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Film

Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan and Stephanie Hsu in Everything Everywhere All at Once (Courtesy A24)

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ is a Breathless, Surreal Multiverse Fantasy

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer May 4, 2022

  It's Not False Advertising There is no false advertising with the title of “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” It's exactly what it says on the tin. There is not a second of downtime to be...

(Portrait of Hasse Borup via the University of Utahs faculty page)

‘Artivism for Earth’ Continues the Conversation on Climate Change

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 2, 2022

  In the year since Artivism for Earth’s initial launch, and six months since highlighting their work for the Chronicle’s Environmental Issue, Co-founders Hasse Borup and Elisbaet Curbelo found...

Mark Rylance and Zoey Deutch in The Outfit. (Courtesy Focus Features)

Gangster Drama ‘The Outfit’ Needed a Bit More Tailoring

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer April 23, 2022

  The Latin proverb "vestis virum facit," roughly translated in English to "clothes make the man," was included in "Adagia" — a collection of Greek and Latin proverbs published in 1500 by Dutch...

(Graphic by Claire Peterson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U of U Health Inspires with Sundance Documentary ‘Meet Me Where I Am’

By Lucas Welk, Arts Writer April 20, 2022

  It is natural these days to be exceptionally skeptical of so-called inspiring news stories. What a media outlet may portray as a positive, uplifting feature can actually look quite grim upon...

Student Art Showcase at Salt Lake Community College (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

SLCC Proves it Cares About Art Students in 2022 Student Showcase

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor April 15, 2022

  The 2022 Student Art Showcase at Salt Lake Community College opened last week, marking the end of the school year and a return to in-person gallery events and showcases across the valley. The...

Magazine header for Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival and World Tour (Courtesy Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity)

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Stops at Kingsbury Hall on World Tour

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer April 9, 2022

  2022’s Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival debuted at Kingsbury Hall on Feb. 22 and ran through Feb. 25, but it will eventually tour nine provinces and two territories in its native Canada...

Channing Tatum and Lulu in Dog Courtesty of MGM

‘Dog’ Uses Deceptive Marketing to Peddle Raunchy Comedy to Families

By Lucas Welk, Arts Writer April 4, 2022

  "Dog" gave me one of the most uncomfortable theater experiences of my life. Essentially, it is a mediocre, raunchy, buddy comedy starring the first-time director Channing Tatum. A half-naked...

Robert Pattinson in The Batman (Courtesy of Warner Bros.)

Robert Pattinson Puts on the Cape in ‘The Batman’ for a Moody Detective Thriller

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer March 20, 2022

  Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” doesn’t seek to redefine the story of The Dark Knight or subvert what it means to be a hero. How could it? By my count, eighteen actors have previously played...

Benedict Cumberbatch in The Power of The Dog  (Courtesy Netflix)

Oscars 2022: Best Picture Nominations Ranked From Worst to Best

By Lucas Welk, Arts Writer March 3, 2022

  The 94th Academy Awards are right around the corner, so I watched and ranked all 10 Best Picture nominations from my least to most favorite. 10. Belfast "Belfast" was a tremendous letdown....

(Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Queer Tragedy: ‘Happy Never Afters’ in Film Media

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer February 26, 2022

  Although queer representation in film media has been on the rise in recent years, one truth appears to remain static: queer people can not catch a break. From untimely deaths and so-close-yet-so-far...