Comedy Rod Lott
We’re slipping, America. It look to Ireland to make the best horror comedy in recent memory, Stitches. The subgenre is one of the toughest to pull off — a feat about as rare as finding a four-leaf clover.
Thriller Rod Lott
Strangely, Katie Aselton of TV's extraordinarily funny The League is better at crafting thrillers than comedies. Her directorial debut, 2010's The Freebie, was insufferable mumblecore. Black Rock finds her taking a headlong leap into suspense, and while it's so-so, growth is growth.
In its first court action, OCU law school’s Oklahoma Innocence Project contends a Pontotoc County man was wrongly convicted of murder.
News Tim Farley
Shoddy police work and prosecutorial misconduct resulted in the wrongful
conviction of Karl Fontenot for murder, kidnapping and robbery. That’s
the contention of the Oklahoma Innocence Project (OIP), an arm of
Oklahoma City University School of Law, in a court filing that seeks
Fontenot’s release from prison after 28 years behind bars.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
Murder’s on the menu in Who the “Hill” Killed Billy!?, the latest
comedic mystery from Whodunit Dinner Theater. The OKC troupe performs
the play at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Cattlemen’s Steakhouse, 1309 S. Agnew.
(Other dates are scheduled at Cattlemen’s and other area restaurants
through Sept. 27.) Tickets are $40, which also includes dinner. Call
420-3222 or visit whodunit.net.
CFN Gazette staff
Twilley don’t mind. Tulsa Sound music icon Dwight Twilley and creator of ’80s hits “I’m on Fire” and
“Girls,” is getting new exposure with classic guitar-driven pop-rocker
“Looking for the Magic,” in the horror flick You’re Next. In fact, it’s the only song credited in the movie.
CFN Gazette staff
Again, our state ranks near last in a report. Surprised? No. Angry? Only
at ourselves. The Center for American Progress rated states based on 36
different factors that included economics, leadership and health in its
report The State of Women in America. Oklahoma was No. 48th and received a grade of “F,” above Louisiana and Utah.
Horror Rod Lott
Think of all the critical evisceration that the Friday the 13th movies endured in their time. Yet they're high art compared to two recent slasher "homages," the low-budget Killer Holiday and the no-budget Murder University.