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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Puerto Rico

The Inheritance

Visually slick, even when it’s unimaginative


Rod Lott
When Image Entertainment splashes its “UNRATED” label across its covers — as it has of late with “Chain Letter,” “Harpoon: Whale Watching Massacre” and now “The Inheritance” — you can at least be guaranteed that the films will make good on that promise, even if they fall short in other areas.
Friday, April 1, 2011

‘Rum’ punchless

A tame Johnny Depp and disheveled script leave ‘The Rum Diary’ with a nasty hangover.


Matt Carney
Written by Hunter S. Thompson at 24, but unpublished until his early 60s, “The Rum Diary” was a fictionalized account of his besotted time in Puerto Rico, what in reality was a nine-month stint between gigs as a New York City journalist.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Players of the Caribbean

One-quarter of the Oklahoma City RedHawks hails from the Domincan Republic.


Greg Horton
In 1984, Danny Hightower was playing ball for a minor-league team in Bradenton, Fla., a part of the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Now the athletic director at his alma mater in Owasso, he was in Major League Baseball about the time the Dominican pipeline began to gush forth with baseball talent.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012