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  • A conversation with author Ian Doescher, who turned “Star Wars” into an Elizabethan drama.

    By Ken Raymond, Book Editor | Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Ian Doescher wrote three “Star Wars” and Shakespeare mash-ups in two years, making his way onto the best-seller lists. He will speak and sign books on Sunday, July 20, in Tulsa.

  • The endless, excruciating idiocy of the Internet — in one very stupid viral photo

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    This is a photo of director Steven Spielberg sitting next to a triceratops prop on the set of “Jurassic Park," The Washington Post reports. This is a 6,000-post-deep comment thread in which many, many people express their deep outrage over Spielberg’s “slaughter” of the “majestic...

  • North Korea Complains to UN About Seth Rogen Movie

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    North Korea has complained to the United Nations about a film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot to kill its leader, Kim Jong Un, according to Reuters. "The Interview"...

  • 'Fast & Furious 7' finishes filming, thanks fans

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    “There was a time when we didn’t know how we could go on, or even if we should,” the film’s Facebook page explains Eight months after the death of star Paul Walker put the breaks on production, "Fast & Furious 7" has finally finished the reshoots required to adjust the blockbuster...

  • Movie Review: 'Begin Again'

    By Roger Moore, MCT Information Services | Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Movie Review: “Begin Again” revisits the charms of “Once.”

  • Movie Review: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

    By Roger Moore, MCT Information Services | Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Movie Review: It’s Ape-pocalypse time in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

  • Movie Review: 'Third Person'

    By Grace Gordon, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    Movie Review: Writer and director Paul Haggis weaves a narrative around the intersecting lives of strangers in “Third Person,” supported by a star-studded cast. Unfortunately, the talent of his actors was not enough to make this film worth watching.

  • Dwayne Johnson on his 'Hercules' Twitter smackdown

    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson says his Twitter call-out to join Team Hercules workouts gave the Internet a lethal elbow blow. In an e-mail to USA TODAY, Johnson is big on hyperbole and short on apologies for the social media workout campaign he just concluded July 3. He began it last month posting...

  • This Was The Worst 4th Of July Weekend Box Office In Decades

    Published: Mon, Jul 7, 2014

    Traditionally, Hollywood reserves 4th of July weekend for spectacle, relying on effects-driven, quasi-family-friendly action films to drive audiences from their backyard barbecues and into the multiplex. Usually, that formula works like gangbusters. Just last year, for example, "Despicable Me 2"...

  • Newcomers added to 'Star Wars' cast

    Published: Mon, Jul 7, 2014

    In a new update on Sunday, Disney announced that two new actors, Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen, have been added to the cast, and that Harrison Ford’s injury will cause a brief halt in production next month, according to Variety. American actress Clarke is currently studying in the U.K. Her...


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