hotel announced Friday it will close the Mardi Gras-themed casino on Aug. 31. Caesars Entertainment told The Associated Press on Friday morning the company will shutter the poorest-performing of its four Atlantic City casinos. CEO Gary Loveman said in a statement that the “difficult decision” is necessary to protect the rest of its business in Atlantic City, wher...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581230552014-06-27T09:23:02.319-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-27T09:23:02.319-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123055@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:23:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: A new view on ‘The View’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58123027-66/view-com-entertainment-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58123027-66/view-com-entertainment-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: A new view on ‘The View’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T08:53:26.782-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Say goodbye to Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy from “The View.” Next season, it will be Whoopi Goldberg and ... any volunteers? [Vulture] • Shia LaBeouf was accused of being disruptive at a Broadway performance of “Cabaret” at Studio 54, leading to him being handcuffed and taken to a police station. [ABC News] • Guillermo del Toro says he’s going to make a “Pacific Rim 2.” [Entertainment Weekly]</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123027@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:53:26 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Dozens hospitalized after Avicii concert http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58118185-66/avicii-com-hospitalized-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58118185-66/avicii-com-hospitalized-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Dozens hospitalized after Avicii concert</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:11:55.49-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Dozens of people were hospitalized after an Avicii show in Boston’s TD Garden. Alcohol and illicit drugs are being blamed. [USA Today] • Gary Oldman’s apology tour continued on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Oldman is apologizing for statements he made in a Playboy interview, among other things defending Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Caleb Bankston, a contestant in “Survivor: Blood & Water,” died in a train derailment while worki...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58118185@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:11:55 MDT