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Our goal is to keep our viewers updated on Utah film news and what is new in the film industry in general. We believe in education, production and exhibition support for all fellow movie-lovers and creators.

Travis Poppleton has been covering movie news, film reviews and live events for publications around the country since 2010. He was also one of the voices behind the popular Flix Junkies podcast and award winning KSL Popcorn Report. Today, Travis covers classic movies and film history here at utah.film.

Joshua Terry is an award-winning film critic and photographer who has taught English composition for Weber State since 2016. He appeared on the KJZZ Movie Show from 2013-2016, and spent seven years as the weekly film critic for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City. With degrees in Mass Communication and American Studies, he has worked simultaneously in local media and academia for more than fifteen years.

Dani Hatch is a Film Studies major with a minor in Business Administration. She does most of her work independently, which is featured on her YouTube channel and her blog. She is passionate about collaborating with others  and she hopes to become a producer to professionally lead her own creative teams.

 

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‘Maverick’ is a spectacular return to the Danger Zone
‘Maverick’ is a spectacular return to the Danger Zone

Top Gun: Maverick - 3 1/2 stars out of 4 As much as I enjoyed “Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,” and with all due respect to Mr. Nicholas Cage, I think “Top Gun: Maverick” just took over my top spot for Favorite Movie of 2022 (So Far). It is a perfect blend of...

“The Bad Guys” (2022) wasn’t bad at all!
“The Bad Guys” (2022) wasn’t bad at all!

Premise The Bad Guys are a gang of animal thieves led by Wolf (Sam Rockwell) who have embraced their reputation for being bad. They appeal to Governor Diane Foxington (Zazie Beetz) to give them the chance to reform as a guise for a bigger heist. However, through these...

Sony plays it safe with routine ‘Morbius’
Sony plays it safe with routine ‘Morbius’

Morbius – 2 stars out of 4 Whenever I dig back into my review archives to refresh my memory on some film or franchise, or to come up with options for a new “favorites” discussion on the podcast, I’m always fascinated to see titles I barely remember covering. It’s not...

“The Bad Guys” (2022) wasn’t bad at all!

Premise The Bad Guys are a gang of animal thieves led by Wolf (Sam Rockwell) who have embraced their reputation for being bad. They appeal to Governor Diane Foxington (Zazie Beetz) to give them the chance to reform as a guise for a bigger heist. However, through these...

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Sony plays it safe with routine ‘Morbius’

Morbius – 2 stars out of 4 Whenever I dig back into my review archives to refresh my memory on some film or franchise, or to come up with options for a new “favorites” discussion on the podcast, I’m always fascinated to see titles I barely remember covering. It’s not...

read more