Saturday 19 Apr
 
 

Holy Ghost People

Holy Ghost People examines two sisters whose bond is torn — but by what? After her sibling has been missing for more than a year, Charlotte (Emma Greenwell, TV's Shameless) intends to find out.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

No Holds Barred

RLJ Entertainment's new Blu-ray for No Holds Barred begins with what seems like dozens of trailers for movies starring pro wrestlers from the WWE talent pool. Each flick went direct to home video, but once upon a time — aka 1989 — one had to go to the multiplex to catch such a spectacle.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

Knights of Badassdom

In 2008, the third act of the guy comedy Role Models used LARPing — live-action role-playing, that is — as a backdrop for our protagonists' lessons learned. Today, Knights of Badassdom extends that half-hour into a full feature, to the point where viewers are left not smiling, but exhausted. 
04/02/2014 | Comments 0

Switched on

Not everything on television has to appeal to mass audiences. In fact, with the further fractioning of viewership thanks to alternatives like Netflix and VOD, more series can afford to become more niche. Here are five examples of shows both past and present — and new to DVD and/or Blu-ray — that encompass some of the more outrageous ideas ever to go beyond boardroom discussion.
04/02/2014 | Comments 0

Confession of Murder

Seventeen years after slaying 10 women and getting away with it, the charismatic serial killer Du-sok (Park Si-hoo) comes clean with a Confession of Murder, in this 2012 South Korean crime thriller. He does so by publishing a book that dishes all the grisly details.
04/02/2014 | Comments 0
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Top Articles from Movies

In a Better World

Don't miss this excellent Danish drama.


Drama

Rod Lott
It’s not for nothing “In a Better World” took home the Oscar and the Golden Globe this past awards season as the year’s best foreign-language film.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Sketchy duo

For three years, the 2 Movie Guys have turned otherwise forgettable films into one funny show.


Features

Richard York
It’s Saturday night. You’re up for a movie, but don’t have a DVD player, a Netflix account, a video store membership, cable TV, any money or a friend to share it with.
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Meek’s Cutoff

A movie about deadly tedium that is nearly a work of deadly tedium itself


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Lest anyone thinks otherwise, wandering the Oregon Trail in 1845 was no walk in the park.
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

Morgan Spurlock sells out — in a good way


Documentary

Rod Lott
Health care, gun control, corporate influence, the war on terror — leave the big issues to Michael Moore. Let Morgan Spurlock tackle the fun stuff.
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Man in motion

With stop-motion shorts parodying Iron Man and Michael Jackson, local filmmaker Kyle Roberts now takes on James Bond


Features

Eric Webb

Battle of the Bonds
7:30 p.m. Thursday
Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, 701 W. Sheridan
iaogallery.org, 232-6060
$5

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Fright night

A horror hound hopes to share the scare with free movie nights that give a home to films not coming soon to a theater near you.


Features

Charles Martin

Art’s Summer Movie Nights
7-10 p.m. Thursday
Bad Granny’s Bazaar, 1759 N.W. 16th
Free

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Into Eternity

Timely, visually crisp documentary


Documentary

Rod Lott
To paraphrase Peter Graves’ pedophile pilot in “Airplane!,” “Joey, do you like movies about nuclear waste facilities?”
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Alternately weird and wonderful


Documentary

Rod Lott
Oddball German director Werner Herzog (“Rescue Dawn”) has done everything but, oh, make a 3-D documentary about spelunking.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Bridesmaids

I now pronounce you ... really funny!


Comedy

Rod Lott
Nine decades after women earned the right to vote, it’s unfortunate that “Bridesmaids” is being hailed as something revolutionary, as if the better half has never been funny onscreen before.
 
Friday, May 13, 2011

‘Hurts’ so good

With no filmmaking experience, Oklahoma native Toni Robison-May created the short ‘Hurts Like Love,’ now making festival rounds.


Features

Courtney Silva
As a young girl, Toni Robison-May caught the acting bug. Growing up in Edmond, she would spend her days watching Shakespeare in the Park, dreaming about one day being the in the spotlight.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Nine Nation Animation

International illustration is the itinerary of ‘Nine Nation Animation,’ an out-of-this-world compilation of other countries’ cartoons.


Features

Rod Lott

Nine Nation Animation
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 and 8 p.m.. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
okcmoa.com, 236-3100
$8, $6 seniors

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

American Teen

A terrific, absorbing documentary about high school life


Documentary

Phil Bacharach
They say youth is wasted on the young. That might be true, but high school is one rite of passage for which young people definitely earn their Purple Hearts.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Worst. Prom. Ever.

Not the worst movie ever.


Comedy

Rod Lott
While Disney releases it squeaky-clean “Prom” to theaters, MTV’s dirty “Worst. Prom. Ever.” makes do with a cable debut on Tuesday, May 10. It should be the other way around.
 
Thursday, May 5, 2011

Winter in Wartime

A tense, if not intense, drama-cum-thriller


Drama

Rod Lott
Like 2008’s “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,” the Dutch-born film “Winter in Wartime” is set in World War II, and explores what happens when a youth gets involved with the other side of the fence — here, figuratively.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Thor

Unneccesary 3D, and too long, but other than that...


Action

Rod Lott
By god (pun intended) did “Thor” ever give me a headache.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
 
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