Comedy Rod Lott
In any other year but an election year, I’d like to think The Campaign
would have been a bigger hit. It's certainly funny; it's also certainly
too close to the truth: American politics is a game of money.
Music Louis Fowler
While everyone with normal lives will be buying bargain-basement
trinkets and low-end electronics for their loved ones at 3 a.m. on Black
Friday at their nearest SuperTarget, hardcore music geeks will be
Indie Zach Hale
If you were to peruse the “About” section of IndianGiver’s Facebook page, you’ll notice how the instruments attributed to each of the Oklahoma City band’s five members are described with downright flippancy: Dylan Jordan plays “sticks & animal skins,” while Jazzton Rodriguez earns his keep with “shanties & loud noises,” and so on.
Folk Zach Hale
Few 20th-century figures were more influential than Woody Guthrie.
The folk icon and Oklahoma native has a legacy and scope that span the
musical stratosphere, predating and inspiring genres from country to
Action Rod Lott
As Aaron Eckhart grows angry and Morgan Freeman pulls strings from the
sidelines, a possibly crazy but altogether decent man dishes out some
superheroic justice to save the city. The result is an excellent movie, arguably the best of the year.
The Coen brothers’ new film is a heady, heartfelt character study and period piece. In other words, quintessential Coen.
Drama Zach Hale
The album artwork for 1963’s The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylanwas nothing if not iconic. The image of a young Dylan with then-girlfriend Suze Rotolo clinging to his side, walking down a snow-covered street in New York’s Greenwich Village embodied the early ’60s folk movement like no other. It’s also where Inside Llewyn Davis makes its music.