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Escape from Tomorrow

With Escape from Tomorrow, one fears the story behind the movie would loom larger than the movie itself. Luckily, that is not the case. After all, it opens with a decapitation on Disney World’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster.
05/06/2014 | Comments 0

Sorcerer

William Friedkin spends a lot of time in his 2013 memoir discussing why Sorcerer didn't click with critics and audiences even though he believes it to be better than his previous film, The Exorcist. Now that Warner Home Video has reissued Sorcerer on Blu-ray, we can see what Friedkin's fuss is all about.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Broadchurch: The Complete First Season

Welcome to the coastal resort of Broadchurch, population … oh, who can keep track, what will all the corpses? Yes, Broadchurch is yet another British television procedural involving the search for a murderer in a quaint little town, just like the limited series The Fall and Top of the Lake.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Essentially part five in the ridiculously profitable horror franchise, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones continues the found-footage conceit of the other films. The difference is instead of the scares taking place in rich white suburbia, they do so in a junky apartment complex on a largely Latino side of Oxnard, Calif.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

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.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0
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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

Thirty for ’10


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Rod Lott
Want to know what movies knocked the socks off the Oklahoma Gazette film crew this year? Too bad!
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest' arrives with great buzz, high expectations from viewing venue


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Rod Lott
As far as Hollywood was concerned, the foreign film was through. Finito. Muertos.
 
Thursday, December 2, 2010

Airing soon on OETA, the documentary 'Oklahoma City A to Z' spells out what people love about our capital city.


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In Jack Frank's version of Oklahoma City, the letter A stands for Ann's Chicken Fry House; L for Leo's Barbecue; and H, well, that stands for hippopotamus.
 
Thursday, November 25, 2010

American Indian Cinema Showcase


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The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, the perfect place to stage the American Indian Cinema Showcase, now in its fourth year.
 
Thursday, November 4, 2010

Riff raff

'Mystery Science Theater' vets hit theaters with 'RiffTrax Live'


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Rod Lott
Turkeys and chestnuts aren't the only things being roasted this holiday season. Bad movies are, too, as three alumni of television's "Mystery Science Theater 3000" invade the multiplex to provide scathing commentary on short films for "RiffTrax Live: Christmas Shorts-Stravaganza!"
 
Thursday, December 17, 2009

Norman native reveals how 'The Collector' escaped foreclosure to make box-office killing


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Rod Lott
Modern horror films generally have a rough time attracting a wide audience unless they're a remake or a "Saw" sequel. Lucky for "The Collector" producer Mickey Liddell, screenwriters Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton have penned three of the latter.
 
Thursday, August 13, 2009

Why 'Bubba Ho-Tep' hit it big during OKC run


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Rod Lott
Don Coscarelli makes movies with balls. Literally. Shiny, silver, flying ones with serrated blades that stab into people’s faces and drill into their foreheads.
 
Thursday, April 5, 2007
 
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