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  • 10 famous Oklahomans, then and now

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Ah, the Hollywood Sign. It has long since been a symbol of “making it.” You know, picking yourself up by your bootstraps and getting things done how only you can.

  • Movie review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'

    BY BRANDY MCDONNELL | Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Katniss Everdeen goes to war, but the games are still on in the grim yet enthralling third film in the blockbuster franchise. Although “Mockingjay – Part 1” occasionally feels too long on setup and too short on emotional payoff, it delves into intriguing political themes and boasts plenty of...

  • Miyazaki means magic as three of the Japanese animation master's films debut on Blu-ray

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    This week, Disney released on Blu-ray English-dubbed versions of three of Miyazaki’s films — 1989’s “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” 1997’s “Princess Mononoke” and his directorial swan song, 2013’s “The Wind Rises” — that provide a fine cross-section of the Oscar-winning filmmaker’s deservedly...

  • ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Trailer: Watch Anna Kendrick and the Bellas Go Global

    Published: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    You missed them when they were gone, didn’t you, Internet? Don’t worry, Beca (Anna Kendrick), Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) and the rest of the Bellas are back, and this time they’re looking to seize a capella glory on the world stage, according to The Wall Street Journal. The first “Pitch Perfect,”...

  • 'Foxcatcher' shares the story of former University of Oklahoma wrestlers Mark and Dave Schultz

    By Adam Kemp, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    The movie is based on the book Mark Schultz wrote after his brother Dave Schultz was killed by John du Pont, a man both bothers had once considered a friend.

  • Standing Ovation For Oprah Winfrey -Brad Pitt Produced MLK Movie "Selma"

    Published: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    The Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt produced “Selma” received two thunderous standing ovations tonight at its first New York screening. Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary film about Martin Luther King’s history making civil rights March leaps right into the top tier of this year’s Oscar race. ...

  • Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee Alfre Woodard

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Here is a look at Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee Alfre Woodard.

  • Movie review: “Whiplash”

    By Nathan Poppe, Entertainment Writer | Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    J.K. Simmons and Miles Teller put in some of the best onscreen performances of 2014 in the music-themed drama “Whiplash.”

  • Science Museum Oklahoma to host 'Hunger Games' event

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Science Museum Oklahoma to host “Hunger Games” event Nov. 21.

  • Hollywood Sex Abuse Film Revealed: Explosive Claims, New Figures Named (Exclusive)

    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    The spotlight again will be trained on the alleged sexual abuse of minors by powerful Hollywood players when Amy Berg's disturbing new documentary, An Open Secret, debuts at the DOC NYC film festival in New York on Nov. 14. The subject was forced out of the shadows earlier this year when...


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