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  • Movie review: 'It Follows'

    BY NATHAN POPPE | Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Movie review: In “It Follows,” after a strange sexual encounter, a teenager (Maika Monroe) has disturbing visions and the inescapable feeling that someone — or something — is after her.

  • Movie reviews: 'Get Hard' and 'Home'

    Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Quick reviews of “Get Hard” and “Home.”

  • 'Wild' star Laura Dern reflects on Oscar-nominated role

    By Gene Triplett, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Laura Dern was cast as Bobbi, the free-spirited, upbeat survivor of an abusive marriage, and the devoted mother of Cheryl Strayed in “Wild,” starring Reece Witherspoon in the true story of a woman who healed her broken life by taking a 1,100-mile hike all alone along the rugged and often...

  • Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart Defend 'Get Hard' Over Racism, Homophobia claims

    Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    In the annals of film festival flops — from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes — the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" will go down as a doozy, The Associated Press reports. After the film premiered last week at the South By Southwest Film Festival, during a...

  • Oklahoma City's inaugural Animal Conference to draw a wild variety of experts

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Retired public safety officer Tim Harrison, who was featured in the acclaimed 2010 documentary “The Elephant in the Living Room,” will speak out for laws that keep dangerous exotic animals like lions, tigers and bears out of homes and neighborhoods at the May 30-31 conference in downtown Oklahoma...

  • Jennifer Lawrence says the next 'X-Men' movie will be her last

    Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Jennifer Lawrence — Oscar winner, "Hunger Games" heroine, and all-around person you want to brunch with — has also been spending some time as the shape-shifting young Mystique in the "X-Men" franchise. But it seems her mutant days are almost over, USA TODAY reports....

  • Vin Diesel names daughter after Paul Walker

    Published: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Vin Diesel named his fourth child Pauline, in honor of his late best friend and "Fast & Furious" co-star Paul Walker. He revealed the news about his new daughter to Today‘s Natalie Morales in a helicopter ride, USA TODAY reports.  “I’m telling you, it’s...

  • 5 things movies taught me: The Goonies

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Movies hold a very special place in my heart. Not only as a form of entertainment, but as an unrivaled art form that has taught me a number of things. This week’s movie is “The Goonies,” the 1985 classic starring Sean Astin and Josh Brolin.

  • 'American Sniper' widow pens letter to husband on their anniversary

    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    The widow of the man whose life was portrayed in the acclaimed film "American Sniper" has penned a heartfelt letter to him on their 13th anniversary. Taya Kyle posted her letter March 16 on the Chris Kyle Facebook page, where she proclaimed, "I miss you and I love you. I feel you in my heart...

  • Movie review: 'Insurgent'

    BY NATHAN POPPE | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    In the sequel to last year’s “Divergent,” drawn from the popular sci-fi young adult books of Veronica Roth, “Insurgent” follows rebel Tris Prior in post-apocalyptic Chicago as she confronts her inner demons and continues her battle against a powerful alliance that threatens war and the certain...


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