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  • Rich reviews ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Ad Astra’

    SALT LAKE CITY — This week, Fox 13’s Rich Bonaduce reviews two films: “Downton Abbey” and “Ad Astra.” Find out what he thought of both in his “At the Movies” segment above!

  • The writers and directors of ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ talk about the movie on GDU

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure that begins when “Zak” (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from his nursing home to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler, training under veteran wrestler “The Salt Water Redneck” (Thomas Haden Church). “Tyler,” a small-time outlaw on the run (Shia LaBeouf) becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally while “Eleanor” (Dakota Johnson), a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own to joins […]

  • Rich Bonaduce reviews: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

    Movies don’t get much bigger than Marvel’s, and so if there’s one in theaters, it’s bound to make money. But should it? Maybe, especially when it’s about your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, who is “Far From Home” (SMFFH). “To websling or not to websling?” That is the question that drives this latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), a movie that basically closes the door on the MCU’s Phase Three. Following the event of Marvel’s highly successful “Avengers: Endgame,” young […]

  • Rich’s review: Toy Story 4 meets high Pixar expectations

    In a sequel no one saw coming just a few years ago (since “Toy Story 3” seemed to end so eloquently), the gang goes to infinity… and beyond Andy’s bedroom! When young Bonnie forgets to bring a comfort toy with her to her first day of Kindergarten (yes, even nine years later she’s still about 5 years old), she literally makes a new toy friend she dubs “Forky” (Tony Hale), even though it’s a Spork (because, again, she’s 5). Naturally, […]

  • At the Movies: Men in Black; Late Night

    This week on At the Movies, Fox 13’s Rich Bonaduce reviews “Men in Black: International” and “Late Night.”

  • Rich’s Reviews: ‘Aladdin’

    FOX 13’s Rich Bonaduce offers his review of “Aladdin” (2019) –  a live-action remake of the animated Disney feature.

  • Rich’s Reviews: ‘Johnny English 3’ and ‘Hunter Killer’

    This week Richard Bonaduce reviews “Johnny English 3” and “Hunter Killer.” Watch the video above to see what Rich thought of each film.

  • Creator of popular television series launches a new project, this one on the big screen

    SALT LAKE CITY — If you like the TV show, “This is Us,” you should like the new film, “Life Itself.” That’s because the film was written and directed by the the creator of the dramatic television series. See if you agree with the grade Fox 13’s Rich Bonaduce gave “Life Itself.”

  • Rich’s Reviews: ‘Avengers’ and ‘Isle of Dogs’

    FOX 13’s Rich Bonaduce reviews two movies in theaters this weekend: “Avengers: Infinity Wars” and “Isle of Dogs.”

  • Utah Film Critics reveal their 2017 picks

    SALT LAKE CITY — In the early evening of Sunday of the 17th of December, 17 members of The Utah Film Critics Association once again convened at the Salt Lake Tribune offices to vote on various achievements in filmmaking for 2017. Their resulting list contains some familiar names, a few new faces, and some surprising choices with “A Ghost Story” and “Dunkirk” trading the top spots back and forth. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Blade Runner 2049’” and “The Disaster Artist” […]

  • Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ a bit of a mess

    Star Wars fans will flock to see “The Last Jedi” regardless of whether or not the reviews are good, so this review is probably superfluous. But here is my spoiler-free review anyway. Bottom Line: I give “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” a C+.   Too long.  Huge plot holes. Unnecessary plot lines.  Watch the video for my full review. -Richard

  • Star Wars BB-8 visits Fox 13; here’s where you can meet him

    SALT LAKE CITY – An out-of-this-world visitor stopped by Fox 13’s Good Day Utah. Star Wars’ BB-8 joined us on the show and took a tour of the studio Wednesday. BB-8 will be at the Festival of Trees Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and can’t wait to meet you and snap some selfies. For those who don’t speak droid, he said he’ll have his own special area near the main stage where you can meet him. Fox 13’s Rich […]

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