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OKG Newsletter

Topic: mob

One in the Chamber

Relax, it's a blank.


Rod Lott
While it's safe to say Dolph Lundgren will never win an Academy Award, the Expendable's performance in One in the Chamber runs rings around his co-star who did. (To be fair, that Oscar winner is Cuba Gooding Jr., whose statuette the Academy likely wishes it could revoke, but still.)
Thursday, August 16, 2012


Because ‘Safe’ doesn’t play that way, it succeeds.


Rod Lott
Because she has a photographic memory for digits, 11-year-old Mei (newcomer Catherine Chan) was kidnapped and taken from Beijing to Brooklyn to "count" for the Chinese Triads, like a pint-sized accountant who needs no calculator.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Gangster Squad

Speaking ‘Confidential’ly ...


Rod Lott
Gangster Squad takes place in 1949 Los Angeles, a time when the Hollywood sign still sported “LAND” at the end, and a time that looks like L.A. Confidentiala lot like L.A. Confidential.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

MOB mentality

Young OKC Beautiful volunteers chip in to clean up the city.


Kevan Goff-Parker
Shuffle over Baby Boomers and Generation Xers because OKC Beautiful is tapping a group of civic- and community-minded Millennials as volunteers through its Making Oklahoma City Beautiful (MOB) Young Professionals group. Membership is open to those 22 to 35 years old.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Jersey Boys

Clint Eastwood tackles Broadway hit Jersey Boys, and despite its masterful casting, the film largely rings hollow.


Aimee Williams
It must be surreal to see your career reduced to a sluggish, 134-minute product dangling between musical and mob drama.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014