Documentary Rod Lott
As director Deborah Anderson states at the beginning of her documentary, Aroused is not a story about pornography, but about women. For half of its 69-minute running time (deliberate?), I believed her.
Drama Rod Lott
Paul Schrader’s The Canyons opens and closes with a montage of
abandoned movie theaters. For this film in particular, that choice
strikes one as symbolic in several ways: not only as a comment on the
state of the industry, but on the state of The Canyons itself. You’re unlikely to find many 2013 films this empty.
Mayoral candidate Ed Shadid confirms cocaine use, violence when asked about his sealed divorce file, which The Daily Oklahoman is fighting to open
News Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman and mayoral candidate Ed Shadid snorted cocaine on two occasions, chose pornography over marital intimacy and became violent with his wife before entering an addiction treatment center, according to sealed divorce records reviewed by Oklahoma Gazette.