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Dan's Review: Romance complicates art in "Phantom Thread"

Daniel Day Lewis, Vicky Krieps and Lesley Manville star in Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson's latest work of film art.

Dan's Review: "12 Strong" holds up, despite war movie cliches

Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and Michael Pena star in 12 Strong, the true story of the "horse soldiers" the first Americans who fought in Afghanistan following the events of 9/11.

Dan's Review: a tale of redemption in "Hostiles"

Christian Bale, Wes Studi and Rosamund Pike star in Hostiles, the story of two frontier rivals forced to seek redemption following years of war.

Dan's Review: "The Post" hearkens to a greater era of journalism

Steven Spielberg's latest historical drama stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks as the team that challenged the government's ability to quash the First Amendment in The Post.

Dan's Best and Worst Movies of 2017

There were a few very good and several really bad films of 2017. Here's my list. If you agree, great. If not, you are more than welcome to make your own list and compare.

Dan's Review: "Downsizing" a huge disappointment

Matt Damon, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Christoph Waltz star in Dowsizing, the story of a man who joins a miniaturizing fad, but finds disappointment instead.

Utah Film Critics Association names "A Ghost Story" best film of 2017

A Ghost Story took top honors as best picture from the Utah Film Critics Association during an annual meeting held on Dec. 17.

Dan's Review: "The Greatest Showman" is truly great

Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Keala Settle star in The Greatest Showman, a musical based on P. T. Barnum.

Dan's Review: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" good for a little fun, few laughs

Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas and Jack Black star in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a sequel to the 1995 hit film.

Dan's Review: "Ferdinand" drives home a simple message

John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Peyton Manning and Bobby Cannavale provide voices for Ferdinand, the feature-length animated adaptation of a children's classic book.
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