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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Movie Review: Glass

M. Night Shyamalan tries to paste two movies together to create a cinematic universe
Observing the career of M. Night Shyamalan over the 20 years since The Sixth Sense made him a cinematic superstar has been a deeply baffling experience.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Smog Lake City

Local photographer brings attention to Utah air quality issues.
"We didn't have to Photoshop that smog," Cat Palmer says. "That was just what the day looked like."

Monday, January 14, 2019

The Hobbits Have Left the Building

Residents of fabled Sugar House enclave, Allen Park, vacate their homes.
“This place is in chaos right now,” David Hampshire says. A slew of boxes are strewn across the wood floor. Pictures, art, even a pair of old ice skates hang on the wood-paneled walls.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Movie Reviews: The Upside, A Dog's Way Home, Replicas, On the Basis of Sex

A long-delayed remake, Keanu Reeves doing weird science and The Young RBG Chronicles are the key offerings opening at local theaters this week. Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston star in the aggressively feel-good based-on-a-true-story remake The Upside (pictured).

Shutdown Slowdown

How immigrants are affected by federal lawmakers’ and President Trump’s inability to reopen the government.
“It’s kind of great for immigrants, unfortunately,” Jonathan Paz, an immigration attorney based in Salt Lake City, says.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Banner Decisions

Prompted by City Weekly, five local artists have a go at creating the perfect SLC flag.
We gleefully awaited news on an outside-the-box approach to coming up with a new flag design. Instead, we got an online survey.

Laura Gibson explores the mystery

The songwriter riffs on her writing process and the power of nature
Laura Gibson’s music cuts deep.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Movie Review Roundup: "If Beale Street Could Talk," "Escape Room," "Shoplifters"

It's a light first week of 2019 in theaters, with one new wide release and the local opening of two of the best films of 2018. Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters (pictured) showcases the director's creative sweet spot balancing sentimentality with acidic social conscience.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Sauced-Up Survey

DABC poll aims to give customers what they want—sort of.
Since Utah’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control launched a customer-feedback survey in October, locals haven’t been shy about letting the DABC know what they want: cold beer.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Deck the Newsroom!

City Weekly staffers reflect on their holiday guilty pleasures.
Editorial staffers put their deadlines aside to bask in holiday glory. Staring into an abyss, an ode to American consumerism and effusive muppets? Yep, it's all in here.

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