David Riedel
DONATE
David Riedel

David Riedel

Riedel has been thinking about movies since the early ‘90s and writing about them since the mid-2000s. He runs the occasional marathon and drinks ketchup straight from the bottle.

Find Stories by David Riedel

Browse by:

Category: Film Reviews15 Cover Story11 Buzz Blog4 Cover Feature2 Arts & Entertainment1

Year: 20202 201910 201910 201811 20175 20165

Popularity: Most Viewed Most Commented On Most Shared

Recent Articles

  • Epic Catch-Up
  • Epic Catch-Up

    A long pandemic offers a chance to finally watch some of cinema's great longer films.
      So these days, I busy myself watching all the long movies I haven't seen since college, or never got around to in the first place. Kill time with some of these grand titles.
    • Tags:
  • 1UP
  • 1UP

    Following the Sonic wave, we rank the best (and worst) cinematic video game adaptations.
      Amid the myriad video games that have become movies, 'Sonic' seems to at least be tolerable, despite starring James Marsden.
    • Tags: , ,
  • Do They Know It's Christmas?
  • Do They Know It's Christmas?

    11 not-quite holiday-themed movies guaranteed to transform you from Grinch to cheermeister.
      I love the holiday season but I don't want to watch Jimmy Stewart live his horrible wonderful life for the 25th time.
    • Tags:
  • The Terrible 10
  • The Terrible 10

    Horror, slasher and just plain creepy films: We tip our witch's hat to you.
      Gather friends around a big-screen TV and turn off all the lights.
    • Tags:
  • Bored of the Flies
  • Bored of the Flies

    Monos too rarely moves beyond a familiar story of violent youth.
      In their down time, the kids—called Bigfoot, Wolf, Rambo, Dog, Smurf, Swede, Boom Boom and Lady—play soccer blindfolded, pair off in so-called partnerships.
    • Tags:
  • Best Summer Concerts
  • Best Summer Concerts

    Bust out the SPF, the head-bangiest of seasons is here!
      Much like the way local commuters forget how to drive during the first snowstorm of the year, the first few summer concerts need a bit of getting used to.
    • Tags:
  • Let’s All Go to the (Indie) Cinema!
  • Let’s All Go to the (Indie) Cinema!

    Get ready for thrills, spills and sunburned phalluses this summer movie season.
      Watching strong people get slammed into rubble is really dull (see also: Man of Steel), especially when it's been done in 21 previous films.
    • Tags:

Trending

Smokin' Cinema Smokin' Cinema Marijuana's movie road from Reefer Madness to the mainstream. July 25, 2018
Be Mine Be Mine The Love & Sex Issue February 08, 2017
Sundance 2016 Sundance 2016 From past years' hits to this year's tips, a primer for what to expect from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival January 20, 2016

© 2022 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation