Nonfiction Rod Lott
When Tom Folsom terms his new nonfiction work, Hopper,
as “a rebel biography,” he’s not kidding. Not only is his subject a
rebel, but so is his approach. A you-are-there POV, fonts that interrupt
the narrative — you’ve never read a celebrity bio quite like it, and
that’s certainly befitting of its star.
Comedy Rod Lott
For those who tired of the inspirational-teacher subgenre that flourished in the ’80s and ’90s — think Stand and Deliver, Dangerous Minds, Dead Poets Society — there’s Wuss!
Exclamation theirs, the film illustrates why I never would want to
teach public school in today’s environment, even as a mere
Thriller Rod Lott
Now that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has had three back-to-back hits this season in G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Pain & Gain and, of course, Fast & Furious 6, it's time to catch up with the one film of his this year audiences ignored: Snitch.
Hip Hop/Rap Louis Fowler
Before Kanye West went off on his screaming, no-wave punk nonsense, he
was the only honest mainstream rapper, mixing high-quality, production
with heart-wrenching lyrics exploring the more truthful aspects of
Comedy Rod Lott
An hour of stage comedy by female stand-ups, Women Who Kill
errs in putting its not-so-secret weapon right upfront: Amy Schumer,
who might just be the funniest person in America right now. Even her
throwaway lines (“Do you ever have Oxycontin mouth?” she asks no one,
rhetorically) pierce the flesh.
Letters to the Editor Joe Gatz
So Oklahoma House Representative Dan Fisher has a problem with OKC Theatre Company’s production of The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (Performing Arts, “Questionably Fabulous,” Nov. 13, Oklahoma Gazette)? Or is it Senior Pastor Dan Fisher?