Luke Hickman

Luke Hickman

Luke Hickman grew up in the nasty desert town of Hesperia, CA. Because there’s nothing to do in the desert, Luke wasted his childhood watching television and movies. He was one of those nerds that watched Siskel and Ebert even though two-thirds of the movies reviewed would never open near him.

Because it seemed like a goal too far to reach, Luke never lost hopes of becoming a film critic. After changing his major several times at Utah Valley University, he decided to study all the film he could at a school without a film program and go for it. There he reviewed for the student paper The College Times (now known as the UVU Review) for all four years.

Luke now reviews theatrical releases for this fantastic site (The Reel Place), on the Jon and Keith Show on 101.5FM KEGA and on Keith Stubbs Sport on ESPN700. He also reviews Blu-rays for High-Def Digest, the most esteemed site when it comes to the technical quality of home entertainment.

'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' Advance Screening Passes

Do you want to see Al Gore's environmental documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power for free before it opens? Click here for your chance to download an admit-two pass to attend the special advance screening on being held on Thursday, July 20 at 7PM in Salt Lake City. Seats …

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'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' Advance Screening Passes

Do you want to see Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets for free before it hits theaters? Click here for your chance to download an admit-two pass for an advance screening being held on Wednesday, July 19 at 7PM in Salt Lake City! Seats in the theater are …

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'Dunkirk' IMAX Advance Screening Passes

When 400,000 men couldn't get home, home came for them. You and a guest are invited to a special IMAX advance screening of Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan's grand scale World War II film that was shot entirely on large-format celluloid! Click here for a chance to download complimentary admit-two passes to …

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'Wish Upon' Advance Screening Passes

Be careful what you wish for. You and a guest are invited to the advance screening of Wish Upon. Click here to download your complimentary admit-two passes to the special advance screening being held on Monday, July 10 at 7PM in Salt Lake City! (While supplies last, passes do not …

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'Despicable Me 3' Advance Screening Passes

Do you want to see Despicable Me 3 before it hits theaters? Of course you do! Click here for your chance to win a pass for you and a friend to check out a special advance screening being held on Tuesday, June 27 at 7pm in Salt Lake City! Seats …

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'Transformers: The Last Knight' Movie Passes and Giveaway

Do you want to see Transformers: The Last Knight in theaters for free? How would you like some free action figures/toys to go with it? Send your full name and mailing address to AlliedIMSLC@gmail. com and enter subject line "TTLK–SLC" for your chance to win an admit-two ROE (run of …

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'The House' Advance Screening Passes

If you can't beat the house, be . . . The House. The Reel Place is excited to offer you and a guest the chance to see The House for free before it opens! Click here to download your complimentary tickets to the special advance screening being held on Wednesday, …

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'The Beguiled' Advance Screening Passes

Do you want to see The Beguiled before it hits theaters? Click here for your chance to download an admit-two pass for you and a friend to attend the advance screening being held on Monday, June 26 at 7PM in Salt Lake City! Passes do not guarantee admission, as the …

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Luke Reviews 'Cars 3' and '47 Meters Down' on Mix 105.1

This weekend offered four new wide releases, two of which performed quite well at the box office. On Friday, I went on-air with Jon, Justin and Chantel on The Morning Fix at Mix 105. 1 to discuss both Cars 3, Pixar's third entry to the wildly popular family franchise, and 47 …

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'Baby Driver' Advance Screening Passes

All you need is one killer track. You and a guest are invited to see Edgar Wright's new film, Baby Driver, for free before it opens. Click here for your chance to see the film on Wednesday, June 21 at 7PM in Salt Lake City. Passes admit up to two, …

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