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Review: In 'Uncorked,' a full-bodied coming-of-age tale

The wine movie is not exactly known for a bouquet of tasting notes. From “Wine Country” to “Bottle Shock,” they are usually...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hideaway Pizza launches home film contest

Hideaway Pizza will be awarding free pizza for a year and other prizes to those who enter by posting their creative videos to...

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'Tiger King,' the docuseries on Oklahoma's Joe Exotic, is No. 1 on Netflix: Here's what you need to know

Considering the number of people who are currently staying home in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it's safe to say...

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'Wonder Woman 1984,' 'In The Heights' postponed due to virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Warner Bros. on Tuesday delayed the summer release of “Wonder Woman 1984” and removed the adaptation of...

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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for...

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Stars of 'Contagion' reunite for a PSA

NEW YORK (AP) — The stars of the 2011 virus thriller “Contagion” — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of...

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. MORE THAN HALF A...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

AUTO RACINGThe Indianapolis 500 was postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won't run on Memorial Day...

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Golden Globes amend eligibility rules due to virus

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes will accept movies submissions without a theatrical release for the first time due to the...

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Meghan to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has her first post-royal job: narrating a Disney documentary about...

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Englund ready to see someone up the ante with Freddy Krueger

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Englund, the actor who turned Freddy Krueger into a fearsome household name, say he’s looking forward to...

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Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the...

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The Latest: South Korea’s central bank to provide aid

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some,...

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National Cowboy Museum's Tim finds superstar fans in Toby Keith, Sarah Silverman and Patton Oswalt

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's new social media darling, Cowboy Tim, is continuing to see his star rise.

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Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___March 24The Chicago Tribune on adopting a pet while social...

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Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an early scene in Prentice Penny’s debut feature, “Uncorked,” his main character Elijah is trying to help...

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In 'Crip Camp,' a rare spotlight for disability rights

PARK CITY, UTAH (AP) — It wasn't Judith Heumann's first standing ovation, but it might have been her loudest.Heumann, who had...

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Gaga says wrong time for 'Chromatica;' Rock Hall reschedules

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the...

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TCM is bringing its classic film festival to your home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The folks at Turner Classic Movies had just decided they’d have to cancel their annual classic film festival...

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Though scuttled, SXSW still goes ahead with film awards

NEW YORK (AP) — South by Southwest, the sprawling Austin, Texas, conference and festival, was one of the first major gatherings...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Highlights of April's TCM Special Home Edition festival

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Below are highlights of the TCM Classic Film Festival: Special Home Edition, which replaces the in-person...

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies US Charts week ending March 3rd.iTunes Movies US Charts:1. Jumanji: The Next Level2. Onward3. Star Wars: The Rise...

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The Latest: US officials working on $2 trillion rescue deal

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 381,000 people and killed over 16,500. The COVID-19...

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Excerpts from Woody Allen memoir 'Apropos of Nothing'

NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from Woody Allen's new memoir, “Apropos of Nothing,” which was released Monday after a delay because...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy Museum postpones Western Heritage Awards

The awards will now be presented in conjunction with the Oklahoma City museum's Traditional Cowboy Arts Exhibition & Sale on...

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Review: ‘Crip Camp’ traces the origin of a social movement

If you’re looking for something truly inspirational to distract from the current state of things, Netflix’s “Crip Camp: A...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 29-April 4

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 29-April 4:March 29: Comedian Eric Idle is 77. Composer Vangelis ("Chariots of Fire")...

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Crossover country superstar Kenny Rogers dies at 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such...

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Daring sleuth Miss Fisher is back in new Acorn TV movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The intrepid and daring Phryne Fisher, last seen in an internationally popular TV mystery series, is getting...

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Bravo's Andy Cohen, 'Bachelor' Colton Underwood have virus

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the...

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Producer, actors lose appeal in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has rejected an appeal by the producer and stars of the film "Silver Linings...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Movie featuring OU women's gymnastics has debut, release moved to Monday online

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Movie featuring OU women's gymnastics has debut, release moved to Monday online

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As movie theaters begin to close, Universal moves some films to on-demand

Universal Pictures took the boldest Hollywood step in response to the coronavirus pandemic, announcing that it will bring fresh...

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The Latest: Sri Lankan government imposes 2 1/2 day curfew

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 244,000 people and killed more than 10,000. The COVID-19...

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TV med shows donate masks, Cannes delayed amid coronavirus

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the...

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Virus-shocked Hollywood gets break with streaming services

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports are on hold, theaters are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has...

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Cannes Film Festival postponed, potentially to June or July

NEW YORK (AP) — France's Cannes Film Festival, arguably the world’s most prestigious film festival and cinema’s largest annual...

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Cannes Film Festival postponed due to virus, organizers now looking at June or July dates

PARIS (AP) — Cannes Film Festival postponed due to virus, organizers now looking at June or July dates.

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The Latest: Big South Conference cancels all spring sports

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic's effect on sports around the world (all times local):5:30 p.m.The Big South Conference...

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Q&A: Brian De Palma on why movies should be beautiful

NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters may be shuttered across the country but there is still newly released work of lurid and pulpy...

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Review: Mackie leads a little-known story in ‘The Banker'

“ The Banker ” is an odd title for this film. It has the effect of underselling a fascinating story about a black business...

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Computer-graphics pioneers win tech's Turing prize

The technology that animated movies like “Toy Story” and enabled a variety of special effects is the focus of this year’s...

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Cinemas close nationwide, Disney postpones 'Black Widow'

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. movie theaters have closed nationwide due to the coronavirus pandemic, turning dark nearly all of the...

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When Irish eyes are streaming: BAM's Blog 2020 St. Patrick's Day movie list finds Disney+ gold with 'Luck of the Irish'

With the coronavirus pandemic shuttering restaurants, bars, movie theaters and practically everything else, people are...

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Oscar-nominated actor Stuart Whitman dead at 92

NEW YORK (AP) — Stuart Whitman, a prolific lead and character actor who appeared in hundreds of film and television productions...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: AMC movie theater chain closes for six to 12 weeks

The closure is effective Tuesday, and it includes the three Oklahoma City locations.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's nonprofit Rodeo Cinema to temporarily close

"For Rodeo Cinema members we will offer to extend your membership for the length of our closure to ensure that you have maximum...

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Cinemas across U.S. close for pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. movie theaters nationwide are preparing to shut down after President Donald Trump announced new guidelines...

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Disney Junior's 'Mira, Royal Detective' is India-inspired

NEW YORK (AP) — The newest cartoon on Disney Junior has all the hallmarks one would expect from a children's show — a smart,...

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100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic

What’s there to do while stuck indoors? We’ve compiled 100 suggestions to help make your time quarantined as interesting – and...

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The Latest: Peace Corps evacuating volunteers, suspends ops

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 169,000 people and killed more than 6,500. The COVID-19...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Ticket sales plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theaters as the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Museum of Art to close temporarily

Beginning Sunday, the museum, Museum Cafe and Museum Store all will be temporarily closed.

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Disney sends 'Frozen 2' to streaming for housebound families

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. will release “Frozen 2” on Disney Plus several months early to give families cooped up by...

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Movie review: Romantic drama 'I Still Believe' raises the bar above most faith-based films

Earnest but maudlin, the romantic drama "I Still Believe" is based on the true story and anthem of the same name by...

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Why people with diabetes, like Tom Hanks, may be at increased risk of coronavirus

According to the International Diabetes Federation, there may be two reasons for the complications that can arise.

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Movie theaters, for now, stay open nationwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters have long acted as a refuge in times of war and recession. Their screens have flickered...

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Movie review: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' director Benh Zeitlin sticks to familiar territory with Peter Pan adaptation 'Wendy'

Hollywood has never outgrown its fascination with J. M. Barrie's turn-of-the-20th-century tale "Peter Pan."

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'I Still Believe' PG 1:55 2 1/2 of 4 stars After the mainstream success of their 2018 Oklahoma-made movie "I Can Only...

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Word Balloons: ‘Bloodshot’ brings Valiant Comics to screen

An enhanced soldier with regenerative powers becomes the first hero from the Valiant Universe to come to movie screens, with...

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Coronavirus brings entertainment world to a standstill

NEW YORK (AP) — The entertainment industry prepared Thursday for an unprecedented shutdown to curb the spread of the...

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Who Canceled: A look at the concerts, films, events on hold

And soon there will be none (for a while).Tours, awards shows, conventions and festivals on Thursday announced cancellations...

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Fast and Furious film, 'Mulan' postponed due to virus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. officially postponed the theatrical release of “Mulan," while Universal Pictures moved...

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French-American movie director Tonie Marshall dies at 68

PARIS (AP) — French-American filmmaker and actress Tonie Marshall, the only female director to ever win a Cesar award —...

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Review: 'Tiger King,' Netflix's chronicle of the strange story of Joe Exotic, rules as must-binge true-crime entertainment

Although he's admittedly the only gubernatorial and presidential candidate spotlighted in the series, Joe Exotic arguably...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

VIRUS OUTBREAKThe NBA became the first major American sports league to suspend play because of the coronavirus pandemic,...

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Las Vegas movie exhibition CinemaCon canceled due to virus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The annual movie exhibition and trade show CinemaCon has been canceled in Las Vegas due to coronavirus,...

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Weinstein gets 23 years in sentence hailed by accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison after breaking his courtroom silence with a...

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Review: Vin Diesel in the bruising 'Bloodshot'

It might be too harsh to recommend practicing social distancing with the new Vin Diesel movie “Bloodshot,” but I wouldn't want...

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Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for sexual assaults

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault, a sight the...

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Review: 'The Hunt' is a clunky swipe at a divided America

Fittingly, few films in recent memory arrive with a bigger target on its back than “The Hunt.” Our quick advice? Lower your...

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The Latest: After delay, 361 Taiwanese fly back from Wuhan

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe:___Planes carrying 361 Taiwanese who had been stranded in China's...

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'The Hunt' pits Red vs Blue in a violent, bipartisan farce

NEW YORK (AP) — Last fall, the violent satire “The Hunt” became ensnarled by some of the very politics it so playfully...

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Review: Unease of girlhood shines through in ‘Never Rarely’

The teenage girls at the center of “ Never Rarely Sometimes Always ” don’t have the luxury of being carefree. Granted, things...

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'Peter Rabbit 2' latest movie to delay release due to virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood continued to shuffle its upcoming releases due to the coronavirus, as Sony Pictures on Tuesday...

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'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor known to art house audiences through his...

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Review: Authors look at `The Greatest Year at the Movies'

“Cinema ’62: The Greatest Year at the Movies,” Rutgers University Press, by Stephen Farber and Michael McClellanWhat was the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 9, 2020: See the 1977 Japanese crime thriller 'Doberman Cop' for free at Ponyboy

Presented by Arrow Films, the screening is part of Ponyboy's free Mondo Mondays cinematic showcase hosted by local film buffs...

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Interview: Alyx Picard Davis prepares to take director's chair at OKC's deadCenter Film

An Oklahoma City native, Picard Davis currently works as deadCenter's director of festival and operations, a role she has...

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Picard Davis set to take deadCenter's director's chair

When Alyx Picard Davis started volunteering with deadCenter Film back in 2006, she never imagined she eventually would end up...

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Business as usual at North American box office amid virus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — North American audiences are not staying away from theaters amid virus concerns, according to the weekend’s...

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Meghan urges men to honor the women in their lives

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry’s wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has visited a school to offer an International Women’s Day...

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Oklahoma filmmakers have California festival experience cut short as second half of Cinequest postponed over coronavirus concerns

Cinequest organizers announced today that the festival's second week of programming will be postponed to August due to concerns...

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American Film Institute postponing gala with Julie Andrews

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Film Institute says it is postponing its 48th annual AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute...

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Film poses question: 'Same God?'

Linda Midgett became intrigued by a controversy brewing in 2015 at Wheaton College, her alma mater. A black political science...

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Oklahoma films, musicians, other creatives affected as SXSW canceled over coronavirus concerns

The 27th edition of the SXSW Film Festival was slated to run March 13-22 in Austin. Nearly 300,000 people attended SXSW in 2019.

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SXSW 2020 canceled: Coronavirus leads to cancellation of South by Southwest as COVID-19 spreads

The South by Southwest music, film and technology conference, is the latest victim of the coronavirus.

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Movie review: Disney/Pixar embarks on an enchanting fantasy quest with 'Onward'

"Onward" represents a huge leap for director/co-writer Dan Scanlon over his previous Pixar feature, the passable "Monsters...

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Theater review: Musical 'Anastasia' offers sumptuous family-friendly stage spectacle

As sparkling as a bejeweled tiara and just as attractive to little girls, "Anastasia" might just be the ideal mother-daughter...

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'Onward' PG 1:43 3 1/2 of 4 stars Pixar Animation Studios this year is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its first feature...

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Inaugural Tonkawa Film Festival set for Friday and Saturday

The Tonkawa Film Festival also will host a special screening at 8:30 p.m. Friday of "Walking Out," starring Matt Bomer, Bill...

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Review: 'First Cow,' a western fable of unpasteurized poetry

The American West is about as well-trod territory as there is in movies, but Kelly Reichardt keeps unearthing new treasures.Her...

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Theater review: National tour of 'Anastasia' musical offers sumptuous family-friendly stage spectacle

It is based on the lore about the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II, whom legend has it survived when the rest of the...

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Preview: Musical 'Anastasia' brings Russian legend to OKC's Civic Center

Adapted from the 1997 animated film, "Anastasia" is based on the lore about the youngest child of Czar Nicholas II, whom legend...

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Returning to acting, Jagger plays a man of wealth and taste

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been nearly 20 years since Mick Jagger last acted, but as the new film “The Burnt Orange Heresy” shows,...

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Coach in trouble for letting twerking tour film video in gym

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A high school basketball coach is in some hot water over letting a celebrity twerker use the Miami...

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Netflix cancels SXSW screenings, events amid virus concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix is canceling its South by Southwest screenings and events amid concerns about the outbreak of the...

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'Bob Durst killed his wife,' prosecutor says at his trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst has never been charged in the 1982 New York disappearance of his wife Kathie Durst, who was...

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Review: In 'Onward,' a weird but worthy Pixar magic act

For a revolutionary animation studio, Pixar has been surprisingly wary of advancing technology. The company may be at the...

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Review: Netflix whiffs in Boston with 'Spenser Confidential'

It's back to Boston for Mark Wahlberg in the new Netflix crime flick “Spenser Confidential” so you know what that inevitably...

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James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to virus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been pushed back several months because of global...

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Red Dirt Film Festival begins Thursday in Stillwater

More than 90 films will be exhibited, from short films to features, ranging across many genres.

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 4, 2020: See the national tour of the musical 'Anastasia' at the Civic Center

The Tony-winning "Ragtime" team of Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty created the stage version, which is...

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Review: A moving turn from Ben Affleck in an ordinary drama

There is nothing particularly extraordinary about director Gavin O’Connor’s “ The Way Back,” except perhaps for Ben Affleck’s...

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Lawyer says award-winning Iran filmmaker summoned to prison

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian filmmaker who just won the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear has been summoned to serve a...

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Lawyer: Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, who just won Berlin Film Festival prize, summoned for 1-year prison term

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Lawyer: Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, who just won Berlin Film Festival prize, summoned for 1-year...

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In 'Hillary,' Clinton candidly surveys her ups and downs

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Since losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has released a memoir about that defeat,...

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Sixth Annual Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival planned this week in OKC's Capitol Hill

The festival will serve as a platform where the work of Latino filmmakers can be showcased and will celebrate them as examples...

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Long-rumored Woody Allen memoir coming in April

NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir by Woody Allen, rumored for years and once thought unpublishable in the #MeToo era, is coming out next...

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‘The Invisible Man’ tops box office with $29 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Elisabeth Moss-led thriller “The Invisible Man” rode a wave of good reviews to a very visible spot atop...

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Spielberg daughter arrested on domestic charge in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An adopted daughter of film director Steven Spielberg was arrested in Tennessee in a domestic incident...

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Epic adventure: Musical 'Anastasia' takes inspiration from Russian history and legend

Like a jewel fit for a princess, the central character of Anya in the musical "Anastasia" is a colorful, multifaceted role "My...

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Iranian director wins prize at Berlin festival in absentia

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's “There Is No Evil” won the Golden Bear prize Saturday for best...

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Anti-Polanski protesters greet French film awards ceremony

PARIS (AP) — The ceremony for the French version of the Oscars took place in Paris on Friday amid protests by women's rights...

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Movie review: Classic tale of 'The Invisible Man' gets timely update

The often-adapted 1897 novel gets a smart, stylish and scary update from Australian writer-director Leigh Whannell, best known...

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Global Solar Control Window Films Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 28, 2020--The "Solar Control Window Films - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has...

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'The Invisible Man' R 2:04 3 of 4 stars Based on how timely and relevant the themes are in the new film version of "The...

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Word Balloons: New 'Falcon & Winter Soldier' comic on shelves before streaming series

Marvel recently released a synopsis and release date for its upcoming Disney Plus series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,”...

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Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

PARIS (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France's equivalent of the Oscars — where his latest...

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Nazi cautionary dramas wade into political, factual disputes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood mustered its creative forces in the 1940s when Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany sought to conquer the...

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Ben Affleck on the pain and catharsis of 'The Way Back'

NEW YORK (AP) — Of the many stories that have stuck with Ben Affleck from his Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, one has especially...

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Interview and video: 'Killers of the Flower Moon' author David Grann talks Native American history, Martin Scorsese film adaptation during OKC visit

Winner of the Edgar Allen Poe Award for best true-crime book, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of...

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'Killers of the Flower Moon' author David Grann talks Martin Scorsese film adaptation during OKC visit

Before he started working on his award-winning true-crime novel "Killers of the Flower Moon," David Grann had never seen a...

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OKC's deadCenter Film names Alyx Picard Davis its new executive director

Currently deadcenter's director of festival and operations, Picard Davis will succeed longtime executive director Lance...

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Soundtrack City: How Nashville is awash in film, game scores

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville is already known as Music City, but a new wave of music being recorded there for video games,...

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Clive Cussler, million-selling adventure writer, dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Clive Cussler, the million-selling adventure writer and real-life thrill-seeker who wove personal details and...

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Film Review: 'Invisible Man' is a cunning if empty remake

Unraveling the dusted bandages of H.G. Wells’ classic 1897 science-fiction novel, writer-director Leigh Whannell has...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art to debut new seats, new movie prices in historic Noble Theater

The new, wider chairs feature headrests, improved lumbar support and built-in cup-holders.

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Original 'Flash Gordon' comic strip art headed to auction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The original artwork for the “Flash Gordon” comic strip is headed for a new realm — the auction block.The...

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Michael Douglas, Zeta-Jones to co-host Jerusalem ceremony

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hollywood power couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are set to return to Israel as co-hosts of...

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Review: An unlikely friendship is at the heart of 'Burden'

It was only a matter of time before Hollywood came calling to adapt the real-life events surrounding a museum in South Carolina...

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More companies get into business of Black History Month

NEW YORK (AP) — From shoes and T-shirts to dolls and tote bags, more companies and brands are getting into the business of...

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Review: A wild spin on the Peter Pan myth in ‘Wendy’

A Peter Pan story told from Wendy’s perspective sounds either too precious to be true or ripe for a skewering. But in the hands...

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Paramount halts 'Mission: Impossible' shoot over new virus

NEW YORK (AP) — Paramount Pictures on Monday halted production on the seventh “Mission: Impossible” film due to the new virus,...

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Rachel Cannon's journey from Oklahoma to TV stardom

Oklahoma native Rachel Cannon discusses her career, studying film at OU, navigating Hollywood and starring in hit TV shows "Mad...

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The Latest: Kobe Bryant service ends with Oscar-winning film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in downtown Los Angeles (all times...

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Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies

Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 1-7

March 1: Actor Robert Clary ("Hogan's Heroes") is 94. Singer-actor Harry Belafonte is 93. Singer Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann is...

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Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The six passengers traveling with Kobe Bryant and his daughter in the helicopter that crashed into a...

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NASA: Katherine Johnson, a mathematician on early space missions who was portrayed in film “Hidden Figures,” has died

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — NASA: Katherine Johnson, a mathematician on early space missions who was portrayed in film “Hidden...

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University of Central Oklahoma to stage Tony-winning musical 'Nine'

A musical adaptation of Frederico Fellini’s film “8 ½,” “Nine” centers around Italian film director Guido Contini. While facing...

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Box office goes 'Sonic' again but hears 'Call of the Wild'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hedgehog edged the sled dog by a nose at the box office.“Sonic: The Hedgehog” zoomed to the top of the...

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Lizzo, 'Just Mercy' win top honors at NAACP Image Awards

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” won best motion picture, best actor and best...

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PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd...

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Meet the rising stars of 'West Side Story' on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — When a new revival of “West Side Story” opens on Broadway, it will make history. The musical sees 33 young...

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Trump not a 'Parasite' fan, praises 'Gone with the Wind'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite," his biggest complaint being that...

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OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To separate filmmaker and TV producer Ava DuVernay’s trenchant, history-driven projects, including “Selma”...

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Movie review: Immersive workplace drama 'The Assistant' takes its cues from Harvey Weinstein scandal

The first narrative feature from Australian documentarian Kitty Green ("Casting JonBenet"), "The Assistant" feels immersive and...

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Netflix: Everything coming (and disappearing) in March 2020 (including ‘Ozark’)

Ready to Netflix and chill? At least, until the first day of spring on March 19, which hopefully warms the cooler parts of the...

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Movie reviews for Feb. 21, 2020

'The Assistant' R 1:27 2 1/2 of 4 stars More than two years after the Harvey Weinstein scandal made headlines and helped...

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Trump savoring scrambled Dem race, Bloomberg's debate debut

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relishing in Democrats' jumbled primary in the wake of a fractious debate, President Donald...

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Success of 'To All the Boys' puts stars on Hollywood's radar

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 release of the Netflix teen rom-com "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," changed the lives of its...

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'Black in Space' looks at final frontier of civil rights

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In 1959, Ronald Erwin McNair walked into a South Carolina library. The 9-year-old aspiring astronaut...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 20, 2020: Catch the 'Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour' at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center

"Mystery Science Theater 3000" – or “MST3K,” as it is affectionately known – is a Peabody Award-winning cult classic TV show...

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'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK (AP) — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut,...

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Jennifer Lawrence to star in Adam McKay comedy for Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence will star in the Adam McKay comedy “Don't Look Up” for Netflix.The streaming giant on...

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Review: A CGI canine yearns to be free in 'Call of the Wild'

Does the dog movie have any new tricks? Do we want it to?For the most part, we want our dog movies like our pooches:...

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Review: Austen's 'Emma,' humanized but not modernized

There's beauty to spare in the new screen adaptation of Jane Austen's “Emma,” from its palatial country estates with their...

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Eugene Hernandez named director of New York Film Festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Eugene Hernandez will succeed Kent Jones as the director of the New York Film Festival, becoming only the fifth...

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Bong happy 'Parasite' succeeded despite disparity it showed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Oscar-winning “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho said Wednesday the film's "biggest pleasure and the...

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Writer Charles Portis, whose book 'True Grit' and its movies are featured in a National Cowboy Museum exhibit, dies

Although he wrote other books, Portis is best remembered for his novel “True Grit,” which was first serialized in the Saturday...

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The top 10 Apple Books on the iTunes Store

Apple Book charts for week ending February 16, 2020: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher)1. Summer of '79 by Elin...

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Foo Fighters bringing 25th anniversary 'The Van Tour 2020' to OKC

Each "2020 Van Tour" show will feature a special opening attraction: A sneak peek at an excerpt from Grohl’s new documentary...

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Video: 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie, starring Oklahoma native James Marsden and Jim Carrey, races to record domestic box-office opening

The live-action/animated movie's projected four-day gross of $70 million is among the best showings ever for the long holiday...

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'True Grit' novelist Charles Portis dies at age 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and...

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Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend's killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York real estate heir Robert Durst to the slaying of his...

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Ken Burns' 'Country Music,' 'Yellowstone,' 'Deadwood' movie and more to be honored at National Cowboy Museum's Western Heritage Awards

The 60th annual Western Heritage Awards festivities begin at 11 a.m. April 17 with a workshop free to the public with museum...

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Video: deadCenter Film Festival best documentary feature winner 'Jump Shot' to be released for one-night-only theatrical event

The documentary features intimate interviews with a host of basketball legends including executive producer Stephen Curry,...

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Wonder Woman interrupts SA cricket game in climate protest

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — Climate activists dressed as Wonder Woman and other movie superheroes interrupted a cricket game...

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'Parasite' director Bong greeted by applause in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Director Bong Joon-ho smiled and waved at a waiting crowd on Sunday as he arrived home in South...

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Young Ugandan who featured in a Disney chess film dies at 15

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan student who played a memorable role in a 2016 Disney film about a local chess prodigy has died...

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Amy Poehler invented Galentine's Day and now retailers are seizing on it

Valentine's Day isn't what it used to be. Just over half of Americans say they celebrate the day, down 13% since 2009,...

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Lynn Cohen, who played Magda in 'Sex and the City,' dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Lynn Cohen, an actress best known for playing the plainspoken housekeeper and nanny Magda in “Sex and the...

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Watch: James Marsden talks 'Sonic the Hedgehog,' 'Westworld' and teen modeling gigs on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

The Sunday Oklahoman had a cameo Thursday night during Oklahoma native James Marden's appearance.

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The BAM's Blog 13th annual Valentine's Day movie list

Way back on Feb. 14, 2008, I posted my very first entry on the newly launched BAM's Blog: a list of my favorite films...

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Full board of France's Cesar film awards steps down

PARIS (AP) — The entire leadership of the Cesar Awards, France's version of the Oscars, has stepped down in a spat over both...

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Movie review: 'Downhill' drags despite short running time

Knowing just how funny they can be together makes their largely laugh-free pairing in the dark comedy "Downhill" even more of a...

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Interview: 'MST3K' mastermind Joel Hodgson brings farewell trek to OKC area with 'Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour'

"We worked really to hard to realize the show for a theatrical experience, and that's really what you get. You really are...

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Interview: 'Star Trek' icon William Shatner brings 'Wrath of Khan' tour to OKC area tonight

For the past few years, the enterprising actor has been boldly going on tour with the beloved 1982 film "Star Trek II: The...

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US film crew chasing Poland Holocaust story may face charges

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A team of U.S. award-winning documentary filmmakers pursuing a Holocaust-era story in western Poland...

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Enterprising icon: 'Star Trek' star William Shatner brings 'Wrath of Khan' tour to Oklahoma

William Shatner has occasionally taken the opportunity over the years to sit in the back of a movie theater and watch audiences...

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'Downhill' R, 1:30, 2 of 4 stars During Sunday's Academy Awards, the presenter pairing of Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus...

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Final bows: 'MST3K' ringmaster Joel Hodgson is on his farewell trek with 'The Great Cheese Movie Circus Tour'

For three decades, Joel Hodgson has been the ringmaster of "Mystery Science Theater 3000," a cult-classic television series...

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Video: OKC Town Hall continues 2019-2020 season with authors David Grann and Sam Anderson and cartoonist Steve Kelley

"Killers of the Flower Moon" author David Grann will give the fourth talk in the six-lecture series at 11 a.m. Feb. 20.

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European soccer draws inspiration from movie to coach girls

LONDON (AP) — Nadine Kessler's journey to the top of women's soccer had its challenges.“Was it a struggle in the beginning to...

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Review: 'The Photograph' develops nicely into a fine film

This Valentine's Day, there's certain to be the usual flood of candy and flowers. But at your local movie theater, there's...

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Review: Why wait? 'Sonic the Hedgehog' worth rushing to see

If the Hollywood mantra for making blockbusters is “faster, faster, faster,” then the creators of “Sonic the Hedgehog” have...

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The women of 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' redraw the frame

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s inside the frame and what’s outside of it are electrifyingly synonymous in French filmmaker Céline...

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Rap impostors accused of scamming luxury hotels of thousands

ATLANTA (AP) — A crew of Rolls Royce-riding identity thieves who posed as rap industry figures scammed more than $100,000 from...

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Review: ‘Downhill’ a showcase for Louis-Dreyfus and Ferrell

The foreign-language film remake has never been the most esteemed sort of Hollywood production, but the timing of “Downhill,” a...

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St. Vincent, Carrie Brownstein, Janelle Monáe, Lulu Wang and more added to SXSW final speakers list

SXSW 2020 will take place March 13-22 at various venues around Austin, Texas.

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Two-time Emmy-nominated actress Paula Kelly has died at 77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress, singer and dancer Paula Kelly, who earned an Emmy Award nomination on the sitcom “Night Court” and...

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Review: 'The Last Thing He Wanted' is alarmingly unthrilling

Not too deep into the Netflix film “The Last Thing He Wanted,” the spunky heroine is given a warning: “Buckle up. It's gonna be...

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German filmmaker Vilsmaier, known for 'Stalingrad,' dies

BERLIN (AP) — Joseph Vilsmaier, a German filmmaker whose striking portrayal of the Battle of Stalingrad brought home the...

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ScarJo's Oscar look glimmers on, at Oscar de la Renta show

NEW YORK (AP) — Watching the Oscar de la Renta show unfold in the imposing setting of the New York Public Library in Manhattan,...

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Universal will release controversial 'Hunt' film in March

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Pictures said Tuesday that it will release the social satire “The Hunt,” a film it canceled in the...

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Anna Sui rolls out B-movie gothic glam at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sui doesn't love scary movies, but she adores illusion, especially glamorous illusion.That's one reason...

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Harvey Weinstein's defense rests without the once-powerful movie mogul testifying at his rape trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's defense rests without the once-powerful movie mogul testifying at his rape trial.

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Photos and video: From 'Parasite' to the ratings, the Oscars made history in many ways

What had been a pretty predictable cinematic awards season had a twist ending almost as surprising as South Korean auteur Bong...

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Watch the delightful Oscar-winning animated short film 'Hair Love'

The short film's writer and co-director Matthew A. Cherry, a former NFL player, dedicated his award to Kobe Bryant, who died...

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Photos and video: Renee Zellweger wins best actress Oscar for biopic 'Judy,' produced by Oklahoman Mickey Liddell

Zellweger, who won the best supporting actress Oscar in 2004 for "Cold Mountain," called working on "Judy" "one of the most...

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Photos and video: Oklahoma-born movie star Brad Pitt receives first acting Oscar for 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Pitt, who was born in Shawnee but grew up in Springfield, Missouri, earned the best supporting actor Oscar for his coolly...

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Hollywood barriers fall in milestone Oscars for ‘Parasite’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards...

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Oscar parties: Pitt goes right in, Phoenix engraves-and-runs

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Brad Pitt, tux still on but tie gone and best supporting actor Academy Award stowed away...

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Oscars viewership plunges to record low

NEW YORK (AP) — Without a host or a great deal of pizzazz, ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards reached its smallest audience...

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A breakdown of the gowns, bling and beauty from the Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars closed the awards season in style, with statement necklaces and classic gowns, traditional tuxedos...

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Review: Oral history of Bond films is for fans’ eyes only

“Nobody Does it Better: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of James Bond," Forge Books, by Mark A. Altman and...

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Bong's 'Parasite' focuses on plight of South Korea's poor

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans are reveling in writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s dark comic thriller, “Parasite,” which...

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South Koreans explode with joy over 'Parasite' Oscar wins

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans reacted with rare collective joy Monday after director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” won...

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Final list of Academy Award winners

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre:Best picture:...

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Making Oscar history, 'Parasite' wins best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars' horizons, Bong Joon Ho's masterfully devious class...

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Backstage at the Oscars: Dazed winners and sweet reunions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A whole other show happens just a few feet to the right of the main Oscars stage in the wings where...

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South Korea's 'Parasite' wins international feature Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite,“ director Bong Joon Ho’s dark comedy about wealth inequality, won the Oscar for best...

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Big wins for 'Parasite' give Oscar night an emotional high

Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.”But the Oscars...

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Zellweger completes comeback with best-actress Oscar win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger completed a Hollywood comeback for the ages at the Oscars on Sunday night, winning as best...

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'Parasite' director Bong Joon Ho wins best director Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Bong Joon Ho made Oscar history Sunday night, capturing Oscars for best director and best...

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Dern wins supporting actress Oscar for 'Marriage Story'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laura Dern’s turn as a steely divorce attorney in “Marriage Story” made the case with Oscar jurors, who...

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Rapper Eminem shocks Oscars with performance 17 years late

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apparently, it's never too late to perform at the Oscars, particularly if you're an Oscar winner named...

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Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor Oscar for 'Joker'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral portrayal of a troubled man’s descent into villainy in “Joker” earned him his...

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Brad Pitt wins first acting Oscar for 'Once Upon a Time'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An emotional Brad Pitt won his first acting Oscar on Sunday night, claiming the supporting actor trophy for...

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Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars

Twenty-five years after winning his first Oscar, Elton John has picked up his second at the 2020 Academy Awards, where “Joker”...

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The Latest: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture Academy Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 92nd Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre (all times...

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'Parasite' wins best picture Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'Parasite' wins best picture Oscar.

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Renée Zellweger wins best actress Oscar for 'Judy'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger wins best actress Oscar for 'Judy'.

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Bong Joon Ho wins best director Oscar for 'Parasite'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bong Joon Ho wins best director Oscar for 'Parasite'.

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Obama-backed documentary on Ohio factory wins Academy Award

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscar for best feature-length documentary has gone to "American Factory," the first documentary released by...

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Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars red carpet

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a...

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AP PHOTOS: A look at Oscars red carpet standouts

LOS ANGELES (AP) —On an Oscars red carpet filled with dramatic dresses and designer tuxedos, Spike Lee and Natalie Portman wore...

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'You've Got a Friend in Me' — 'Toy Story 4' wins Oscar

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about having a friend: “Toy Story 4” has become the first franchise to earn two animated film Oscars.The...

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Photos and video: Oklahoma-born Brad Pitt wins big and cracks jokes leading up to tonight's Oscars

Pitt, who was born in Oklahoma and grew up in Missouri, has won best supporting actor honors at practically every televised...

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All-star list of Academy Awards presenters and performers announced

The star-studded lineup includes Jane Fonda, Josh Gad, Tom Hanks, Oscar Isaac, Sandra Oh, Natalie Portman, Chris Rock and Taika...

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'Birds of Prey' flies low on Oscars weekend with tepid debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Birds of Prey,” the DC Comics' Harley Quinn spinoff, made a tepid debut in theaters over the weekend,...

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Robert Conrad, star of 'The Wild, Wild West,' dies at 84

LOS ANGELES — Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian...

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Hanks, Fonda and more stars amuse at Oscars rehearsals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell are standing on the Oscars stage performing some hilarious material for...

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'The Farewell,' Adam Sandler triumph at Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — At a Film Independent Spirit Awards that often stood in stark contrast to Sunday's Academy Awards,...

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Monse creatives still see themselves as fashion outsiders

NEW YORK (AP) — Monse founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia are stars in the fashion business — they're also the creatives...

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Ben Platt named Hasty Pudding's 2020 Man of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Award-winning actor and musician Ben Platt was named 2020 Man of the Year by Harvard University's famed...

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Hasty Pudding roasts Ben Platt, youngest Man of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Award-winning actor and musician Ben Platt took a quick jab at President Donald Trump late Friday while...

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Jane Fonda brings climate-change fight to LA ahead of Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two days ahead of the Academy Awards, two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda brought her Fire Drill Friday...

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Leslie Jones livens up Siriano's NY Fashion Week front row

NEW YORK (AP) — With shouts of “Work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick...

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At Weinstein trial, defense takes aim at accusers' memories

NEW YORK (AP) — With Harvey Weinstein’s fate hinging largely on what his accusers remember about alleged sexual assaults years...

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Oscars preview: '1917,' 'Parasite,' Brad Pitt and more predicted to win big at Sunday's Academy Awards

The promise of more uproarious one-liners from Shawnee-born movie star Brad Pitt, who has done an admirable job of charmingly...

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Concert review: OKC Philharmonic brings extra thrills to Indiana Jones' adventures with 'Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert'

The sound effects on the shootouts, car crashes and fistfights were muffled to keep them from conflicting with the orchestra,...

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Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching...

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Global Report on the Thin-Film Solar Cell Market: (2020-2024) - Drivers, Challenges and Market Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 7, 2020--The "Global Thin-Film Solar Cell Market: Size, Trends and Forecasts (2020-2024)" report...

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Movie reviews for Feb. 7, 2020

'Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn' R 1:49 3 of 4 stars At one point in "Birds of Prey,"...

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The Oklahoman's Brandy McDonnell shares her Academy Awards forecast

After two months of preliminaries marked by plenty of drama but not much actual suspense, the cinematic awards season closes...

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Concert review: OKC Philharmonic adds extra excitement to Indiana Jones' adventures with 'Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert'

If there's one thing I've learned in my years covering the arts and entertainment beat, it's that most experiences — from...

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Oklahoma-made film 'Black Wall Street Burning' to be released in OKC and Tulsa theaters

Produced by OKC-based Noftis Studios and filmed in central Oklahoma,"Black Wall Street Burning" is directed by Dekoven Riggins...

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Watch: Amazon debuts the chills-inducing trailer for Oklahoma filmmaker Andrew Patterson's 'The Vast of Night'

The film earned strong reviews following its well-received bow in the Midnight Madness section at the 2019 Toronto...

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Key is still making people laugh but flexing his drama chops

NEW YORK (AP) — Keegan-Michael Key is transitioning out of over-the-top comedies to focus more on dramatic films, and for him,...

Business

Women vying for Oscars salute their progress, snubs aside

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The mood at Diane von Furstenberg’s lunch honoring this year’s female Oscar contenders could have...

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Kidman, Nyong'o, Peele and more describe 1st Oscar moments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It happens in an instant: The envelope is opened, a name is called and the Oscar winner's life and career...

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'Warhol and the West': National Cowboy Museum hosts exclusive exhibit examining the pioneering artist's Western work and influences

Given his reputation, it's not surprising that Andy Warhol's shoes often drew attention. But the type of footwear the iconic...

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Oklahoma filmmaker Mickey Reece's new horror film 'Agnes,' featuring Molly C. Quinn, Sean Gunn and Rachel True, completes principal photography

The production filmed in central Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program was vital to the project, according...

Business

Kirk Douglas rose from poverty to become a king of Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — He was born Issur Danielovitch, a ragman’s son. He died Kirk Douglas, a Hollywood king.Douglas, the muscular,...

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Reiner, Hamill and more react to Kirk Douglas' death

NEW YORK (AP) — — “To the world he was a legend, an actor from the golden age of movies who lived well into his golden years, a...

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Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other...

Crime

Weinstein accuser says he trapped her during hotel assault

NEW YORK (AP) — As Harvey Weinstein stripped off his clothes, pulled down her dress and groped her breast in a hotel bathroom...

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Douglas' films included `Spartacus,' 'Lust for Life'

Films of Kirk Douglas (many also produced by him) include:“The Strange Love of Martha Ivers,” 1946“Mourning Becomes Electra,”...

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Tom Hanks, Chris Rock added to Oscars presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Hanks, Chris Rock and Taika Waititi are some of the presenters who will take the Oscars stage at the...

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Legendary icon and 'Spartacus' star Kirk Douglas dies at 103: Reports

Little stopped Spartacus, right to the end.Legendary actor Kirk Douglas died at age 103, according to People, TMZ and E!...

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Review: A charismatic Robbie gives Harley Quinn her wings

At one point in “Birds of Prey,” crime lord Roman Sionis, aka Ewan McGregor, sits down with a tub of popcorn to watch Harley...

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Oscar Predictions: Can 'Parasite' upset '1917'?

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions for a...

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At the Oscars, 'The Cave' aims to provide hope to Syria

NEW YORK (AP) — Home is a complicated notion for Feras Fayyad, the director of the Oscar-nominated Syrian documentary “The...

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'Never give up': Raymond Santana of 'Central Park Five' shares his story at OC

For Raymond Santana, April 19, 1989, seemed like an ordinary day, part of a long holiday weekend that was perfect for spending...

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Oklahoma native Jeanne Tripplehorn cast in 'The Gilded Age,' 'Downton Abbey' mastermind Julian Fellowes' new HBO project

The fictional period epic is focusing on New York City millionaire titans of industry in the 1880s comes from the "Downton...

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Making Oscar history, 'Honeyland' shatters borders

NEW YORK (AP) — Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska were in a hard-to-reach area of Northern Macedonia — about as far from...

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Watch: Oklahoma band Skating Polly plays 'A Little Late' at Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony

Skating Polly's "A Little Late" is featured in three-time Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen's ("The Lord of the Rings"...

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Top films were more diverse than ever before, study finds

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood's awards season may not show it, but the most popular films are increasingly diverse, a new study...

Life

Home release dates announced for WWII drama 'A Hidden Life,' directed by Oklahoma-bred auteur Terrence Malick

The timeless story based on real events about a largely unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl), who refused to fight...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 4, 2020: See a one-night-only screening of the documentary 'Always in Season' at Rodeo Cinema

The one-night-only "Indie Lens Pop-Up" screening is presented by Rodeo Cinema, OETA and PBS.

Life

Watch: Oklahoma-born Ron Howard talks about the personal connection to his Sundance Film Festival selection, 'Rebuilding Paradise'

Howard has recently delved into documentary filmmaking with "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week," "Made in America" and...

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Video: St. Vincent, Carrie Brownstein and Bill Benz talk about their Sundance Film Festival mockumentary 'Nowhere Inn'

The unusual meta project made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, which closed Sunday. The movie also is set to...

Crime

After Oprah's exit, Russell Simmons doc acquired by HBO Max

NEW YORK (AP) — The documentary about several women who have accused Russell Simmons of sexual abuse has found a distributor...

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Brazil's government blasts Oscar-nominated documentary-maker

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's government criticized Oscar-nominated filmmaker Petra Costa on Monday after she once more labeled...

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Tulane acquires archive of "Vampire" author Anne Rice

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University has acquired the complete archives of bestselling author Anne Rice, who was born and...

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8 films from the Sundance Film Festival you’ll want to see

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — When the 36th annual edition of the Sundance Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of snow and...

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Review: Stylish book gumshoes `Chinatown' and lost Hollywood

“The Big Goodbye: ‘Chinatown’ and the Last Years of Hollywood,” Flatiron, by Sam WassonQuentin Tarantino’s hagiographic “Once...

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Gift or keep: The afterlives of red carpet looks is a dance

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember the ethereal pale blue Prada dress Lupita Nyong'o wore the night she won an Oscar in 2014? How about...

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'Hamilton' by original cast coming to a film screen near you

NEW YORK (AP) — Next year, you'll be able to see the original Broadway cast of “Hamilton” perform the musical smash from the...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 9-15

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 9-15Feb. 9: Actress Janet Suzman is 81. Singer Carole King is 78. Singer Barbara Lewis...

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Oklahoma-filmed family drama 'Minari' wins top prizes at Sundance Film Festival

Based on Lee Isaac Chung’s real-life experiences, the drama follows a Korean-American family that moves from Los Angeles to...

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Israel's Holocaust museum apologizes for inaccurate videos

JERUSALEM (AP) — Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, issued an apology Monday for videos presented during a ceremony...

Business

The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston accents got poked. “Groundhog Day” got – surprise – resurrected, complete with Bill Murray. Google...

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Pakistan delays decision on movie that offended Islamists

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's government on Monday postponed its decision on whether to lift a ban on a movie that had offended...

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Winners of the 2020 British Academy Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2020 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday:Film -- “1917”British Film -- “1917”Director --...

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Best picture '1917' is big winner at British Academy Awards

LONDON (AP) — Gut-wrenching World War I epic “1917” was the big winner at Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, winning seven...

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World War I epic “1917” named best picture at the British Academy Film Awards, wins seven trophies in all.

LONDON (AP) — World War I epic “1917” named best picture at the British Academy Film Awards, wins seven trophies in all.

Sports

Jamie Foxx tricks pre-Super Bowl gala crowd with 'Beyoncé'

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jamie Foxx tricked an A-list crowd at a pre-Super Bowl show Saturday, telling them Beyoncé was about...

Business

'Bad Boys' tops box office for third straight week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Bad Boys of Life” went for a three-peat at the box office during Super Bowl weekend.The Sony Pictures’ film...

Business

'Joker' leads British Academy Awards race amid controversy

LONDON (AP) — The superhero villain saga “Joker” led the race for Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, a glitzy event that has...

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'Minari,' 'Boys State' win top honors at Sundance

NEW YORK (AP) — The Korean-American family drama “Minari,” Lee Isaac Chung's tender autobiographical tale about his upbringing...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 2, 2020: See National Theatre Live's encore presentation of 'The Lehman Trilogy' at Oklahoma City Community College

The screening is part of National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theater to cinemas across the globe.

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'Parasite,' 'Jojo Rabbit' win top Writers Guild Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Parasite” has continued its march through Hollywood’s awards season by winning the best original...

Business

Sundance Film Festival names Tabitha Jackson new director

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival has found its new leader from within, promoting Sundance Institute documentary...

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For 'Fast and Furious' cast, Walker's memory remains strong

MIAMI (AP) — Vin Diesel says it’s the spirit of Paul Walker that motivates him to continue starring in the “Fast and Furious”...

Life

Ada's McSwain Theatre planning 'Harry Potter' screenings and interactive wizarding experience

Guests are encouraged to wear costumes. A costume contest will take place prior to each film screening.

Life

Interviews, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum celebrates milestone anniversaries for 'True Grit' films with exhibit 'Two Grits'

On view through May 10, the exhibit "Two Grits" celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1969 version starring Wayne, Glenn...

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Family ties: Fox's Joe Buck sentimental calling Super Bowl

Ever since the Kansas City Chiefs qualified for Super Bowl 54, Joe Buck has been on a sentimental journey. It was 50 years ago...

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Lifting the eyepatch: National Cowboy Museum's 'Two Grits' marks milestone anniversaries for both 'True Grit' movies

As The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prepares for its 92nd Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 9, Oklahomans have the...

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How to binge on Oscar movies in cinemas for cheap

NEW YORK (AP) — At $15 a pop in major cities — and sometimes more — going to the cinema can easily break the bank.That's where...

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Adam Sandler signs deal with Netflix to make 4 more films

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Expect more Adam Sandler in your Netflix feed.The streaming giant announced Friday that Sandler and his...

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On 'Irishman,' teaching De Niro and Pacino to act younger

NEW YORK (AP) — Would you have the gumption to tell Al Pacino to act his age?That was the unique position Gary Tacon, the...

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Asia-Pacific Thin Film Battery Market is Projected to Witness a CAGR of Over 23% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2020--The "Asia Pacific Thin Film Battery Market, By Technology, By Battery Type, By Voltage...

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'Hair Love' director wants to win Oscar in honor of Kobe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Matthew A. Cherry became an Oscar nominee, that was initially good enough for him, until he heard about...

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'The Rhythm Section' R 1:49 1 1/2 of 4 stars 'The Rhythm Section" opens, more or less, on a gun (and silencer) pointed,...

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Week Ahead: Oklahoma concerts and shows for Jan. 31

ON PARADE: Canadian indie rock bands Wolf Parade and Land of Talk will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW...

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Berlin filmfest suspends prize over Nazi links report

BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival has suspended a prize named for its founding director after a German...

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Weinstein says he hired private eyes 'for days like this'

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is defending his use of a private spy agency that allegedly dug up dirt on his accusers,...

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MoviePass may owe money to 12,000 subscribers as it files for bankruptcy liquidation

Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass and its parent company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation late Tuesday and...

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'The Assistant' aims to go behind the headlines of #MeToo

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — “The Assistant” is one of the first narrative films to come out of the #MeToo movement and the Harvey...

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Review: 'Gretel & Hansel' is a real horror(ible) movie

There's a scene early on in the new film “Gretel & Hansel” when the two title characters accidentally scarf down psychedelic...

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EU fines NBCUniversal for restricting film merchandise sales

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities have fined NBCUniversal for restricting cross-border sales of “Jurassic Park" toys,...

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Chief on the mic: 50 years later, Stram still shines on film

MIAMI (AP) — “Matriculate: To enroll as a member of a body and especially of a college or university.”To football fans, though,...

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Accusers: Weinstein excused lewd acts as a showbiz norm

NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who say they met Harvey Weinstein when they were aspiring actresses in their 20s testified at his...

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Aaron Hernandez's fiancee speaks out on documentary series

BOSTON (AP) — The fiancee of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez spoke publicly for the first time since the release of a...

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Review: 'Assistant' is a subtle, soul-crushing #MeToo drama

Harvey Weinstein sits in a Manhattan courtroom this week, a silent (as yet) but looming presence at his landmark #MeToo-era...

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Pastor's fight against KKK becomes movie that may aid battle

LAURENS, S.C. (AP) — Not many years ago in a small, rural South Carolina town stood The Redneck Shop — a racist emporium and Ku...

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Review: 'The Rhythm Section' is a fresh take on old formula

When you think of top-notch movie assassins, there’s a good chance you conjure up Samuel L. Jackson or Keanu Reeves or Matt...

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Interviews, photos and video: OKC Broadway plans 2020-21 season including 'Oklahoma!,' 'Frozen,' 'My Fair Lady,' 'Wicked' and more

The local presenter of the nationally touring Broadway shows, OKC Broadway - a partnership of the New York City-based The...

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Radha Blank of 'The 40-Year-Old Version' isn't late

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival is a showcase of new voices in cinema, and few have come through louder and...

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'Killers of the Flower Moon' expected to usher in a new decade of filmmaking in Oklahoma, as production is officially confirmed in the Sooner State

“We’re thrilled that this unique story will be filmed where it took place, in Osage County, and welcome the production to...

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Berlin film fest to zoom in on inner turmoil, outer chaos

BERLIN (AP) — This year's Berlin International Film Festival will have a decidedly dark focus, with many of its headline movies...