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Dan's Review: "13 Hours" a thrilling view of a senseless tragedy

Jan 16, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

Michael Bay's film about the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi is a gripping thriller.

Dan's Review: "Norm of the North" is a new kind of awful

Jan 15, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

Rob Schneider is the voice behind Norm of the North, a terrible animated film about a polar bear in New York City.

Dan's Review: "The Revenant" a gritty, great film

Jan 07, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

Leonardo DiCaprio may finally win an Oscar for his portrayal of man left for dead in the frontier in The Revenant.

Dan's Review: Lawrence is best reason to see "Joy"

Dec 24, 2015 ● By Dan Metcalf

Jennifer Lawrence is back with writer-director David O. Russell and his usual ensemble for Joy, the true story of a strong woman who found success in a mop.

Dan's Review: Tough issues tackled in "Concussion"

Dec 24, 2015 ● By Dan Metcalf

Will Smith stars in Concussion, the true story of the man who shed light on the effects of head injuries in the NFL.

Dan's Review: Nothing new in "Daddy's Home"

Dec 24, 2015 ● By Dan Metcalf

Will Ferrell an mark Walhberg play a stepfather and biological father at odds for the love of their children in Daddy's Home, yet another zany Ferrell-esque comedy.

Dan's Review: Vikander overshadows Redmayne in "The Danish Girl"

Dec 24, 2015 ● By Dan Metcalf

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in The Danish Girl, a fictionalized story of the first person to undergo sexual reassignment surgery.

Dan's Review: Bitter laughs aplenty in "The Big Short"

Dec 23, 2015 ● By Dan Metcalf

Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt star as financial outsiders who saw the housing collapse of 2007-08 coming and profited from it in The Big Short.

Utah Film Critics Award "Mad Max" as best of 2015

Dec 22, 2015 ● By Dan Metcalf

The Utah Film Critics Association awarded Mad Max: Fury Road as best film of 2015 on Dec. 21. The group also gave acting honors to Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio Rose Byrne and Sylvester Stallone.

Dan's Review: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is everything you hoped it would be, and more

Dec 16, 2015 ● By Dan Metcalf

It's the most anticipated film sequel ever, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens does not disappoint.
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