‘Elvis,’ ‘Top Gun’ tie for box-office crown with $30.5M each

Austin Butler, from left, director Baz Luhrmann, and Tom Hanks pose for photographers upon arrival for the premiere of the film ‘Elvis’ in London May 31. (Vianney Le Caer, Invision, AP) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes NEW YORK — Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic “Elvis” shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in weekend … Read more

What’s on TV, June 26-30: Westworld, more

Ariana DeBose and Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld; Steve Martin and Martin Shortin Only Murders In The Buildingphoto: John Johnson/HBO; Barbara Nitke/Hulu Welcome to What’s On, our weekly picks of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, June 26 to Thursday, June 30. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekend edition of … Read more

Apple TV Plus workplace comedy lacks bite

Maya Rudolph and Joel Kim Booster in lootphoto: Apple TV+ Apple TV+’s loot is designed to poke fun at, and eventually ruminate over, its protagonist’s ridiculously extravagant lifestyle. After all, Molly Novak’s (Maya Rudolph) splashy entry includes John (Adam Scott), her rich douchebag tech husband, gifting her a massive yacht. It has several floors and … Read more

New On Netflix July 2022: ‘Persuasion,’ ‘Virgin River’ And More

Calling all Jane Austen fans! Netflix is ​​due to add more than 100 shows and movies in July, including the new adaptation of Austen’s last novel, “Persuasion.” Starring Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis and Henry Goulding, the period film will premiere on Netflix on July 15. Other new original movies out next month include the spy … Read more

JugJugg Jeeyo Movie Review: Varun Dhawan & Kiara Advani’s entertainer is packed with Laughter, Emotion & Drama

Director: Raj Mehta Star Cast: Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Maniesh Paul, Prajakta Koli Platform: Theaters Rating: 3.5/5 Weddings are divine and more of a festival in India and hence, divorce often leads to conversations and evokes emotions that none can ascertain. Raj Mehta tries to dwell into the tale of two … Read more

The fading middle class in a ‘Breaking Bad’ universe – People’s World

‘Better Call Saul’s narcissistic but clever lawyer Better Call Saul is part of the Breaking Bad”universe,” the prequel to that series. As such it also partakes of the impulse that fuels successors to that series, most prominently ozark, another series admired by mainstream critics. The precursors to Breaking Bad, the series also follows a downward … Read more

Nature Conservancy, Audubon Society to head Utah’s new $40M Great Salt Lake program

The Great Salt Lake as seen on Feb. 15. A new Utah environmental program aims to protect and enhance water levels in the Great Salt Lake in an effort to avoid disaster. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes This article is published through the Great Salt Lake Collaborative, a solutions journalism … Read more

Books to read with Dad this Father’s Day — June 19

We owe so much to our dads, not only for the dumb jokes, piggy back rides and bedtime stories, but their hard work and sacrifice. Check out these awesome books about dads. (Leadrina, Shutterstock) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — One of the most special gifts I’ve ever received is a homemade … Read more

Utah author shares his emotional journey of coming to know Christ in a new book

Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes For all those who may be searching for new ways to draw closer to and truly know Christ, a new book offers a Latter-day Saint perspective on the journey to God through spiritual rebirth. “Putting on Christ” by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth … Read more