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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 27, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Goodbye Christopher Robin about writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son's growing collection of stuffed animals, after leaving London for the English countryside, . These stories form the basis for "Winnie-the-Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner," published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.

They also review Thank You For Your Service about Sgt. Adam Schumann who tries to readjust to civilian life after returning home from the war in Iraq. Fellow soldier Tausolo Aeiti must deal with the aftermath of a bombing that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Will Waller searches for normalcy after surviving several explosions, while Michael Emory must deal with the effects of a sniper's bullet to the head. With memories of the battlefield still lingering, the soldiers soon begin their long journey to physical and emotional rehabilitation.

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

Oct 27, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Suburbicon a peaceful, idyllic, suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns -- the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge must navigate the town's dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit and violence.

They review Loving Vincent where ystery surrounds the death of famed painter Vincent van Gogh in 1890 France.

They also run through the Movie Show Top 10

Oct 26, 2017

Our soundboard went out, so Doug and Steve do Telephone Torture acapella. What will they do without their sound effects? Improvise. 

Oct 26, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review Breathe on the Movie Show. For his directorial debut, Andy Serkis brings to life the inspiring true love story between Robin and Diana Cavendish (Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy), an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of Diana's twin brothers (Tom Hollander) and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall (Hugh Bonneville), Robin and Diana dare to escape the hospital ward to seek out a full and passionate life together - raising their young son, traveling and devoting their lives to helping other polio patients. Written by two-time Academy Award nominated writer William Nicholson, and shot by three-time Academy Award winner Robert Richardson, BREATHE is a heartwarming celebration of love and human possibility.

Oct 13, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles reviews the movie Foreigner about Quan, who is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love -- his teenage daughter -- dies in a senseless act of politically motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

They review the movie Columbus about a renowned architecture scholar who falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Ind., a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey, a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops, Jin and Casey explore both the town and their own conflicted emotions.

They review the movie Lucky about a 90-year-old atheist who has outlived and out-smoked his contemporaries, and as he comes to terms with his own mortality, he searches for ever-elusive enlightenment.

They review the movie So B. It where for as long as Heidi can remember, her mentally challenged mother has had only 22 words in her vocabulary, and the precocious 12 year-old doesn't have a problem with that. Bernadette, their loving neighbor, provides them a bubble of love and protection. Then, a new word pops out of Mama's mouth - the mysterious soof - and it changes everything. Heidi is propelled on a solo cross-country journey of discovery and loss, truth and identity.

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

Oct 13, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie Happy Death Day about a blissfully self-centered collegian who wakes up on her birthday in the bed of a student named Carter. As the morning goes on, Tree gets the eerie feeling that she's experienced the events of this day before. When a masked killer suddenly takes her life in a brutal attack, she once again magically wakes up in Carter's dorm room unharmed. Now, the frightened young woman must relive the same day over and over until she figures out who murdered her.

They also review the movie Marshall about a Young Thurgood Marshall, who faces one of his greatest challenges while working as a lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall travels to conservative Connecticut when wealthy socialite Eleanor Strubing accuses black chauffeur Joseph Spell of sexual assault and attempted murder. He soon teams up with Sam Friedman, a local Jewish lawyer who's never handled a criminal case. Together, the two men build a defense while contending with racist and anti-Semitic views from those who deem Spell to be guilty.

They also run through the Movie Show Top 10.

Oct 6, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the Movie Blade Runner 2049 about an officer, a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former blade runner who's been missing for 30 years.

They review the movie Delores about Dolores Huerta who, while raising 11 children, wrestled with gender bias, union defeat and victory, and nearly dying after a San Francisco Police beating. Delores bucked 1950's gender conventions to co-found the country's first farm-workers union.

They also talk with Michael Cassidy, the lead actor who plays Mitch Davis, who Doug and Steve also talk with. The Stray is about members of the Davis family who are going through a hard time when a stray dog, Pluto, comes into their life and, in just a short time, saves a toddler, brings comfort to a 9-year-old boy, restores a marriage and repairs a broken father-son relationship.

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

Oct 6, 2017

KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright and Steve Salles review the movie The Mountian Between Us about two strangers who are stranded on a mountain after a tragic plane crash. They must work together to endure the extreme elements of the remote, snow-covered terrain. Realizing that help is not on the way, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing each other to survive and discovering their inner strength.

They also talk with Virginia Pearce about the filming locations of the movie The Stray. They also talk with Michael Cassidy, the lead actor who plays Mitch Davis, who Doug and Steve also talk with. The Stray is about members of the Davis family who are going through a hard time when a stray dog, Pluto, comes into their life and, in just a short time, saves a toddler, brings comfort to a 9-year-old boy, restores a marriage and repairs a broken father-son relationship.

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