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True Grit


Action

Rod Lott
Payback’s a bitch as a girl avenges her father’s murder in ‘True Grit,’ an unconventional, winning Western.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Thirty for ’10


Features

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

Buy backs


Features

Jenny Coon Peterson
Last year, the highlight of my new acquisitions was a strange birthday present from my mother: a blue teapot in the shape of a cartoon cat.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Spectral sounds

Although named after something optical, Young Prisms aim to bring pop audiences something aural. Listen up, Roy G. Biv!


Music

Joshua Boydston
What we were referring to was general pre-writing, pre-recording, pre-show rock ’n’ roll rituals — you know, smoking weed, basically,” bassist Gio Betteo said, laughing. “Nothing spiritual beyond that. People ran with it like we were trying to connect with the spirit of Jerry Garcia or something."
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Roast with the most

The metro-based Elemental Coffee brings a brewing passion to Oklahoma City.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe

It’s “big,” with tastes of blackberry and chocolate and an incredible mouthfeel. A fine wine, maybe? How about an aromatic Southern Ethiopian coffee from the highaltitude Sidama region and the Michicha village?

 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Bang on!

Despite setbacks, Bang Tango is in the glam-metal game for the long haul, making lots of noise along the way.


Music

Chris Parker
It all happened pretty quickly. One moment, Bang Tango singer Joe Lesté was just Joe McElyea, a 19-year-old from San Diego, Calif. The next, he was a rock star with a major-label deal and a hit video on MTV.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Kung Fu Dunk

It's kung fu and basketball? How could this go wrong?


Action

Rod Lott
Most critics agree “The Green Hornet” has no sting, but that its Kato, Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, is its greatest redeeming factor. For even more of him in action, local moviegoers have one chance only as the Oklahoma City Museum of Art screens his fifth film, 2008’s “Kung Fu Dunk,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Idiots & Angels

Clipped wings


Drama

Rod Lott
Animator Bill Plympton’s “Idiots & Angels” is not what you’d think, for several reasons.
 
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
 
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