Machines vs. Monsters: Final Wars
6-10 p.m. Friday
Oddfab Design Lab
703 W. Sheridan
I've seen many a zombie movie — too many, one could argue successfully — but 1966's The Frozen Dead must be the first in which a member of the undead was so concerned with hair care, Carly Simon probably wrote a song about him. As the pic's mad scientist introduces him, “This one is harmless. He combs his hair continuously, like a vain adolescent.”
With the run of original Star Trek films, there's a long-standing theory that only the even-numbered entries are good, i.e. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Well, that theory does not apply to director J.J. Abrams' rebooted franchise; both of his voyages of the starship Enterprise — 2009's Star Trek and this summer's sequel of Star Trek Into Darkness — stand strong as successes across the board: creative, critical and financial.
Up, up and away ... to Bright Night of Superheroes, an evening of science discovery for caped crusaders, masked marvels and winged avengers. Come dressed as your favorite superhero (you know, your average weekend attire) and enjoy a night of hands-on action 6 p.m. to midnight Friday at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52nd St. Admission is $45 per child, $25 per adult. Call 602-3760, or visit sciencemuseumok.org.