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The Sorcerers

Boris Karloff gets hooked on a feeling.


Horror

Rod Lott
Boris Karloff plays one of The Sorcerers in an obscure 1967 thriller from Warner Archive. To be more precise, he’s Dr. Marcus Monserrat, “practitioner of medical hypnosis.” Yet what he and his wife (Catherine Lacey, The Lady Vanishes) really itch to try out is something more sinister.
 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Halloween II / Halloween III: Season of the Witch / Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers / Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

Happy Halloween! Times four!


Horror

Rod Lott
Anyone who says the 1978 original is the only good movie in the Halloween franchise is kidding himself. While none of the succeeding chapters may match the power, there's plenty of fun to be had beyond that one night he came home.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Magnificent 7

What if seven local musicians collaborated on seven songs in seven days? You get The 7 Project, and the resulting album just adds up.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The 7 Project with Jabee and O Fidelis
8 p.m. Sunday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
329 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

All that jazz

City crooner Michael Summers brings his swingin’ sounds to the UCO Jazz Lab.


Music

Louis Fowler
Michael Summers
8 p.m. Saturday
University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab
100 E. Fifth, Edmond
ucojazzlab.com
359-7989
$7
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Times bold

Pouring emotion into a new album, local band Defining Times ended up defining itself.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Defining Times with Dead Sea Choir
10 p.m. Saturday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$7-$10
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Coma

Its pacing will put you under.


Television series

Rod Lott
Four years ago, cable remade the perfectly fine ’70s sci-fi thriller The Andromeda Strain, based upon Michael Crichton’s thriller, but needlessly doubled the running time, thereby cutting its effectiveness in half. 
 
Friday, November 30, 2012

Deathtrap

Warner Archive raises Caine in a new Blu-ray of an old mystery.


Thriller

Rod Lott
Just a decade after starring in Sleuth, Michael Caine returned to similar fare in 1982's Deathtrap. Both are crafty mysteries with a bare minimum of characters and even fewer settings, but many twists to leave viewers with spinning heads.
 
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Milwaukee blues

Times have been tough for What Made Milwaukee Famous, but the Austin indie act vows to go up from here.


Music

Joshua Boydston
What Made Milwaukee Famous
9 p.m. Thursday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$7-$10
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan directs a fitting send-off to his Batman trilogy.


Action

Phil Bacharach
Due to the twisted savagery of a young man in a Colorado movie theater, The Dark Knight Rises will forever be a footnote in American history. Hopefully, that horrific massacre will not influence perceptions of this epic conclusion to writer-director Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy.
 
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The Good Doctor

It’s bad medicine.


Thriller

Rod Lott
Just six days into his residency, Dr. Martin Blake (Orlando Bloom, The Three Musketeers) already has his share of minor screw-ups: His handwriting is illegible, and he prescribed penicillin for a patient who was allergic to it.
 
Friday, December 21, 2012
 
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