MOVIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOVIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Movie review: ‘Life Itself’ presents Roger Ebert from all sides http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207675-223/ebert-film-james-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58207675-223/ebert-film-james-movie.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Life Itself’ presents Roger Ebert from all sides</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T16:37:37.864-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was inevitable that the mourning period for the people who knew the great film critic Roger Ebert — either personally (like me) or through his writing — would end with a movie. Thankfully, that movie, Steve James’ documentary “Life Itself,” is a good one — a movie Roger would have enjoyed watching, and one in which he would have been proud to be participating. James owes Ebert his career, since Ebert and his then-partner, Gene Siskel, championed James’ first film, “Hoop Dreams,” back in 1994....</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58207675@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:37:37 MDT Christmas in July: TV week of holiday programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58143410-223/hallmark-holiday-movies-abbott.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58143410-223/hallmark-holiday-movies-abbott.html.csp">Christmas in July: TV week of holiday programming</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T16:04:47.72-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Hallmark TV channels are beginning a week’s worth of holiday programming on the Fourth of July — but think ornaments and egg nog instead of fireworks and hot dogs. The stunt on the Hallmark and Hallmark Movie channels begins Friday afternoon and continues into the early morning hours of July 15. Mostly, it will be repeats of the holiday movies that Hallmark traditionally airs during the last two months of the year. “This is a little bit of escapism,” said Bill Abbott, president and CEO of th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581434102014-07-02T16:04:47.72-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T16:04:47.72-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143410@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:04:47 MDT Sean P. Means: Hollywood dances around the World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58080661-223/million-hollywood-action-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58080661-223/million-hollywood-action-cup.html.csp">Sean P. Means: Hollywood dances around the World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T15:21:35.573-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 03:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The world loves watching Hollywood blockbusters. So what happens when the world is busy watching something else? The blockbusters go bye-bye. With most of the world — and a vocal minority in the United States, including me — tuning in to the soccer action at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Hollywood’s movie studios have decided not to push their biggest export product: action movies. The only studio movies opening this weekend are the nostalgic musical “Jersey Boys” and the relationship comedy “...</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> 58080661@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:21:35 MDT