BILL MURRAY, KEANU REEVES FLICKS

For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 24, 2014 Bill Murray is a crotchety coot and Keanu Reeves gets his action mojo going in the two major movies opening this weekend. And a little British film makes a...

WILL HICKS INVITE ‘SURF NAZIS’ TO HIS NEXT MOVIE PARTY? DON’T EVEN ASK

             For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 24, 2014 EDITOR'S NOTE: With the inexplicable success of ‘Sharknado' and the continued...

TRAPPED BY THE MORMONS

             Louis Willoughby as Isoldi Keene, 'Trapped By the Mormons' From the Nov. 26, 1982, Deseret News TRAPPED BY...

THE GIRL HUNTERS

          For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 10, 2014 Making its disc debut (after a short life on VHS back in 2000), "The Girl Hunters" (1963, b/w)...

GIGI

         For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 10, 2014 "Gigi" (1958) was the last of MGM's classic-era musical extravaganzas, a cinematic adaptation of the...

SNOWPIERCER

            For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 17, 2014 Of all the whackadoodle sci-fi movies I've seen — and that covers a lot of territory —...

WARS AND RUMORS

For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 17, 2014 Lots of new movies are opening this week, including two wartime films — a Brad Pitt vehicle and a documentary on Vietnam — along with an eclectic mix of...

I CAN’T TAKE CREDIT

                      For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 17, 2014 It's a strange thing for a...

SLEEP, MY LOVE

        For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 10, 2014 The neglected Douglas Sirk thriller "Sleep, My Love" (1948, b/w) begins on an unsettling note as Claudette Colbert awakens...

CASABLANCA

        For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 10, 2014 If you've never experienced "Casablanca" (1944, b/w) in a movie theater you owe it to yourself to head out to Holiday's...

TV's Merriest Holiday Episodes

             For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 10, 2014 With all the TV series I'd collected over the years, it became a Christmastime habit with my wife and I...

Murder, monsters and Mormons

For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 10, 2014 A murder mystery, a family comedy, a revisionist horror movie and four others make for a very eclectic week of openings in theaters around Utah.  ...

Try scary flick without gooey, gloppy gore

                       For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 10. 2014 EDITOR'S NOTE: With Halloween approaching, this Deseret News column...

FRENCHMAN’S CREEK

          For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 3, 2014 A Technicolor adventure based on Daphne du Maurier's novel, "Frenchman's Creek" (1944) is a...

MASH

  For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 3, 2014 The 1970 theatrical film "MASH" does not use the asterisks in the title on the screen — even though the posters did. On the other hand,...

AUDREY HEPBURN COLLECTION

           For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 3, 2014 The luminous Audrey Hepburn starred in only 18 films after hitting it big with "Roman...

2 FAITH FILMS VS. ‘GONE GIRL’

For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 3, 2014 There's no question that "Gone Girl," based on the best-selling novel, is the week's big movie, but here in Salt Lake City, especially over LDS...

YOU KNOW THEY’RE ACTORS, RIGHT?

          Robert Redford at a Sundance Film Festival press conference. For Hicksflicks.com, Oct. 3, 2014 At social gatherings back in...

SHOOT-OUT AT MEDICINE BEND

For Hicksflicks.com, Sept. 26, 2014 If you've seen "Blazing Saddles," you may recall the moment when someone says, "You'd do it for Randolph Scott," and the entire populace of the Old West...

GONE WITH THE WIND

              For Hicksflicks.com, Sept. 26, 2014 What can be said about "Gone With the Wind" (1939) that hasn't been...