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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Film

Filmmaker uses Oklahoma-Texas rivalry as backdrop for film


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Joe Wertz
If there is a real lesson to be learned from watching "Little Miss Sunshine," "National Lampoon's Vacation" or "Weekend at Bernie's," it's that corpses equal comedy gold. Cinematically, we also know...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Fans eager for 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' saga seize a Bricktown theater


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Doug Bentin
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away"¦ Well, last weekend, anyway, at the Harkins Bricktown Cinemas. It was the opening of George Lucas' latest addition to the saga that began in 1977 with what ...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Science Museum Oklahoma hosts annual Film Fest


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Rod Lott
Four movies. One giant screen. Starting Thursday, Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52nd, plays host to its annual Film Fest, featuring four IMAX movies focused on the wonder (and occasional ire) o...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Norman filmmakers unite to fill void of Oklahoma films


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Charles Martin
Vacant Era's youthful board of directors bristled with bold ideas, defiant optimism and caffeine as they took over Norman's Winans Fine Chocolate & Coffees one Sunday morning in September. The g...
 
Thursday, October 2, 2008

OCMA screens Hurricane Katrina documentary


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Mike Robertson
For those of us who don't know New Orleans, the damage left by Hurricane Katrina is still an abstract concept. Aerial shots on the news showing roofs peering up from the stagnant floodwater surface, a...
 
Thursday, December 11, 2008

Momma's Man' presents boring story of a man afraid of real life, growing up


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Joe Wertz
Opposite the feeling most adults get after such a trip, Mikey decides his holiday visit with his parents just wasn't enough, in "Momma's Man." Lying about trouble with his flight, Mikey (Matt Boren)...
 
Thursday, December 18, 2008

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle picks top releases


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Gazette staff
For its third time, the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle " the state's professional association of movie critics " has released its picks for the year's top releases. "Slumdog Millionaire" was selected as...
 
Thursday, January 1, 2009

Film reviewers take stock in 2008, predict 2009


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma Gazette film reviewers take stock in 2008's erratic cine-conomy, detailing its tops and tumbles, and outlining good and bad bets for next year's movie market. DOUG BENTINJOE WERTZMIKE ROBER...
 
Thursday, January 1, 2009

OCMA screens Sundance-winning film about rural Mississippi


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Joe Wertz
Filmed in rural Mississippi, "Ballast" details the lives of a family coping with suicide and poverty. The feature-length debut from director Lance Hammer won awards for direction and cinematography ...
 
Thursday, January 8, 2009

Oklahoma City Zoo screens award-winning nature documentary


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Joe Wertz
A free screening of an award-winning nature documentary will be held Thursday at the Oklahoma City Zoo. "America's Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie," will unspool 6:30 p.m. at the zoo's Rosser Co...
 
Thursday, January 15, 2009
 
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