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Kevin Costner Western and Four Other Movies to be Filmed in Utah

  • Kayla Vidal
  • A&EFilm
  • Jul 19, 2017

The Utah Film Commission announced five new movie projects, which together will create 500 jobs, will use Utah as a backdrop in the coming year. One of the productions is the much-anticipated TV series, Yellowstone, featuring Kevin Costner. The series follows a ranching family that finds its cattle empire threatened. The Film Commission expects Yellowstone…

Damn These Heels, Part Two

  • Maxx Chan
  • A&EFilm
  • Jun 29, 2017

Damn These Heels, Part Two  We interrupt your Facebook scrolling to bring you the second part of an event that you should think about attending three weekends from now, July 14 – 16. Ashley Szanter gave you your first sneak peek on June 16 of the dynamic line-up featuring 21 films from 15 countries. Now,…

Common but Deadly, “How Bad Can Good Be?” Premier

  • Maxx Chan
  • A&EFilm
  • Jun 19, 2017

Sunday, June 25th, marks the world premier of the YouTube short film, “How Bad Can Good Be?” written and performed by J.A. Carter-Winward. It features the work of Kurt Cochran with his wife Melissa as the honorary guest, both victims of a recent London terrorist attack. “It’s fitting,” says Carter-Winward, “That his last project was one so close to…

Preview: Damn These Heels Film Festival

  • Ashley Szanter
  • A&EFilm
  • Jun 16, 2017

The Utah Film Center is back with their 14th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival. The event, which showcases films exploring LGBTQ issues and ideas, will run July 14-16 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, featuring 21 films from 15 countries—all of which were selected by a programming committee, including teens from Utah Pride’s…

Film Review: The Mummy

  • Glen Warchol
  • A&EFilm
  • Jun 12, 2017

Every studio has a franchise, and Universal wants in on the Marvel-ous action using their roster of classic “Universal Monsters.” They made attempts with “The Wolfman” in 2010 with Benicio Del Toro playing the accursed Lawrence Talbot; then more pointedly in 2014 with “Dracula Untold” starring Luke Evans. Neither film fared well (although notoriously undemanding…