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  • Sigourney Weaver says 'Alien' role 'part of her DNA'

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Thirty-five years ago, actress Sigourney Weaver assumed the role of warrant officer Ellen Ripley in "Alien," one of the most important science-fiction movies ever made. This fall, Ripley -- believe it or not -- returns as part of a downloadable mission for the video game Alien: Isolation, with...

  • Netflix Plans To Take Over The World

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    If the last two years for Netflix were about driving subscriber growth through big splashy original programming, the next year will be about international expansion, according to BuzzFeed. As part of its second-quarter earnings report Monday, Netflix said that it surpassed 50 million subscribers...

  • We Only Use 10% of Brain? That's a Myth

    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    It’s a common conversation starter to assert that we only use 10% of our brains. In Lucy, the soon-to-be-released thriller about a woman forced to work as a drug mule for the Taiwanese mob, Professor Norman lectures, “It is estimated most human beings only use 10% of their brain’s capacity....

  • Jake Gyllenhaal First Look as ‘Nightcrawler’ Surfaces in Craigslist Video: ‘Hard Worker Seeking Employment’

    Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    The first video of Jake Gyllenhaal as his “Nightcrawler” character surfaced on the Internet Saturday in a bizarre place: Craigslist. Or perhaps not a bizarre place at all and simply the kickoff of a clever viral marketing campaign, according to The Wrap. A representative for Open Road has not...

  • Movie review: 'Planes: Fire and Rescue'

    By Jessica Allison, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Movie reivew: Wildfires are no match for Disney’s next franchise, with “Planes: Fire and Rescue.”

  • Movie Review: “Sex Tape”

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    The cinematic equivalent of herpes, "Sex Tape" is an uncomfortable embarrassment to raunchy comedies everywhere. Fortunately no medication is required after being exposed to it: The effects are not permanent, only painful. Here’s the weird thing: Two of the movie’s three writers (Jason...

  • “Dances With Wolves” star and Oklahoma native Wes Studi tackles local and national film roles

    BY GENE TRIPLETT, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    “Dances With Wolves” star and Oklahoma native Wes Studi tackles local and national film roles.

  • Movie review: 'The Purge: Anarchy'

    By Grace Gordon, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Movie review: “The Purge: Anarchy” is a literal take on class warfare.

  • Oklahoma news briefs

    From staff reports | Published: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Oklahoma news briefs for July 17, 2014

  • Horror movies under a frightful spell at box office

    Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Here's a tale that chills every studio executive to the bone, according to USA TODAY. A genre goes gangbusters at the box office, ringing up millions in profits with little investment — only to disappear without warning or explanation from the cinema landscape. Such is the story line for...


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