Tag Archives: 2012

The Philadelphia Experiment

Based on the 1984 sci-fi movie of the same name, this made-for-Syfy version doesn’t improve upon the premise of scientists cracking invisibility. Again, it has terrible consequences — namely, a World War II destroyer ship suddenly transported to a modern-day runway. Holy Battleship! Coffee barista Molly (Emilie Ullerup, TV’s Sanctuary) worries when her cop boyfriend

We voted … not

Credit: Brad Gregg The state fell to the near-bottom of voter turnout in a recent study from Nonprofit Vote, a nonpartisan organization that encourages voter participation. Our über-conservative state ranked 49th in the nation. According to the study, 49.6 percent of Oklahomans did their civic duty in the presidential election, beating only West Virginia and

Listen up again

Following up our list of 2012’s best local albums, here are our picks for the 10 top singles. 1. Sooner the Sunset, “All Because of You”If there is a formula to writing the perfect folk pop song, Graham Colton clearly has it, and to give him an equally formidable singer-songwriter to play off of (Lindsey

Dredd

In this case, Dredd succeeds where the 1995 Sylvester Stallone vehicle Judge Dredd did not: ringing true to the roots and spirit of the UK-based comic — an anarchic, dystopian world. In doing so — you’re not missed, Rob Schneider — the action’s just way better, too. Set in a future U.S., some 800 million

Listen up

1. Parker Millsap and Michael RosePalisadeWhile it’s been another great year of quality Oklahoma releases, no one had quite the star-making performance that Millsap did with Palisade. The humble, 19-year-old Purcell native went from unknown to local favorite in less than half a year, thanks to his Tom Waits howl of a voice tearing through

Silent Night / Silent Night, Deadly Night / Silent Night, Deadly Night Part II

In her third horror remake within as many years, Jaime King (My Bloody Valentine 3D, Mother’s Day) stars as Aubrey Bradimore, a crossword-loving sheriff’s deputy forced to work on Christmas Eve — in particular, the annual Santa parade. She lives in a dreary small town where nothing really happens, but she’s in luck: There’s a

The Definitive Document of the Dead

By the film’s own opening-crawl admission, Document is intended as a teaching tool, so its nature is purposely freeform — and how! Narrated by the late Susan Tyrell (until the new sections), the film captures Romero and friends at work on 1978’s Dawn of the Dead, the now-classic sequel to 1968’s classic Night of the

Gazette’s Halloween Parade set for Oct. 27

Gazette’s Halloween Parade began as the Gazette’s Ghouls Gone Wild Parade in 2007, with almost 20,000 spectators and 64 entries. Last year, the parade boasted more than 60,000 in attendance, with 65 entries and more than 2,000 participants and 200 volunteers. Gazette‘s Halloween Parade 2012 emcee Liz Dueweke This year, Gazette’s Halloween Parade will showcase

Show ’nuff!

CARPENTER SQUARE THEATRE Sept. 7-29: God of Carnage Oct. 19-Nov. 10: Lady Nov. 30-Dec. 22: The Last Romance Jan. 11-Feb. 2: The Good Counselor Feb. 22-Mar. 16: Mrs. Mannerly April 5-27: My Name Is Asher Lev May 17-June 8: Something Intangible June 28-July 20: Out of Sterno CELEBRITY ATTRACTIONS Oct. 9-14: Les Misérables Nov. 6-11:

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