Friday 11 Jul
 
 

Escape from Tomorrow

With Escape from Tomorrow, one fears the story behind the movie would loom larger than the movie itself. Luckily, that is not the case. After all, it opens with a decapitation on Disney World’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster.
05/06/2014 | Comments 0

Sorcerer

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.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Broadchurch: The Complete First Season

Welcome to the coastal resort of Broadchurch, population … oh, who can keep track, what will all the corpses? Yes, Broadchurch is yet another British television procedural involving the search for a murderer in a quaint little town, just like the limited series The Fall and Top of the Lake.
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.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

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
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Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon

Oklahoma’s Kings of Leon unleashes its documentary at deadCENTER Film Festival


Features

Joshua Boydston
Kings of Leon always must have known they’d be something special, because they’ve always had the cameras rolling. Every bit of their Oklahoma-bred journey has been recorded, and the documentary “Talihina Sky” shares the tale.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

10 films to see at deadCENTER film festival

Sports documentaries, zombie musicals, hooker dramedies and so much more


Features

Phil Bacharach, Joshua Boydston, Stephen Carradini, Rod Lott
Oklahoma’s Kings of Leon unleashes its documentary at deadCENTER Film Festival, but it’s hardly the only flick screening. Here’s a peek at 10 others.

 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Reel secret

OKCMOA among a select group of institutions with a 16mm film archive


Features

Rod Lott
This weekend, as Oklahoma City Museum of Art patrons watch “These Amazing Shadows,” a documentary about film preservation, they may be unaware that some classics are being preserved one floor above their heads.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

These Amazing Shadows

‘These Amazing Shadows’ documents American efforts to preserve classic films, which in turn document our nation’s cultural history.


Documentary

Rod Lott
These Amazing Shadows
5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
OKCMOA.com, 236-3100
$8
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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
 
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