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Dan's Review: "Patriots Day" brings proper reverence to Boston's tragedy

Jan 14, 2017 ● By Dan Metcalf

Mark Wahlberg stars in Patriots Day, the true story of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Dan's Review: Affleck's "Live by Night" has a gang of problems

Jan 14, 2017 ● By Dan Metcalf

Ben Affleck directs and stars in Live by Night, the story of a Prohibition-era gangster trying to make it big and survive.

Dan's Review: "Silence" is a worthy examination of faith

Jan 13, 2017 ● By Dan Metcalf

Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson star in Martin Scorsese's Silence, the story Catholic priests trying to convert the people of Japan to their faith.

Dan's Review: "Hidden Figures" properly honors little-known pioneers

Jan 06, 2017 ● By Dan Metcalf

Taraji Henson Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe star in Hidden Figures, the true story of women who broke racial and gender barriers at NASA.

Dan's Review: "A Monster Calls" a beautiful message of hope

Jan 06, 2017 ● By Dan Metcalf

Lewis MacDougall stars as a young man dealing with his mother's deadly illness in A Monster Calls. Liam Neeson voices the monster.

Dan's Best and Worst films of 2016

Dec 29, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

There were some really good and really bad movies this year.

Dan's Review: "Lion" a beautiful story of hope

Dec 23, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman star in Lion, the true story of one man's search for his lost family.

Dan's Review: "Fences" a great stage play brought to film

Dec 23, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

Denzel Washington stars in and directs Fences, the film adaptation of August Wilson's Pulizer Prize winning play. Viola Davis also stars and gives one of the best performances of the year.

"La La Land" chosen as best film by Utah Film Critics Association

Dec 23, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

Modern musical “La La Land” took top honors during the annual gathering of the Utah Film Critics Association (UFCA) this week.

Dan's Review: "Why Him?" a cringe-worthy effort

Dec 23, 2016 ● By Dan Metcalf

James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch and Megan Mullally star in Why Him?, a raunchy, family Christmas movie.
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