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Weinstein hires pack of new lawyers for NY rape case

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein unveiled a new legal team brimming with star power Wednesday to defend him at his upcoming New...

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Spike Lee likes his Oscar odds with 'BlackKkKlansman'

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee watched the Oscar nominations Tuesday morning on television from his bed, with his wife, Tonya, his...

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5 burning questions ahead of the Oscar nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees.The Academy of...

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M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some...

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Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang dies from military injuries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang died Thursday from injuries he sustained during a military...

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SAG honoree Alan Alda keeps using acting to make an impact

NEW YORK (AP) — When Alan Alda receives his life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, it will celebrate a...

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National Cowboy Museum to premiere docudrama 'Home on the Range'

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will premiere the film "Home on the Range," which won the outstanding...

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Bryan Singer faces allegations of sexual assault with minors

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Singer, the director of the Oscar-nominated "Bohemian Rhapsody," has been accused of sexually assaulting...

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Jonas Mekas, 'godfather' of avant-garde, dies at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Mekas the Lithuanian-born director, critic, patron and poet widely regarded as the godfather of modern...

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Gandolfini's son cast as young Tony for 'Sopranos' prequel

NEW YORK (AP) — The son of James Gandolfini has been cast as the young Tony Soprano in the planned "Sopranos" prequel, "The...

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Mexico City neighborhood celebrates "Roma" nominations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — News of Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" being nominated for 10 Academy Awards Tuesday had residents of the...

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Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member

NEW YORK (AP) — On the same day Netflix scored its first best picture nomination from the Oscars, the streaming company is also...

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'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nominees

LONDON (AP) — Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy...

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Oscar nods honor 'Roma,' 'The Favourite,' 'Black Panther'

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading...

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'Black Panther' makes Oscar history with best picture nod

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" broke through an Oscar category wall for superheroes.The Marvel blockbuster hit became the...

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Correction: Sinclair-New Streaming Service story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 16 about Sinclair Broadcast's new streaming service, The Associated Press reported erroneously...

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Kaye Ballard, boisterous singer and actress, dies at 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kaye Ballard, the boisterous comedian and singer who appeared in Broadway musicals and nightclubs from New...

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Cuaron, Dafoe, Spike Lee react to their Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction from selected nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills,...

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 20, 2019:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. A Star Is Born (2018)2. Once Upon a...

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Oscar music nods: Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Diane Warren

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a double nominee at the Academy Awards, where rapper Kendrick Lamar is nominated for the first...

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Fun facts and figures from this year's Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some fun and interesting facts about Tuesday's nominations for the 91st Academy Awards:— After more than 30...

Some do’s and don’ts lead to more harmony in life

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Wish list of "to do's" and "don't do's" can calm emotionally charged relationships.

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The Latest: Cooper, Coogler among surprising Oscar nom snubs

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, which are being...

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Oscar nominations skip Cooper for director, Mr. Rogers doc

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rollercoaster of the 2019 awards season continued Tuesday with a batch of Oscar nominations that few...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:Muskogee Phoenix. Jan. 20, 2019.— Senate bills a good stepSteps...

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The list of nominees for the 91st Academy Awards

The list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards:Best picture: Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody,"...

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Review: A goofy, sweet and modern spin on Arthurian legend

The Arthurian legend gets a modern and more youthful spin in "The Kid Who Would Be King ," a surprisingly delightful film full...

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Box office totals for best picture Academy Awards nominees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of the box office totals for the best picture nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards that were...

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'Roma' and 'The Favourite' lead Academy Award nominations with 10 bids each

NEW YORK (AP) — 'Roma' and 'The Favourite' lead Academy Award nominations with 10 bids each.

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Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture

PARIS (AP) — Dior drew inspiration from the top of the big top for a playful couture show held Monday in Paris, where models...

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At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.The mountainside festival which...

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Documentary 'Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World,' featuring Oklahoman Jesse Ed Davis, premiering tonight on PBS

A musical celebration of how Native American musicians transformed blues, jazz and rock, "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the...

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'Gotti' leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

NEW YORK (AP) — John Travolta's John Gotti biopic "Gotti" has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six...

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Singapore actor Aloysius Pang injured in military exercise

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdomen during a...

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Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was...

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'Rambo,' 'Total Recall' producer Andy Vajna dies at 74

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Andy Vajna, a Hungarian-American film producer who worked on several "Rambo" movies with Sylvester...

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'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama...

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Film airing on PBS highlights Native American links to rock

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents'...

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South Carolina offers free hoops tickets to federal workers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is offering free tickets for men's and women's basketball games at Colonial Life Arena to...

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James Blake, music's most requested collaborator, opens up

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people get lots of invitations. James Blake gets the right ones.He's had a role on two of the greatest...

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Noomi Rapace explores the female bodyguard life in 'Close'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Vicky Jewson was looking for women with dangerous jobs to get inspiration for her next project when...

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Video: Free OKC screening planned for Choctaw stickball documentary 'Tvshka Nowvt Aya (Warrior's Journey)'

A free screening is planned Saturday night in Oklahoma City for the Choctaw stickball documentary “Tvshka Nowvt Aya (Warrior's...

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Movie review: M. Night Shyamalan’s trademark twisty storytelling cracks but doesn't shatter in 'Glass'

M. Night Shyamalan’s trademark twisty storytelling gets a bit fractured but doesn’t entirely shatter in “Glass,” the winding...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 18, 2019: See the Oscar-nominated film 'The Wrestler' for free at 21c Museum Hotel

See the Oscar-nominated 2018 drama "The Wrestler" in the latest installment of 21c Oklahoma City’s Filmography, a free monthly...

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Movie reviews for Friday, Jan. 18

Headed to the movies this weekend? Read our reviews before buying a ticket.

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Pryor comic convention to celebrate third year with 'Power Rangers' guest

PRYOR — The Pryor Creek Comic Convention is getting even bigger in its third year. The convention, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman's...

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Betty White turns 97: Here's how she stays hip

Betty White celebrated her birthday Thursday, and after seven decades in show business, she's still making us laugh.

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Thunder stars join judging panel for student film contest

Patrick Patterson's Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Steven Adams and Jerami Grant will give him an assist with his “Pat...

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Oklahoma native Luke Dick's documentary 'Red Dog,' about the rowdy 1980s OKC strip club, to premiere at SXSW

Nashville, Tenn.-based singer-songwriter and filmmaker Luke Dick, an Oklahoma native, will celebrate the world premiere of his...

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Eddie Izzard announces OKC area stand-up date

MIDWEST CITY - Two-time Emmy Award winner Eddie Izzard has announced U.S. dates for his "Eddie Izzard: Wunderbar" international...

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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

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

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Netflix has no plans to cut 'Bird Box' scene despite outcry

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix's post-apocalyptic survival film "Bird Box" is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery...

Find your thrill at the Grill on the Hill

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The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, spotlights The Grill on the Hill, Capitol Hill's living heartbeat and great place for a meal.

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Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae

NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month's...

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And the nominees won't be (but should be) ...

NEW YORK (AP) — By its nature, awards season tends to winnow a field of films and performances until many of the same names are...

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Photos and interviews: Oklahomans remember Carol Channing

Numerous Oklahomans have paid tribute to the legendary life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning...

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Horror movie release moved from school shooting anniversary

MIAMI (AP) — A horror movie called "Happy Death Day 2U" is getting a new release date following complaints its original release...

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Harmony Korine's latest, Beto O'Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," Olivia Wilde's directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign...

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Review: 'They Shall Not Grow Old' is an immersive marvel

Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I documentary, "They...

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Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about...

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Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son.Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to...

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Chris Pratt is engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger; ex Anna Faris sends her congrats

The "Jurassic World" actor revealed the news on Instagram saying, "Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes!"

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Lights, camera, action! Tumbling space snowman in film debut

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tumbling space snowman is making its out-of-this-world film premiere.Scientists from NASA's New Horizons...

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Watch: First 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' trailer reveals the tangled web of cinematic universe-building

Sony Pictures Entertainment Marvel Studios released today the first teaser trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home," and while...

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Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is for sale.Spilotro, who was...

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Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for 'On the Rocks'

NEW YORK (AP) — Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning "Lost in Translation" in the...

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Celebs, athletes give 'Dragon Ball' pop culture super status

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Dragon Ball" may be a Japanese-born anime, but the series has become a major pop culture influencer for...

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'Adventure' books publisher sues Netflix over 'Bandersnatch'

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The company that publishes the "Choose Your Own Adventure" novels is suing Netflix, seeking $25 million...

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Review: The underwhelming rollercoaster of 'Glass'

Samuel L. Jackson's Elijah Price, or Mr. Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night...

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Unknown Rachel Zegler is Maria in Spielberg's 'West Side'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg has cast an unknown 17-year-old from New Jersey to play Maria in his remake of "West Side...

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Tulsa native Bill Hader wins Critics' Choice Award, talks about Season 2 of 'Barry'

Tulsa native Bill Hader earned Best Actor in a Comedy Series for the HBO show “Barry,” while his legendary co-star Henry...

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Screen Actors Guild slams film academy for Oscar tactics

NEW YORK (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild on Monday called on the film academy to stop trying to prevent stars from appearing on...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 20-26

Jan. 20: Comedian Arte Johnson is 90. Singer Eric Stewart (10cc, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders) is 74. Director David Lynch...

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Hugh Grant seeks return of script after theft from his car

LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Grant has a plea for the thief who broke into his car: Please return the script that was...

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'Roma' tops Critics' Choice Awards; a tie for Gaga and Close

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — "Roma" is the top winner at the Critics' Choice Awards, winning best picture, foreign language film...

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Filmmaker Jo Andres, wife of actor Steve Buscemi, dies at 64

Jo Andres, a filmmaker and choreographer married to actor Steve Buscemi, has died. She was 64.Andres was married to Buscemi for...

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Kevin Hart's 'The Upside' unseats 'Aquaman' in $19.6M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart isn't hosting the Oscars, but he's got a number one movie. "The Upside," starring Hart and Bryan...

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Hollywood production sets filming day in Ohio city

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Another Hollywood film is scheduled to film in an Ohio city.Filming for the movie "Dry Run," starring...

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'Roma,' 'The Favourite' honored by Alliance of Women Film Journalists

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists, of which I am a voting member, has announced the winners of for its end-of-year awards...

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'Green Book' writer apologizes for old tweet about Muslims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Green Book" co-writer Nick Vallelonga has apologized for a 2015 tweet about Muslims and 9/11 that has...

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Verna Bloom, of 'Last Temptation of Christ,' dies at 80

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Verna Bloom, the actress who portrayed the wife of the dean in the movie "Animal House," has died. She...

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Movie review: Positive portrayal of Ruth Bader and Marty Ginsburg's equal, loving marriage steals show in crowd-pleasing biopic 'On the Basis of Sex'

The crowd-pleasing biopic “On the Basis of Sex” tells the origin story of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s crusading...

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Police: Driver crashes trying 'Bird Box' blindfold challenge

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a Utah teenager crashed into another car when she covered her eyes as part of the so-called...

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Movie review: 'Winter's Bone' director Debra Granik returns with engrossing drama 'Leave No Trace,' playing this weekend at OKC Museum of Art

After garnering near-universal acclaim with her 2010 thriller “Winter’s Bone,” which introduced the world to Oscar-winning...

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BAM's Blog Top 10 movies of 2018: 'Wildlife,' 'BlacKkKlansman,' 'The Mule' among the best in strange year for cinema

If the old adage that art reflects life is true, then it’s probably no surprise that 2018 was a weird year in film, since it...

Ex-wife wants child support from powerful state lawmaker

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Rep. Kevin Wallace has been ordered to appear on the second day of the upcoming legislative session for his arraignment in Lincoln County District Court on a contempt of court citation.

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'Roma' actresses drew on personal lives for inspiration

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Playing Cleo in director Alfonso Cuaron's Spanish-language film "Roma " was for Yalitza Aparicio much more...

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Humble Pacific island movie star Mungau Dain dies in mid-20s

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Mungau Dain had never considered acting before he starred in the Oscar-nominated film "Tanna."...

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Movie reviews for Friday, Jan. 11, 2019

Reviews of movies released this week.

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Star of the upcoming "The Sopranos" prequel reveals details

NEW YORK (AP) — The star of the upcoming "The Sopranos" prequel says a young Tony Soprano will be a part of the film — but had...

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From live music to magic shows, here are things to do in Oklahoma

DOUBLE HEADER Tulsa-based songwriter and instrumentalist Travis Linville will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Blue...

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OKC film community shares its top 10 movies of 2018

Even in the days of digital streaming, film continues to be an art form that develops community in the way it's made, consumed...

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Best of 2018: BAM shares her top 10 movies of the past year

If the old adage that art reflects life is true, then it's probably no surprise that 2018 was a weird year in film. It was the...

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Vanessa Redgrave, daughter Joely Richardson team in new film

LONDON (AP) — She first saw the play as a child, when her famous father adapted it from a Henry James novella and played the...

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Jackson allegations and fight over them return with new film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney representing two Michael Jackson accusers who appear in an upcoming documentary says their...

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Aretha Franklin biopic moves ahead with director and writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-gestating Aretha Franklin biopic "Respect" is going ahead with stage director Liesel Tommy set to...

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deadCenter Film to honor Brian Hearn and Kevin Ely at 2019 Glitter Ball

Brian Hearn and Kevin Ely will be honored as Oklahoma Film Festival ICONS by deadCenter Film Jan. 19 at the 2019 Glitter Ball.

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Sundance adds documentary about Michael Jackson accusers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sundance said Wednesday that a documentary about two boys who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse will...

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Review: 'A Dog's Way Home' is saccharine and sentimental

How much of a sweet tooth do you have when it comes to movies? It's a question you might want to consider before stepping out...

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Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein dismissed

A sexual harassment claim brought by actress Ashley Judd against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been dismissed by a court...

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CBS Films acquiring Ron Howard's documentary on Luciano Pavarotti

CBS Films is in final negotiations to acquire the North American rights to "Pavarotti," Duncan-born Oscar winner Ron Howard's...

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Oklahoma-filmed movie 'Wildlife' available for streaming

The acclaimed period drama "Wildlife," which was filmed primarily in Oklahoma, is now available for streaming via iTunes,...

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'Green Book' director: 'I was an idiot' for genital-flashing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Green Book" director Peter Farrelly said Wednesday that he's deeply sorry and embarrassed after film...

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'Bohemian Rhapsody' sing-along versions coming to theaters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Bohemian Rhapsody" will give moviegoers an opportunity to rock out with the film.Twentieth Century Fox...

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The Latest: Jackson estate denounces Sundance documentary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Sundance Film Festival's addition of a documentary featuring Michael Jackson's accusers...

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Ousted Pixar chief John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation

NEW YORK (AP) — Pixar co-founder and former Disney animation chief John Lasseter, who last year was forced out after...

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Actor Joe Manganiello plays D&D at children's hospital

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Actor Joe Manganiello stopped by a Pittsburgh children's hospital to lead patients in a game of Dungeons and...

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'The Favourite' leads race for British Academy Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Wickedly funny royal comedy-drama "The Favourite" lived up to its name Wednesday, leading the race for the...

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Kevin Hart says he won't be hosting Academy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart says he won't be hosting the Academy Awards."No," was his response when asked Wednesday on ABC's...

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At NBRs, Hollywood's award season clashes with Trump address

NEW YORK (AP) — While Sunday's Golden Globes were notable for their lack of political speeches, Donald Trump couldn't be...

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Margot Robbie to play Barbie in live-action film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Margot Robbie will bring Barbie to life in a live-action film.Mattel and Warner Bros. Pictures announced...

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Jordan Peele's 'Us' to premiere as opening film at SXSW

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele's "Us," his anticipated follow-up to "Get Out," will make its world premiere at the South by...

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Cuaron, Cooper, Lee among Directors Guild nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuaron and Spike Lee are among the nominees for the Directors Guild of America award...

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Tom Hanks to present SAG's lifetime award to Alan Alda

NEW YORK (AP) — One of America's sweethearts hands the torch to another when Tom Hanks presents Alan Alda with a lifetime...

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Oklahoma-born writer N. Scott Momaday to receive 2019 Ken Burns American Heritage Prize

American Prairie Reserve has announced that Oklahoma-born Kiowa novelist, essayist, and poet N. Scott Momaday has been named...

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Solar Panel (Monocrystalline, Polycrystalline, Thin-Film) Market - Global Opportunities and Forecast 2013-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2019--The "Global Solar Panel Market - Analysis By Module Type (Monocrystalline,...

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Bryan Singer offers thanks for Bohemian Rhapsody's win on Instagram after being ignored at Golden Globes

“The one thing we needed to do was celebrate Freddie Mercury in this film,” lead actor Rami Malek said.

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Science Museum Oklahoma planning 'Cosmic Con' for next adults-only event

Superheroes, space adventurers and time travelers will convene at Science Museum Oklahoma during “SMO 21: Cosmic Con” from 6:30...

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Judge rips attorney as 'unprofessional' in Russia probe case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday reprimanded an attorney for a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016...

The OK Photo Issue

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Near as I can tell, photographers from The Oklahoman archived nearly 30,000 photos during the past year. Our photo staff is seasoned, talented and hugely productive. In this issue of The OK, we share their gifts and hard work with you. In these...

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'RBG,' 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' get directors guild noms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Popular documentaries about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Fred Rogers have each snagged...

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After a tame Globes, is a less-charged awards season ahead?

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe Awards looked like it had gone entirely back to frothy, bubbly business as usual,...

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'Black Panther,' 'A Star Is Born' get Writers Guild noms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The scripts for "Black Panther" and "A Star Is Born" are among the five films that have been selected to...

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Off-camera at the Globes with Roberts, Ali, Theron

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It's not only who wins or loses at the Golden Globes, but how stars occupy themselves during the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 7, 2019: Check out VHS and Chill's free new 'Blockbusted Video' film event on Film Row

Sean Peel of VHS and Chill is starting a fun new throwback film series at 7 tonight at the The Paramount Screening Room on Film...

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Mamma Mia! 'Rhapsody' upsets 'Star Is Born' at Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — Thunder bolt and lightning rocked the 76th Golden Globes where a string of upsets culminated with the Freddie...

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Snubs, surprises and a Satanic shout-out? Key Globes moments

It was a moment when everyone — absolutely everyone — expected to see an ebullient Lady Gaga climbing to the stage in her...

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No. 1 on the Golden Globes carpet: Statement beauty, bling

NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King sparkled in rose blush by Alberta Ferretti, Nicole Kidman wore a form-fitting liquid oxblood gown...

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Rami Malek 'beyond moved' at best actor Golden Globes win

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Rami Malek said his "heart was pounding out" of his chest after winning a Golden Globe for best...

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Music films and Lady Gaga shine at Golden Globes

Portrayals of real-life musicians dominated at the 2019 Golden Globes as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Green Book" won top honors,...

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Teary Glenn Close, cheeky Olivia Colman take acting awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Glenn Close couldn't help but think of her mother at Sunday's Golden Globes when she won best...

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Upbeat and energetic, Bridges accepts Globes' DeMille honor

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nearly seven decades after Jeff Bridges appeared as an infant alongside his mother in a film, the...

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'The Americans' gets going-away present from Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes gave the FX series "The Americans" a going-away present by naming it the best television...

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Alfonso Cuaron and his film 'Roma' win at Golden Globes

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" won the best foreign language film and best director honors at the Golden Globes, giving the Netflix...

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Stars returned to looks in color on the Golden Globes carpet

Fashion, albeit a tad underwhelming, returned to the Golden Globes on Sunday in shades of green, red, yellow and sparkly gold...

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The Latest: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' wins best drama Globe Award

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, being presented live Sunday at the Beverly...

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'Bohemian Rhapsody' wins the Golden Globe for best movie drama

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 'Bohemian Rhapsody' wins the Golden Globe for best movie drama.

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'Green Book' wins the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 'Green Book' wins the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film.

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Gaga, 'A Star Is Born' poised to dominate Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after the Golden Globe Awards were awash in a sea of black and #MeToo discussion replaced fashion...

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'Aquaman' continues reign, but 'Escape Room' sneaks into 2nd

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Aquaman" is still the champ at the box office three weeks in, but the high-concept thriller "Escape Room"...

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Lyric Theatre plans 9 shows for 2019

Lyric Theatre will be “Singin' in the Rain,” doing “The Time Warp” again and revisiting “A Christmas Carol” during its 2019...

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Film critics choose 'The Rider' as best picture of 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Society of Film Critics on Saturday chose Chloe Zhao's low-budget debut feature, "The Rider," as...

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Golden Globes another sign of value of Asian inclusion

The Golden Globe Awards is set to feel like a major evolution from its 2015 broadcast, when comedian Margaret Cho's appearance...

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Preview: Golden Globes air Sunday night, and Tulsa native Bill Hader is nominated for the first time

The 76th Golden Globe Awards will air live from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday on NBC, with Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg co-hosting.

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Hulu developing series based on Oklahoma native and Oscar-nominated writer Eric Heisserer's short story 'Simultaneous'

Hulu is in early development on a series based on "Simultaneous," a short story by Oscar-nominated screenwriter and Norman...

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Bill Hader, 'Hal' nominated for Producers Guild of America Awards

The Producers Guild of America announced today motion picture and television nominations for the 30th Annual Producers Guild...

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From Cooper to Coogler, AFI Awards brought out the stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wine was flowing and the atmosphere relaxed Friday at the American Film Institute Awards, which brought...

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Kevin Hart says he's considering Oscar hosting gig again

NEW YORK (AP) — Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he'll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the...

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'Black Panther,' 'Crazy Rich Asians' snag PGA nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producers behind hits "Black Panther," ''Crazy Rich Asians," ''A Star Is Born" and "Bohemian Rhapsody"...

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Free dental care offered during 2-day clinic

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Those in need of dental care can receive it free of charge Feb. 1 and 2 during Oklahoma Mission of Mercy dental clinic at State Fair Park.

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“Roma” features some of the most beautiful, bizarre, heartbreaking and terrifying moments in recent cinematic memory, and every...

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Hollywood kicks off 2019 awards season in Palm Springs

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'Death Wish' author Brian Garfield dead at 79

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Penned by Oklahoma native, 'Bird Box' sets Netflix record

A Netflix original film, the post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama “Bird Box” has set a record in its debut.

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Netflix released a list of its most binged originals in 2018, which include 'Bodyguard' and 'Insatiable.'

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Elections, films help effort to ban gay conversion therapy

NEW YORK (AP) — Activists urging more states to ban gay conversion therapy for minors are expecting major gains in 2019, thanks...

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Oklahoma Film Critics Circle names 'Roma' best film of 2018

The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, of which I am a founding member and former officer, has lauded "Roma" with four honors,...

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Old favorites, outdated attitudes: Can entertainment expire?

NEW YORK (AP) — They are fighting, yes, but the fight crackles with the enticing electricity that only Cary Grant and Katharine...

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Santa, romance and horror? 'Bird Box' bucks holiday trend

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Report: Actor Frank Adonis, known for 'Goodfellas,' has died

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Word Balloons: Top 10 comics series of 2018

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'VICE' Rated R. 132 minutes. 1 1/2 stars Christian Bale brings his "A" game, his "Z" game and everything in between to "Vice,"...

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Watch: Kristin Chenoweth, Kelly Clarkson, Brooks & Dunn and more pay tribute to Reba McEntire on 2018 Kennedy Center Honors

The 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors aired Wednesday night on CBS, and the star-studded show kicked off with its tribute to...

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A star-making role for Joanna Kulig in 'Cold War'

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Video: Toby Keith performs his new song 'Don't Let the Old Man In' from the movie 'The Mule' on the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Oklahoma country music star Toby Keith's affecting performance of his new single "Don't Let The Old Man In" during his...

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Oliver Hardy was terrifying, inspiring for John C. Reilly

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing Oliver Hardy, the large comic with the even larger persona, was a burden that became a mission for...

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2018

In a year filled with heightened political vitriol, two deaths brought the nation together to remember men who represented a...

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Review: Laurel and Hardy movie 'Stan & Ollie' is a joy

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Kevin Spacey charged with sexually assaulting son of former news anchor

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Man dead following knife attack in Polish shopping center

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'Aquaman' outswims 'Poppins,' 'Bumblebee' with $67.4M debut

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Audrey Geisel, widow and promoter of Dr. Seuss, dies at 97

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For Saoirse Ronan, 'Queen of Scots' role gave room to grow

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I turned seven in 1968, the youngest of four, but old enough to remember the dinner table disagreements that sometimes grew heated. My dad, a combat veteran of World War II, at that point, still supported America's involvement in Vietnam. My...

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Felicity Jones strives to do justice to Ginsburg in film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Ruth Bader Ginsburg film "On the Basis of Sex" was about to fall apart when Felicity Jones got her hands...

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Movie review: Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie's regal performances bring 'Mary Queen of Scots' to life

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie give performances fit for queens in the surprisingly timely period drama “Mary Queen of Scots.”

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Netflix named The Associated Press' Entertainer of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — After a year like this, Netflix shows no signs of chilling.The dominant online video streamer started 2018 with...

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Review: Nicole Kidman as a hardened LA cop in 'Destroyer'

A different Nicole Kidman stares out at us under the harsh Los Angeles sun of the neo-noir "Destroyer."The actress who famously...

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Hold up, Beyonce did not release new music

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no more juice in Beyonce's lemonade jar: The singer did not release new music though two albums...

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Reba McEntire becomes Oklahoma's second performer lauded with Kennedy Center Honors

The artists received their tributes Dec. 2 during the 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors, and the show will be broadcast from 7...

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List of top holiday songs and movies listed in AP-NORC poll

A list of the top holiday songs and films or television that were listed as favorites in an open-ended question poll of 1,067...

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AP-NORC Poll: Christmas carols favored over Billboard hits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is the highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 holiday hit in 60...

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How Bale and Amy Adams became the Cheneys in 'Vice'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Christian Bale had a choice to make. He'd been hemming and hawing about Adam McKay's very...

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Longtime Clippers fan Crystal will be analyst for 1 game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers announcer Ralph Lawler was approached two months ago with a special request. A longtime...

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It took "Aquaman" two and a half hours just to put a fancy trident in its hero's hands. Pawel Pawlikowski's latest, "Cold War,"...

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A look at the biggest box-office hits and flops of 2018:HIT: "Black Panther": On a budget of $210 million, Ryan Coogler's...

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In a record year, the movie theater strikes back

NEW YORK (AP) — The movie theater was dead, they said. After ticket sales slumped in 2017 , due largely to the worst summer...

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Peter Masterson, actor, writer and filmmaker, dead at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Masterson, the playwright, filmmaker and actor with a knack for farce and drama whether co-writing the...

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Review: 'On the Basis of Sex' looks at RBG's origin story

If you simply can't get enough Ruth Bader Ginsburg, these last few years have been glorious — a Tumblr account, T-shirts and...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York courthouse where judge is overseeing important hearing in sexual assault...

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After ruling, hit film, Mexico reconsiders domestic workers

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The nanny shadowed the little boy around the garden party as he traced circles on a plastic scooter, climbed...

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Eighteen years ago, a man named Mark Hogencamp was brutally beaten by five men outside of a bar in Kingston, New York. The...

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Movie review: 'Mary Poppins Returns' flies high by staying true to original film's spirit

While not practically perfect in every way, the long-awaited follow-up “Mary Poppins Returns” musters plenty of magic to...

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Review: 'Vice' is exhausting, but Bale's something to behold

Blow your nose, and you'll miss the split-second shot of a younger Donald Trump in "Vice," Adam McKay's exhaustingly...

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With 'Second Act,' Jennifer Lopez makes her own opportunity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lopez learned a long time ago that in the entertainment business you can't just sit around waiting...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda calls 'Mary Poppins' sequel role a dream

NEW YORK (AP) — Working on "Mary Poppins Returns" put Lin-Manuel Miranda in a comfort zone, sort of.The theater actor, composer...

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Black Panther" star Danai Gurira has traveled to Zimbabwe to join a campaign aimed at protecting rhinos...

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'Laverne' role gave Marshall springboard to historic career

NEW YORK (AP) — Penny Marshall was typically self-effacing whenever her brother, the late filmmaker Garry Marshall, proudly...

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Tom Hanks, Rob Reiner and more stars mourn Penny Marshall

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'Carlton' sues makers of 'Fortnite' for ripping his signature dance move

Alfonso Ribeiro is suing Epic Games over the use of a dance he made popular on the TV series "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air."

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'Laverne & Shirley' star, 'Big' director Penny Marshall dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Penny Marshall, who indelibly starred in the top-rated sitcom "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming the...

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Football dominates television viewing as holiday nears

NEW YORK (AP) — Professional football — the lifeblood of live television this time of year — illustrated its dominance in the...

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With 'Bumblebee,' John Cena finds his stride in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Cena doesn't believe in ego. How could he when he's used to tens of thousands of WWE fans chanting...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art celebrating holidays with classic film series 'Christmas Italian Style'

This holiday season, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is presenting "Christmas Italian Style," a curated,...

Late Lindsay couple's favorite charities to benefit from land, minerals auction

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Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co. will conduct the auction Jan. 31, including a 237-acre bottom land farm in Garvin County and producing mineral interests in Garvin, McClain, Grady and Roger Mills counties.

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Sandra Bullock's Oscars host solution: Call on random actors

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandra Bullock has an impromptu idea for how to solve the Oscars host problem, and it involves a lot of...

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A journey through 2018's top pop culture moments

And the top pop culture moments of 2018 are ... Wait. WAS there any pop culture this year? Of course there was, but you could...

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Special Once? Mourinho's box-office career takes new twist

He started off as a translator before becoming a self-styled "Special One," as close as it gets to being a guaranteed winner of...

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Shirley MacLaine to receive AARP Movies for Grownups honor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for...

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Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Bridges may have once been considered as one of Hollywood's most underappreciated actors, but next...

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'Roma,' 'Burning' among foreign language Oscar contenders

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A number of Oscar hopefuls just got one step closer to a nomination with Monday's reveal of nine Academy...

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Federal court says NY ban on nunchucks unconstitutional

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Detective sues Netflix over 'Making a Murderer' series

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former detective is suing the filmmakers who produced the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" alleging...

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Book reflects on Rock Hudson's stardom, closeted love life

"All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson" (Harper), by Mark GriffinHad Rock Hudson not died of AIDS in 1985, he...

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'Burning,' 'Cold War' top AP's best films of 2018

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The "Transformers" movie universe has lately been leaky and rusted out. It's become shorthand for bad blockbuster moviemaking —...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 17, 2018: See 'The Muppet Christmas Carol' at the Tower Theatre

See the 1992 holiday film "The Muppet Christmas Carol" at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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'Spider-Verse' swings to the top; 'Mortal Engines' tanks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in...

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Interview and video: Former actress Suzy Amis Cameron touts her 'OMD' book and movement in OKC hometown visit

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, the former model and actress, whose film credits include the Oscar-winning blockbusters...

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Oklahoma City native Suzy Amis Cameron returns to hometown to tout her new book

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, the former "Titanic" actress Suzy Amis Cameron has released the book, “OMD: The Simple,...

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Toni Braxton is in the holiday spirit with Lifetime movie

NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Braxton has been nominated for Grammys again for her latest album, but these days the singer is also...

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Netflix series 'The Innocent Man' about Ada murders debuts

Netflix debuted today the six-part true-crime documentary series "The Innocent Man," which centers on two 1980s murders in Ada.

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1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of...

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2018 Breakthrough: Awkwafina of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Awkwafina became a household name this summer, stealing scenes from the likes of Cate Blanchett and Sandra...

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With blockbuster effects, Peter Jackson brings WWI to life

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Jackson has used digital wizardry to conjure J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth and King Kong's 1930s New...

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Movie review: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone rule in deliciously tawdry 'The Favourite'

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos’ (“The Lobster,” “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”) outlandish surrealism finds a home in the...

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2018 Breakthrough: Hannah Gadsby may change stand-up game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hannah Gadsby says she knows it's meant as a compliment to be chosen as one of the year's Breakthrough...

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It is showtime at ShowBiz Cinemas in Edmond

EDMOND — ShowBiz Cinemas is putting the final touches on its first Oklahoma location in preparation for Tuesday's opening. “We...

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New Spider-Man takes spotlight in 'Into the Spider-Verse'

Most of us have seen or heard of the origin tale of Peter Parker, nerdy high school kid bitten by a scientifically enhanced...

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Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke dies at 74

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and director Sondra Locke, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role in 1968's...

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In 'Beale Street,' a radiant portrait of young black love

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins years ago went on Etsy to have a James Baldwin quote embroidered onto his leather phone case. The...

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Hours after Springsteen show closes, film drops on Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show was in the...

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2018 Breakthrough: Elsie Fisher of 'Eighth Grade'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elsie Fisher was about to give up on acting right before Bo Burnham's coming-of-age project "Eighth Grade"...

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The pressure of composing new music for 'Mary Poppins'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Everyone involved in the making of "Mary Poppins Returns " felt the pressure to do justice to the...

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2018's top movie moments, from 'Shallow' to 'The Shining'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A film doesn't have to be great to have a great moment.They're not mutually exclusive of course, but a great...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 13, 2018: Check out the inaugural Oklahoma Film Festival in OKC

Oklahoma Film Society, a long-running film exhibition group, will be hosting its inaugural Oklahoma Film Festival, running...

20-40-60 Etiquette: Save your reply for the invitation

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QUESTION: I received a save-the-date card for a wedding to be held out of state late this summer. Does this require a reply or is this a courtesy, telling me to, indeed, mark my calendar for the wedding? I probably won't attend the ceremony,...

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Megan Mullally to host Screen Actors Guild Awards; Bill Hader nominated for SAG Award

"Will & Grace" star Megan Mullally, who grew up in Oklahoma City, will host the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards when...

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Bill Hader, 'Wildlife' receive Critics’ Choice Awards nominations

The winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, broadcast live on The CW Network on Sunday, Jan. 13.

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5 charged with running massive movie piracy ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles federal grand jury has indicted five men who allegedly ran an international piracy ring that...

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Happy Days? Director Ron Howard visits Oklahoma birthplace

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — Oscar-winning movie director Ron Howard says he still feels connected to the Oklahoma town where he was...

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Review: In 'The Mule,' Clint reflects on a life on the road

Both tender apologia and vigorous justification, Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" is a deeply, fascinatingly personal meditation...

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Argentine actor in anti-sex abuse video accused of rape

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine television actor who participated in a video asking women to denounce sexual...

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Review: Spit spot! Blunt's a practically perfect Poppins

In the half-century since the original "Mary Poppins" debuted, we've learned a lot about refined sugar, frankly none of it...

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'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

NEW YORK (AP) — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble...

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Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Ferenc Kosa, winner of the best director award at the 1967 Cannes film festival, has died at 81, the...

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Emily Blunt on the 'daunting' task of playing Mary Poppins

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Emily Blunt loves a challenge, and in the world of movie musicals there's no greater trial than...

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Disney Makes History Again With $7 Billion at Global Box Office for 2018

Disney has topped $7 billion at the global box office for 2018 — with three weeks left in the year....

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List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in...

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Ron Howard visits Oklahoma birthplace

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard recently visited his Oklahoma birthplace in Duncan - quite literally.

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'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs'...

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Study finds female-led films outperform male ones

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study that analyzed four years' worth of films found that female-led movies have consistently...

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Film Review: Jason Momoa swims but 'Aquaman' sinks

Superheroes who travel by sea horse never get any respect.Since Paul Norris and Mort Weisinger first dreamed him up in 1941,...

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Minneapolis Star Tribune film critic resigns over plagiarism

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Star Tribune's film critic has resigned in the face of plagiarism accusations, the newspaper...

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Festive film picks for your holiday viewing

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson and Anthony Brown play the "movie game" to determine what holiday...

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Review: 'If Beale Street Could Talk' is lyrical and lovely

"Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street...whether in Jackson, Mississippi, or in Harlem, New York," reads...

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2018 Breakthrough: Henry Golding of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Henry Golding garnered instant fame from starring in the smash hit "Crazy Rich Asians," the...

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2018 Breakthrough: John David Washington, 'Black KkKlansman'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John David Washington comes from a strong acting lineage, but he has carved out his own identity as a...

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Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy....

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AP's top 2018 albums: Janelle Monae, Kacey Musgraves, J Cole

NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu.1. Janelle Monae, "Dirty...

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New Golden Globes honor will be named after Carol Burnett

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe Awards will introduce a new TV special achievement trophy at next month's telecast and name it...

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Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

BERLIN (AP) — Juliette Binoche will be the jury president at this winter's Berlin International Film Festival.Organizers of the...

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'A safe haven': 'Green Book' movie, preservation efforts fuel renaissance for former Threatt Filling Station in Luther

The Threatt Filling Station in Luther is already on the National Register of Historic Places, but recent preservation efforts...

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Man who claimed Howard Hughes inheritance dies in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Melvin Dummar died never seeing the $156 million that he argued for decades that eccentric billionaire Howard...

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Shameik Moore slings webs as 1st biracial Spider-Man in film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A journal entry penned when Shameik Moore was a teenager laid out one of his dreams — to play Spider-Man on...

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Video: Yes, Blake Shelton has a Hallmark Christmas movie - and here's how you can watch 'It's Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas'

Country music superstar, television personality, Grammy Award nominee and Oklahoma native Blake Shelton can add another...

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Review: Too much Spider-Man? Not in the Spider-Verse

You might be forgiven for feeling superhero overload this holiday season. Had enough of, say, of Spider-Man for a while? Well,...

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'The Favourite' leads film nominees for Critics' Choice

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Favourite" leads the field of films with 14 nominations for the 24th annual Critics' Choice...

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'Bye, Felicia': School bans flip shirt honoring dead seniors

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi high school has banned students from wearing a class t-shirt that lists the names of...

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LA Film Critics name 'Roma' best film of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday named Alfonso Cuaron's deeply personal drama "Roma" best...

Lyric Theatre brings Curious George to stage for young audiences

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“Curious George: The Golden Meatball” opens Wednesday at Lyric at the Plaza.

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'Ralph' tops box office again, 'Aquaman' is a hit in China

NEW YORK (AP) — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the...

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First 'Jim Henson Holiday Special' coming to OKC theaters; American Banjo Museum offering discount to ticketholders

"Jim Henson - Life and Legacy," curated by Karen Falk of The Jim Henson Company, is on view at the American Banjo Museum in...

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Video: DreamWorks' 'Trolls' stop-motion animated series to premiere in OKC

Oklahoma City film studio Reckless Abandonment Pictures will premiere its stop-motion animated series for DreamWorks’ “Trolls”...

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In Hollywood of Mississippi, voter fraud like a movie script

CANTON, Miss. (AP) — In a town that calls itself the Hollywood of Mississippi, people say for years they've been hearing tales...

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After a long, bumpy journey, 'Mowgli' settles in at Netflix

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To say Andy Serkis has been through the wringer with his adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book"...

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With Kevin Hart's downfall, hosting the Oscars got harder

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "most thankless job in town" just got even more difficult.The Oscars have a longstanding host problem,...

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Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma native and longtime actor Rudy Ramos reflects on new role on TV series 'Yellowstone'

Written and directed by Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan (“Hell or High Water,” “Wind River”), “Yellowstone” was an immediate hit...

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'Fresh Prince' star Reid focuses on a creative life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Daphne Maxwell Reid filmed a scene that required her to dash through woods and across streams, the...

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Dolly Parton builds on film successes with 'Dumplin"song

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dolly Parton says she never really aspired to be "The Girl in the Movies," the title of her Golden...

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Kevin Hart quits as Oscars host over his anti-gay tweets

NEW YORK (AP) — Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over...

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Lamar leads Grammy noms, where women make a comeback

NEW YORK (AP) — The music of "Black Panther," with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards,...

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'Avengers 4' gets a title, trailer and new release date

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fourth "Avengers" movie finally has a title. Marvel Studios and the Walt Disney Co. said Friday that the...

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Watch: 'Avengers 4' trailer and title - 'Endgame' - finally revealed

Marvel Studios has released the long-awaited first trailer and finally revealed the title of its mightily anticipated 2019...

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The Latest: Kendrick Lamar leads all Grammy nominees with 8

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 61st annual Grammy Awards (all times local):8:45...

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Lawton native Rudy Ramos' 50-year acting career scales to new heights on 'Yellowstone'

Rudy Ramos' unplanned acquisition of a new agent led to a recurring role on the hit television drama “Yellowstone,” a...

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The Latest: Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Academy Awards (all times local):12:10 a.m.Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host...

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Oklahoma native Bill Hader earns Golden Globe nomination

Tulsa native Bill Hader earned a Golden Globe nomination today for his performance as a depressed, low-rent hitman from the...

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Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the...

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Dick Cheney biopic 'Vice' tops Golden Globes nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" staged an awards-season coup Thursday, landing a leading six nominations...

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Kendrick Lamar, Cooper and Lady Gaga earn Golden Globe nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations recognized Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's talents as actors, but Thursday's...

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List of nominees for 76th Golden Globe Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A list of nominees for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills,...

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Watch: Toby Keith's 'Don't Let the Old Man In' music video features new footage from Clint Eastwood film 'The Mule'

Keith will release "Don't Let the Old Man In" as a single Friday, and it will be featured during the end scene and closing...

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Constance Wu, Glenn Close and more react to the Globe noms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — How some of the nominees reacted Thursday when they heard they were up for Golden Globe Awards, which will...

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Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe Awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in...

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The Latest: 'Vice' director jokes he'll take down 'Poppins'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly...

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No Sam Elliott and more Golden Globes nomination shockers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's no such thing as a sure thing when it comes to the mercurial Hollywood Foreign Press Association and...

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Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi writer's death

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist...

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Adam McKay's biopic of Dick Cheney, 'Vice,' leads Golden Globe movie nominations with 6 bids.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Adam McKay's biopic of Dick Cheney, 'Vice,' leads Golden Globe movie nominations with 6 bids.

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Berlin film fest to open with new movie from Lone Scherfig

BERLIN (AP) — Organizers of the Berlin International Film Festival say the 2019 event will open with a premiere of Danish...

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'21 Jump Street' Reboot Eyeing Tiffany Haddish and Awkwafina to Star

We've known for awhile now that Sony is planning a female 21 Jump Street reboot along with its Men In...

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Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg to host Golden Globe ceremony

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg will share host duties at the Golden Globe Awards.Producers on Wednesday...

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Natalie Portman apologizes for comments about Jessica Simpson

Portman said she regrets mentioning Simpson's name while talking about how the media portrays women

Paul George, Thunder put defensive woes behind them

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Only seconds into the fourth quarter, Paul George snagged the ball from C.J. McCollum and raced to the other end of the court. Dunk. Believe it or don't, but George would nearly recreate that moment two more times in the fourth quarter. The...

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Viola Davis says 'stop taming us' at Hollywood event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and producer Viola Davis gave a rousing speech about leadership and authenticity to a well-heeled...

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Julia Roberts finds life (and her roles) get better with age

NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Roberts is sitting on a couch in a Soho hotel when Lucas Hedges bursts in and begins frantically...

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'Crazy Rich Asians' fails to click with Chinese audiences

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese audiences aren't exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit "Crazy Rich Asians," despite its...

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Egyptian actress questioned over revealing dress at gala

CAIRO (AP) — It's a dress that has shaken Egypt and the uproar continues — prosecutors on Wednesday questioned actress Rania...

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10 things you may not have known about Toby Keith

Oklahoma's very own Toby Keith isn't exactly an enigma wrapped in a shadow, but there are some things about him you should...

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Toby Keith's song 'Don't Let the Old Man In' to be featured in Clint Eastwood's new movie 'The Mule'

Oklahoma singer-songwriter Toby Keith can find songwriting inspiration anywhere — even while riding in a golf cart with a...

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Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart has a new job — he will host the 2019 Academy Awards, a role the prolific actor-comedian says...

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Philip Bosco, Tony-winning actor, dies at 88

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Philip Bosco, the Tony Award-winning actor known for his roles in films "Working Girl" and "The Savages,"...

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'Black Panther' poised to become an Oscars heavyweight

NEW YORK (AP) — "Black Panther" has, in a way, already been to the Oscars.Much of the film's cast was eagerly highlighted at...

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Cohen Media Group purchases Landmark Theatre chain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Oscar-winning production and distribution company is getting into the movie theater...

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Documentary 'Words From a Bear,' about Oklahoma author N. Scott Momaday to premiere at 2019 Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah - A documentary film on the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday will make its debut at the...

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Review: Film puts a modern spin on 'Mary, Queen of Scots'

"Mary, Queen of Scots " is an ambitious re-imagining of the Mary Stuart and Elizabeth I saga with modern flourishes and bold...

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Hugh Jackman, the pop star, readies massive world tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman is set to launch a pop star-like tour next year, but he's done his research: He's been to a...

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'Black Panther,' 'A Star Is Born' among AFI Awards honorees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther," ''A Star Is Born" and "Mary Poppins Returns" are among the American Film Institute's top 10...