Film & TV

Released in theaters Nov. 13, “Freaky” is the latest horror flick from Blumhouse Productions. Written and directed by Christopher Landon (“Happy Death Day” “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones”), the horror-comedy balances terror with bawdy humor …

Music

If there’s one thing Sam Smith excels at, it’s writing breakup songs. The British balladeer, who uses they/them pronouns, dropped their third album, “Love Goes,” Oct. 30. Theatrical and intimate, it’s a whopper of a …

Music

Released Oct. 23, “RAZZMATAZZ” is the first full-length album from the Salt Lake City duo I DON’T KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME, stylized iDKHOW for short. The band, composed of frontman Dallon Weekes and …

Music

Summer is finally over, and Dolly Parton is ready for Christmas. The country superstar released “A Holly Dolly Christmas” Oct. 2, her first holiday album since “Home For Christmas” in 1990.  With seven original songs …

Film & TV

With a promising premise and a star-studded cast, it’s a wonder “Ava” is so aggressively mediocre. The Tate Taylor-directed (“The Help,” “Ma”) film was released Sept. 25 to video on demand after an underwhelming box …

Film & TV

The shadow of COVID-19 loomed heavy over this year’s Emmys, but host Jimmy Kimmel delivered levity and sparked a little light in the darkness.  The 72nd Annual Emmy Awards, which aired on ABC Sept. 20, …

Film & TV

A young woman is haunted by the ghost of relationships past. She collects knick-knacks from ex-lovers in an attempt to preserve memories even as she’s living through them — to the detriment of her love …

Film & TV

The line between paying homage and getting bogged down by legacy is razor-thin, but Niki Caro’s retelling of a classic walks it with precision — and a few knowing winks.  “Mulan” follows Hua Mulan (Liu …