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DF-02825modified - Seated on the floor: the twins (Thomas and Joseph Odwell), Fiona (Georgia Pemberton) and Hugh (Milo Parker), Left to right: Emma (Ella Purnell), Jake (Asa Butterfield), Horace (Hayden Keeler-Stone), Miss Peregrine (Eva Green), Enoch (Finlay Macmillan), Claire (Raffiella Chapman), Bronwyn (Pixie Davies) and Olive (Lauren McCrostie) - are the very special residents of MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN. Photo Credit: Leah Gallo / Twentieth Century Fox

Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children stands out from other attempts at a teen-fiction series

Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children stands out from other attempts at a teen-fiction series

Samuel L. Jackson appears in the film as the villainous Barron.


Cover Story: Studying the storied history of banning popular literature

“I think one of the quickest ways to get a book read is to ban it,” Cheek said as she worked at Norman Public Library West.

A boy stands with magic wand in the library by the bookshelves with many old books. Fairy tales. Vintage style.

Pottermania comes alive at Aug. 21 celebration in OKC

“We’re working on our butterbeer recipe, and since our shop used to be a house with a backyard, we’re working on hosting some Quidditch there.”

We’re honored

It was among several awards SPJ bestowed to the news weekly during the organization’s April 21 banquet in Oklahoma City. Gazette staff members won four first-place awards. Managing editor Rod Lott won first place in Entertainment Feature for “The wizard of gore,” which detailed the Sooner state’s connection to B-movie schlockmeister Herschell Gordon Lewis. Lott

Mr. Nice

Here, the switch from mere Oxford student to corrupt bad boy is flipped with one look at the stunner Elsa Pataky (“Fast Five“) and a taste of cannabis. From there, the path of Marks (Rhys Ifans, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1″) is marked with marriage, divorce, the IRA, MI-6, LSD, hashish, arrests,

Know your Snooki!

Chicken-Fried News weeps for the future. Seriously, however, OU English composition graduate teaching assistant Sarah Barry came up with the 3000-level course, which was offered during the intersession that ended Aug. 20. The class analyzed how the cast members of MTV’s monster hit “reality” series interacted with one another — more than sexually, you mean?

‘The Guard’

And here it is, only it’s called “The Guard.” I call it darkly funny. The Irish crime comedy opens Friday exclusively at AMC Quail Springs Mall 24, 2501 W. Memorial. Brendan Gleeson (“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1”) relishes every drop of his juicy title role as Sgt. Gerry Boyle, a guy who’s

Wizards rock

These and other performers can be seen at the Metropolitan Library System’s free Wizard Rock Show from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Midwest City Library, 8143 E. Reno in Midwest City, where fans can celebrate and mourn the end of “Harry Potter” series, whose final film opened last week. The fifth-annual concert features

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