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Holy Ghost People

Holy Ghost People examines two sisters whose bond is torn — but by what? After her sibling has been missing for more than a year, Charlotte (Emma Greenwell, TV's Shameless) intends to find out.
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No Holds Barred

RLJ Entertainment's new Blu-ray for No Holds Barred begins with what seems like dozens of trailers for movies starring pro wrestlers from the WWE talent pool. Each flick went direct to home video, but once upon a time — aka 1989 — one had to go to the multiplex to catch such a spectacle.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

Knights of Badassdom

In 2008, the third act of the guy comedy Role Models used LARPing — live-action role-playing, that is — as a backdrop for our protagonists' lessons learned. Today, Knights of Badassdom extends that half-hour into a full feature, to the point where viewers are left not smiling, but exhausted. 
04/02/2014 | Comments 0

Switched on

Not everything on television has to appeal to mass audiences. In fact, with the further fractioning of viewership thanks to alternatives like Netflix and VOD, more series can afford to become more niche. Here are five examples of shows both past and present — and new to DVD and/or Blu-ray — that encompass some of the more outrageous ideas ever to go beyond boardroom discussion.
04/02/2014 | Comments 0

Confession of Murder

Seventeen years after slaying 10 women and getting away with it, the charismatic serial killer Du-sok (Park Si-hoo) comes clean with a Confession of Murder, in this 2012 South Korean crime thriller. He does so by publishing a book that dishes all the grisly details.
04/02/2014 | Comments 0
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Sketchy duo

For three years, the 2 Movie Guys have turned otherwise forgettable films into one funny show.


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Richard York
It’s Saturday night. You’re up for a movie, but don’t have a DVD player, a Netflix account, a video store membership, cable TV, any money or a friend to share it with.
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Man in motion

With stop-motion shorts parodying Iron Man and Michael Jackson, local filmmaker Kyle Roberts now takes on James Bond


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Eric Webb

Battle of the Bonds
7:30 p.m. Thursday
Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, 701 W. Sheridan
iaogallery.org, 232-6060
$5

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Fright night

A horror hound hopes to share the scare with free movie nights that give a home to films not coming soon to a theater near you.


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Charles Martin

Art’s Summer Movie Nights
7-10 p.m. Thursday
Bad Granny’s Bazaar, 1759 N.W. 16th
Free

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

‘Hurts’ so good

With no filmmaking experience, Oklahoma native Toni Robison-May created the short ‘Hurts Like Love,’ now making festival rounds.


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Courtney Silva
As a young girl, Toni Robison-May caught the acting bug. Growing up in Edmond, she would spend her days watching Shakespeare in the Park, dreaming about one day being the in the spotlight.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Nine Nation Animation

International illustration is the itinerary of ‘Nine Nation Animation,’ an out-of-this-world compilation of other countries’ cartoons.


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Rod Lott

Nine Nation Animation
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 and 8 p.m.. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
okcmoa.com, 236-3100
$8, $6 seniors

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Nice aim

Based partly in Oklahoma City, the production company Toy Gun Films sets its sights on making movies that change the world.


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Courtney Silva
In 2009, they started Toy Gun Films, a nonprofit production company based in Oklahoma City and Los Angeles, aimed at producing films that tell stories of moral courage and overcoming social injustices from around the world. Green said that being a nonprofit was an ideal way to get their content out there for people to see and make a difference.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Vamp camp

For the locally shot B movie ‘Bikini Vampire Babes,’ the B stands for blood, bods and buffoonery.


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Richard York
Legendary exploitation film producer David F. Friedman mastered the art of his own motto, “Sell the sizzle, not the steak.”
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Dancing king

Since Nick Felix owns Dance Magic Studios, it became the ideal setting for his directorial debut, ‘Never Too Late,’ shot in the metro.


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Courtney Silva
If there’s anyone whose motto should be “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” it would be Nick Felix. The dance instructor and owner of Dance Magic Studios, 7312 Cherokee Plaza, has experienced as many successes as he has failures, but never seems to be deterred.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The pursuit of 'Happiness'

Covering six continents, the documentary “The Economics of Happiness” gets an Oklahoma premiere on Friday.


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Courtney Silva
In today’s society, fewer people can say they are truly happy — at least according to “The Economics of Happiness.”
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Reece’s pieces

Because you can’t watch just one, local filmmaker Mickey Reece debuts a double feature with ‘The Seducers Club’ and ‘Stay Low.’


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Rod Lott

The Seducers Club and Stay Low
8 p.m. Saturday
City Arts Center 3000 General Pershing
cityartscenter.org, 951-0000
$5

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

What’s up? Docs

You’re in for a mostly gripping marathon of global challenges with this year’s Oscar nominees for documentary shorts.


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Rod Lott
Some suggestions before 7:30 p.m. Thursday, when the Oklahoma City Museum of Art screens this year’s five Oscar-nominated documentary short films, each roughly 40 minutes in length. Visit the restroom first. Get comfy. Have some Kleenex handy. And perhaps a handful of St. John’s wort.
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Short stuff

Brief in length but long in creativity, this year’s crop of Oscar-nominated shorts fills the screen at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.


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Rod Lott
Each Oscar season, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art affords movie buffs the opportunity to see the Academy Award nominees it otherwise wouldn’t: the short films. All five animated and all five live-action shorts will be shown Friday and Saturday in separate programs, with the animated ones unspooling at 5:30 p.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Seriously funny

Ernst Lubitsch’s 1942 movie “To Be or Not to Be” will be discussed at the inaugural Film Comedy Conference.


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Courtney Silva
Professionals from around the globe will be speaking about the comedic arts in every culture, from American Indian to Greek. Also on the agenda for discussion are the films of Jacques Tati and Woody Allen, and David O. Russell’s "Flirting with Disaster."
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

‘Paper Flower’ debuts with free public screening

Turns lens on unusual Japanese sexual practice


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Gazette staff
A short film shot in Tokyo by an Oklahoma City-based production company makes it premiere Saturday night with a free public screening.
 
Friday, January 28, 2011

Fiery flicks

Perhaps a little visual stimulation can thaw away your winter chills.


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Jenny Coon Peterson and Rod Lott
We’ve picked 10 talkies you can rent to feel oh-so-toasty...
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
 
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