Arts & Culture

Sundance 2024 Film Review: Every Little Thing

Serene footage of hummingbirds mid-flight make Every Little Thing worth screening. The story of the woman who cares for them is another good reason to see it.

Sundance 2024 Film Review: Presence

Steven Soderbergh’s latest, Presence—his 36th feature, premiering at Sundance 35 years after sex, lies, and videotape, his first—opens with a handheld point-of-view shot, looking down from a second-story window onto a driveway....

Sundance 2024: Q&A with Masha Ko, director of The Looming

Ghosts and demons don’t compare to the horror of losing your identity and social isolation, and director Masha Ko is banking on it.

Sundance 2024 film review: The Looming

The Looming examines ageism and mental health in a short, chilling horror tale. The film is part of the Sundance Film Festival’s 2024 Midnight Short Film Program and directed by Masha Ko, who...

Sundance 2024 Film Review: Black Box Diaries

Documentary Black Box Diaries sends a message about standing with rape victims, even when it's politically inconvenient.

Sundance 2024 Film Review: Freaky Tales

Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden return to Sundance this year with a pretty delightful, action-packed romp through late-80s Oakland, Freaky Tales. The film takes its name from a rap by Oakland legend...

2024 Sundance Film Review: Eno

One benefit to a reviewer of Gary Hustwit’s innovative documentary Eno’s reported 52 quintillion possible versions is that there’s no possibility of spoilers. Practically, the film’s most significant feature is its constant...

2024 Sundance Film Festival: Films We’re Excited About

The 2024 Sundance Film Festival officially opens Thursday in Park City and Salt Lake City, and the full lineup includes more than 80 films that will be screening at this year’s festival,...

Things to do During the 2024 Sundance Film Festival

The 2024 Sundance Film Festival begins tomorrow (Jan. 18) and my email is enduring a daily barrage of PR releases announcing private screenings, afterparties, panels, chef tastings, opening night celebrations, pop-up lounges...

Preview: The Backyard Revival presents O Sister Where Art Thou?

Mix in a little ancient literature with a high lonesome harmony and you have the perfect elixir to wash away those winter blues. Local folk favorites, The Backyard Revival, presents O Sister...

Sundance Film Festival Director Eugene Hernandez

This year marks the 40th festival for the Sundance Film Festival. In some ways, it’s hard to believe an event that has such an influence on film and art worldwide could possibly...

Will Sundance Film Festival Leave Park City?

"No Welfare for Sundance + Kimball,” read the anonymously authored sticky note. The note contained one of many such nuanced takes from a late fall event designed to gather public input regarding...

Where to Eat During Sundance

As Sundance descends on Park City (Jan. 18 — 28), many restaurants and bars alter their hours and close for special events. This means you may not be able to get a...

Light in the Dark: GLOW at the Gallivan Center

Though we’re well into the darkest and coldest days of the year, downtown Salt Lake features an oasis of light so jam-packed with joy and wonder it’s sure to chase off even...

Holiday Movies Spotlight Utah

It's summer and it’s snowing outside of the Tower Movie Theater. There are bundled up couples wearing earmuffs and sipping hot chocolate at tables arranged in front of the theater. Two giant...

The Lord of Misrule: A Chaotic Christmas Play Unlike Anything Else

During the holidays as a kid, I was dragged to theatrical productions of The Nutcracker, It's a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol, but never once did I get to pelt Ebenezer...