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  • 5 life lessons movies taught me: The Karate Kid

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Feb 28, 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 life lessons. This week’s movie is “The Karate Kid,” the 1984 classic starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita. Daniel LaRusso and his mentor, Mr. Miyagi,...

  • Leonard Nimoy's 5 most entertaining roles

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    While this certainly isn’t a comprehensive look at the late Leonard Nimoy’s acting/entertainment roles, here are 5 of his best ones.

  • 5 little-known facts about Oklahoma's black history

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    From the 50-plus all-black towns to the history of OKC's Deep Deuce, here are 5 little-known facts you should know about Oklahoma's black history.

  • Will Smith returns to the silver screen in 'Focus'

    BY GENE TRIPLETT, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Will Smith stars in “Focus,” a romantic comedy-drama that’s all about high-stakes scam operators and the dubious possibility of true love blossoming between male and female practitioners of such a criminal endeavor, where trust is earned under false pretenses.

  • Movie review: 'Focus'

    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Writing-directing partners Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (“I Love You Phillip Morris”) will bring audiences into “Focus,” a crime comedy-drama starring Will Smith as a con artist who takes a beautiful young woman (Margot Robbie, “The Wolf of Wall Street”) as his protege, only to complicate their...

  • First Vegan Menu at Elementary School to Debut Courtesy of James Cameron's Wife

    Published: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Eco-friendly fashion was on the menu at a Feb. 19 bash at Chateau Marmont to toast Suzy Amis Cameron ’s Red Carpet Green Dress campaign and introduce a line of dresses by Reformation, sales of which benefit Cameron’s MUSE School in Calabasas, Calif. But it was the food at the environmentally...

  • Elsa from 'Frozen' arrested again

    Published: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    "Frozen's" Queen Elsa is racking up quite the arrest record, USA TODAY reports. For the second time in a week, a local police department is accusing the ice princess of mean-spiritedly bringing cold weather to their town. The Hanahan (S.C.) Police Department made the tongue-in-cheek...

  • Prosecutors: UIC student charged with assault said he was re-enacting 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    Published: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    A University of Illinois at Chicago student leader has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old female student in what Cook County prosecutors say was a re-enactment of scenes from the film "Fifty Shades of Grey," the Chicago Tribune reports Freshman Mohammad Hossain, 19, appeared...

  • And the award for Best Travel Movie goes to ...

    Published: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

     (CNN)There isn't an actual Academy Award for best travel movie. But there should be. That's because while Oscars Best Picture nominees might make us want to go to the movies, what they really make us want to do is pack a bag.

  • Underwear to awareness: Most memorable Oscar moments

    Published: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    Beyond who wins what, the Oscars are about spectacle — from the monologue to the presenters, the music to the acceptance speeches. USA TODAY's Donna Freydkin runs down the night's top moments. Keeping it brief


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