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OKG Newsletter


Topic: novel

Wuthering Heights

Emily, blunt.


Drama

Rod Lott
Wuthering Heights
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$5-$8

 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

High school was tough.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
John Hughes, for all the love people heap on his ’80s teen movies, was far too easy on high school. Maybe your high school experience was different than mine — and, if so, congrats. For many of us, however, those years were a marathon of self-pity, heartache, passion and anything else you’d find on an album by The Smiths.
 
Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Lucky One

Generates no Sparks.


Drama

Rod Lott
Life can change in the blink of an eye, according to the opening minute of the turgid romance The Lucky One. It's the kind of empty observation that has become such a cliché, it no longer holds weight. But somehow, against God and every force of nature, grotesquely arrogant novelist Nicholas Sparks has built a lucrative career stringing such things together.
 
Monday, August 27, 2012

The Frankenstein Theory

The modern prometheus gets a modern movie update.


Horror

Rod Lott
The Frankenstein Theory is like no other Frankenstein film you've seen: rendered in found footage.
 
Monday, February 25, 2013

The Frankenstein Theory

The modern prometheus gets a modern movie update. Guess what? It’s alive ... alive!


Horror

Rod Lott
The Frankenstein Theory is like no other Frankenstein film you've seen: rendered in found footage.

Wait, wait! Don’t run off! This one’s better than the average entry, even if it’s not so revolutionary to change the minds of those who despise the delivery system. The picture’s snowy setting is reason enough to justify a viewing on DVD (a woefully bare-bones one) if you missed it on the big screen — and you likely did, since it played in only about 15 theaters nationwide earlier this month.
 
Friday, March 22, 2013

Book it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Benjamin Lytal has titled his debut novel, A Map of Tulsa, after his hometown. A coming-of-age story set in late-’90s T-Town, it has been dubbed a Catcher in the Rye for “Internet-suckled American youth” by industry bible Publishers Weekly. Lytal will sign copies from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway in 50 Penn Place. Call 842-2900 or visit fullcirclebooks.com.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Heroic hangover

Local comic book creators launch ‘Knuckleheads,’ a series about an unlikely superhero.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
A comic book shop is more than just a place to buy the latest gotta-have graphic novel. It also can be the start of a creative partnership.
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Stage it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Based on Chaim Potok’s 1972 novel, My Name Is Asher Lev is the latest production of Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main. The drama of a Jewish painter forced to make a choice between his art and his faith stages at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The show ends its run on April 27. Tickets are $16- $21. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Feminine 'Follies'

Among the Oklahoma Book Award finalists is Theasa Tuohy’s novel of love during wartime.


Fiction

Sarah Lobban
Oklahoma Book Awards
6:30 p.m. Saturday
Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
www.odl.state.ok.us
$50-$60

 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Four

For martial-arts action, it mostly adds up.


Action

Rod Lott
One easy way to review The Four would be to call it a kung-fu X-Men. Hell, director Gordon Chan (The King of Fighters) already has a pair of sequels planned. The big difference, of course, is that this Chinese/Hong Kong film is a period piece set nearly a thousand years ago. Therefore, it’s not interested in adamantium blades, but counterfeit coins.
 
Thursday, April 11, 2013
 
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