The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Film

Credit: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures © 2023 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. All Rights Reserved.

‘Challengers’: Too Ballsy To Lose

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer April 12, 2024

  If one word could describe the filmography of Italian director Luca Guadagnino, it would be “sensual.” From “Call Me By Your Name” to “Bones and All,” Guadagnino’s movies have...

(Design by Mary Allen | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

‘Monkey Man’: From Cages to Kings

By Isra Habib, Arts Writer April 12, 2024

  With (literal) bone-crushing action sequences and gut-wrenching sociopolitical commentary, Dev Patel’s "Monkey Man" is a film unlike any other. While some may refer it to a "John Wick"-reminiscent...

(L-R) Cailee Spaeny, Kirsten Dunst. (Courtesy of A24)

‘Civil War’ Examines the Frightening World of War Photography

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer April 10, 2024

  When A24 sent out the first poster for Alex Garland’s “Civil War” late last year, it appeared remarkably cheap and insincere. Film studios have never shied away from producing films that...

Damsel Poster (Courtesy of TUDUM by Netflix)

‘Damsel’ is Not a Typical Fairytale

By Jordan Thornblad, Arts Writer April 10, 2024

  "Damsel" is not a fairytale, which may be shocking given the fantastical nature of the trailers that preceded the film’s release on March 8, 2024. In an unexpected turn of events, the Netflix...

Nell Tiger Free as Margaret in The First Omen. (Courtesy of 20th Century Studios)

‘The First Omen’: The Renaissance of Religious Horror

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer April 9, 2024

  Since the dawn of horror, stories of religious terror have been pervasive. The epic biblical tales of demons and unholy powers wreaking havoc have inspired countless terrifying films, many of...

(Design by Samantha Garcia | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Unsustainable Damage of the Film Industry

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer April 8, 2024

  In the modern world, the effects of carbon emissions and general waste have become more and more apparent with rising temperatures and lowering air quality. Many know the major reasons and places...

The firehouse freezes over in New York City in Columbia Pictures’ GHOSTBUSTERS: FROZEN EMPIRE.(Courtesy of Sony Pictures)

‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’ is a Fun but Hollow Trip to NYC

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer March 23, 2024

  Ever since Jason Reitman brought the original Ghostbusters back to theaters with “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” a perplexing trend has swamped the marketing of the '80s property. Every trailer...

Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, and Christopher Nolan accept the Oscar® for Best Picture on Sunday, Mar. 10, 2024 (Credit Trae Patton ©A.M.P.A.S.)

The 2024 Oscars: An Exhaustive Recap

By Andre Montoya, Arts Writer March 12, 2024

  Picking up about a decade since Ellen DeGeneres’ famous star-filled Oscar selfie, a lot has changed and a lot has stayed the same in the entertainment industry. There was the MeToo movement,...

Lisa Frankenstein Poster (Courtesy of Focus Features)

‘Lisa Frankenstein’: 1980s Monster Romance Goodness

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer March 9, 2024

  The last name Williams is instantly recognizable in Hollywood. Zelda Williams, daughter of legendary actor Robin Williams, is relatively new to the scene, particularly in her directing career....

(Courtesy of Warner Brothers Pictures)

‘Dune: Part Two’: The Sci-Fi Blockbuster of the Century

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer February 21, 2024

  When acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve set his sights on adapting Frank Herbert’s influential 1965 sci-fi novel “Dune,” many raised their eyebrows in suspicion. Time and time again, filmmakers...

Comments (2)

The Daily Utah Chronicle welcomes comments from our community. However, the Daily Utah Chronicle reserves the right to accept or deny user comments. A comment may be denied or removed if any of its content meets one or more of the following criteria: obscenity, profanity, racism, sexism, or hateful content; threats or encouragement of violent or illegal behavior; excessively long, off-topic or repetitive content; the use of threatening language or personal attacks against Chronicle members; posts violating copyright or trademark law; and advertisement or promotion of products, services, entities or individuals. Users who habitually post comments that must be removed may be blocked from commenting. In the case of duplicate or near-identical comments by the same user, only the first submission will be accepted. This includes comments posted across multiple articles. You can read more about our comment policy at https://dailyutahchronicle.com/comment-faqs/.
All The Daily Utah Chronicle Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest