KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Battle of the Sexes about the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past.
They also review the movie American Made about Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States. The operation spawns the birth of the Medellin cartel and almost brings down the Reagan White House.
Steve and Doug also run through Telephone Torture and What's New at the Redbox
KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Flatliners, about five medical students who embark on a daring and dangerous experiment to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life. The bold adventure begins when they trigger near-death experiences by stopping their hearts for short periods of time. As their trials become more perilous, each must confront the sins from their past while facing the paranormal consequences of journeying to the other side.
They Review the movie Year by the Sea where after 30 years as a wife and mother, Joan retreats to Cape Cod rather than follow her husband to Kansas. Intent on rediscovering herself, but plagued with guilt, she questions her decision until stumbling upon a spirited mentor. Supported by her literary agent and a host of locals, including a sexy fisherman, Joan learns to embrace the ebb and flow of life.
Steve and Doug also run through the Movie Show Top 10
Doug Wright and Steve Salles review Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle. Spoiler alert: Steve liked it a lot more than Doug did. Find out why on the KSL Movie Show.
Doug Wright and Steve Salles review new movies Stronger and The Rebel in the Rye. Stronger stars Jake Gyllenhaal and is about a survivor of the Boston Bombings. The Rebel in the Rye is pretty much the origin story of Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger.
KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie American Assassin about a Cold War veteran, Stan Hurley, who takes CIA black ops recruit Mitch Rapp under his wing, they receive an assignment to investigate a wave of random attacks on both military and civilian targets. After discovering a pattern of violence, Hurley and Rapp join forces with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative who wants to start a global war.
They Review Beach Rats about an aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn is having a miserable summer. With his father on his deathbed and his mother wanting him to find a girlfriend, Frankie escapes the bleakness of his life by causing trouble with his delinquent friends and flirting with older men online. When his chatting and webcamming intensifies, he finally starts hooking up with guys at a nearby cruising beach while simultaneously entering into a cautious relationship with a young woman.
And they review Viceroy's House taking place in 1947, British statesman Lord Mountbatten serves as India's last Viceroy and is charged with handing India back to its people.
They also run through the Movie Show Top 10, What's New at the Redbox and Telephone Torture
KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Mother! about a couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. A riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice.
They review Endless Poetry about Alejandro Jodorowsky, an 87- year-old auteur director, who recounts his young adulthood in a bohemian Santiago de Chile and his breakthrough as a poet.
And Virginia Pearce, the Director of the Utah Film Commission Joins Steve and Doug to chat a little bit about some of the major movies have, or are currently happening, in Utah, including Westworld.
KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie IT. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, neighborhood kids band together to square off against Pennywise, an evil clown whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
Plus, Steve and Doug review The Trip to Spain about two men Steve and Rob who sample the restaurants and hotels of the Spanish coastline, trading jokes and impressions over their lunches.
They also run through What's New at the Redbox and Telephone Torture.
KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World where filmmaker Catherine Bainbridge examines the role of Native Americans in contemporary music history. She exposes a critical missing chapter, revealing how indigenous musicians helped influence popular culture.
They also review the movie Home Again about a recently separated mother of two starts a new life in Los Angeles, which is complicated by her decision to house three young, charismatic guys.
They also run through the Movie Show Top 10.
KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie I Do Until I Don't where Vivian is a jaded filmmaker who believes that marriage is an outmoded concept that needs a reboot. Hoping to prove her theory, she begins to interview three couples at various stages in their relationships.
They also review the movie Patti Cake$, who is fed up with life in her New Jersey hometown, Patricia Dombrowski, aka Patti Cake$, hopes to follow in the footsteps of her idol and hit the road to achieve stardom as a rapper. With help from her best friend, a mysterious musician and her loving grandmother, Patti leads the charge against an army of haters, unpaid bills and the broken dreams that are holding her back.
They review the movie Lost in Paris about Fiona who is a Canadian librarian who flies to Paris and discovers that her 88-year-old aunt is missing. As Fiona scours the city looking for her, she encounters Dom, a friendly but annoying tramp who won't leave her alone.
They also run through Telephone Torture and What's New at the Redbox
KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Tulip Fever, which is set against the backdrop of the 17th-century Tulip Wars, a married noblewoman has an affair with an artist and switches identities with her maid to escape the wealthy merchant she married. She and her lover try to raise money together by investing what little they have in the high-stakes tulip market.
They also run through the Movie Show Top 10.