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OKG Newsletter


Topic: USA

Tai Chi Zero

‘Zero’ nearly scores a 10.


Action

Rod Lott
Here's the first great Blu-ray surprise of 2013: Tai Chi Zero, a Hong Kong martial-arts spectacle that's inventive and invigorating.
 
Monday, January 14, 2013

The Thieves

Let it steal your heart and your evening.


Thriller

Rod Lott
When done right, few films can provide as much enjoyment as the heist picture. South Korea's The Thieves is one of them — epic in every sense of the word: in length, in scope and in entertainment.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The Great Magician

Now you see it ...


Drama

Rod Lott
With magic-themed movies The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and Now You See Me on the way, Hollywood is all about the abracadabra these days. If that exposes more eyeballs to 2011’s The Great Magician, good.
 
Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Four

For martial-arts action, it mostly adds up.


Action

Rod Lott
One easy way to review The Four would be to call it a kung-fu X-Men. Hell, director Gordon Chan (The King of Fighters) already has a pair of sequels planned. The big difference, of course, is that this Chinese/Hong Kong film is a period piece set nearly a thousand years ago. Therefore, it’s not interested in adamantium blades, but counterfeit coins.
 
Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Guillotines

Not very sharp.


Action

Rod Lott
Everyone knows — or they do now — that the greatest gimmick in the history of martial-arts movies is the titular weapon of Master of the Flying Guillotine. Therefore, one could surmise that the more retractable blades whizzing through the air, the better, right?
 
Thursday, August 1, 2013

Relief

Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project partners with Red Cross, Salvation Army, United Way, Christian volunteers — and a home bathroom company.


News

Giancarlo Gonzalez
The rebuilding continues six months after the Moore tornado. As the weather cools, 41 case managers, drawn from the Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP), work tirelessly to help their neighbors return to a life of normalcy. Businesses donate to alleviate the sense of total loss for some residents.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Crushed plans

Opponents of a recycling center’s proposed location aren’t giving up, despite a unanimous city council decision.


News

Tim Farley
Upset over a recent Oklahoma City Council decision, several west OKC business executives haven’t given up their battle to prevent a regional recycling center from locating near them.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
 
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