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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 Blue Room” is a “must-see for mystery fans”

November 3, 2014

Recently released French mystery film “The Blue Room” chronicles an extramarital affair that causes at least one murder. One may be surprised to see the phrase “at least one murder,”...

Una notte di film: Students return from study abroad in Italy with self-made movies

September 19, 2014

Wednesday evening, the silver screen lit up at Post Theater on the eastern edge of campus. Film students from a variety of different backgrounds and levels of filmmaking showed the short films they had...

That’s a Wrap with Steve Stafsholt: “Heavy Mental” thrills audiences as it kicks off world tour

September 4, 2014

On Aug. 30 Absinthe Films’ newest release “Heavy Mental” had its world premiere at the Tower Theatre here in Salt Lake City. The debut was met by a full house, and nearly every scene...

“Get On Up:” Boseman’s performance makes up for befuddling plotline

August 26, 2014

Following his widely successful movie “The Help,” director Tate Taylor decided to try something new. Producers Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer proposed Taylor direct a biopic chronicling the life...

That’s a Wrap with Steve Stafsholt: existential angst in “Mood Indigo”

August 26, 2014

Based on Boris Vian’s surrealist novel “L’Écume des jours” (known in English as both “Froth on the Daydream” and “Foam of the Daze”), the film adaptation...

Photo courtesy of UMFA.

UMOCA touts cult director

January 8, 2014

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art opens its doors to an inside perspective of misfit and cult filmmaker Trent Harris with the exhibit “Trent Harris: Echo Cave.” Presented with drawings, photographs,...

Charlie Chaplin serenades Edna Purviance in the film “The Vagabond.” The Organ Loft will show 3 Chaplin films this month. Photo courtesy of The Hunter Hale Collection.

Organ Loft accompanies Chaplin silent comedies

January 6, 2014

The Organ Loft, a theater on Edison Street and 3300 South, regularly screens silent films with live organ accompaniment. This year, the art house will kick things off with none other than silent comedian...

Salt Lake gets early screening

December 11, 2013

Most people have to wait until Dec. 20 to see David O. Russell’s latest film “American Hustle.” However, Salt Lake City film fanatics were able to attend a preview screening broadcast by the New...

‘Maidentrip’ debuts at Salt Lake City Library

November 25, 2013

The ocean’s gravitational pull to the moon is unavoidable. Like two magnets drawn together, the rise and the fall of the sea’s tide represents 14-year-old Laura Dekker’s attraction to water. When...

Tower of Terror celebrates cult Halloween films

October 24, 2013

During October, every place in town gets swept up in the spooky spirit of Halloween. Some shops offer pumpkin flavored goodies, while others redecorate their interiors to match the essence of the season....