• The Oklahoman's fall movie preview: What's going to be the movie hit of the fall?

    By Nathan Poppe, Gene Triplett and Dennis King | Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    The Oklahoman’s fall movie preview showcases drama, comedy and plenty of page-to-screen adaptations.

  • Zach Braff deflects critics of his Kickstarter campaign for ‘Wish I Was Here’

    Dennis King, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    Actor-director Zach Braff fends off criticism of his Kickstarter campaign to raise money for his new film, "Wish I Was Here."

  • Movie Review: 'Godzilla'

    By Dennis King | Updated: Thu, May 15, 2014

    ‘Godzilla’ is given a 2014 special FX makeover to surprising, suspenseful results

  • 'Godzilla': Let me hear that roar

    By Dennis King, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, May 15, 2014

    Japanese actor Ken Watanabe discusses the proper way to say Godzilla, his wife’s relationship with the big green and the lizard’s iconography

  • Under the Radar DVD of the Week: 'Is the Man Who is Tall Happy?'

    Dennis King | Published: Mon, May 12, 2014

    This week, the oddest DVD to appear on release lists is: “Is the Man Who is Tall Happy?” Academic linguistic philosophy and dazzling, cutting-edge animation hardly seem a natural pairing, but in the hands of odd, innovative French director Michel Gondry the two elements come together brilliantly in “Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?” (due out on DVD Tuesday).

  • Movie review: ‘The Hornet’s Nest’ follows father-son war correspondents into harm’s way

    Dennis King | Updated: Mon, May 12, 2014

    Ever since that bloody, bluntly graphic opening battle sequence in Steven Spielberg’s “Saving Private Ryan” in 1998, filmmakers have continually upped the ante in depicting in minute detail the thudding, horrifying brutality of up-close combat in warfare on the big screen.

  • ‘Hollywood’s Greatest Year’ profiles a half-dozen classics from 1939 bonanza

    Dennis King | Published: Sun, May 11, 2014

    It was a legendary watershed year in Hollywood that saw the production of such landmark movies as “Gone With the Wind,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Stagecoach,” “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and many more films now considered classics.

  • Movie review: 'The Hornet's Nest'

    Updated: Thu, May 8, 2014

    Movie review: “The Hornet’s Nest” is a documentary that follows veteran war correspondent and Oklahoma native Mike Boettcher and his son Carlos into combat in 2011-2012 with American troops on the front lines in Afghanistan.

  • Under the Radar DVD of the Week: 'Republic of Doyle: Season One'

    Dennis King | Published: Mon, May 5, 2014

    This week, the oddest DVD to appear on release lists is: “Republic of Doyle: Season One” When it comes to quirky detectives on TV, the British seem to be reigning masters of the genre. But Canadian TV has its fair share of humorous gumshoes, and one of the best is the often-hapless Jake Doyle, whose witty Newfoundland-set series, is now in its sixth season.

  • Movie review: ‘Spider-Man 2’ juggles love story, trio of over-the-top villains

    Dennis King | Updated: Sun, May 4, 2014

    “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” casts a very wide web – looping in three crackling arch-villains and some minor evil-doers, a sweetly tortured love story involving broody Peter Parker/Spidey and brainy-cute Gwen Stacy, a dizzying CGI arsenal of swinging acrobatic effects and physics-defying fights and a swooping, eye-dazzling Cook’s tour of Manhattan landmarks.