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Oklahoma City Museum of Art screens 'Goodbye Solo'


Doug Bentin
The Solo of "Goodbye Solo" is a cab driver (Souleymane Sy Savane) in Winston-Salem, N.C. Originally from Senegal, he has family back in the old country to which he sends as much of his paycheck ...
Thursday, July 23, 2009

Film follows an Israeli hero who frees Hungarian Jews from Auschwitz


Doug Bentin
The title "Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh" is from a poem by Hannah Senesh. The match in question is one that lights a single candle and thereby brings a glimmer of li...
Thursday, April 23, 2009

The Haunting in Connecticut

With little basis in any ‘true’ story, ‘The Haunting in Connecticut’ has some mildly scary ghosts in its mortuary basement, but the tale is too tenuous for any real frights.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Five now-senior chorus girls revisit past performances


Doug Bentin
Been Rich All My Life, a 2005 documentary by director Heather Lyn MacDonald, has five things going for it: The Silver Belles, five chorus girls now in their 80s and 90s who met during the head...
Thursday, March 12, 2009


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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Slumdog Millionaire

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Fans eager for 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' saga seize a Bricktown theater


Doug Bentin
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away"¦ Well, last weekend, anyway, at the Harkins Bricktown Cinemas. It was the opening of George Lucas' latest addition to the saga that began in 1977 with what ...
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Local casting directors, talent agents offer advice to Okie actors


Doug Bentin
In the ancient lore of show business, talent agents and casting directors have been called everything from necessary evils to, uh, well, maybe we better not go there. REPRESENTINGFLEXIBILITY They'r...
Thursday, June 12, 2008

Forbidden Kingdom

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Prom Night

The original ‘Prom Night’ wasn’t scary, either, but at least it had Leslie Nielsen. This horror remake is bad, so give it the boot-onniere.


Doug Bentin

Dario Argento, the master of Italian giallo thrillers, was right: “Horror is like a serpent; always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back.”

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Funny Games

Thursday, March 20, 2008


Thursday, June 7, 2007

Wes Craven most scared by real life


Doug Bentin
Legendary horror director Wes Craven ("A Nightmare on Elm Street," "Scream") also produces, including the 2006 hit remake of his 1977 smash "The Hills Have Eyes," and now its sequel, "The Hills Have E...
Thursday, March 22, 2007