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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

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Binge Bytes: ‘The A24 Podcast’

By Oakley Burt, Arts Editor February 26, 2020

  Even if you haven’t heard of A24, chances are you’ve seen at least one of their films or television shows. In just a few years, this indie production and distribution company has made major...

Devin France appears in Wendy by Benh Zeitlin, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

‘Wendy’ Reframes the Story of Peter Pan Through a Lyrical Modern Lens

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer February 3, 2020

  J. M. Barrie's famous novel and stage play "Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up" has been adapted countless times into various retellings, between theatre, books and film. It's a tale...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrel appear in Downhill by Jim Rash and Nat Faxon, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Nail Drama with ‘Downhill’

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer February 3, 2020

  There are particular actors that we associate with comedy as opposed to any other genre. Often, it can be difficult to think of these people in more dramatic and heartfelt roles, but skilled...

Adam Ild Rohweder appears in Chemo Brain by Kristian Håskjold, an official selection of the Indie Episodic program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Jesper Duelund.

‘Chemo Brain’ Examines Cancer with Staggering Gravitas

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer February 1, 2020

  What's the most you can accomplish in eight days? For myself, this depends on the week at hand — I might get a project finished, meet with some friends or read a few books. However, I can hardly...

Alison Brie appears in Horse Girl by Jeff Baena, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

‘Horse Girl’ Fuels the Imagination with Whimsy and Nightmares

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer February 1, 2020

  Some of the greatest mind-bending films ask us questions about how to differentiate between the real and the unreal, from "Inception" to "The Truman Show" to "The Matrix." How often, however,...

Sunita Mani and John Reynolds appear in Save Yourselves! by Alex Fischer and Eleanor Wilson, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Matt Clegg.

‘Save Yourselves!’ Satirizes Tech and Relationships with Heart

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer February 1, 2020

  Warning: This article contains mild spoilers of "Save Yourselves!" We all know the stereotype of the tech-addicted young adult. Along with it comes the belief that such people run oblivious...

(Illustration by David Onwukeme | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cinema Globetrotting: Free Movies to Watch From Around the World

By Abigail Bowe, Arts Writer January 16, 2020

  Many compelling films hide amidst foreign language and independent titles which don't make it straight away to commercial availability in the United States. Oftentimes, U.S. viewers only become...