• Lethal Weapon and The Goonies actress Mary Ellen Trainor dies

    Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Tributes have poured in for Lethal Weapon star Mary Ellen Trainor, who has died at the age of 62, says Yahoo. The actress, who appeared in The Goonies and Lethal Weapon films, died at her home in Montecito, California, on May 20, reportedly from complications of pancreatic cancer.

  • ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ on home video this week

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    “Rizzoli & Isles” keeps on rolling through season five, and “Justified” comes to an end with Season 6, both newly released on home video this week.

  • Dwayne Johnson on 'Big Trouble in Little China' remake response

    Published: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    Reaction was split last week after it was announced Dwayne Johnson would star in Fox’s remake of Big Trouble in Little China.  The Rock told Entertainment Weekly he has heard their reaction. “My response is: know that I come to the project with nothing but love and respect for the original, which is why we want to bring on John Carpenter,” the Rock told Entertainment Weekly.

  • The Martian | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX

    Published: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    The first official trailer has been released for "The Martian," based on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir.  According to the film synopsis: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. ...

  • Pixar shows off 'The Good Dinosaur' in new trailer

    Travis Poppleton, KSL | Updated: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Pixar is giving the world its first look at "The Good Dinosaur" in this latest trailer.

  • Coppola completes live cinema experiment at OCCC

    By Brandy McDonnell

    Features Writer

    bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com

    | Published: Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    Francis Ford Coppola’s vision for the future of film has become a reality at Oklahoma City Community College. The five-time Oscar winner announced Saturday the successful staging, lensing and screening of “Distant Vision,” a live movie performance piece created in real time. The final live performance of a 52-minute version of Coppola’s semi-autobiographical cinematic story took place Friday night on the 6,000-square-foot soundstage at OCCC’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, and it was screened in theaters as near as Bricktown and far away as Paris, France. “Ultimately, this experiment at OCCC was an attempt for me to try ‘Live Cinema.

  • Five for Families: ‘SpongeBob’ teaches ‘positive’ lessons

    Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider.

  • 'Insidious: Chapter 3' is good for a handful of scares but little else

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    “Insidious: Chapter 3” is the prequel to a pair of films about the supernatural torment of a troubled family. It’s good for a handful of genuine scares, but a late film tone change and some general clunkiness keep it in mediocre territor

  • 'San Andreas' is tough to believe

    Doug Wright, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    If you’re looking for motivation to start participating in your neighborhood’s earthquake drills and to finally assemble your 72-hour emergency kit, simply purchase tickets to the new movie “San Andreas.”

  • Dano and Cusack paint an epic Beach Boy portrait in powerful 'Love & Mercy'

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    “Love & Mercy” is a striking and moving film, a somber, two-toned love letter to Brian Wilson and the album it shows him composing. If you are a Beach Boys fan, you have to see it. If you aren’t, you should probably see it anyway.

  • Francis Ford Coppola completes live cinema experiment at OCCC

    By Brandy McDonnell

    Features Writer

    bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com

    | Published: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    Francis Ford Coppola, the five-time Oscar winner, announced Saturday the successful staging, lensing and screening of “Distant Vision,” a live 52-minute version of Coppola’s semi-autobiographical cinematic story took place Friday night on the 6,000-square-foot soundstage at Oklahoma City Community College's Visual and Performing Arts Center, and it was screened in theaters as near as Bricktown and far away as Paris, France.

  • 'Gilmore Girls' reunion is helping a little Texas TV festival become a big deal

    Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    The city best known for its heat, food and fun has become the psuedo home to the TV industry this weekend as the ATX TV Festival returns to the city for its 4th year — or "season," as they call it, Mashable reports. This, of course, is not the first festival to make roots in Texas. Austin is already home to SXSW and the Austin City Limits music festival, among several others, but ATX is no doubt one of the quickest to take root.

  • Patrick Stewart supports bakery that refused to make 'gay cake'

    Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Patrick Stewart has weighed into the 'gay cake' debate, saying that he supports the right of the Christian bakers to refuse to ice messages they find offensive. Ashers Bakery lost a court case after refusing to make a cake with the words "support gay marriage" above a picture of Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street. The McArthur family who own the bakery were found guilty of unlawful discrimination and fined £500.

  • Oklahoma band Q&A: Feel Spectres

    By Becky Carman

    For The Oklahoma

    | Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Oklahoma City mod rockers Feel Spectres are at once retro and futuristic, a feel-good, spacey pop party fronted by guitarist/vocalist Matt Goad — also a popular Oklahoma visual artist — along with drummer Allen Cory, guitarist/vocalist Tory Ayers (Euclid Crash) and bassist Alaina Avants.

  • Pleasing sensation felt with new lineup

    By Becky Carman

    For The Oklahoma

    | Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Oklahoma City mod rockers Feel Spectres are at once retro and futuristic, a feel-good, spacey pop party fronted by guitarist/vocalist Matt Goad, also a popular Oklahoma visual artist, along with drummer Allen Cory, guitarist/vocalist Tory Ayers (Euclid Crash) and bassist Alaina Avants. Q: Is Feel Spectres primarily your project? Matt Goad: Actually, I’d give the credit to Allen. I got to know Al, and I knew he was a drummer. We became friends and drinking buddies, and one day, he just said, “This is stupid. We need to play together.” He really is the one who started it. Back then, it was us and Mike and April Mays. Q: That was the lineup on the first record, but the last one

  • Melissa McCarthy Wins 'The Daily Show' With Her Incredible Jon Stewart Dress

    Published: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Melissa McCarthy, comedic badass and star of the new movie "Spy," surprised a baffled Jon Stewart on her Wednesday night "Daily Show" appearance. The star showed up in a dress plastered with various black-and-white photos of Stewart's face, including his 2011 Rolling Stone cover, The Huffington Post reports. "What is that?" said a giggling Stewart as McCarthy moved in to give him a hug. "It's my Jon Stewart dress," said McCarthy, as she turned to the roaring audience, twirling to show off Stewart's many faces.

  • Lifetime’s ‘Full House’ Movie Cast Announced

    Published: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Let Netflix fixate on the reboot. Lifetime still thinks there’s plenty to tell about the original “Full House,” announcing Thursday its cast for “The Unauthorized Full House Story," Yahoo TV reports. Like last year’s “Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story” project, this production plans to portray the “real story” behind the scenes of the classic ABC sitcom. It will explore the rise to fame of cast members like Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, John Stamos and Bob Saget and also how they grappled with portraying the picture-perfect world of the show while their own lives weren’t always so rosy. (Stamos is a producer of Netflix’s “Full House” sequel, which concentrates on Cameron Bure’s character D.J. Tanner and also stars Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber, Lori Loughlin, Dave Coulier and Saget).

  • A deadCenter movie to fit your personality

    By Savannah Evanoff, For LOOKatOKC | Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    It’s time for the 15th annual deadCenter Film Festival and you might know exactly what films you would like to see. Or maybe not. If you’re new to a film festival, you may not know which one will have you on the edge of your seat in anticipation, or which one will have you at the back of your seat falling asleep. This guide will help you decide which movies to watch based on your personality type. Starting with the dreamer, someone who leaves theaters bright-eyed and filled with new goals and inspiration for achieving them, and ending with the daredevil, someone who isn’t afraid to try any movies, or anything else for that matter. This guide will help you determine which films will are a fit for your deadCenter

  • What parents should know about 'San Andreas'

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Are you or your kids planning on seeing “San Andreas” this weekend? If so, here’s what you need to know before you head to the theaters.

  • Vintage TV series dominate new DVD releases this week

    Chris Hicks, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    A number of vintage television programs dominate new DVD releases this week, including complete-series sets of “The Saint” and “The Nanny.”




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