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Restored Beatles animated film 'Yellow Submarine' returning to OKC's Tower Theatre for 50th anniversary

The Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, is extending its limited engagement showings of The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow...

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Lyric Theatre closes season with musical 'Mamma Mia!'

The closing show of Lyric’s “Summer at the Civic” season, the popular ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia!" opens Tuesday and...

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Movie review: 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' boasts more entertaining ABBA songs in an even more ridiculous plot

The ideal summer popcorn flick for moviegoers who don’t care for superhero shenanigans, rampaging CGI dinosaurs or animated...

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Cat Video Festival romping back to Myriad Gardens, Robert Plant planning Tulsa concert, annual Illinois River Jam floating to Tahlequah

Aug. 18 Cat Video Festival romps back into Gardens The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, will return by...

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Movie reviews: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Equalizer 2, The King

'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' PG-13 1:54 2 1/2 stars The ideal summer popcorn flick for moviegoers who don't care for superhero...

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Harvey Weinstein asks court to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit, says they had a 'bargain'

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein's legal team said in new court documents that Ashley Judd struck "a bargain" with...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art acquires work by Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has acquired “Fireworks (Archives)” by award-winning filmmaker and artist Apichatpong...

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A look back at 'The Dark Knight' 10 years later

July 18, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight."

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Walmart Is Preparing A Cheaper "Netflix Rival" Streaming Service: Report

With their presence in more than 100 countries, streaming services like Netflix and Prime Video have already taken the world by...

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Russia extends house arrest of acclaimed film director

MOSCOW (AP) — An acclaimed Russian filmmaker and theater director accused of embezzlement must stay under house arrest for...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 17, 2018: See ‘Jerry Maguire’ at Harkins Bricktown 16

Before he reprises his role as a super-spy in “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” on July 27, see Tom Cruise screaming “Show me the...

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China's First $100M Film Pulled from Cinemas After Disastrous Opening Weekend

The producers of fantasy epic 'Asura' promoted the project as China's most expensive movie ever made, but it earned just $7.1...

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Here's where to find the last remaining Blockbuster store in the U.S.

Two of the three remaining Blockbuster video locations in the U.S. will soon close, according to an announcement made...

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Creepy comics to scare up on Friday the 13th!

With Friday the 13th being today, and with that being a historically spooky day, here are 5 comic-book recommendations to read...

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Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker's mother asks Putin to pardon him

MOSCOW (AP) — The mother of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who has been refusing food for nearly two months asked Russian...

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Steve Ditko, enigmatic comic artist and co-creator of 'Spider-Man,' dies at 90

Steve Ditko, one of the most influential comic-book artists of the 20th century, who was the co-creator of "Spider-Man" and...

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Movie reviews: 'Skyscraper,' 'Leave No Trace,' 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation'

Movie reviews: 'Skyscraper,' 'Leave No Trace,' 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation'

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Bo Burnham explores the awkwardness of 'Eighth Grade'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An awkward middle school girl might be the last subject one would expect a 27-year-old male comedian to...

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Video shows moment of Clooney crash, actor thrown in air

Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art says bonjour to French Film Week 2018

In commemoration of Bastille Day, which is Saturday, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art continues its annual celebration of recent...

Will voters elect more female senators?

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In a state where only seven of 47 state senators are female, two women and seven men entered the District 30 primary. Both women and one man advanced. Historically, few women run for Oklahoma's Legislature. Those who do are elected at a...

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'Star Wars': Billy Dee Williams Reprising Role as Lando Calrissian

Billy Dee Williams is returning to a galaxy far, far away. The actor, who famously played the galactic gambler Lando...

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Ant-Man and the Wasp review (Infinite Danger Room episode #90)

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Chris Borthick, Anthony Brown and Kade Poulson to talk about...

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SoonerCon 27 report: Wild Cards and Jokers

SoonerCon will move to Norman next year, but there was no lack of activity in the final year in Midwest City

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Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees' movie, dies age 86

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 9, 2018: See The Beatles' animated feature film 'Yellow Submarine' at the Tower Theatre

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow Submarine” floats into Oklahoma City...

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Netflix, Blumhouse Unveil Indian Horror Series 'Ghoul'

The series is co-produced with Ivanhoe and India's Phantom Films and will premier in August.

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'Ant-Man and the Wasp' buzzes to $76 million debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office,...

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Lyric Theatre continues summer season with lavish 'Hello, Dolly!'

Dee Hoty is saying “Hello” to one of musical theater’s most iconic roles in her return to Oklahoma City, where she is starring...

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Scarlett Johansson's casting as a transgender man draws a backlash

The newly announced film, “Rub & Tug,” is based on the real-life story of Dante “Tex” Gill, who ran a string of massage...

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Interview, photos and video: Ryan Merriman talks Oklahoma Film Icon Award, future projects and 'Jurassic Games,' out this week on DVD and Blu-ray

Choctaw native Ryan Merriman plays the unscrupulous host of a controversial television show in “The Jurassic Games,” an...

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Movie review: Marvel's 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' swoops in with fun, lightweight comic-book adventure

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” is sort of the movie equivalent of a palate cleanser, a cool, sweet and welcome scoop of sorbet after...

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'Games' master: Oklahoma Film Icon Ryan Merriman plays his part in 'The Jurassic Games'

Ryan Merriman took inspiration from a certain carefully coiffed and obviously ubiquitous TV personality when he was preparing...

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Movie reviews: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp,' 'Boundaries,' 'Sorry to Bother You,' 'The First Purge,' 'Lean on Pete,' 'Whitney'

Movie reviews: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp,' 'Boundaries,' 'Sorry to Bother You,' 'The First Purge,' 'Lean on Pete,' 'Whitney'

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Word Balloons: Comics' first female Avenger gets title role

The Wasp will become the first female Marvel Comics superhero to get her name in the title of a film with this week's "Ant-Man...

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TV brings the Western into the 21st century

In the new Paramount Network series "Yellowstone," the Dutton family owns the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, a...

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Before Wakanda, there was Zamunda: Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America' turns 30

Before Wakanda, there was Zamunda: Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America' turns 30

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Tinseltown Talks: Annette Warren can still belt out a tune

With her perfectly pitched rich voice and expressive articulation of lyrics, singer Annette Warren was in high demand for her...

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Box Office: 'The First Purge' Scares Up $2.5M in Tuesday Night Previews

The horror pic is opening everywhere on July 4 to get a jump on 'Ant-Man and the Wasp.'

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Publisher Gallimard says Claude Lanzmann, director of the epic movie 'Shoah,' has died at age 92

PARIS (AP) — Publisher Gallimard says Claude Lanzmann, director of the epic movie 'Shoah,' has died at age 92.

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Infinite Danger Room #89: Deadpool 2

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price presents Infinite Danger Room panelists Anthony Brown and Chris Borthick to talk about “Deadpool 2.”

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Historic Oklahoma movie theater celebrating 90th anniversary with film festival

TULSA – An iconic Oklahoma movie house is marking a milestone with the Circle Cinema Film Festival and 90th Birthday...

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Full Circle: Tulsa's favorite actors coming home for festival

Mary Kay Place, Tim Blake Nelson, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Gary Busey are among Tulsa's favorite sons and daughters in the...

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Theater review: Lyric romps into OKC Civic Center with summer season opener Disney's 'Freaky Friday'

Freaky good casting ensures that the durable tale of a mother and daughter who swap places for a day charms in Lyric Theatre’s...

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How 'Coming To America' paved the way for 'Black Panther'

In honor of the film's 30th anniversary Friday, here are six ways "Coming to America" paved the way for "Black Panther."

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Dick Tracy celebrated with screening, comic return

The OKC Film Society is celebrating Dick Tracy with a free screening at 7 p.m. Monday at The Venue OKC, 1757 NW 16, in the...

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Beverly Washburn’s favorite co-stars

Beginning her career as a talented child actress, Beverly Washburn appeared in some classic 1950s films, including “Hans...

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Shaq on his Hollywood plans: 'I want to be the next Rock'

NEW YORK — Shaquille O'Neal is already known by many names. Superman. The Diesel. The Big Aristotle. But he would like to add...

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Movie reviews: 'Uncle Drew,' 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado,' 'Gemini,' 'Hearts Beat Loud'

Movie reviews: 'Uncle Drew,' 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado,' 'Gemini,' 'Hearts Beat Loud'

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Lyric romps into Civic Center with 'Freaky Friday'

Freaky good casting ensures that the durable tale of a mother and daughter who swap places for a day charms in Lyric Theatre's...

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What Disney got right – and wrong – with Pixar Pier

Will Pixar Pier endure as a hit or fade after this early burst of interest?

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The tortured history of action-film heroines and their high heels

Colin Trevorrow's 2015 reboot, "Jurassic World," bagged a huge box office haul but also sparked discussion about one very...

Opinions differ on what medical marijuana regulations should include

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The medical marijuana election is over, but jousting continues over the shape of proposed regulations. Some would like to see major changes in the law before it takes effect. Others would like to see just minor tweaks and the adoption of...

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Dept. of Justice Approves Disney’s Purchase of Fox Assets

The Department of Justice approved the Walt Disney Company’s $71 billion bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox...

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An estimated 33,000 film fans flock to deadCenter 2018

An estimated 33,000 film fans flocked to downtown Oklahoma City over four days for this year's deadCenter Film Festival....

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Review: 'Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' PG-13 2:08 2 and 1/2 stars Here's the good news: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom " is more fun...

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Restored Beatles animated film 'Yellow Submarine' coming to OKC's Tower Theatre for 50th anniversary

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow Submarine” is floating into Oklahoma...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 26, 2018: See Lyric Theatre's regional premiere production of Disney's 'Freaky Friday' at OKC's Civic Center

Lyric Theatre will present the regional premiere of the new musical Disney's "Freaky Friday" starting at 7:30 tonight at the...

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Tom Holland Reveals Next 'Spider-Man' Movie Is Called 'Far From Home'

The next Spider-Man movie is keeping on brand with its "home" theme. Tom Holland revealed on Instagram Saturday...

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The Latest: Meek Mill debuts 'Stay Woke' song at BET Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times...

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Interviews and video: Lyric Theatre launches summer season at OKC Civic Center with Disney's 'Freaky Friday'

Lyric Theatre will present the regional premiere of the new musical Disney's "Freaky Friday" Tuesday through July 1 as the...

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'Freak' out: Disney's 'Freaky Friday' opens Lyric Theatre's summer season at the Civic Center

Well-known local actress Jennifer Teel is pairing with Celeste Rose to play a feuding mother and daughter who magically swap...

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SoonerCon returns to Midwest City

MIDWEST CITY — Stormtroopers, Starfleet officers and more were among those attending the 27th SoonerCon at Reed Conference...

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Interview, photos and video: Tulsa native Alfre Woodard continues long career with Marvel role in 'Luke Cage'

With four Primetime Emmys, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden Globe to her name, Alfre Woodard has learned quite a...

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Movie review: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' evolves beyond predecessor but mostly lumbers into next installment

Like a wounded stegosaurus lumbering off to fight another day, the sequel “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” labors mightily to...

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Movie review: Moving documentary 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' reminds us of the the loving legacy of Fred Rogers

Oscar-winning documentarian Morgan Neville’s (“Twenty Feet from Stardom”) “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” is one of the best...

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'Incredibles 2' is super first job for young actor

Huck Milner wasn't even alive when "The Incredibles" came out, in 2004, but now he's one of the stars of its sequel,...

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SoonerCon to feature 'Halloween,' 'Fantastic Four' editor

SoonerCon is the Oklahoma City metro area's sci-fi/fantasy convention that dates back to 1986. SoonerCon 27's theme is "Beyond...

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'Cage' star becomes Oklahoma Icon

Alfre Woodard, 65, added to her status as Oklahoma’s most awarded actress when she received the Oklahoma Film Icon Award during...

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Movie reviews, June 22: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' and more

Movie reviews, June 22: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' and more

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MTV Movie & TV Awards: 6 things you missed

If you missed MTV Movie & TV Awards, here are six notable moments from the two-hour show.

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With 'Creed II' trailer arriving, here's what we know

The promo dropped Wednesday morning and, clocking in at just under two minutes, it's jammed pack with scenes that all lead up...

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'Incredibles 2' reflects director's lessons in daddyhood

Brad Bird laughs readily when talking about how parenting can be like Kryptonite, rendering even the most mighty of people...

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Jack White to rock Tulsa, Miranda Sings to play live in OKC, Ben Rector to perform hometown show

Sept. 17 Jack White to play ONEOK Field TULSA — Twelve-time Grammy Award winner Jack White will play an exclusive outdoor...

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Last day for advance SoonerCon tickets

SoonerCon 27 will be held June 22-24 at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City.

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Oklahoma artist announces 'Stranger' project

Oklahoma City artist Jerry Bennett is a featured guest at this weekend's SoonerCon in Midwest City, where he's also created the...

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'Yellowstone' boasts Costner, strong Native American co-star

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Yellowstone" has everything a worthwhile Western should, including breathtaking vistas, battles over land...

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Bob Dylan film series playing this summer in Oklahoma

TULSA – The Bob Dylan Archive and Woody Guthrie Center pay homage this summer to the literary mind of Bob Dylan, exploring the...

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Disney issues seizure warning about 'Incredibles 2' for fans with epilepsy

In an unprecedented move, Disney has issued a warning to viewers about its new "Incredibles" film.

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NASA astronaut to appear at SoonerCon 27

SoonerCon has announced that NASA astronaut Stanley G. Love will appear at the pop-culture and sci-fi event

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'This is Us' star Sterling K. Brown delivers Stanford University commencement

Brown shared his nervousness about his commencement speech at Stanford's upcoming commencement with Jimmy Fallon.

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Mister Rogers film might help redefine the meaning of 'Christian film'

Mister Rogers is most famous as the sweater-clad television host who pioneered children's programming and, in later years,...

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David Spade donates $100,000 to mental health organization following Kate's death

One week after his sister-in-law's death, David Spade has donated $100,000 to help those afflicted with mental illness....

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Movie review: Disney/Pixar's crime-fighting family is super again in long-awaited 'Incredibles 2'

Back in action 14 years after their first movie mission, the Incredibles prove more than worth the wait in their totally wicked...

Cleanup to resume at former oil refinery site near Duncan, Oklahoma

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On a sweltering midsummer evening last week, 80 people gathered at a school gymnasium in this southern Oklahoma town to talk about the air.

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An estimated 33,000 film fans flock to deadCenter 2018

An estimated 33,000 film fans flocked to downtown Oklahoma City over four days for this year's deadCenter Film Festival....

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Bob Dylan film series coming to Tulsa, Social Distortion coming to OKC, Godsmack and Shinedown co-headlining tour

Friday and Saturday Bricktown getting the blues with festival Ian Moore, Albert Cummings, Dirty Red, Cadillac Blues, Kalo,...

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Prosecutors reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone

Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday that their sex crimes team was reviewing a case against "Rocky" actor Sylvester...

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Photos and video: deadCenter awards 'Jurassic Games,' 'You People,' 'Hal' and more

An estimated 33,000 film fans flocked to downtown Oklahoma City over four days for this year’s deadCenter Film Festival.

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John Cena, Jackie Chan to star in action-thriller

The duo will team up to save a China-run oil refinery in the Middle East.

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Video: Oklahoma-made film 'Jurassic Games' released today on VOD

Uncork’d Entertainment, in association with High Octane Pictures, have announced the video-on-demand (VOD) release of “The...

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Hit Oklahoma-made film 'I Can Only Imagine' released on DVD and Blu-ray

The Oklahoma-made movie "I Can Only Imagine," based on the story behind the smash song of the same name, debuts today on...

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Photos: MercyMe honored for Oklahoma state inspirational song at OKC concert

Multiplatinum-selling contemporary Christian band MercyMe, which was formed in Edmond in the 1990s, returned to Oklahoma to...

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Rose McGowan indicted by Va. grand jury on felony cocaine possession

Actress Rose McGowan was indicted on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance Monday by a Virginia grand jury,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 11, 2018: Mark the 35th anniversary of 'Scarface' at Harkins Bricktown 16

Mark the 35th anniversary of the crime drama "Scarface" at 7 tonight at the Harkins Bricktown 16, Reno and Oklahoma avenues.

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Watch: deadCenter honoree Alfre Woodard on her acting career, 'Luke Cage' and more

On Saturday night, Oscar-nominated actor and professional charmer Alfre Woodard and I sat down for a more than hourlong talk at...

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Video: 'Thy Kingdom Come,' spin-off of Terrence Malick's Oklahoma-made film 'To the Wonder," screening today at deadCenter

“Thy Kingdom Come” has been created from excised footage from “To the Wonder” that features Oscar Javier Bardem's underused...

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Laron Chapman's 'You People' named best Oklahoma film at deadCenter

Director Laron Chapman's debut film, "You People," was named Best Oklahoma Film by the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival. Chapman's...

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Video: deadCenter playing Lynyrd Skynyrd documentary 'If I Leave Here Tomorrow' tonight for free

The organizers of the deadCenter Film Festival have a special double feature tonight that will pay tribute to some Oklahoma...

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Pixar co-founder to leave Disney after 'missteps'

The creative force behind the "Toy Story," "Cars" and "Frozen" franchises will take on a consulting role at the company until...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 9, 2018: MercyMe to play in concert at Frontier City and receive state honor

Multiplatinum-selling contemporary Christian band MercyMe will perform in concert at 8 tonight at Frontier City, 11501 N I- 35...

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"Forget-Me-Not" made by former Heritage Hall basketball player

Rachael Meyers always wanted to make a movie in her hometown, and now she has

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Theater review: '’S Wonderful' 'An American in Paris' dances into OKC

As exquisite and effervescent as a flute of fine French champagne, the national touring production of “An American in Paris”...

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Video: Oklahoma native Amy Scott talks about her Hal Ashby documentary 'Hal,' screening tonight and Saturday at the deadCenter Film Festival

Oklahoma native Amy Scott's stopped by the NewsOK studios this afternoon to chat with me about "Hal," her documentary about the...

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Made in Oklahoma and beyond: Here are some of the highlights of the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival

Lance McDaniel likes to say that this year’s deadCenter Film Festival will feature 135 films made by moviemakers from Alva to...

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Video: Ryan Merriman talks about playing 'a twisted Ryan Seacrest' in 'The Jurassic Games,' premiering tonight at deadCenter Film Festival

Choctaw native and longtime actor Ryan Merriman is in his home state this week for the 18th Annual deadCenter Film Festival,...

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Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Serenity of Madness' experimental short film exhibit at OKC Museum of Art closing Sunday with deadCenter Film...

“The Serenity of Madness,” an exhibition featuring about a dozen experimental short films and video installations by acclaimed...

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Interview: Oklahoma filmmaker Laron Chapman's 'conversation starter' film 'You People' debuting at deadCenter Film Festival

For the first film project he could call his own, Laron Chapman created a timely and deeply personal dramedy that delves into...

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deadCenter names 2018 best Oklahoma film

Director Laron Chapman's debut film, "You People," was named Best Oklahoma Film by the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival. Chapman's...

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Interview: Oklahoma filmmaker Kyle Roberts shows short film 'The Grave' at deadCenter en route to San Diego Comic-Con

The Grave” will be Oklahoma filmmaker Kyle Roberts' fourth project to be featured at the San Diego Comic-Con International...

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Interview: Oklahoma filmmaker Ryan Bellgardt premiering 'The Jurassic Games' at deadCenter Film Festival

The world premiere screening of "The Jurassic Games" is set for 7 p.m. Friday at the Devon Theater at Harkins Bricktown Cinema...

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Let the 'Games' begin: Oklahoma filmmakers show their successes at deadCenter Film Festival

Lance McDaniel likes to say that this year's deadCenter Film Festival will feature 135 films made by moviemakers from Alva to...

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Movie reviews: 'Ocean's 8,' 'Hotel Artemis,' 'First Reformed,' 'On Chesil Beach,' and 'Hereditary'

Movie reviews: 'Ocean's 8,' 'Hotel Artemis,' 'First Reformed,' 'On Chesil Beach,' and 'Hereditary'

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Video: Filmmaker and musician Greg Naughton talks about his movie 'The Independents,' screening at deadCenter Film Festival

Filmmaker and musician Greg Naughton stopped by the NewsOK studio this afternoon to chat me with about “The Independents,” the...

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OU responds to open letter regarding John Scamehorn

Norman police confirmed Wednesday an inquiry into the accusations is underway.

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Extended interview and video: Filmmaker Bradley Beesley returns to deadCenter Film Festival with Oklahoma football documentary and Georgia lounge singer profile

Austin, Texas-based filmmaker Bradley Beesley is returning to his native state this weekend and bringing both of his divergent...

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Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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Double coverage: Okie filmmaker Bradley Beesley returns to deadCenter with two divergent projects

Bradley Beesley spent much of fall 2015 on the sidelines at Wagoner High School football games, chronicling a state...

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Brendan Fraser Says Golden Globes Organization Admits Member 'Inappropriately Touched' Him in 2003

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the body responsible for putting on the Golden Globe Awards, has finished its internal...

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Here are all the short films playing at the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival

The 18th Annual deadCenter Film Festival gets underway Thursday and continues through Sunday at various locations around...

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'Wizard of Oz' star Jerry Maren dead: Last surviving munchkin was 98

Jerry Maren, born Gerard Marenghi, the last living munchkin from the “Wizard of Oz” has died, his niece told Fox News. Stacy...

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Jordan Peele signs TV deal with Amazon

Jordan Peele, the writer and director of the hit film “Get Out,” has signed a deal giving Amazon the first look at his ideas...

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Oklahoma Film + Music Office sponsoring panels at deadCenter Film Festival

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office, in conjunction with deadCenter, will host the OF+MO Panel Series featuring intimate...

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deadCenter Film Festival and 21C Museum Hotel celebrating ‘The Big Lebowski’ 20th anniversary with pajama party

Oklahoma City’s deadCenter Film Festival will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the cult classic comedy “The Big Lebowski” with...

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Star Wars' Kelly Marie Tran has deleted all of her posts on Instagram after months of harassment - NME

Star Wars actor Kelly Marie Tran has reportedly deleted all of her posts on Instagram after facing months of harassment from...

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Hit Oklahoma-made film 'I Can Only Imagine' available on Digital HD today, MercyMe to be honored at OKC concert Saturday

The Oklahoma-made movie "I Can Only Imagine," based on the story behind the smash song of the same name, debuts today on...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 5, 2018: See 'An American in Paris' at OKC's Civic Center Music Hall

See the Tony Award-winning musical “An American in Paris” dances into Oklahoma City at 7:30 tonight at Civic Center Music Hall,...

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Woody Allen: I should be the poster face for #MeToo movement

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Woody Allen says he should be the face of the #MeToo movement in terms of what to do right.In an...

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OKC's deadCenter Film Festival launching techCenter conference focused on VR, AR and drones

deadCenter Film Festival is partnering with The Chickasaw Nation to launch a new technology conference called techCenter in...

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Box Office: 'Solo' Loses Altitude With $29.3M Second Weekend

The sea story 'Adrift,' starring Shailene Woodley, was the strongest of the new arrivals, ranking third with $11.5 million, as...

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'Solo: A Star Wars Story' falls 65 percent in second weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Solo: A Star Wars Story" is losing momentum quickly at the box office, even with a relatively quiet weekend...

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Interview and video: Ballet dancer Allison Walsh embarks on musical theater career with Tony-winning show 'An American in Paris'

Inspired by the 1951 Oscar-winning film starring legendary actor/dancers Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, “An American in Paris”...

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Tony-winning musical adaptation of 'An American in Paris' dances into Oklahoma City

Inspired by the 1951 Oscar-winning film, “An American in Paris” dances into Oklahoma City Tuesday through June 10 for eight...

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Interviews and video: New programming director Sara Thompson prepares for next week's deadCenter Film Festival

This summer, Sara Thompson is the new head counselor at the state’s largest film festival, after she was hired late last year...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 1, 2018: See Carpenter Square Theatre's production of Martin McDonagh's 'Lonesome West'

Catch the final weekend of Carpenter Square Theatre's production of "The Lonesome West," a darkly comic drama from...

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Movie reviews: 'Upgrade' and others

Movie reviews: 'Upgrade' and others

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New programming director readies for 2018 deadCenter Film Festival

The 18th Annual deadCenter Film Festival opens Thursday and rolls through June 10 at various locations in downtown Oklahoma City.

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Shailene Woodley finds her way by going 'Adrift'

LOS ANGELES — In October 2016, Shailene Woodley was not paying much attention to work emails. The devoted environmentalist had...

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Melissa McCarthy's 'The Happytime Murders' beats 'Sesame Street' in court

The upcoming Melissa McCarthy film was sued over its tagline.

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Alfre Woodard, Ryan Merriman and VR filmmaker Kim Voynar to be honored as Icon Award winners at 2018 deadCenter Film Festival

Emmy Award winner Alfre Woodard, Disney star Ryan Merriman and virtual reality filmmaker Kim Voynar have been selected as the...

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The Latest: Weinstein indicted in New York rape case

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a New York rape case against Harvey Weinstein (all times local):5:30 p.m.Harvey Weinstein has...

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Manhattan DA: Grand jury indicts Harvey Weinstein in rape case

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan DA: Grand jury indicts Harvey Weinstein in rape case.

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Harvey Weinstein won't testify before the grand jury that's weighing whether to indict him on rape and other sex charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein won't testify before the grand jury that's weighing whether to indict him on rape and other...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 30, 2018: See the animated film ‘Cowboy Bebop: The Movie’ at the Tower Theatre

See the “Cowboy Bebop: The Movie,” the 2001 Japanese animated science fiction film based on the 1998 anime series of the same...

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Oklahoma native Olivia Munn receives home-state award for standing up to sexual harassment

Olivia Munn recently received the inaugural Voice for Justice Award for her activism against sexual harassment in the workplace...

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deadCenter Film Festival: From dinosaurs to John McEnroe

The deadCenter Film Festival has selected 135 films to be screened at the 18th annual festival, scheduled for June 7 through...

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Dino might

Actor/writer/director Adam Hampton first came to my knowledge when he was promoting his film "The Unusual (Calling of) Charlie...

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Infinite Danger Room #88: Solo: A Star Wars Story review

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelist Chris Borthick to talk about “Solo: A Star Wars Story.”

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OKC Thunder to screen new Nick Collison documentary for free at deadCenter Film Festival

The Oklahoma City Thunder, in partnership with the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival, will premiere a documentary on retiring...

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Video: Duncan-born filmmaker Ron Howard looks back at his TV and movie credits as 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' opens

Duncan-born actor, director, and producer Ron Howard recently sat down to chat about his IMDb page to see just how many of his...

In one OKC neighborhood, how much hip is too much?

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As area around NW 23 in OKC as revived, some residents weary of noise and traffic

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'Sesame Street' creators sue backer of raunchy puppet film

An early trailer release for the film shows Muppet-like characters engaged in sex, coarse language, drugs and violence.

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Interviews, photos and video: Tony and Oscar winner Tony Walton directs Edmond summer production of 'My Fair Lady'

A Tony, Oscar and Emmy winner, Tony Walton is the guest director and designer for the University of Central Oklahoma's Broadway...

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Shirley Knight’s 'Dutchman' still resonates today

Actress Shirley Knight discusses her career, including her favorite roles.

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Filming wraps on Oklahoma-made sci-fi film ‘The Dawnseeker’

Pikchure Zero Entertainment and Uncork’d Entertainment, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, announced today...

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Action thriller 'Jade Black' begins filming in Oklahoma

"Jade Black," which is utilizing the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program administered by OF+MO, began principal...

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Harvey Weinstein leaves court; his lawyer says sex assault charges aren't supported by evidence

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein leaves court; his lawyer says sex assault charges aren't supported by evidence.

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Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, sex assault charges; will post $1 million bail and wear electronic monitor

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, sex assault charges; will post $1 million bail and wear electronic monitor.

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Movie review: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' blasts fun back into the space saga

Like its title character, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is a likably scrappy underdog tale that insists on setting its own...

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Harvey Weinstein emerges from police station smiling, in handcuffs, taken to court to face rape and sex assault charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein emerges from police station smiling, in handcuffs, taken to court to face rape and sex assault...

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Police say Weinstein charged with rape, criminal sex act for attacks on 2 women

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say Weinstein charged with rape, criminal sex act for attacks on 2 women.

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Harvey Weinstein Turns Himself in for Arrest on Rape Charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in on Friday morning to be arrested by New York City detectives on charges that he raped one...

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Law enforcement official: Harvey Weinstein to be charged with rape, criminal sex act, in attacks on 2 women

NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement official: Harvey Weinstein to be charged with rape, criminal sex act, in attacks on 2 women.

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Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York police station to surrender in sexual misconduct investigation.

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York police station to surrender in sexual misconduct investigation. .

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Jay and Mark Duplass reveal the secret to their success

NEW YORK — When the filmmaking Duplass brothers sat down to list their top 10 movies of all time, one cinematic masterpiece...

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Movie reviews: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story,' 'The Rider'

'SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY' PG-13 2:15 3 ½ stars It's remarkable how much fun a certain “galaxy far, far away” can be when its...

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Five 'Solo' reads for Star Wars fans 

Take a look at some adventures of Han Solo in comic books over the past 40-plus years.

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A pregnant Claire Danes mulls motherhood stress in new film

NEW YORK — A radiant Claire Danes walked the red carpet for the New York premiere of her new film, "A Kid Like Jake." She was...

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Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daniel Craig is back as Bond, the spy series' producers confirmed, in a Danny Boyle-directed film due for...

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Scenes cut from 'Show Dogs' over resemblance to sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two scenes are being cut from the family movie "Show Dogs" after complaints that they resemble real-life...

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Federal prosecutors open Harvey Weinstein investigation in New York

Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating allegations of sexual abuse against Harvey Weinstein, a lawyer for the...

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Photos: Megan Mullally honored alongside Rita Moreno and Elizabeth Smart at 2018 Gracie Awards

LOS ANGELES - The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation handed out the 43rd Annual Gracie Awards Tuesday night at the Four...

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Oklahoma native Tim Blake Nelson, Regina King, Don Johnson and more cast in HBO’s ‘Watchmen’

Tulsa native Tim Blake Nelson, Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens and Andrew Howard have been cast...

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Watch: Gorgeously heartbreaking first trailer debuts for Oklahoma-made film ‘Wildlife’

IFC Films has released the first gorgeously heartbreaking trailer for the acclaimed Oklahoma-made film “Wildlife.”

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Some 'meddling teens' get a prequel film

Ever wonder what Daphne and Velma were up to before they met Scooby-Doo and the rest of the Mystery, Inc. gang?

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Video: Oklahoman Audra Mae, who co-wrote Christina Aguilera's new song, featured during Billboard Music Awards, while MercyMe wins Top Christian Artist

Acclaimed singer-songwriter and Oklahoma native Audra Mae was featured on Sunday's 2018 Billboard Music Awards, where one of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 21, 2018: See the 1977 animated epic 'Wizards' at the Tower Theatre

See Ralph Bakshi's 1977 animated epic "Wizards" at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Interview: Olivia Munn talks her Oklahoma roots, #MeToo, Time's Up Initiative during visit to her alma mater

On a gusty spring day, Olivia Munn, the actress known for her onscreen work in HBO’s “The Newsroom,” in the “X-Men” film...

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Oklahoma native Olivia Munn receives home-state award for standing up to sexual harassment

Olivia Munn recently received the inaugural Voice for Justice Award for her activism against sexual harassment in the workplace...

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Flix Brewhouse signs lease to open OKC location

A lease has been signed to bring microbrewery/movie theater Flix Brewhouse to a new mixed-use entertainment and business...

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CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (AP) — CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival....

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Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro to star in Netflix political comedy 'First Ladies'

Following a competitive bidding war, Netflix has acquired the hot package “First Ladies,” with Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro...

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Before film, Cable was 1990s comic-book hero

Cable and Deadpool have remained Marvel Comics mainstays now for more than 25 years, and will now share the screen in "Deadpool...

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Veronica Cartwright remembers battling an ‘Alien’

It's been 39 years since Ridley Scott's classic horror sci-fi movie “Alien” opened in U.S. theaters. On May 25, the anniversary...

Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

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Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos. Every day I don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired," Shores said. Shores, 26, has been a drug addict for...

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For ruby slippers, there's no place like national museum

Click your heels: The popular ruby slippers will go back on view at the National Museum of American History on Oct. 19, 18...

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Movie reviews: 'Deadpool 2,' 'Disobedience' and more

Movie reviews: "Deadpool 2," "Pope Francis: A Man of His Word," "Disobedience," "Book Club," and "RBG."

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In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life by sending the message that Washington is not giving the...

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Cannes doc: Whitney Houston was molested by Dee Dee Warwick

CANNES, France (AP) — Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a...

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Ben Whishaw Says He's "Not Sure" If 'Paddington 3' Will Happen

The actor - who voices the titular bear - is set to appear in upcoming mini-series 'A Very English Scandal' for Amazon/BBC.

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Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say an incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker has gone on hunger strike to demand the release of...

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GeekCon update: Comic book color artist Jordan Boyd set to appear

The Metropolitan Library System's downtown library, 300 Park Ave., will hold "Geek Con" starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 3...

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Geek Con set for downtown library on Saturday

The Metropolitan Library System's downtown library, 300 Park Ave., has announced a "Geek Con" starting at 11 a.m. and ending at...

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Infinite Danger Room #87: Fantastic Four to return

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price discusses the August return of Marvel’s first family of heroes with Infinite Danger Room...

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Margot Kidder dies: ‘Superman’s Lois Lane and ‘Amityville Horror’ star was 69

Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the 1970s and ’80s Superman movies and starred in many other...

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Sony to Take $185 Million Stake in Snoopy IP Holder

Sony Corp. is taking a 39 percent stake in Peanuts Holding, the Snoopy IP company, for $185 million, the company said Monday...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 12, 2018: Check out ‘Raised by Wolf Gods: A Hayao Miyazaki Art Show’ at 51st Street Speakeasy

Check out locally created art, live music, DJ sets, fortune teller readings, a special food and drink menu and more at “Raised...

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Lawmakers agree to ban Louisiana film tax breaks for porn

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Pornographic films won't be eligible for Louisiana's film tax credit program, under a bill heading to...

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Oklahoma-made film 'Wake Up' heading to Cannes Film Market in France

VMI Worldwide, in association with Archer Films and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, has announced the successful completion...

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Now that we've seen Tom Hardy's Venom, do we want to see the movie more or less?

There is perhaps no bigger comic book-inspired cinematic enigma than Sony's "Venom" movie, which will arrive in theaters this...

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Pink coming to OKC in 2019, deadCenter Film Festival turning 18, and 'American Idol' tour heading to Tulsa

March 23 Pink to bring tour to OKC After selling out her first Oklahoma headlining gig last month at Tulsa's BOK Center,...

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'Bull Durham' has always been a great movie — now, it's entering the canon

Ron Shelton's "Bull Durham," one of the greatest movies ever made about baseball, a brilliant romantic comedy, is getting a...

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Same old song? Sequels highlight summer movies

It looks like 11 out of 18 of our selected releases this season are continuations of previous major movies.

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Weinstein's wife 'never' suspected

Georgina Chapman opens up in her first interview since allegations against her husband emerged.

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Third 'Bad Boys' Film Lands Winter 2020 Release Date

The Bad Boys threequel, reuniting Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, has a release date. Sony on Wednesday announced that Bad Boys...

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Director Polanski calls #MeToo "collective hysteria"

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, who fled the United States 40 years ago as a sex offender...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 9, 2018: See the movie ‘A Scanner Darkly’ at the Tower Theatre

See the 2006 animated sci-fi thriller “A Scanner Darkly” at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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'Six Billion Dollar Man' Loses Its Director (Exclusive)

The Six Billion Dollar Man is a little poorer today. Damian Szifron, who co-wrote the script and was to direct the movie, has...

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Actor Tom Sizemore sued for $3M over 2003 claim he groped 11-year-old child actress

Actor Tom Sizemore is being sued by a Utah woman who says he groped her on a movie set in 2003 when she was an 11-year-old...

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Cannes: Bruce Willis to play famed Tyson trainer Cus D'Amato

CANNES, France (AP) — Bruce Willis has signed on to play famed boxing trainer Cus D'Amato in a film titled "Cornerman."The...

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Cannes Film Festival in court over Terry Gilliam dispute

PARIS (AP) — This year's Cannes Film Festival is kicking off with a legal dispute, as a Paris court weighs whether the festival...

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Video: Hit Oklahoma-made film 'I Can Only Imagine' to get home release in June

The Oklahoma-made movie "I Can Only Imagine," based on the story behind the smash song of the same name, will be available for...

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Cannes: Bruce Willis to Play Mike Tyson's Boxing Trainer in 'Cornerman'

Bruce Willis is getting in the ring. Well, the corner of the ring. The Die Hard star is set to play legendary boxing trainer...

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Weekend Box Office: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Earns Heroic $112.5M in Second Outing

Disney and Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War continued to dominate the early summer box office over the weekend, earning $112.5...

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Video: Ron Howard talks making 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

According to Ron Howard, there's not much more validating than getting a fist bump and a full-body hug from Chewbacca.

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 4, 2018: Celebrate 'Star Wars' Day at the Oklahoma City Zoo

May the fourth be with you. Celebrate the cute creatures that bind our galaxy together at the Oklahoma City Zoo’s second annual...

Federal pay prevents Oklahoma City VA from filling some doctor positions

NewsJul 9, 2018

There are 21 job openings at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center and many of them may never be filled.

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Movie reviews: Tully, Overboard

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'Westworld' and 'Ready Player One' show how our relationship to artificial intelligence has changed

In the future realms of "Westworld" and "Ready Player One," it's humans who are reduced to ghosts in the machine, infecting...

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From 'Avengers: Infinity War' to 'Iron Man': All 19 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, ranked

Although Marvel Studios is viewed as a pioneering success story, that doesn't mean the individual films haven't been marred by...

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Fleetwood Mac heading to BOK Center, Gillian Welch coming to Tower Theatre, Okie Twister Film Festival now playing in Woodward

Oct. 3 Fleetwood Mac to start tour in Tulsa TULSA — Grammy-winning band Fleetwood Mac will embark in October on a North...

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Sandra Bullock's convicted stalker kills self after a standoff with police

Joshua James Corbett, the Sandra Bullock stalker convicted of breaking into her house in 2014, killed himself Wednesday in his...

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Film academy votes to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski

It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences implemented revised standards of conduct...

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Infinite Danger Room #86: Infinity War

The Oklahoman's Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Anthony Brown, Chris Borthick and Rachel Price to discuss...

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Rose McGowan drug possession charge being sent to Virginia grand jury after judge finds probable cause.

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Rose McGowan drug possession charge being sent to Virginia grand jury after judge finds probable cause.

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Oscars organization votes to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscars organization votes to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership.

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Video: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' director Ron Howard appearing tonight on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Oscar-winning Duncan-born filmmaker Ron Howard will appear tonight on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."

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'Star Wars' lightsaber and 'Ben Hur' chariot to be auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 2,000 pieces of movie memorabilia including costumes and props used by James Dean and the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 3, 2018: See Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul's movie 'Mysterious Object at Noon' at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

See award-winning Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul's rarely seen debut feature, "Mysterious Object at Noon" (2000), at...

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Twister Alley Film Festival, featuring Wes Studi, opens Thursday in Woodward

WOODWARD – The Twister Alley Film Festival is showcasing independent films from around Oklahoma and the world Thursday, Friday...

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Marvel Studios' Ant-Man and The Wasp releases Official Trailer

Marvel has released a new trailer for "Ant-Man and the Wasp," coming July 6. The film stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly as...

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'Diane' wins best narrative feature at New York's Tribeca Film Festival, propelled by powerful performance by Oklahoma native Mary Kay Place

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, closed Sunday, and one of the festival's most...

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Interview, images and video: Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul talks about dreams, memories, his new movie and his current exhibition 'The Serenity of...

"The Serenity of Madness," the Oklahoma City Museum of Art's first exhibition to focus primarily on video artworks, showcases...

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Brad Pitt, who has worked with and threatened Harvey Weinstein, now producing a movie about him

Brad Pitt’s production company has obtained the film rights to the story of how two journalists exposed alleged sexual abuses...

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What to do in Oklahoma on April 30, 2018: See the epic animated film 'Princess Mononoke' at the Tower Theatre

Oscar-winning animated filmmaking legend Hayao Miyazaki's ("Spirited Away") dramatic 1997 epic "Princess Mononoke" shows at 7...

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The 'Avengers: Infinity War' Surprise Few Saw Coming

it's possible that Avengers: Infinity War has led you down plenty of Internet rabbit holes as you try to refresh yourself on...

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'Serenity of Madness': Oklahoma City Museum of Art's first video exhibit showcases work of Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Apichatpong Weerasethakul likens film to a crippled angel, an art form that is “limiting but divine.” The ongoing efforts of...

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Kenya bans 1st Cannes-bound feature film over 'lesbianism'

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya has banned its first feature film to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, accusing it of having...

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'A Quiet Place' reminds us of the power possible in silence on screen

Movies teach us how to watch them. Sometimes using no words at all.

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As Marvel returns to the box office, a look back at the Marvel vs DC rivalry

Superhero battles will again hit the big screen this weekend as "Avengers: Infinity War" comes to theaters.

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Myriad Gardens reveals Sonic Summer Movie Lineup, Arctic Monkeys heading to The Criterion, Midtown Men closing UCO's Broadway Tonight season

June 20-Aug. 1 Myriad Gardens announces Sonic Summer Movie lineup A downtown Oklahoma City tradition, Sonic Summer Movies will...

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Female Viking Adventure ‘Heathen' to be adapted to film

Deadline reports that Constantin Film and Prime Universe have teamed to turn the Vault Comic title Heathen into a film with a...

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deadCenter Film Festival announces 2018 lineup - Check out trailers for some of the Oklahoma films that made the cut

The deadCenter Film Festival has selected 135 films to be screened at the 18th annual festival, scheduled for Thursday, June 7...

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Shanghai Disneyland Opens Toy Story Land

It features three new attractions, a themed character greeting area, and immersive shopping and dining experiences.

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OKC's Myriad Gardens announces 2018 Sonic Summer Movie lineup

A downtown Oklahoma City tradition, Sonic Summer Movies will return to the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave., in June.

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Kelly Macdonald's 'Puzzle' to Open Edinburgh Film Festival

The film – also starring Irrfan Khan – is the directorial debut of 'Little Miss Sunshine' producer Marc Turtletaub.

Kansas makes case for visit from 'Star Wars' actor

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is rolling out the welcome mat after "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill tweeted about wanting to...

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From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated...

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'Smallville' star tried to recruit Emma Watson, Kelly Clarkson to sex cult

Actress Allison Mack appears to have tried to recruit actress Emma Watson and “The Voice” judge Kelly Clarkson into a self-help...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Lauren Hashian welcome daughter

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced Monday that his partner, Lauren Hashian, gave birth to a baby girl, Tiana Gia.

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Muskogee’s BareBones festival to showcase indie films starting Tuesday

MUSKOGEE – Film screenings, panels, mixers, live music and more are planned at the 19th Annual BareBones International...

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MercyMe postpones OKC concert due to weather forecast

Due to the inclement weather predicted for Saturday, multiplatinum-selling contemporary Christian band MercyMe's Oklahoma City...

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Interviews, photos and video: Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross talk marriage, Westerns, favorite projects and more

Actors Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross, who married in 1984, have shared the screen several times, but they also shared the...

'Video game player of the century' has his records removed after Donkey Kong scandal

The man who once held world records in classic arcade games like Donkey Kong and Pac-Man has been stripped of his high scores...

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Jimmy Webb to pay homage to Glen Campbell, Asleep at the Wheel to swing into Tower Theatre, and Calf Fry to serve up country music

Monday Webb concert to benefit Allied Arts Award-winning singer-songwriter and native Oklahoman Jimmy Webb will perform his...

With 'A Quiet Place' and 'Get Out,' horror is having a mainstream moment — but will that alienate fans?

Can prestige filmmakers, and their Hollywood backers, market their horror films to a mainstream audience without alienating...

Longtime married actors Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross shine in Oklahoma City visit

When Sam Elliott made his feature film debut playing Card Player #2 in the now-iconic 1969 Western “Butch Cassidy and the...

Movie reviews: 'I Feel Pretty' and 'Super Troopers 2'

'I FEEL PRETTY' PG-13 1:50 1 star out of 4 "I Feel Pretty" suffers from a fatal flaw: its premise. Built around the notion that...

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Watch: It's dinosaurs vs. convicts in the trailer for the Oklahoma-made movie 'The Jurassic Games'

Check out the thrilling trailer for the Oklahoma-made sci-fi film "The Jurassic Games," described as a unique mixture of “The...

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Is Netflix Now the Eighth Big Media Conglomerate?

Maybe it's time to consider Netflix the eighth big media conglomerate, as shares of the streaming company soared 9 percent on...

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Netflix Adds 7.4M Subscribers in First Quarter, Beating Expectations

The streaming giant's growth in the quarter was due mostly to its expansion into foreign markets.

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R. Lee Ermey, Golden Globe Nominee for 'Full Metal Jacket,' Dies at 74

The news was announced via his official Twitter account by his longtime manager.

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Interviews and photos: Philip Anschutz, Barry Corbin and more honored at Western Heritage Awards, hosted by Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross

The honorees at Saturday's 58th Annual Western Heritage Awards at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum ranged from...

Philip Anschutz, Barry Corbin and more honored at Western Heritage Awards

Diamonds twinkled with turquoise, cowboy boots matched with tuxedos — and everything else — and Westerners from all walks of...

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Bill Hader has HBO series 'Barry' renewed, in talks to star in 'It' sequel

Tulsa native Bill Hader has seen his HBO series 'Barry' renewed, and he's reportedly in talks to star in the 'It' movie sequel

Oscar-winning director Milos Forman, whose American movies include "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," dies at 86

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Oscar-winning director Milos Forman, whose American movies include "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,"...

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Will Ferrell rushed to hospital after accident on California highway

Actor Will Ferrell was released from a hospital Friday morning after he was in a car accident the night before, his...

We're awash in box office statistics. But what do the numbers really mean?

Success comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, platforms and packages.

What you might actually hear during John Krasinski's nearly silent thriller 'A Quiet Place'

The thriller, writer-director John Krasinski's first film for a major studio, takes place in a world seized by a new kind of...

Movie reviews: 'Beirut,' 'Blockers' and more

Movie reviews: 'Beirut,' 'Blockers' and more

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Eva Longoria weaves empowerment throughout her clothing line

LOS ANGELES — Eva Longoria is a master of multitasking. The 43-year-old actress is producing a new pilot, continuing her work...

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Bruce Willis to be skewered in upcoming 'Comedy Central Roast'

Comedy Central sets action star Bruce Willis for upcoming Comedy Central Roast.

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T.J. Miller, former 'Silicon Valley' star, charged with false bomb report

Miller, a stand-up comedian, was charged with calling in a false bomb threat from an Amtrak train in March.

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Former state senator brings re-tooled faith-themed movie to the big screen

A former state senator turned filmmaker is bringing a new faith-themed movie to the big screen on Thursday. "The Amendment," a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on April 9, 2018: See 'Interstellar' at the Tower Theatre

See Christopher Nolan's 2014 Oscar-winning space-travel saga "Interstellar" at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Watch: 'I've got a really good feeling about this' as 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' trailer debuts

Zippy one-liners and revelations about our old pal Chewbacca are prominently featured in the long-awaited full-trailer of...

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YouTube illegally collects data on children, say child protection groups

A coalition of 23 child advocacy, consumer and privacy groups have filed a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission...

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Russell Crowe's 'divorce' auction sells 'Gladiator' armor, other valuable movie gear

Actor Russell Crowe honored his wedding anniversary to ex-wife Danielle Spencer on Saturday by holding a what he called a...

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Oklahoma-made football movie 'The Turkey Bowl' seeking extras for Monday

Football fans of all ages and types are needed to appear as extras in the feature film "The Turkey Bowl" starting at 8 a.m....

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Interviews and videos: Western Heritage Awards to honor Barry Corbin, Philip Anschutz, Lynn Anderson and more

Barry Corbin will be inducted Saturday night into the Hall of Great Western Performers during the 58th Annual Western Heritage...

The visionary and the icons: Cowboy museum to honor Barry Corbin, Philip Anschutz and more at its Western Heritage Awards

Barry Corbin keeps a bag packed and ready to go. "I'm in Texas right now. I'm leaving to go to California on Sunday morning....

GOP House members who opposed tax package for teachers defend their position in runoff primaries

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Most of the state House incumbents in runoff primaries are having to defend their votes against tax hikes for teacher pay raises.

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What to do in Oklahoma on April 7, 2018: Check out the Clean Shorts Film Festival in Choctaw

CHOCTAW - Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center’s Digital Media program is hosting the fourth annual Clean Shorts Film...

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Movie review: 'Isle of Dogs' wags through an even weirder Wes Anderson path

Wes Anderson is a top dog when it comes to creating his own quirky, cinematic language and painstaking aesthetic details....

Star Wars spinoff 'Solo' to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

NEW YORK (AP) — "Solo: A Star Wars Story" will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, bringing a galaxy far away to the world's...

Movie reviews: 'Isle of Dogs,' 'A Quiet Place' and more

'ISLE OF DOGS' PG-13 1:41 3 stars out of 4 Wes Anderson is a top dog when it comes to creating his own quirky, cinematic...

Studio Ghibli co-founder, director Isao Takahata dies at 82

TOKYO (AP) — Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn "manga"...

Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82

TOKYO (AP) — Studio Ghibli says director Isao Takahata, who co-founded the prestigious Japanese animator, has died at 82.

Trump says he didn't know about payment to Stormy Daniels

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — President Donald Trump says he didn't know about a $130,000 payment his personal attorney made to...

Trump says he didn't know his personal attorney had paid adult-film star $130,000 days before the presidential election

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — Trump says he didn't know his personal attorney had paid adult-film star $130,000 days before the...

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Avengers Infinity War IMAX Poster Has Hidden Easter Eggs

Between the bank holiday weekend and the release of Ready Player One, it’s been a good week for Easter Egg fiends — and the...

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BBC admits treehouse scene from Human Planet series was faked

The BBC has admitted that a scene from a television documentary series showing tribal people living high up in treehouses was...

'Everybody Knows' with Penelope Cruz to open Cannes festival

PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is opening with a Spanish-language film — a psychological thriller starring Penelope Cruz...

Bollywood star Salman Khan convicted in poaching case and could face up to six years in prison if appeals fail

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood star Salman Khan convicted in poaching case and could face up to six years in prison if appeals fail.

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Football film 'The Turkey Bowl' filming in Oklahoma and seeking extras

Coolidge/Ward Productions, in association with Make It Take It Productions and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, has announced...

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Cargo Trailer: Martin Freeman Vs. The Zombie Apocalypse

He's been through one cinematic zombie outbreak in his career already thanks to Shaun Of The Dead, so you'd...

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Video: Jimmy Buffett, cast of 'Frozen' celebrate 75th anniversary of the musical 'Oklahoma!' on Broadway

On March 31, 1943, a new show called "Oklahoma!" opened on Broadway at the St. James Theater in New York City, becoming a...

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'X-Men' actors and Oklahoma natives Olivia Munn and James Marsden support Oklahoma teacher walkout

Actors James Marsden and Olivia Munn, two Oklahoma natives known for their roles in the blockbuster "X-Men" film franchise,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on April 1, 2018: See the documentary 'Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy' at the OKC Museum of Art

See the documentary "Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy" at 2 and 5:30 p.m. today at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art's...

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Interviews, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum showcases rarely seen oddities and outliers with exhibit 'Unlocking the Vault'

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s spring exhibition “Unlocking the Vault: Mysteries and Marvels of the...

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Family adventure film 'The Adventures of Jurassic Pet' begins filming in Oklahoma

Starring Kyler Charles Beck (Nickelodeon’s “Dude Perfect Show”), David Fletcher-Hall (“Murder Made Me Famous”) and Ben Hall...

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Olivia Munn to be honored by Oklahoma alma mater for her fight against sexual harassment

Three pioneers in change, including movie and television star Olivia Munn, will be honored for their contributions to society...

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Olivia Munn to be honored at OU, 'Scissortail' to tell OKC bombing story, Panic! At the Disco heading back to BOK Center

The villain in 'Annihilation' is a hallmark of American society

Alex Garland's "Annihilation" is a dark, atmospheric film haunted by a malignance about which little is known, though its...

Oklahoma-raised 'The Last Movie Star' extra shares on-set experience

Heritage Hall graduate and Oklahoma-raised Macy Whitener recently landed a small role in the A24-produced film, "The Last Movie...

'Isle of Dogs' cultural appropriation debate marks a major shift in how we watch movies

As more American film critics call out cultural appropriation, insensitivity and whitewashing, even animated Hollywood movies...

12 science-fiction rules for life

I cannot pretend that I always follow sci-fi rules for life, but I certainly always try.

'Black Panther' has been passing box office milestones. Will 'Infinity Wars' topple it?

Globally, "Black Panther" sits at $1.237 billion, trailing only Marvel's two "Avengers" films among superhero films, without...

'Ready Player One' could lend timely marketing boost to VR

Virtual reality headsets, introduced about five years ago, have so far failed to become a mainstream technology.

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Olivia Munn to play the lead in Justine Bateman's film 'Violet'

Oklahoma native Olivia Munn will play the title role Justine Bateman’s feature film directorial debut "Violet."

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Bacon Brothers to play summer OKC concert

The Bacon Brothers, the sibling duo of award-winning actor Kevin Bacon and Emmy-winning composer Michael Bacon, will play an...

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Ben Affleck claps back at 'The New Yorker' for 'garish' back tattoo slight

Thinking, 'Oh, no Ben Affleck didn't?' We can assure you he did. "Thick skin bolstered by garish tattoos," he tweeted.

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 29, 2018: Hear OKC filmmaker Kyle Roberts talk about his work at Artspace at Untitled's 40 Minutes or Less

Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3, will present the second installment of its newest program, 40 Minutes or Less, from 6 to 7:30...

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Red Dirt Film Festival starts tonight in Stillwater

STILLWATER - The Fifth Annual Red Dirt Film Festival starts tonight and continues Saturday, bringing independent films from...

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Video: Oklahoma City University pianists take on Disney classics with 'Three Waltzes for Two Pianos'

Oklahoma City University pianists take on Disney classics with "Three Waltzes for Two Pianos."

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

HealthJul 8, 2018

Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Corey Feldman says he was stabbed in attempted murder, shares photos from his hospital bed

Corey Feldman stated on Twitter that he was attacked Tuesday night in an incident the actor called "an attempted murder."...

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Former Weinstein assistant slams 'morally lacking' gag order

LONDON (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's former British assistant said Wednesday that a gag order she had to sign when she left his...

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Studio Ghibli Fest launches with 10th anniversary of 'Ponyo'

After a successful series in 2017, GKIDS and Fathom Events continue their collaboration to bring a new line-up of treasured...

White House disputes porn star's claim she was threatened

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday disputed adult film star Stormy Daniels' claim that she was threatened to keep...

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Steven Spielberg thinks Netflix films should not qualify for Oscars

"Once you commit to a television format, you’re a TV movie," Spielberg said of movies that debut on streaming services.

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MoviePass Cuts Prices to $6.95 for Limited Time

MoviePass is cutting its prices again in an attempt to attract customers to its subscription service. The controversial...

Adult film star tells "60 Minutes" she was threatened to keep silent about alleged sexual encounter with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adult film star tells "60 Minutes" she was threatened to keep silent about alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 24, 2018: Celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘The Big Lebowski’ at Dude Abides OKC at Fassler Hall

The inaugural Dude Abides OKC, a gathering of Big Lebowski fans, better known as “Abiders” or “Achievers,” is set for 8 tonight...

NYC firefighter dies battling blaze on Harlem movie set

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter died early Friday battling a fierce blaze on a movie set in a former jazz club...

Movie reviews: 'I Can Only Imagine,' 'Pacific Rim Uprising' and more

'I CAN ONLY IMAGINE' PG 1:50 2 stars out of 4 How do you go about forgiving a monster? "I Can Only Imagine" tiptoes around that...

Bart Millard reflects on Oklahoma-shot film 'I Can Only Imagine'

"I Can Only Imagine" highlights Millard's bleak home life being raised by an abusive father. The film also follows Millard on...

When you're pregnant, movies and TV keep showing you what could go wrong

I didn't realize just how bleak the outcomes could be for childbearing women on screen until I got pregnant.

Lara Croft is back, and she's not here to be ogled

Gone are the massive breasts, microscopic shorts and garter-like gun holsters.

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Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in...