VINTAGE QUIZ: 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

              Edmund Gwenn, Natalie Wood in which of the movies below? For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 EDITOR'S NOTE: For a...

THE CHRISTMAS GIFT

        For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 In addition to his singing career, John Denver dabbled in movie acting from time to time. He was...

WHITE CHRISTMAS

          For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 My first experience with "White Christmas" (1954) came when I was a young boy and saw...

WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL

           For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 Of all the titles released in movie theaters this year, none is as awkward as ...

MOSES PARTS THE MOVIES THIS WEEK

For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 Actually, Moses parts "Exodus: Gods and Kings" away from all the other new movies as they scatter to make way for what is expected to be a huge...

VINTGE COLUMN: DISNEY DISPLAYS THE TRUE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS

        For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 EDITOR'S NOTE: This Dec. 26, 2008, column seems apropos during the season of the annual debate about...

FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, VOLUME 8

                For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 TCM (Turner Classic Movies) issued the first three...

TCM DOUBLE FEATURE

For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 The best cable channel in the known universe (as far as I'm concerned, anyway) is Turner Classic Movies, which devotes its time 24/7 to...

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

               For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 When the "Planet of the Apes" franchise went into reboot...

A WESTERN? REALLY?

        For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 That's right. As fans of the Old West will tell you, even if it comes with offbeat 21 st century...

BAD BOYS, BAD GIRLS: WHAT’CHA GONNA DO?

Mel Gibson, Lindsay Lohan, in not-so-better days. For Hicksflicks.com, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 EDITOR'S NOTE: With the current controversy surrounding Bill Cosby's alleged past...

THE THANKSGIVING TREASURE

            For Hicksflicks.com, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 The TV movie "The Thanksgiving Treasure" (1973) is a sequel to "The...

THE POLAR EXPRESS

             For Hicksflicks.com, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 "The Polar Express" (2004, PG) is an early motion-capture animated...

THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY

          For Hicksflicks.com, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 The wonderful Helen Mirren stars in "The Hundred-Foot Journey" (PG), a delightful...

GOODIES SURFACE IN A SLOW WEEK

          For Hicksflicks.com, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 Just like last week, there are not too many new movies in local movie theaters this...

SUPERNATURAL

                   For Hicksflicks.com, Nov. 21, 2014 A young woman is invited to a séance by a...

SUNSET BLVD.

        For Hicksflicks.com, Nov. 21, 2014 Billy Wilder has made many great movies — "Double Indemnity," "Stalag 17," "Witness for the Prosecution,"...

THE LONG GOODBYE

              For Hicksflicks.com, Nov. 21, 2014 When Raymond Chandler's novel "The Long Goodbye," his sixth featuring...

THE BIG DOG: HUNGER GAMES 3

                   For Hicksflicks.com, Nov. 21, 2014 Last week eight movies opened in Salt Lake...