MOVIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOVIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Billy Bob Thornton is right at home in ‘Fargo’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57797565-223/thornton-fargo-lorne-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57797565-223/thornton-fargo-lorne-movie.html.csp">Billy Bob Thornton is right at home in ‘Fargo’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. PIerce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T10:56:20.402-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the TV adaptation of “Fargo,” Billy Bob Thornton plays cold-blooded killer Lorne Malvo. Lorne is distressingly likable, particularly for a cold-blooded killer. “I’ve never been afraid of that type of thing,” Thornton said. “I’ve done a movie where, the first scene, I pee on myself and throw up in the alley.” Lorne makes “Bad Santa” look mild. “What I love about what [executive produce/writer] Noah [Hawley] has done with the character is that it’s not a typical bad guy,” Thornton said. “A pupp...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57797565@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:56:20 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Mickey Rooney, last of Hollywood’s golden age http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57784947-66/abcnews-box-com-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57784947-66/abcnews-box-com-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Mickey Rooney, last of Hollywood’s golden age</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="2014-04-08T09:05:23.645-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about this weekend in pop culture: • Mickey Rooney, who made movies for 87 of his 93 years on this planet, has died. Required viewing: “National Velvet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Pete’s Dragon” and a few “Andy Hardy” movies. [Los Angeles Times] • George Strait, 61, won Entertainer of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. It’s the second time he’s won the title — the first being 25 years ago. [AP, via ABCNews] • “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” set ...</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> 57784947@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:05:23 MDT Crunch time for Obamacare: About 40K Utahns are in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57666288-78/health-enrollment-utahns-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57666288-78/health-enrollment-utahns-www.html.csp">Crunch time for Obamacare: About 40K Utahns are in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T22:27:26.11-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">People, it appears, respond to deadlines. As the March 31 enrollment deadline nears for Obamacare’s online insurance marketplace, more Utahns have rushed to sign up. Nearly 40,000 Utahns have found a health plan on www.HealthCare.gov. March enrollments so far have reached a 38 percent increase over February’s numbers. Additionally, about 36,000 Utahns have been deemed eligible for Medicaid. Nationally enrollment has reached 4.2 million, according to the latest federal tally. The Obama admini...</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> 57666288@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:27:26 MDT Disney opens the gates to its own digital movie service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57630564-79/disney-digital-movies-anywhere.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57630564-79/disney-digital-movies-anywhere.html.csp">Disney opens the gates to its own digital movie service</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BROOKS BARNES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T10:14:56.207-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • As consumers display increased interest in owning movies digitally — a habit considered crucial to Hollywood’s future — Walt Disney Studios has unveiled a service that is intended to make collecting its films easier. Once fully deployed, the free service, called Disney Movies Anywhere, will allow consumers to buy a Disney, Marvel or Pixar movie once and watch it anywhere: on any web-ready TV, mobile device or computer. Users on Tuesday were able immediately to link their Apple iTun...</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> 57630564@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:14:56 MDT Dowd: Women still kept in Hollywood’s corner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57635203-82/women-percent-female-films.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57635203-82/women-percent-female-films.html.csp">Dowd: Women still kept in Hollywood’s corner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAUREEN DOWD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T06:33:01.34-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 06:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the statuesque Cate Blanchett clutched her statuette, she sent an acid air kiss Sandra Bullock’s way. The “Blue Jasmine” star told her vanquished rival, who was gamely smiling after losing for “Gravity,” “Sandra, I could watch that performance to the end of time, and I sort of felt like I had.” But then Blanchett turned all feminist, doing a Nobody-puts-Baby-in-a-niche smackdown. She chided industry colleagues “who are still foolishly clinging to the idea that female films with women at the c...</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> 57635203@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:33:01 MDT Oscars ‘14: Where to see the nominees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57615552-66/county-lake-nomination-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57615552-66/county-lake-nomination-salt.html.csp">Oscars ‘14: Where to see the nominees</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="2014-03-01T13:23:01.602-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 01:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Since the 86th annual Academy Awards will be handed out Sunday, you have two days (and change) to study up before the big night.Many of the nominees are still playing in Utah theaters — while others are available on DVD.If you want to see the nominees in the Live-Action Short or Animated Short categories (and you should, because they’re really good), they are playing at the Tower Theatre and the Century 16 (South Salt Lake City).Here’s a rundown, by movie, of where you can see the feature-length...</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> 57615552@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 13:23:01 MDT How to watch ‘difficult’ movies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57598365-223/film-movie-watch-schindler.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57598365-223/film-movie-watch-schindler.html.csp">How to watch ‘difficult’ movies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Julia Turner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Slate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T17:11:07.175-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week I finally saw “Schindler’s List.” Yes, that “Schindler’s List” — the Oscar-winning Spielberg movie that earned wide acclaim for its vivid and sensitive portrayal of the Holocaust. It came out 21 years ago, and I’ve been meaning to see it ever since. Why did it take me so long? The reasons will be familiar to anyone who’s ever let a worthy but difficult film languish in its red Netflix envelope. You keep meaning to watch the movie, but when it comes time to nestle into your couch on Sun...</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> 57598365@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:11:07 MDT