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  • Documentaries to debut in historic Oklahoma all-black towns

    From staff reports | Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Documentary filmmaker Kari Barber will be traveling to five historic all-black towns of Oklahoma to host screening and discussion events about this unique part of Oklahoma’s history.

  • 'Tomorrowland' and 5 more Disneyland movies to mark the park's 60th anniversary

    Published: Sat, May 23, 2015

    Much like the area of Disneyland from which "Tomorrowland" draws its inspiration and title, Brad Bird 's new sci-fi film looks both forward and backward. On the one hand, it's a futuristic tale about a bright young teen (Britt Robertson) and a jaded inventor ( George Clooney ) traveling to a...

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    Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

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  • Movie review: 'Far From the Madding Crowd'

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Far from a staid and dusty old story of bygone days, Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s new cinematic version of Thomas Hardy’s oft-adapted 1874 novel “Far From the Madding Crowd” glows with life and vitality, while reining in the romantic melodrama.

  • Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers actors are among those scheduled at Tulsa Comic Expo

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    For comic book and “Arrow” fans, the show will feature comic artist Steve Erwin, formerly of Tulsa, who drew the popular “Deathstroke the Terminator” comic book series starring Slade Wilson

  • Melissa McCarthy Confronts Critic Over Sexist Comments

    Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Melissa McCarthy was on "Ellen" and talked about confronting an unnamed film critic who said some rather sexist things about the comedic actress when reviewing her ill-received 2014 film, "Tammy," Yahoo TV reports. According to McCarthy, the critic opined that she is a good actress...

  • Every new movie and TV show you’ll be able to stream on Netflix in June

    Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Summer has finally arrived, and along with it comes a whole new slate of shows and movies streaming on Netflix. Some of the highlights this June include "The Aviator," "The Butler," "Nightcrawler" and "Transformers: Age of Extinction," BGR News reports.  A...

  • Awesome video: Watch 40 years of movie special effects in 1 minute

    Richard Hall | Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    I absolutely love the art of film, and the one film that changed my entire outlook on the artform is "Jurassic Park," which is also one of the most memorable films when it comes to the use of special effects. The company responsible for those effects is Industrial Light & Magic, which was...

  • 10 famous Oklahomans' names if they were born today

    Richard Hall | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    You might've seen some social media chatter sharing this link that allows you to see what your name would be if you were born in 2015 (the link also describes how the algorithm was put together). I checked it out and learned that: lol @ Elmer. Here are what the names of 10 famous Okies...

  • Shia LaBeouf, film company in Muskogee 'trying to keep a low profile'

    BY MICHAEL SMITH, Tulsa World | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    Shia LaBeouf has been seen here, and he’s been seen there, and if you judged by social media buzz alone, people in Muskogee are looking for the actor everywhere. A few have been fortunate enough to have their “brush with fame” and bump into LaBeouf, who has been shooting an independent drama...


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