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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Film

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Thanks for the shout-out, Jesse Eisenberg!


CFN

Gazette staff
Even if “The King’s Speech” wins Best Picture at next month’s Academy Awards, the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle singled out “The Social Network” as its pick for the best motion picture of 2010. The organization also honored the Facebook biopic with three other awards, including Best Actor for Jesse Eisenberg.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Seriously funny

Ernst Lubitsch’s 1942 movie “To Be or Not to Be” will be discussed at the inaugural Film Comedy Conference.


Features

Courtney Silva
Professionals from around the globe will be speaking about the comedic arts in every culture, from American Indian to Greek. Also on the agenda for discussion are the films of Jacques Tati and Woody Allen, and David O. Russell’s "Flirting with Disaster."
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Barney's Version

Enjoyable, but nothing spectacular


Comedy

Rod Lott
At last month’s Golden Globes, when Paul Giamatti won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy for “Barney’s Version,” you, too, may have asked, “What the hell is ‘Barney’s Version’?”
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The pursuit of 'Happiness'

Covering six continents, the documentary “The Economics of Happiness” gets an Oklahoma premiere on Friday.


Features

Courtney Silva
In today’s society, fewer people can say they are truly happy — at least according to “The Economics of Happiness.”
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Dancing king

Since Nick Felix owns Dance Magic Studios, it became the ideal setting for his directorial debut, ‘Never Too Late,’ shot in the metro.


Features

Courtney Silva
If there’s anyone whose motto should be “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” it would be Nick Felix. The dance instructor and owner of Dance Magic Studios, 7312 Cherokee Plaza, has experienced as many successes as he has failures, but never seems to be deterred.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

He’s Poppe-ular

Nakedness will always get you press.


CFN

Gazette staff
The Oklahoma Film and Music Office’s Buffalo Lounge at the Austin, Texas, music conference South by Southwest drew more famous people than CFN intern Bucky’s favorite TV show, “The View.”
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Vamp camp

For the locally shot B movie ‘Bikini Vampire Babes,’ the B stands for blood, bods and buffoonery.


Features

Richard York
Legendary exploitation film producer David F. Friedman mastered the art of his own motto, “Sell the sizzle, not the steak.”
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Beau bridges

Singer/songwriter Beau Jennings turns childhood inspiration by Will Rogers into a documentary film and companion album.


Music

Becky Carman

Beau Jennings with Ryan Lindsey
7 p.m. Saturday
The Chouse, 717 W. Boyd, Norman
596-5146
$10

 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Rock this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
In preparation for the Norman Music Festival, the Oklahoma Film & Music Office’s The Buffalo Lounge throws a party 8 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday at The Brewhouse, 110 W. Main in Norman.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
 
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