Tuesday 22 Jul

Fashionable revolution

JEWEL Fashion Show
6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Gaillardia Golf & Country Club

5300 Gaillardia Blvd, Oklahoma City ieew.org
$100 advance purchase online only

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William Friedkin spends a lot of time in his 2013 memoir discussing why Sorcerer didn't click with critics and audiences even though he believes it to be better than his previous film, The Exorcist. Now that Warner Home Video has reissued Sorcerer on Blu-ray, we can see what Friedkin's fuss is all about.
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Broadchurch: The Complete First Season

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04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Essentially part five in the ridiculously profitable horror franchise, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones continues the found-footage conceit of the other films. The difference is instead of the scares taking place in rich white suburbia, they do so in a junky apartment complex on a largely Latino side of Oxnard, Calif.
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

None May 22nd, 2008


Reviewer's grade: B

This sequel to 2005's "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" sees Lucy (Georgie Henley), Edmund (Skandar Keynes), Susan (Anna Popplewell) and Peter (William Moseley) back in the land of fauns, Centaurs and son-of-God-inspired lions for another round against the forces of evil.

This time they're out to help Prince Caspian (Ben Barnes, "Stardust") lead the Narnians against uncle Miraz (Sergio Castellitto), who has usurped Caspian's throne through murder most foul. Like its predecessor, "Caspian" has terrific production value, but the storyline is way too busy, which prevents meaningful character development. Characters from the book like Trumpkin and Trufflehunter (and many others) are included to satisfy literate fans, but they gum up the works by crowding the cast list.

Throw in the length (two hours twenty minutes) and violence that borders on inappropriate for kids under ten or eleven, and you get a colorful but mixed bag of fantastical hoo-ha. PG

"”Mike Robertson

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