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  • Oklahoma indie film 'Posthuman Project' gets theatrical release

    By Brandy McDonnell, BAM | Updated: 8 hr ago

    After a successful run on the film festival circuit, the micro-budget superhero teen drama is opening Friday at AMC Quail Springs Mall 24 for a limited release that the filmmakers are hoping will get expanded.

  • Movie Review: Oscar-nominated animated and live-action short films are screening in Oklahoma City

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    The importance of close connections is the theme of several of the Academy Award-nominated animated and live-action short films the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is screening as part of its annual Oscar Tune-Up.

  • Movie Review: 'Project Almanac'

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    “Project Almanac” follows a group of precocious teens who stumble across secret plans for a time machine and set out on their own to build one. Naturally, things quickly spin out of control. Jonny Weston, Amy Landecker and Sofia Black-D’Elia head the young cast.

  • Movie Review: 'A Most Violent Year'

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Less your standard gangster thriller than a compelling character study of a man under pressure, “A Most Violent Year” builds on writer-director J.C. Chandor’s ( “Margin Call,” “All Is Lost”) increasingly impressive resume.

  • This 2015 movie guide will hold you over until summer

    By Gene Triplett and Dennis King, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Gene Triplett and Dennis King explore the science fiction flicks, sequels and comedy films filling theaters early this year.

  • The all-female 'Ghostbusters' cast, remade as paper dolls

    Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    After months of speculation, it seems the cast of the next Ghostbusters is set. On Tuesday, director Paul Feig tweeted an image of Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, the new team of paranormal investigators in the upcoming all-female remake,...

  • Here's What Moviegoers in Baghdad Think of 'American Sniper'

    Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    BAGHDAD — When Gaith Mohammed, a young man in his twenties with a degree in accounting, went to see "American Sniper" during its opening week at Baghdad's Mansour Mall, he says the theater was full and rowdy, NBC News reports. In Baghdad, where much of the film is set, the movie drew full...

  • Oklahoma filmmaker applauded by SNL alum Bill Hader: 'They're more like Stanley Kubrick'

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    Mark Potts, a filmmaker who got his start in Oklahoma, and his small film crews were complimented by Bill Hader in the recent episode of ESPN's The Moment.

  • Winona Ryder Says 'Beetlejuice 2' Is Happening

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    Winona Ryder has great news for "Beetlejuice" fans. A sequel to Tim Burton's 1988 film has long been discussed. It was widely reported in 2013 that Burton would consider coming on board to direct "Beetlejuice 2."

  • New All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast Chosen

    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Melissa McCarthy, who was already in talks for one of the leads, has signed on for the Paul Feig-directed reboot, and the studio is now negotiating withKristen Wiig, as well as "Saturday Night Live" players Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, The...



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