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Film

Oscars statuettes. (Courtesy Flickr)

2021 Oscar Nominations and Ceremony Changes Announced

By Paige Gardner , Assistant Arts Editor March 24, 2021

  Last year’s Academy Awards Ceremony was one of the last events left untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic. The past year has radically changed film production parameters and will undoubtedly make...

Operation Varsity Blues Promo Image | (Courtesy: Netflix)

Netflix’s ‘Operation Varsity Blues’ is a Gripping Exposé

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer March 22, 2021

  When news of the college admissions scandal broke in February 2019, several prominent American universities and members of their staff were implicated in an expansive plot. Individuals and organizations...

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Pop Cultured: Remakes, Sequels and the Death of Originality

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer March 19, 2021

  Mark Twain once said “There’s no such thing as an original idea. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort of mental kaleidoscope. We give them a turn and they make new and...

Billie Eilish: The Worlds a Little Blurry (Courtesy Apple TV+)

‘Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry’ Captures a Star on the Rise

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor March 17, 2021

  When Billie Eilish first arrived on the music scene in 2015 with “Ocean Eyes,” I had no idea who she was, or how insanely talented she is. It would still take me a couple of years to discover...

The Yi family looks out over their new land (Photo by David Bornfriend | Courtesy of A24)

Searching for the American Dream in Lee Isaac Chung’s ‘Minari’

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor March 15, 2021

  “Minari,” a breakout film from University of Utah alum Lee Isaac Chung, is a heartwarming and heartbreaking story of a Korean family trying to achieve their own American Dream in Arkansas.   The...

The 78th Golden Globe Awards. (Courtesy Hollywood Foreign Press Association)

2021 Golden Globes Should’ve Just Been an Email

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer March 5, 2021

  The 78th Golden Globes took place Sunday, Feb. 28 and boy oh boy were they rough. Even hosting veterans Amy Poehler and Tina Fey seemed to be uninterested and even embarrassed by the ceremony....

The Little Things (Courtesy Warner Bros.)

‘The Little Things:’ A Satisfying Crime Thriller Worth Watching

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor March 5, 2021

  The true-crime genre and its fictional counterpart — a genre full of gory, violent deaths, missing people and haunted detectives trying to piece events together — have become entertainment...

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FanX Returns With New Guest Announcements

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 4, 2021

  The FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention has announced its first celebrity guests for its 2021 event, which is set to take place Sept. 16–18. The convention has successfully put on 12 events over...

2012 Sundance Institute | Photo by Jonathan Hickerson.

Wrapping up the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

By , Kate Button, Cade Anderson, and Paige Anderson March 2, 2021

  The 2021 Sundance Film Festival was unprecedented, to say the least. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced the festival programming to transition to an online format instead of the traditional...

Album cover for the soundtrack to Sias controversial directorial debut, Music.

Sia’s ‘Music’ A Painful Vanity Project, But Valuable Chance to Confront Ableism

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer March 2, 2021

  Content warning: ableism. Several hyperlinks below redirect to upsetting content regarding the marginalization of neurodivergent individuals. It feels tiring to keep hearing and saying the...