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Aug 25, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Leap! about Paris in 1884 where an orphaned girl arrives in Paris from Brittany. Félicie Milliner is 11 and has no money but one big, passionate dream: to become a dancer. With nothing left to lose, Félicie takes a big risk: she 'borrows' a spoiled brats identity and enters the Opera Ballet School. But how long can she be someone else? Mentored by the tough and mysterious cleaner, Odette , Félicie learns that talent is not enough - it takes hard work to be better than her ruthless, conniving fellow students. That and friendship. Felicie's inventive, exhausting and charismatic best friend Victor also has a dream: becoming a famous inventor. Together, they both encourage each other to reach for the stars.

They also review the movie The Only Living Boy in New York. After graduating from college and moving into an apartment, young Thomas Webb befriends an alcoholic neighbor who dispenses worldly wisdom alongside shots of whiskey. Webb's world soon comes crashing down when he learns that his father is having an affair with a beautiful and seductive woman. Determined to break up the relationship, Thomas winds up sleeping with her, launching a chain of events that will change everything that he thinks he knows about his family and himself.

They review the movie All Saints about Michael Spurlock, who decides to trade in his corporate sales career to become a pastor. Unfortunately, his first assignment is to close a country church and sell the prime piece of land where it sits. He soon has a change of heart when the church starts to welcome refugees from Burma. Spurlock now finds himself working with the refugees to turn the land into a working farm to pay the church's bills.

They review the movie Whose Streets? about an account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it. The filmmakers look at how the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.

And they review the movie Birth of the Dragon about Young Bruce Lee who is trying to make a name for himself while working as a martial arts instructor in 1964 San Francisco. When Lee meets Wong Jack Man, he challenges the kung fu master to a no-holds-barred fight that became the stuff of legend.

They also run through Telephone Torture and What's New at the Redbox.

Aug 25, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Good Time that picks up after a botched bank robbery which lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine "Connie" Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail. Over the course of one adrenalized night, Connie finds himself on a mad descent into violence and mayhem as he races against the clock to save his brother and himself, knowing their lives hang in the balance.

They also run through the Movie Show Top 10

Aug 18, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Wind River about an FBI agent who teams up with a veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

They Review The Hitman's Bodyguard about the world's top protection agent who is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world's most notorious hit men. The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end of the bullet for years and are thrown together for a wildly outrageous 24 hours. During their journey from England to the Hague, they encounter high-speed car chases, outlandish boat escapades and a merciless Eastern European dictator who is out for blood.

And they review the movie Logan Lucky about a West Virginia family man Jimmy Logan teams up with his one-armed brother Clyde and sister Mellie to steal money from the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. 

They also run through The Movie Show Top 10, What's New at the Redbox, and Telephone Torture.

Aug 18, 2017

KSL NewsRAdio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Step that documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.

They also review the movie Brigsby Bear about a children's television program produced for an audience of one: James Pope. When the series abruptly ends, Pope's life changes forever as he sets out to finish the storyline himself. To do that, he must learn how to cope with the realities of a new world that he knows nothing about.

 

Aug 11, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles Review the Movie Annabelle: Creation about a ormer toy maker and his wife who are happy to welcome a nun and six orphaned girls into their California farmhouse. Years earlier, the couple lost their 7-year-old daughter Annabelle in a tragic car accident. Terror soon strikes when one of the girls finds a seemingly innocent doll that seems to have a life of its own.

They Review 13 Minutes about an assasination attempt on Adolf Hitler as the dictator gives a speech in Munich on On Nov. 8, 1939, by Georg Elser.

And they review the movie The Glass Castle which is based on a memoir where four siblings must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them. When sober, the children's brilliant and charismatic father captured their imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Meanwhile, their mother abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn't want to take on the work of raising a family.

They also run through What's New at the Redbox and Telephone Torture.

Aug 11, 2017

KSL NEwsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the Movie Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature about Surly the squirrel and his animal friends spring into action when the evil mayor of Oakton plans to bulldoze the park that they live in.

Steve and Doug also talk with Virginia Pearce from the Utah Film Commission about what's new with films in utah, and what is coming up for screenings and filming in Utah.

They also run through the Movie Show Top 10

Aug 4, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie The Dark Tower about the last Gunslinger, who is locked in an eternal battle with the Man in Black. The Gunslinger must prevent the Man in Black from toppling the Dark Tower, the key that holds the universe together. With the fate of worlds at stake, two men collide in the ultimate battle between good and evil.

They review the movie Detroit about the 1967 detroit summer riots which began to tear apart the city of Detroit. Two days later, a report of gunshots prompts the Detroit Police Department, the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Army National Guard to search and seize an annex of the nearby Algiers Motel. Several policemen start to flout procedure by forcefully and viciously interrogating guests to get a confession. By the end of the night, three unarmed men are gunned down while several others are brutally beaten.

And they review An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power a follow up to the 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth. A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.

 

Aug 4, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Kidnap about a typical afternoon in the park which turns into a nightmare for a single mother when kidnappers snatch her young son. With no cellphone and no time to wait for police, the mother jumps into her car to follow the vehicle that holds her son. As the pursuit turns into a frantic, high-speed chase, the mother must risk everything and push herself to the limit to save her beloved child.

They also talk with Christopher Gorham (Director) Daryn Tufts (Actor/Writer) and Adam Abel (Producer) of the movie We Love You, Sally Carmichael about author Sally Carmichael's series of romance novels that chronicle the epic love story between a human girl and a merman. But no one knows that Sally Carmichael is really Simon Hayes, a bitter, serious novelist - and Simon would like to keep it that

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