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Academy Museum to honor Sophia Loren, Haile Gerima at gala

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is assembling a star-studded cast for its opening gala in September. Italian screen...

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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

Movies US charts:1. Nobody2. Promising Young Woman3. City of Lies4. The Courier (2021)5. News of the World6. Wonder Woman...

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros.3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi4. HotSchedules, HotSchedules5....

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PR firms: Golden Globes must reform or stars will boycott

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 100 Hollywood publicity firms that collectively represent the majority of stars in film and...

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Yaphet Kotto of 'Live and Let Die,' 'Alien,' dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Yaphet Kotto, the commanding actor who brought tough magnetism and stately gravitas to films including the...

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Spike Lee to head Cannes Film Festival jury

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee, who was set to lead last year's jury for the Cannes Film Festival that was ultimately canceled by...

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Riz Ahmed, Leslie Odom Jr, Chloe Zhao react to Oscar nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards:——“I leaned into Sam Cooke’s signature...

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A by-the-numbers look at a year of Oscar diversity, firsts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look, by the numbers, at notable facts, figures and trivia from the nominations for the 93rd Academy...

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'Mank' leads Oscar nominations in a year of record diversity

NEW YORK (AP) — After a pandemic year that shuttered movie theaters and upended the movie business, Academy Awards nominations...

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Chadwick Boseman is posthumously nominated for an Oscar

NEW YORK (AP) — Half a year after his death, Chadwick Boseman was posthumously nominated for an Academy Award on Monday for his...

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After top Grammy win, singer H.E.R. is heading to the Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — A night after winning the top Grammy Award for songwriting, R&B singer H.E.R. and her collaborators Tiara...

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DeFeo, convicted killer in 'Amityville Horror' case, dies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man convicted of slaughtering his parents and four siblings in a home that later inspired the “The...

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Where to stream the best picture Oscar nominees

Normally, Academy Award nominations mean an Oscar bump in box office. This year, streaming services and digital rental...

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New this week: 'Justice League,' 'Country Comfort' & scandal

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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Oscars surprises, snubs include Glenn Close, ‘Da 5 Bloods’

It’s a rare year when most of the Oscar nomination surprises are good ones, but 2020 was also a rare year for moviegoing and...

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Complete list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Complete list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards:Best picture: “The Father”; “Judas and the Black...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 21-27

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 21-27:March 21: Actor Kathleen Widdoes (“As the World Turns”) is 82. Singer-guitarist...

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David Fincher's "Mank" leads 93rd Academy Awards with 10 nominations; 2 women nominated for best director for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) — David Fincher's "Mank" leads 93rd Academy Awards with 10 nominations; 2 women nominated for best director for...

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Worldwide Thin Film and Printed Battery Competitive Analysis Report 2021: Panasonic Group, Stmicroelectronics N.V., Enfucell, Imprint, Protoflex Corporation,...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--The "Worldwide Thin Film and Printed Battery Competitive Analysis and Leadership Study"...

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French actor strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

The ceremony announcing the winners of this year’s Cesar Awards, France’s equivalent of the Oscars, included a loud cry for...

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Almodóvar returns to the female universe with Penélope Cruz

NEW YORK (AP) — Pedro Almodóvar exposed all his vulnerability in the semi-autobiographical film “Pain and Glory.” Now he...

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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Thursday's Sports In Brief

GOLFAUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Seven holes into the Masters, Justin Rose was 2-over par and in no position to panic. He knew Augusta...

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‘Minari’ actor is nonchalant about new fame outside S. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When Youn Yuh-jung was asked how she felt about being called the “Meryl Streep of South Korea" in a...

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Study: Lack of diversity in Hollywood costs industry $10B

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, researchers have said a lack of diversity in Hollywood films doesn’t just poorly reflect...

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Jennifer Garner invites families to have a ‘Yes Day’

Jennifer Garner didn’t come up with the concept of a Yes Day. But when she and her middle daughter discovered Amy Krouse...

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Sundance Film Festival in Asia to launch this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival is coming to Jakarta, Indonesia this summer, the Sundance Institute and XRM Media...

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For 23-year-old Ciara Bravo, ‘Cherry’ is a star-making role

Ciara Bravo didn’t have high hopes for her prospects when she saw the names attached to “Cherry.” She’d been working in the...

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Erivo on near-EGOT status: 'I’m just going to keep working'

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Color Purple” turned into Grammy, Tony and Emmy gold for Cynthia Erivo.The performer’s brilliant...

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Wednesday's Sports In Brief

NFLHOUSTON (AP) — Free agent quarterback Tyrod Taylor has agreed to a one-year contract with the Houston Texans, a person...

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Report: Police chief violated bias policy by mocking Asians

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The police chief on the Hawaiian island of Kauai mocked people of Asian descent and in one case “squinted...

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Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___April 21The Buffalo News on climate change, Earth Day and...

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Review: A moody and unsettling lo-fi dream in 'Come True'

The murky and illogical territory of dreams and nightmares has always provided fertile ground for filmmakers. Not only can your...

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Turner Classic Movies Festival heads to TCM and HBO Max

Don't worry about making the trip to Hollywood for the Turner Classic Movies Festival this year — it's coming straight to your...

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Review: In 'Yes Day,' kids get their way for 24 hours

Like an innocuous kid version of “The Purge,” Miguel Arteta's “Yes Day” imagines an annual 24-hour holiday of lawlessness.The...

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Tuesday Sports in Brief

SOCCERLONDON (AP) — The Super League collapsed before a ball was kicked in the European breakaway competition after being...

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Review: Misguided 'Cherry' is flashy, look-at-me filmmaking

Tom Holland has bravely stripped off his Spider-Man costume to play a gritty, heroin-addicted veteran in the new movie...

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Chloé Zhao, Emerald Fennell make history in DGA nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell have been nominated for outstanding directorial achievement by the Directors...

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Remains of Cold War-era Russian sub seen in film catch fire

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The remains of a Cold War-era Russian submarine once seen in a movie starring Harrison Ford caught fire...

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'Nomadland,' 'Rocks' lead more diverse BAFTA nominations

Following an outcry over the lack of diversity in last year's nominees and an overhaul of its rules and regulations, the EE...

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Effects worker sentenced for illegal explosives on movie set

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A special effects worker was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday for illegally possessing explosives while...

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Santa Barbara Film Festival unveils its 2021 lineup

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is always starry a celebration of up and coming filmmakers and Oscar hopefuls,...

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Meet Jesse Collins, TV's most requested producer

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t “You get a car!” but Oprah Winfrey gave TV executive Jesse Collins something equally, if not even...

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'Borat,' 'Ma Rainey,' 'Nomadland' among PGA nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” “Promising Young Woman” and “Ma Rainey's Black Bottom” are among the nominees for...

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New this week: 'Cherry,' 'Bloodlands' & Kids' Choice Awards

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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OKC rapper J French releases Notorious B.I.G. remix in time for anniversary of icon's death and 4 more Oklahoma entertainment headlines you need to know

The Oklahoma-made movie "Minari" added more prizes to its rather crowded trophy case at Sunday night's 26th Annual Critics'...

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Malala takes her passions to the small screen with Apple

NEW YORK (AP) — Malala Yousafzai is a Nobel laureate known around the world for her activism, but she's also a cartoon fan, and...

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Chinese director of 'Nomadland' faces controversy at home

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chloe Zhao's success — she's the first Asian woman and the second woman ever to win a Golden Globe for...

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Tulsa musician Jesse Aycock is 'Under the Gun' with new single and 7 more Oklahoma music notes

Oklahoma music documentary series "Play It Loud" announces artists for Season 6: Stephen Salewon, Adam Aguilar, Johnny Manchild...

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EL James' ‘Freed,' as told by Christian Grey, coming in June

Christian Grey is tying up the loose ends of his side of the story this summer. “Freed: Fifty Shades Freed as told by...

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Audiences hold back, even as more movie theaters open

Theaters reopening in New York City this weekend did not set the box office on fire. North American theatrical grosses stayed...

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Oklahoma's film and TV industry is bringing in millions of dollars and thousands of jobs

Ben Hall's recent cinematic adventures have ranged from embodying a suspected vampire in a remote cabin near Tahlequah for a...

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Berlin film festival's Golden Bear goes to 'Loony Porn'

BERLIN (AP) — Judges at the Berlin Film Festival announced Friday that the satirical movie ‘Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn’ by...

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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New Julius Jones documentary to premiere Friday in OKC and 6 more Oklahoma film headlines you need to know

Oklahoma screenwriter Kevin Costello ("Brigsby Bear") has nabbed a hit with the new live-action/animated hybrid "Tom & Jerry."

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Week Ahead: Looking for something to do in Oklahoma?

DINOMITE Museum of the Red River, 812 E Lincoln Road in Idabel, presents Acrofest 2021 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The...

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Review: An updated 'Coming 2 America' for a #MeToo world

Once upon a time, dear children, before you were born, they made a fairytale movie about a kingdom called Zamunda. “Coming to...

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Clooney, 'Billie Holiday' among AARP movie award honorees

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” “Minari,” “Da 5 Bloods” and “One Night in Miami” are among the films AARP is honoring...

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Animated 'Demon Slayer' strikes chord with pandemic Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The demons are everywhere, sometimes spreading like purple slime, lurking, killing. The terrifying plight depicted...

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Review: In 'Truffle Hunters,' an enchanting but beset world

You've got to love a movie that credits its dogs before it does its executive producers.“The Truffle Hunters," Michael Dweck...

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Review: 'Raya and the Last Dragon’ is a dazzling adventure

Contrary to what “Game of Thrones” might have you believe, not all dragons are agents of destruction. In the newest offering...

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In a new series, TCM takes a look at ‘problematic’ classics

Loving classic films can be a fraught pastime. Just consider the cultural firestorm over “Gone With the Wind” this past summer....

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33 years later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda

NEW YORK (AP) — When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in...

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Pandemic Golden Globes ratings plunge 64% to 6.9M viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic-era Golden Globes sunk to 6.9 million viewers, down a whopping 64% from 2020 and only barely...

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Gen Z gets inspired by Gen X in Amy Poehler’s film ‘Moxie’

Amy Poehler was never a Riot Grrrl. She says she wasn’t cool enough to be part of the scene popularized by bands like Bikini...

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Jeanise Jones, beloved babysitter from "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" shared in the movie's success with Golden Globes cameo

Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" was one of the Golden Globes' big winners and fans of the film may have...

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The Golden Globes named a movie made in Oklahoma the best foreign language film - the thrill and weirdness of 'Minari's' big win

Although "Minari" is undeniably an American movie - made in America, by Americans, about the American dream - it was nominated...

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New this week: 'Coming 2 America,' Camilo and a dragon movie

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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Chloé Zhao is 2nd woman to win best director prize at Globes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chloé Zhao became the second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes and the first female winner of...

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Fonda says Hollywood needs more diversity after Globes honor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes’ platform to speak on deeper issues calling for...

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'Nomadland,' 'Borat' win at a socially distant Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — With homebound nominees appearing by remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the...

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Golden Globe winners include Jason Sudeikis and Jodie Foster

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Complete list of winners at the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards:MOVIES:Best motion picture, drama:...

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The Latest: 'Nomadland' wanders into the Globe winner circle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Golden Globe ceremony (all times local):8:05 p.m.“Nomadland” has come in from the desert...

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A movie made in Oklahoma has received a controversial Golden Globe nomination - explaining the polarizing nod for 'Minari'

Oklahoma City film fans will be able to see "Minari" at Rodeo Cinema and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art starting Feb. 19. A24...

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“Nomadland” wins best drama film and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” wins best comedy or musical at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Nomadland” wins best drama film and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” wins best comedy or musical at Golden Globes.

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'Tom & Jerry' gives box office some life with $13.7M opening

NEW YORK (AP) — A not-so-distant recovery for movie theaters could be glimpsed Sunday, as Warner Bros.' live-action-animation...

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The Latest: Navajo Nation new virus cases on downward trend

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has continued on a downward trend in the number of daily coronavirus cases.Tribal...

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Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new 'Superman' film

NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will...

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From reggaeton to Hollywood: Nicky Jam dreams of his star

NEW YORK (AP) — As a musician, Nicky Jam has received accolades including a Latin Grammy and a Billboard Music Award, but...

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Laying out data, Netflix touts its record on inclusivity

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix on Friday released a study it commissioned from top academic researchers that shows the streaming giant...

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Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio meet with Osage Nation leaders about 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and 5 more Oklahoma film and TV headlines

Plus, Tom Hanks' drama 'News of the World' will be honored at Western Heritage Awards at the National Cowboy Museum, and Trisha...

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It's a smash hit! Chinese return big-time to movie theaters

BEIJING (AP) — The thrills and chills of the big screen are back big-time in the world’s largest film market.With the...

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Review: Billie Eilish, unfiltered, in new documentary

If you're coming to “ Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry ” hoping for a primer on the music sensation, you’ve come to...

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Hulu sets Mike Tyson miniseries, but the boxer punches back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hulu announced it has ordered a limited series dramatizing the life of boxing great Mike Tyson, who quickly...

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Marvel's Wanda has a future, but 'WandaVision' fate unclear

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When “WandaVision” wraps its initial run next month on the Disney+ streaming service, Elizabeth Olsen’s...

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'Mission: Impossible 7' will hit Paramount+ even sooner

Paramount Pictures is joining other major Hollywood studios in slashing the traditional 90-day theatrical window. ViacomCBS on...

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Review: Andra Day shines in overstuffed Billie Holiday bio

Billie Holiday has always been a monster of a role. Diana Ross tackled her on film and Audra McDonald did it on stage. Now it's...

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Review: In 'The Father,' the disorientation of dementia

In Florian Zeller’s “The Father,” Anthony, 80, in the grip of dementia, is a captain ready to go down with the ship....

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Lee Daniels and Andra Day take on Billie Holiday’s legacy

Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday. “Lady Sings the Blues” already existed after all. The 1972 film...

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In 'Minari,' harvesting an American dream

NEW YORK (AP) — The riverbed, more than anything else, needed to be exactly right.In Lee Isaac Chung’s Arkansas-set family...

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Spotting the Oklahoma stars as Disney+ starts streaming 'The Muppet Show' and 4 more Oklahoma entertainment headlines

The makers of the upcoming movie "American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story" issued over the weekend a casting call for extras...

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Amanda Seyfried is not taking this moment for granted

Amanda Seyfried has one big regret about “ Mank.” Yes, the David Fincher film about “Citizen Kane” screenwriter Herman J....

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New church has 'some of the best seats in town'

A relatively new church plans to hold weekly worship services in an Oklahoma City movie theater. Freedom Worship, led by the...

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6 reasons to see the Oscar contender 'Minari,' which was made in Oklahoma

One of my favorite films of 2020, writer-director Lee Isaac Chung’s beautifully bittersweet family drama "Minari" is opening in...

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Black art and resilience celebrated in downtown OKC with 'Still Here' exhibit

About a dozen Black artists are featured in the new interdisciplinary art exhibition "Still Here: The Cosmology of Black...

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WEEK AHEAD

HOLLY JOLLY NORMAN — Join legendary Norman musician Hosty for an 8 p.m. Friday indoor show at Hollywood Corners, 4712 N Porter...

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6 reasons to see the made-in-Oklahoma movie 'Minari'

Almost two years after filming began in the Tulsa area, "Minari" is cropping up in Oklahoma again. One of my favorite films of...

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The Latest: Most of a Mississippi city is without water

The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. (all times local):JACKSON, Miss. — Almost all of Jackson, a city of around 150,000...

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See a virtual screening for a Native music documentary narrated by Wes Studi and 4 more Oklahoma movie headlines

Also, Oklahoma's largest film festival, deadCenter, is extending its submission deadline.

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Russell Westbrook's Tulsa Race Massacre documentary to air on The History Channel

“Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre” (working title) will take an in-depth, sobering look at the events of a century ago and...

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Film fans mourn longtime 'OETA Movie Club' host B.J. Wexler

The iconic World War II romance "Casablanca" introduced me to Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, the classic screwball comedy...

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Jesse Plemons cast in Oklahoma movie 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

“Killers of the Flower Moon” chronicles the mysterious murders of Osage Nation citizens in 1920s Oklahoma, after the oil boom...

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Review: A compellingly cruel Rosamund Pike in 'I Care a Lot'

An air of mystery surrounded Rosamund Pike in “Gone Girl” but there's no mistaking her in “I Care a Lot.” Sporting designer...

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Review: A different kind of American odyssey in ‘Nomadland’

The great recession didn’t just eliminate jobs, it also erased an entire town. Six months after U.S. Gypsum closed its doors in...

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Former Trump casino where stars played goes out with a bang

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and...

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Oklahoma film fans remember 'OETA Movie Club' host B.J. Wexler

Wexler died Feb. 10 at the age of 83, and the hearts of movie fans across the state broke.

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New this week: 'Nomadland,' 'Kenan' and Andra Day music

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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In 'Barb and Star,' an ode to middle-aged joy and culottes

It’s hard to pin down exactly when Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo started dreaming up “ Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” but...

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The sweet rise of 'Queen Sugar' director Cierra Glaude

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Oprah Winfrey Network series “Queen Sugar” debuted in 2016, Cierra Glaude worked as a first team...

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Movies US charts:1. Greenland2. The Croods: A New Age3. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar4. Let Him Go5. Freaky6. Tenet7....

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Makers of Oscar hopeful 'Minari' 'ever grateful' to make the movie in Oklahoma

The Oscar buzz for "Minari" continues to build ahead of next month's nominations announcement for the April 25 Academy Awards.

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Family drama 'Minari' continues to earn acclaim for its relatable immigrant story

Wearing a blindfold and holding a divining rod, Oklahoma City actor Ben Hall paces steadily across a field of tall, lush grass...

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14 Valentine's Day movies to stream

Between the winter weather forecast and the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, there might never be a better Valentine's Day than...

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Pioneering Hollywood casting director Lynn Stalmaster dies

Lynn Stalmaster, the Oscar-winning casting director whose eye for talent helped launch the careers of John Travolta,...

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The Latest: Mardi Gras muted in New Orleans by coronavirus

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans’ annual pre-Lenten Mardi Gras celebration is muted this year because of the coronavirus...

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As suicides rise, young survivors make case for hope in film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Each and Every Day” represents studies in courage, both in life and in the MTV documentary about young...

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China holiday train travel down nearly 70% amid restrictions

BEIJING (AP) — Railway journeys in China during the usually frenetic Lunar New Year holiday travel rush are down by almost 70%...

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14 romantic movies to stream for Valentine's Day

Between the winter weather forecast and the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, there might never be a better Valentine's Day than...

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For her directorial debut, Robin Wright found ‘Land’

Robin Wright used to joke that her directorial debut had already been made. It was called “Blue Valentine,” it starred Michelle...

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Review: A star-making lead performance in 'The Mauritanian'

It’s often the case that movies based on true stories offer a glimpse of the real-life characters at the end. In “The...

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Looking for some entertainment in Oklahoma? Here are some options

NO IFS OR ANDS Firebrand country artist Kaitlin Butts performs a streaming, pay-per-view concert at 7 p.m. Friday. The show is...

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Review: Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo go on a beach romp

There's a tiny oasis on the west coast of Florida where the men wear Tommy Bahama from head to toe and women of a certain age...

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'Minari' and 'Body Brokers' coming soon to theaters and more Oklahoma movie and TV news

Plus, Native American actor Lily Gladstone, known for her roles in Kelly Reichardt’s acclaimed independent films "First Cow"...

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Berlin festival announces this year's competition film slate

BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday announced 15 films that are part of this year's competition...

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Film, TV maker Joss Whedon faces 'Buffy' actor abuse claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prominent film and TV creator Joss Whedon, who faced a claim of abusive behavior on the set of “Justice...

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Review: Potent history in 'Judas and the Black Messiah'

Forces of revolution and oppression collide and entangle in Shaka King's blistering “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a potent and...

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Review: An essential portrait of a family in ‘Minari’

“ Minari ” could not be more personal. Filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung based the film on his own childhood in the 1980s, when his...

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Doc films about Demi Lovato, Tom Petty headline SXSW 2021

Documentaries about Demi Lovato, Tom Petty, Selma Blair and Charli XCX are among the films set to premiere at next month's...

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Oscars will be broadcast from multiple locations

Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre has been the home of the Oscars since 2001 and the organizers say the upcoming show will keep that...

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Blart Your Engines: James stars in new Netflix NASCAR comedy

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kevin James fancies himself an everyman in his comedic roles. He’s worked as a mall cop and delivery...

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'Judas and the Black Messiah' makes personal impact on cast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The stars of “Judas and the Black Messiah” found their own lives transformed as they immersed themselves in...

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From rom-coms to murder: Hugh Grant is enjoying the darkness

When Hugh Grant accepted his Golden Globe in 1995 for “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” you could say he slayed the room — with...

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'Wizard of Oz' remake planned with 'Watchmen' director

NEW YORK (AP) — Are we off to see the wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz — again?New Line Cinema is making a new adaptation of...

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'Wonder Woman' star Gadot showcases women of wonder in doc

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like her Wonder Woman character, Gal Gadot is on a mission: create a movement to bring good to the world.The...

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Oscars shortlist includes ‘Collective' and ‘MLK/FBI'

An expose about government corruption around a Bucharest nightclub fire, a look into the extent of the FBI’s surveillance of...

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Tahar Rahim breaks out in Guantanamo drama ‘The Mauritanian’

Kevin Macdonald was going to turn down directing “The Mauritanian.”He’d read Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s best-selling memoir about...

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Queer online series meets eager Russian LGBTQ audience

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian film director Andrei Fenochka says his online series about queer young people is important for LGBTQ...

Business

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Movies US charts:1. Wonder Woman 19842. Synchronic3. Promising Young Woman4. City of Lies5. News of the World6. Raya and the...

Sports

New this week: Sia, Clarice Starling and Kristen Wiig

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

Life

Tulsa Race Massacre history recounted in PBS documentaries airing tonight and premiering in spring

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre this year, PBS has announced the upcoming premiere of a new...

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Swedes acquitted of desecrating sunken ferry with robot dive

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two Swedish nationals were acquitted Monday of desecrating a sunken ferry by sending down a robot in the...

Health

Super Bowl ads went for light humor. Not all succeeded

The mood on the field was tense during the Super Bowl as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers trounced the Kansas City Chiefs. Off the...

Sports

A 3-0 final score? Nobody wants to see Super Bowl like that

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — There was one other time when this year’s Super Bowl teams, the Chiefs and Buccaneers, closed out the season...

Life

Christopher Plummer dies - 5 favorite moments from his long acting career

The talented and debonair Canadian actor spent more than half a century in the entertainment business but remained arguably...

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Christopher Plummer got a third act worth singing about

It’s one of the great Hollywood ironies that Christopher Plummer didn’t like the film that made him a legend. He was an actor’s...

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Q&A: Billy Crystal on Oscars and 'little powerhouse' film

NEW YORK (AP) — After hosting the Oscars nine times, Billy Crystal wouldn’t necessarily rule out a tenth. But the 72-year-old...

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Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of...

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Christopher Plummer, ‘Sound of Music’ star, oldest actor to win an Oscar, dies at 91, manager says

NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer, ‘Sound of Music’ star, oldest actor to win an Oscar, dies at 91, manager says.

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Oscar front-runner 'Nomadland' rolls into OKC in an unusual format for an indie drama

In these unusual days for the entertainment business, an Academy Award front-runner is getting an unusual theatrical rollout....

Life

deadCenter adds Indigenous film award, former Oklahoman receives posthumous Golden Globe nomination and more film and TV news

As part of its Black History Month programming, the Metropolitan Library System is presenting a Facebook Live conversation with...

Life

OKC film fans can see an Oscar front-runner in a surprising place this weekend

Trailblazing writer-director Chloé Zhao's delicately understated road movie "Nomadland" opens Friday in Oklahoma City in a...

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‘CODA’ has loud message even when there’s silence

New York (AP) — The breakout hit of this year’s Sundance Film Festival is set to expand the conversation about diversity in...

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'Malcolm & Marie' director reveals origins of buzzy film

NEW YORK (AP) — The global pandemic was not about to stop filmmaker Sam Levinson without a fight — literally.The creator of...

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'Ma Rainey,' 'Minari' and Boseman lead SAG nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Chadwick Boseman received two posthumous nominations from the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Thursday,...

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Complete list of nominees for the 27th SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — List of nominees for the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards:MOVIESActor: Riz Ahmed, “Sound of Metal”; Chadwick...

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Not child's play: Chucky doll featured in errant Amber Alert

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rest assured, “Chucky” is not on the loose.The Texas Department of Public Safety has apologized after...

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Review: In 'Malcolm & Marie,' an ego trip not worth taking

“Malcolm & Marie," at least, looks the part.Shot in slinky black-and-white, with John David Washington and Zendaya playing a...

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With ‘Mank’ and ‘The Crown,’ Netflix dominates Globes noms

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year where the pandemic nearly emptied movie theaters, Netflix dominated nominations to the 78th Golden...

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Review: 'Little Fish' is a pandemic-era, sci-fi love story

The year is 2021. A frightened, angry crowd lines up outside a medical center, desperate for a cure for a terrible virus. “He...

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Hugh Grant, Maria Bakalova react to Golden Globe nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from nominees for the the 78th Golden Globe Awards. All spoke to The Associated Press in phone or...

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Odom Jr., H.E.R., Andra Day score Golden Globe music nods

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best original song are full of Black Girl Magic, with nominees including R&B...

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Kate Hudson in, Spike Lee out and more Golden Globe chaos

The only thing predictable about the Golden Globe nominations are their unpredictability. And the Hollywood Foreign Press...

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Complete list of nominees for the Golden Globe Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Complete list of nominees for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards:Best motion picture, drama: “The Father”;...

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ESPN uses technology to bring Davis, Rozelle back to life

Ken Rodgers had long been drawn to the idea of doing a documentary on the story-rich career of Al Davis, who was at the center...

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4 hurt in explosion at Los Angeles-area industrial park

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An explosion at an industrial park near Los Angeles on Tuesday injured four people, three of them...

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Review: In ‘Saint Maud,’ is a visceral psychological horror

Religion and horror are hardly novel bedfellows, but writer-director Rose Glass crafts something fresh of the construct in her...

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'CODA,' 'Summer of Soul' win top prizes at Sundance Awards

Questlove accepted his documentary grand jury prize and audience award from his car on the way to work and “CODA” director Sian...

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PBS chief defends filmmaker Ken Burns, touts diversity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chief executive of PBS rejected a filmmaker’s argument that public TV's 40-year relationship with...

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Golden Globes nominations Wednesday could belong to Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether anyone will be attending the Golden Globes in person remains uncertain and improbable. But nominations...

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Sheriff's official: 3 critically hurt in explosion on film set near Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sheriff's official: 3 critically hurt in explosion on film set near Los Angeles.

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Chadwick Boseman earns 2 nominations for NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With his final two performances, the late Chadwick Boseman earned two NAACP Image Awards nominations...

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Bosnian director: Movie's human-rights focus resonates now

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) —As an independent filmmaker from a country without an established film industry, Bosnia's...

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Cicely Tyson, purposeful and pioneering actor, dead at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife...

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Q&A: Rebecca Hall makes her directing dreams come true

Rebecca Hall came across Nella Larsen’s novel “Passing” at a time when she was grappling with her own family history.She’d...

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Q&A: Stanley Tucci on grief, food and 'Supernova'

NEW YORK (AP) — Stanley Tucci’s pandemic experiences have run the gamut.He has home-schooled little kids with his wife,...

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New this week: Foo Fighters, 'Malcolm & Marie' and Snoopy

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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Review: Mike Nichols bio the epic his artistic life deserves

“Mike Nichols: A Life,” by Mark Harris (Penguin Press)Inspiration and talent don't always travel together. How many young men...

Life

Remembering Cloris Leachman, kicking with 'Cobra Kai' and more Oklahoma entertainment headlines featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Miranda Lambert and Kelly Lang

Broken Arrow native Kristin Chenoweth donned a Glinda-esque white suit to pay homage to our country's history-making new Vice...

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Daughter of Warsaw Zoo directors who saved Jews, dies

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The daughter of former Warsaw Zoo directors Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who saved hundreds of Jews from...

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Berlin festival chooses 6 former winners as this year's jury

BERLIN (AP) — A six-member jury of former winners has been chosen to allocate the prizes at this year's Berlin International...

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‘RBG’ directors shed light on another legal trailblazer

Directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West first came across the name Pauli Murray while working on their Oscar-nominated documentary...

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Swedish nurse wins a week of isolation, films amid pandemic

GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — Cinema in lockdown: Scandinavia’s largest film festival is exploring the social isolation resulting...

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Edgar Wright explores ‘glam rock anomaly’ Sparks in doc

Ever heard of the band Sparks? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. If you have, it’s not unlikely that they’re one of your...

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Questlove uncovers 'Black Woodstock' in his hit Sundance doc

NEW YORK (AP) — Questlove responded with incredulous disbelief when he was first told about the footage.A landmark 1969 Harlem...

Life

OKC theater to show silent movies by Charlie Chaplin and Harold Lloyd for 'Silent Nights'

It's a rare chance to see these truly classic films on the big screen with theater-quality sound, and film fans may find that...

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WEEK AHEAD: Mark Jenkins, Terre Rouge Burlesque, Rodeo Cinema, "Groundhog Day", Dr. Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw and Ben Montgomery

MAKE HIS MARK EDMOND — Oklahoma native Mark Jenkins performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S Bryant...

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At Sundance, pandemic dramas unfold on screen and off

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Nicks had for months been documenting the students of Oakland High School, in California, when the...

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Netflix leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is once again the top contender at the GLAAD Media Awards with 26 nominations, snapping up film nods...

Life

Sundance Film Festival goes 'Beyond Film' with Tulsa Race Massacre, Native storytelling at Oklahoma Satellite Screen

The "Beyond Film" events will focus on providing a platform for Black, Indigenous, people of color and LGBTQ+ creatives.

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Oscar-winning, 'irreplaceable' Cloris Leachman dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cloris Leachman, an Oscar-winner for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in “The Last Picture Show” and a...

Life

It's almost Groundhog Day - again - and an Oklahoma City theater is offering a full day of showings of the Bill Murray movie

Rodeo Cinema - the nonprofit arthouse theater located in historic Stockyards City - will be screening the 1993 comedy classic...

Sports

Queen Latifah 'stoked' to land post-Super Bowl slot for show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah thrives on going big. From writing and rapping at the start of her career to being an...

Sports

Review: Timberlake seeks redemption in formulaic ‘Palmer’

There’s a kitchen-sink full of Serious Drama Cliches in the new Justin Timberlake film “Palmer,” about a high school football...

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In ‘Palmer,’ Timberlake embraces stillness of a broken man

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake turns 40 this week and seemingly has the energy of a teenager, recently performing a new song...

Health

Cannes Film Festival, canceled in 2020, is postponed to July

NEW YORK (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year's edition from...

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Review: 'Supernova' is a quiet burning star of a love story

The actors Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth have been friends for 20 years and that is plainly evident watching them play longtime...

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AP PHOTOS: Designer Julien Fournie's showcase is a movie

PARIS (AP) — The new face of Paris Fashion Week is digital.With shows taking place behind closed doors due to the coronavirus...

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Review: Hunting '90s killers again in 'The Little Things'

Even before the pandemic, “The Little Things” would have been a throwback.Star-laden thrillers, with studio scale and...

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'The Maltese Falcon' returns to theaters at ripe age of 80

Danny Huston’s first dog was an Airedale Terrier named Sam after Humphrey Bogart’s “Maltese Falcon” character, Sam Spade. His...

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With many hungry for content, Sundance market heats up

Three years ago, filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West got a dream Sundance debut. They premiered their film “RBG” to a...

Life

Virtual program highlighting Oklahoma's growing film industry for 30,000 students

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office is joining forces with Junior Achievement, Creative Oklahoma and Maverick Arts as well as...

Health

'Never Rarely' tops Spirit Awards, 'Da 5 Bloods' leads NBRs

NEW YORK (AP) — The teen abortion drama “Never Rarely Sometimes Always" landed a leading seven nominations, Chadwick Boseman...

Life

Oklahoma City and Tulsa make MovieMaker's 2021 list of 'Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker'

The pre-Oscar buzz for the Tulsa-made movie "Minari" was getting louder even as the Moviemaker list dropped: "Minari" was...

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Jane Fonda to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Fonda cemented herself into Hollywood allure as a chameleonlike actor and social activist, and now the...

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Latest honor for Sidney Poitier: A film school in his name

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1963, Sidney Poitier made a film in Arizona, “Lilies of the Field.” The performance led to a huge milestone:...

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‘Soul,’ ‘Ma Rainey’s’ among AFI’s top 10 films of the year

The American Film Institute on Monday announced its top 10 films of the year, including Pixar’s jazz themed “Soul” and two of...

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New this week: 'Resident Alien,' Arlo Parks & 'Palmer'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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UN film and game for teens focuses on protecting ozone layer

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations launched an animated film and game on Sunday aimed at engaging Gen Z teenagers on the...

Life

Tulsa artist Joe Cappa brings creepy cartoon 'Ghost Dogs' to hometown for Sundance Film Festival showcase

Tulsa's Circle Cinema has been selected as the official Sundance Satellite Screen for Oklahoma.

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Tulsa's Circle Cinema is an official Satellite Screen for one of the world's most prestigious film fests

Fueled by recurring dreams of being trapped in a haunted house, Joe Cappa had an idea for a short film so compelling he...

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Screenwriter Walter Bernstein dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP) — Screenwriter Walter Bernstein, among the last survivors of Hollywood’s anti-Communist blacklist whose...

Health

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and...

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Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton praise and mourn Larry King

Celebrities and interview subjects, from Bill Clinton to Oprah Winfrey, are mourning the death of Larry King. His broadcast...

Life

The Sundance Film Festival comes to Oklahoma - and showcases state's growing film industry

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Sundance Film Festival - which usually takes place in Park City, Utah - is not only...

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'Baba Yaga' introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

Last week Daisy Ridley and Jennifer Hudson went to a movie premiere together. They posed for photos and made remarks from a...

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A family on the edge of society in ‘Acasa, My Home’

Just outside of Bucharest, a family with nine children once called the lands around an abandoned water reservoir and landfill...

Health

'Our Friend' is an opportunity for a good cry — if wanted

NEW YORK (AP) — If his new movie, “ Our Friend, ” makes audiences cry, Jason Segel can sympathize.He recalls being on an...

Health

2 films offer 2 tales ahead of Wuhan lockdown anniversary

WUHAN, China (AP) — Two new films about Wuhan were released Friday, the eve of the anniversary of the start of a 76-day...

Health

Bond film 'No Time to Die' delayed again because of virus

LONDON (AP) — It's still not time for “No Time to Die.”Producers of the forthcoming James Bond thriller say the film's release...

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WEEK AHEAD for Jan. 22, 2021

WALK THIS RAY Dallas songwriter Joshua Ray Walker’s streaming pay-per-view concert premieres at 8 p.m. Friday via Tulsa’s...

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Oklahoma's burgeoning film industry will be spotlighted at prestigious film fest

For the fourth consecutive year, a movie filmed primarily in Oklahoma will make its world premiere at the Sundance Film...

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Review: In 'The White Tiger,' an epic for modern-day India

Ramin Bahrani, the Iranian-American filmmaker, started out small, with the simple story of a pushcart vendor, a Pakistani...

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Review: A showdown at the border in ‘No Man’s Land’

Border tensions are boiled down to two families in “ No Man’s Land,” an uneven independent thriller with some redeeming...

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How Netflix helped 'The White Tiger' movie become a reality

Priyanka Chopra Jonas was scrolling through Twitter a few years ago when she saw a headline that a film adaptation of “The...

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Washington, Malek and Leto face off in ‘The Little Things’

Denzel Washington has played some iconic cops over the years, but he doesn't get hung up on things like that. For him, it's all...

Crime

NJ high court overturns conviction over 'Shining' reference

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme court has overturned a man's bank robbery conviction because of a prosecutor's...

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New this week: 'The White Tiger,' Salt-N-Pepa movie & Rhye

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

Life

An OKC artist planned to show her work in Washington, D.C., until the Capitol riot changed her plans. But she still has Sundance.

A statement piece that took three years and 36 artists to create, "Her Flag" commemorates the Aug. 26, 1920, adoption of the...

Health

New this week: 'MLK/FBI,' Why Don’t We and 'Prodigal Son'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

Life

Martin Scorsese's 'Killers of the Flower Moon' is finally set to film in Oklahoma soon - and here's how to be a part of it

Filming on the eagerly awaited movie - which was delayed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic - is planned to occur from...

Life

How Oklahoma film fans can see the documentary 'Unapologetic,' showcasing Black activists

Oklahoma City's deadCenter Film has partnered with Film Festival Alliance on Saturday, in its first Film Festival Day of 2021,...

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Skylar Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

NEW YORK (AP) — By page two of the pilot script for NBC's “ Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin knew he wanted the...

Life

Dennis Quaid talks 'bigger than life' opportunity to play Ronald Reagan in upcoming Oklahoma film 'Reagan'

Quaid soon will have the opportunity to make his third movie in Oklahoma: He said he will reunite with sibling filmmakers Jon...

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Review: 'Locked Down' mirrors our quarantine experiences

Doug Liman's “Locked Down,” one of the first and most ambitious films to be conceived and shot during the pandemic, is, like...

Life

Oklahoma 'Vast of Night' filmmaker wins breakthrough award at New York's Gotham Awards

The Tulsa-set limited series "Watchmen," which was the big winner at this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, garnered the Gotham...

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'Parasite's' Bong Joon Ho to head Venice Film Festival jury

“Parasite” director Bong Joon Ho has been selected as jury president of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organizers...

Life

How COVID changes and Oklahoma's growing film industry impacted my top 10 movies of 2020

Even when they were forced to close their physical theaters, art houses like the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Rodeo Cinema,...

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Q&A: Kingsley Ben-Adir breaks out as Malcolm X

British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may not be a household name yet, but that’s poised to change with his scene-stealing...

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How COVID-19 and Oklahoma's film industry growth impacted top 10 movies of 2020

Movie theaters shut down, streaming services ramped up, and superheroes and other tentpole protagonists were suddenly sidelined...

Health

UFC bouts return to Fight Island; McGregor back in octagon

UFC docked for a third time at Fight Island, and this time a pair of old rivals are primed to make the trip -- with a few...

Sports

Review: In 'One Night in Miami,' speculative history sings

The potential pitfalls of a movie that brings together Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown for a night on February...

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Tyler Perry and MPTF to get humanitarian award at Oscars

Filmmaker Tyler Perry and the Motion Picture and Television Fund are being honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award,...

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'MLK/FBI' probes when bureau bugged Martin Luther King Jr.

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening images of the documentary “MLK/FBI” include footage from the 1963 march on the Washington Mall...

Health

Doug Liman made the ultimate lockdown movie IN lockdown

Director Doug Liman was on a call with screenwriter Steven Knight and producer PJ van Sandwijk in July when they started...

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SAG Awards moves air date to avoid conflict with Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards will not share the same air date as the Grammys after all.The SAG Awards...

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Review: Buried treasure, impending war and loss in ‘The Dig’

Just before the outbreak of the World War II, a small-time archeologist was hired by a local woman to excavate her land. The...

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Global Thin Film Materials Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trends and Drivers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2021--The "Thin Film Materials - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added...

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Expected Oscar contender 'Judas and the Black Messiah' to show in Oklahoma as part of 2021 Sundance Film Festival

Warner Bros.' fact-based film "Judas and the Black Messiah" will screen Feb. 1 at Admiral Twin Drive-In and Circle Cinema.

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Sundance adds Coogler-produced ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

The Ryan Coogler-produced Fred Hampton film “Judas and the Black Messiah” will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival...

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Review: 'MLK/FBI' explores the roots of an American ill will

There's an iconic photograph of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that was taken as he triumphantly boarded one of the first...

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Gothams give virtual start to Oscar season, 'Nomadland' wins

NEW YORK (AP) — Streaming from an empty banquet hall and with acceptance speeches made from living rooms, the 30th Gotham...

Life

OETA offering virtual screening of new short documentary 'Back in Time: Osage Murders - The Reign of Terror'

Many may be familiar with the story of the Osage murders due to David Grann’s popular book "Killers of the Flower Moon: The...

Business

Michael Apted, director of ‘Up’ documentary series, dies

Michael Apted, the acclaimed British director of the “Up” documentary series and films as diverse as the Loretta Lynn biopic...

Sports

HBO film seeks a look behind Tiger Woods' public persona

NEW YORK (AP) — For a man who first appeared on television when he was 2, showing Bob Hope how he could already swat golf...

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Dennis Quaid returns to Oklahoma to play a president in 'Reagan'

Although they share "sunny dispositions," Dennis Quaid admits he didn't see at first a resemblance between Ronald Reagan and...

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Review: 'Herself,' a spirited drama of abuse and resilience

Phyllida Lloyd's “Herself,” an Irish drama of spousal abuse set against Dublin's housing crisis, has some narrative weak spots...

Crime

Review: Khashoggi doc 'The Dissident' is essential viewing

It’s hard to decide what’s most shocking in “The Dissident,” Bryan Fogel’s urgent, gripping new documentary about the horrific...

Health

Global Industrial X-ray Films Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trajectory & Analytics - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2021--The "Industrial X-ray Films - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added...

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Review: Vanessa Kirby is raw, dynamic in ‘Pieces of a Woman’

“ Pieces of a Woman ” begins with a tragedy. Martha (Vanessa Kirby) is expecting her first child with her partner Sean (Shia...

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US-Apple-TV-Movies-Top-10

Apple TV app - Movies US Charts1. Honest Thief2. The Croods: A New Age3. The War with Grandpa4. Greenland5. Tenet6. Love and...

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Khashoggi doc, too explosive for streaming, debuts on-demand

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before “The Dissident” made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, director Bryan Fogel had a sense...

Sports

ESPN using MegaCast treatment for Sunday's NFL playoff game

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN's broadcast of Sunday's NFL wild-card playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans...

Crime

New this week: Morgan Wallen music, tiger cubs and 'Herself'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ adds $5.5 million in 2nd US weekend

In its second weekend in U.S. theaters, “Wonder Woman 1984” earned an estimated $5.5 million in ticket sales according to...

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'Crossing Delancey' Director Joan Micklin Silver dies at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joan Micklin Silver, who forged a path for female directors and independent filmmakers with movies including...

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Claude Bolling, popular jazz-classical musician, dead at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Claude Bolling, the French pianist, composer and arranger who attained a worldwide following through his...

News

Online run of Oklahoma-filmed 'Finding Carlos' is extended

Because of its popularity, "Finding Carlos," the holiday hip-hop movie filmed in Oklahoma, has extended its online run through...

Health

Cellphones offer look back at most personal moments of 2020

A year like no other: Americans shambled through it, doing the best they could under circumstances that were uneven at best —...

Health

Glenda Jackson returns to screen with 'Elizabeth Is Missing'

NEW YORK (AP) — Only one project lured two-time Academy Award winner Glenda Jackson back to the screen after an absence of 25...

Health

Calamity? Anomaly? 2020 was a box office year like no other

When the sun sets on the 2020 film box office, it’ll be difficult to look at the numbers as anything but disastrous.After five...

Health

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2020

In a year defined by a devastating pandemic, the world lost iconic defenders of civil rights, great athletes and entertainers...

Health

Speedy Sir: Lewis Hamilton knighted in year-end royal honors

LONDON (AP) — Lewis Hamilton is now a “Sir” as well as a seven-time Formula One champion.Hamilton received a knighthood...

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Principal Joe Clark, who inspired film 'Lean on Me,' dies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Joe Louis Clark, the baseball bat and bullhorn-wielding principal whose unwavering commitment to his...

News

A low-key Memphis guitar legend builds on musical legacy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It’s 1966 and a thunderstorm illuminates the night sky in Memphis, Tennessee. Two Stax Records musicians,...

Health

Being Judy Garland won Zellweger an Oscar. Is a Grammy next?

NEW YORK (AP) — Renée Zellweger is known for acting but you could easily write a thesis about her love for music.The...

Life

Groove along to the trailer for the documentary 'The Ventures: Stars on Guitars,' celebrating the biggest instrumental rock 'n' roll band of all time

Written and directed by Staci Layne Wilson - daughter of The Ventures' sole surviving original member, Don Wilson - the rock...

Health

Shanghai police say suspect detained in games tycoon's death

BEIJING (AP) — Police in Shanghai say they have detained a suspect in the death by possible poisoning of the billionaire...

News

Review: Italian ‘Pinocchio’ takes the puppet to its roots

The latest cinematic rendering of “ Pinocchio, ” from Italian director Matteo Garrone, is informed not by the friendly 1940...

Business

Tituss Burgess, Adam Lambert star in 'Ratatouille' musical

NEW YORK (AP) — TikTok’s crowdsourced “Ratatouille” musical has cooked up some serious talent for its one-night-only benefit...

Health

'Wonder Woman 1984' debuts with pandemic-best $16.7M

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite premiering simultaneously by streaming service, “Wonder Woman 1984” managed the best box office debut...

Business

A Sudan in transition presents first-ever film for Oscars

CAIRO (AP) — Nearly two years after the overthrow of autocrat Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is taking steps to rejoin the international...

Life

8 Oklahoma entertainment headlines for the week, featuring Wes Studi, Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, 'Minari' and more

From top celebrities to everyday folks, Oklahomans and Oklahoma stay in the entertainment headlines.

Health

From ‘Wonder Woman’ to ‘Star Wars,’ Jenkins' rise continues

Years ago, Chris Pine turned “Wonder Woman” down. Then Patty Jenkins came on board and suddenly without even much of a script...

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Warner Bros. sets ‘Furiosa,’ ‘Color Purple’ musical for 2023

A “Mad Max: Fury Road” prequel and an adaptation of “The Color Purple” Broadway musical are coming to theaters in 2023, Warner...

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Review: Pixar's 'Soul' joins mid-life crisis, jazz fantasia

Pete Docter's “Soul” features stairway-to-heaven visions of the afterlife, a pre-birth “before” realm where souls are glowing...

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Rage, reckoning come to forefront in ‘Promising Young Woman’

Emerald Fennell wanted to write about female rage. Before #MeToo became ubiquitous, she had been thinking about complacency and...

Health

Q&A: Clooney on 'Midnight Sky' and his twilight as an actor

NEW YORK (AP) — How has George Clooney been handling isolation? Aside from spending time with his wife, Amal Clooney, and their...

Health

Hallmark holiday movies offer viewers balm in tough year

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past decade, the Hallmark Channel has been a reliable destination for holiday programming. And in a...

Life

Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo show 'Reservation Dogs' gets series order at FX

The series is co-created by Harjo ("Four Sheets to the Wind," "Mekko"), who also directed the pilot episode, and Waititi (“JoJo...

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Review: Tom Hanks is doggedly heroic in 'News of the World'

Tom Hanks rides a horse and blasts a six-shooter in his new film, “News of the World.” Some of you might be thinking this must...

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Review: An old-fashioned romance in ‘Sylvie’s Love’

It’s summertime in Harlem in 1957 when we get to know the beautiful souls at the center of “ Sylvie’s Love.” Sylvie (Tessa...

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Apple-Movies-Top-10

Apple TV app - Movies US charts:1. Tenet2. The Croods: A New Age3. Greenland4. Illumination Presents: Dr. Seu...5. Elf (2003)6....

Life

Watch an Oklahoma family's Christmas light show set to a 'Frozen' theme

It is the Miranda Family's 2020 entry into the xLights Around The World Project, a yearly video compilation showcasing animated...

News

Review: Carey Mulligan mesmerizes in ‘Promising Young Woman’

Is it a #MeToo-era revenge thriller? A 21st-century “Fatal Attraction”? A candy-colored feminist polemic, to strains of Paris...

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Pedro Pascal dons different armor for ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

When Pedro Pascal started to think about his “Wonder Woman 1984” villain Max Lord, one name came to mind: Gordon Gekko. Who...

News

New this week: 'Soul,' a Tom Hanks film & 'Bridgerton' on TV

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

Business

Bergman succeeds Horn as Disney Studios chairman

Walt Disney Co. veteran Alan Bergman has been named chairman of Disney Studios, the company said Monday. Bergman will be...

News

Finneas on Bond theme song, the Grammys and the Weeknd

NEW YORK (AP) — The path to Billie Eilish and Finneas getting the “yes” to compose a song for the upcoming James Bond film was...

Life

OKC Museum of Art celebrating holidays with 'Christmas in Paris' virtual film series

Streaming passes for the "Christmas in Paris" series are $10 per film. The museum receives 50% of all virtual ticket sales, so...

Life

Oklahoma native B.J. Thomas making his hits brighter with candle collection

The four-time Grammy winner marked this year the 50th anniversary of his classic Oscar-winning hit “Raindrops Keep Fallin' On...

Health

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ grabs $38.5 million overseas

The superhero sequel “Wonder Woman 1984” has earned an estimated $38.5 million in ticket sales from international theaters,...

Life

An Oklahoma filmmaker made a Chinese movie in his home state - here's the story of 'Dinosaur World'

Plus, Ryan Bellgardt teased what his new movie "Ghoster," which he currently is filming here in Oklahoma, has in common with...

Health

'First Cow' named 2020's best film by New York Film Critics

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Critics Circle on Friday voted Kelly Reichardt's Western fable “First Cow” the best film of...

Health

Berlin film festival postponed to later in 2021 due to virus

BERLIN (AP) — The annual Berlin International Film Festival is being put off this year due to the coronavirus pandemic and...

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Oklahoma indie filmmaker Mickey Reece builds on his surrealistic signature style with arthouse horror movie 'Climate of the Hunter'

The psychological drama is set in the 1970s, and the period costumes, lighting and production design all boast a kind of...

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OKC filmmaker Mickey Reece talks his vampire mystery 'Climate of the Hunter,' '70s cuisine and his fantastical upcoming film about Garth Brooks and George Jones

"Climate of the Hunter" is opening today in select theaters, including Tulsa's Circle Cinema, with an on-demand and digital...

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Oklahoma filmmaker Mickey Reece's homegrown horror movie 'Climate of the Hunter' bows in theaters

Although he was born in 1982, Oklahoma City filmmaker Mickey Reece has a deep affection for the 1970s — hot dog-baked potato...

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Oklahoma-made movie 'Wild Indian' to premiere at 2021 Sundance Film Festival

In addition, the latest movie from Oklahoma native and prolific producer Mickey Liddell and an animated short from University...

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Creed frontman Scott Stapp to play Frank Sinatra in movie 'Reagan,' filming in Oklahoma and California

"Reagan" filmed in the Oklahoma City and Guthrie areas from September to November before the production moved to California...

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In 'Ma Rainey,' channeling the blues of August Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many of those involved in the making of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” it’s not easy for Viola Davis to...

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Review: A shocking, fascinating true story in ‘Assassins’

The assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur’s airport in...

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TV and Broadway star Laura Benanti celebrates Gen Z voices

NEW YORK (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic closed high schools, Broadway and TV star Laura Benanti knew it also meant most...

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Disney details Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo show 'Reservation Dogs,' Chris Paul film for Investor Day

"Reservation Dogs" stars D’Pharoah Woon-A-Tai, Devery Jacobs, Paulina Alexis and Lane Factor.

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Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for 1st virtual edition

A Questlove-directed documentary about the other major music event of the summer of 1969 and documentaries about the creators...

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Review: Wonder Woman combats a huckster's rise in '1984'

If you’re going to make a movie about wish fulfillment, 1980s America is about as good as you can do for a setting outside the...

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The top 10 movies on the Apple TV app

Apple TV app - Movies US charts:1. Illumination Presents: Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch2. Honest Thief3. Elf (2003)4. National...

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'Wonder Woman 1984' hopes to lasso a little holiday joy

Patty Jenkins wasn’t even finished making “ Wonder Woman ” when she started dreaming up a sequel for her and star Gal Gadot....

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Tony-winning choreographer, actress Ann Reinking dies at 71

NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Reinking, the Tony Award-winning choreographer, actress and Bob Fosse collaborator who helped spread a...

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‘Dark Knight,’ ‘Grease’ added to National Film Registry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year's inductees into the National Film Registry include a record number of female directors and...

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John le Carre, who probed murky world of spies, dies at 89

LONDON (AP) — John le Carre, the spy-turned-novelist whose elegant and intricate narratives defined the Cold War espionage...

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Diverse TV holiday season includes all-Asian Lifetime movie

In one scene from the Lifetime TV movie, “A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” a co-worker says to Suzy, an Asian American architect in...

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Award-winning SKorean director Kim Ki-duk dies in Latvia

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — South Korean director Kim Ki-duk, who won the top award at the Venice Film Festival in 2012 but...

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'Carry On' and 'EastEnders' star Barbara Windsor dies at 83

LONDON (AP) — British actress Barbara Windsor, whose seven-decade career ranged from cheeky film comedies to the soap opera...

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Disney unveils plans to stream a galaxy of new series, films

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s streaming plans shifted into hyper speed Thursday, as the studio unveiled a galaxy’s...

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Joshua defending titles vs Pulev with Fury fight on horizon

Anthony Joshua has never been so close to a shot at being the undisputed world heavyweight champion.The WBA, IBF, WBO belts are...

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Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime

And now, for our annual look at the year in pop culture…. Oh, wait. This was 2020. The year everything stopped cold.Well, not...

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Turner Classic Movies celebrating Hollywood star Marsha Hunt

Marsha Hunt, the glamourous star of 1930s and '40s Hollywood films, doesn’t spend a lot of time thinking about her own legacy....

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Q&A: Christopher Nolan on ‘Tenet’ home release

Christopher Nolan movies almost demand another look and “ Tenet ” is no exception. On Tuesday, audiences will finally be able...

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Review: In 'The Prom,' a giddy Broadway overdose

Can one movie make up for a year without musical theater, without jazz hands? Ryan Murphy's “The Prom” tries its damnedest to,...

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Review: Streep invites us on a pleasing, meandering ride

It’s safe to say this isn't a great time for the cruise ship industry.Given that obvious fact, Cunard is likely to be thrilled...

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Review: Love, Irish famer style, in ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’

Ask any actor, Irish accents are notoriously tricky. Even natives can struggle with regional dialects. So it is a little...