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  • A few photos from #ForceFriday

    Matthew Price | Updated: 9 hr ago

    Local "Star Wars" fan Jon Prough e-mailed me to tell me about his adventures on "Force Friday" with other Star Wars fans, including the crew from JediOKC.  He and others were at the Toys R Us on North Penn and Memorial by Quail Springs mall from 11 p.m. to midnight Thursday before the...

  • Universal Pictures is having quite a year

    Jeff Peterson, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    A diverse lineup of movies has propelled the 103-year-old studio to the top of the box office in 2015, all with nary a superhero in sight.

  • Religion and culture clash in ambiguous 'Jimmy's Hall'

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Yesterday

    "Jimmy's Hall" may be set in 1932, but there's no way to review this film without considering it in a modern context. As the latest film "inspired by" a true story, it's a challenge for viewers to discern between truth and perspective.

  • Five for Families: Documentaries offer a glimpse of nature


    Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider. Because not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.

  • Charming ‘I’ll See You in My Dreams’ on video

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Yesterday

    Veteran actress Blythe Danner shines in an Oscar-worthy performance in the comedy-drama “I’ll See You in My Dreams,” which is on Blu-ray and DVD this week.

  • Comics retailers expect big things for Star Wars 'Shattered Empire' title

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  | Yesterday

    Oklahoma City-area retailers expect the new four-issue comic-book series "Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens — Shattered Empire" to continue, and improve on, the huge sales Marvel has seen since regaining the rights to "Star Wars" comics in January.

  • EW: Texas football shines bright in exclusive 'My All American' trailer

    Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    Texas football gets the spotlight in a new trailer debut at Entertainment Weekly for the sports drama "My All American." This Texas story has some Oklahoma ties - Aaron Eckhart plays Texas coach Darrell Royal. Royal was himself an All-American for the Oklahoma Sooners.  And, Oklahoma...

  • Sony Altered ‘Concussion’ Film to Prevent N.F.L. Protests, Emails Show

    Published: Wed, Sep 2, 2015

    When Sony Pictures Entertainment decided to make a movie focusing on the death and dementia professional football players have endured from repeated hits to the head — and the N.F.L.’s efforts toward a cover-up — it signed Will Smith to star as one of the first scientists to disclose the...

  • Oklahoma body shop creates real-life Optimus Prime

    Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    STILLWATER, Okla. - Some say it is Stillwater's best kept secret. Fans of the Transformers series are loving the real-life Optimus Prime statue that was created at the G&M Body Shop in Stillwater.

  • Trivia Tuesday: Spider-Man!

    Matthew Price | Updated: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    Spider-Man remains the world’s most popular superhero, in 2014 earning more than $1.3 billion in licensing revenue.  How much do you know about the famous wall-crawler? Find out with our Trivia Tuesday contest featuring Spider-Man!  Send your answers to these questions to...


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