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Reflections on Stan Lee, who marveled a generation

In the 1960s, Marvel Comics writer and editor Stan Lee was the first to give super-heroes personable flaws, to make their...

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Actress Paz de la Huerta sues Harvey Weinstein, alleges rape

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Paz de la Huerta filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of raping...

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With J.K. Rowling's help, Jude Law builds a new Dumbledore

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jude Law met with J.K. Rowling about portraying the younger version of Albus Dumbledore, the two...

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German Playboy regrets misquoting Morricone in interview

BERLIN (AP) — The German edition of Playboy magazine distanced itself Tuesday from an interview in its latest edition with...

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Trailers: New looks at 'Pokemon Detective Pikachu,' 'Toy Story 4,' 'Mary Poppins Returns'

Although Monday was a sad one with the passing of Marvel mastermind Stan Lee, there were at least three good reasons for your...

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending November 11, 2018:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. Incredibles 22. Crazy Rich Asians3....

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Film Review: A commanding turn from Viola Davis in 'Widows'

When you think of the wives and girlfriends of criminals and mobsters in cinema and television, what or who comes to mind? Kay...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:The Oklahoman. Nov. 13, 2018.— Teachers and activists not...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 13, 2018: See '2001: A Space Odyssey' to celebrate the Tower Theatre's first anniversary and remember Douglas Rain

Today marks one year since Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, brought its movie screen back to life after decades of darkness. Tower...

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Gerard Butler posts image of Malibu home burned in wildfire

The Woolsey and Hill Fires have been blazing through Southern California, forcing some residents to flee their homes...

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Red-carpet fanfare dropped amid deadly California fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood cut back on the glamor trappings of movie premieres as a vast wildfire destroyed or imperiled the...

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Video: Remembering Stan Lee through his legendary cameos - and looking ahead to his appearance in 'Avengers 4'

Stan Lee, the storytelling "marvel" who became the architect of the modern comic book and more recently supplied the characters...

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Ariana Grande scores first No. 1 hit

It's shocking that it took someone as beloved as Grande this long to reach No. 1, but she couldn't have done so with a more...

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Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by...

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Catch the cameo: A list of Stan Lee's movie moments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Part of the fun in watching Marvel movies was finding out how Stan Lee would make his presence in his famous...

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Actor Douglas Rain, who supplied HAL's voice, dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian actor Douglas Rain, who played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters onstage but perhaps is...

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Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

Comic book legend, creator of characters like the X-Men, died Monday at 95.

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Viola Davis on 'Widows,' MeToo and expressing her femininity

TORONTO (AP) — To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding...

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Douglas Rain: Actor who voiced Hal in 2001: A Space Odyssey dies

Actor Douglas Rain, who was the voice of the sinister computer Hal in sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey, has died, the...

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'Dr. Seuss' The Grinch' makes off with $66M at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You're a mean one — and you're number one — Mr. Grinch."Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" sledded past mixed reviews...

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Interview and video: Grammy winner Glenn Slater talks about teaming with Andrew Lloyd Webber for 'Love Never Dies'

The Phantom will return to Oklahoma City Tuesday through Nov. 18 when the national tour of “Love Never Dies” travels to Civic...

Sandi Patty gives 'Voice' to grace, faith

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In her new book "The Voice," gospel recording artist Sandi Patty describes a period in her life when she felt voiceless and how she began to listen to the Lord's voice to find her own.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 11, 2018: See Stephen Lang perform his one-man show 'Beyond Glory'

In honor of Veterans Day, see acclaimed stage and screen actor Stephen Lang perform his long-running one-man show "Beyond...

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'Phantom' sequel

Glenn Slater doesn't necessarily disagree that agreeing to help write the sequel to one of the biggest stage shows ever was a...

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Homeowners - famous and not - await word of wildfire's toll

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping...

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Documentary to feature school backed by LeBron James

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school backed by NBA star LeBron James will be the subject of a feature-length documentary.The Akron...

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Actor Viggo Mortensen apologizes for using racial slur

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Viggo Mortensen has apologized for using a racial slur during a panel discussion about his new film...

Life

Watch: Bouncy first trailer for animated movie 'Ugly Dolls,' starring Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull and more

STXfilms' "UglyDolls" feature is based on the plush toy line by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim and is directed by Kelly Asbury,...

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Wildfire torches famed movie site, sends celebrities fleeing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has scorched a historic movie site recently used by the HBO...

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Interviews: Actress/screenwriter Zoe Kazan talks about collaborating on Oklahoma-made movie 'Wildlife' with partner Paul Dano

The couple optioned the book themselves and spent three years co-writing the script - Dano’s first and her second after their...

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Movie review: Filmed largely in Oklahoma, 'Wildlife' marks poignant directorial debut for actor Paul Dano

An unswervingly intuitive (and perennially underrated actor), Paul Dano delivers the kind of poetically poignant directorial...

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Movie review: Third time isn't the charm for derivative 'Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch,' which steals more than Christmas

“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch,” the latest adaptation of Theodor Geisel’s classic 1957 picture book, is the latest high-gloss 3-D...

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Rush might 'never work again,' lawyer says

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian actor Geoffrey Rush, who is claiming millions of dollars in defamation damages over a newspaper report...

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Local 'Wildlife'

Once Golden Globe-nominated actor Paul Dano opened Richard Ford's 1990 novel “Wildlife,” he wanted to make it into a movie. “He...

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Movie reviews for Friday, Nov. 9

'WILDLIFE' R 1:44 3 1/2 stars Actor Paul Dano ("There Will Be Blood") delivers a poetically poignant directorial debut with his...

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Local 'Wildlife'

Once Golden Globe-nominated actor Paul Dano opened Richard Ford's 1990 novel “Wildlife,” he wanted to make it into a movie. “He...

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'WILDLIFE' R 1:44 3 1/2 stars Actor Paul Dano ("There Will Be Blood") delivers a poetically poignant directorial debut with his...

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Emerging screenwriters honored with Nicholl awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Five emerging screenwriters are experiencing a breakthrough of a lifetime earning praise from the...

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Review: Latest 'Fantastic Beasts' is a mixed bag of wonders

Like the bottomless trunk totted by "magizoolologist" Newt Scamander, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is a mixed...

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Francis Lai, Oscar-winning 'Love Story' composer, dies at 86

PARIS (AP) — French composer Francis Lai, who won an Oscar for the iconic "Love Story" soundtrack, has died, France's Culture...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

BOXINGTOKYO (AP) — Floyd Mayweather has called off his bout with Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa and says he was...

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Chris Pine and David Mackenzie reunite for 'Outlaw King'

TORONTO (AP) — If you want to see an exhausted Chris Pine, meet him after he's spent a day answering questions about his...

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Bryan Cranston confirms 'Breaking Bad' movie in development

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Cranston has confirmed that a "Breaking Bad" movie is in development, though he's not sure he's in...

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Review: Gary Hart biopic a great look at a political moment

Come closer, children, and listen to the tale of what politics was like before TMZ. Back in those dark ages, reporters simply...

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Review: This new 'Grinch' film will only make you flinch

Every Who down in Whoville gets a new Grinch this season. Why, you may ask? The idea defies reason. Does the classic need help...

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Review: Claire Foy trades Elizabeth for Lisbeth

No, "The Girl in the Spider's Web" isn't a Spider-man spinoff about a young woman ensnarled by Peter Parker. But you'd be...

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Trial for acclaimed theater director opens in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's arguably best-known contemporary theater and film director pleaded not guilty Wednesday as his fraud...

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The Latest: 3 Senate races remain too close to call

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate elections (all times local):4:20 a.m.The race for U.S. Senate in Montana between...

Crime

Weinstein lawyers try again to get sex assault case tossed

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers asked Monday for a chance to question in court the former lead detective in his...

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Aretha Franklin doc 'Amazing Grace' to finally see the light

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film "Amazing Grace" will finally be...

Life

Infinite Danger Room #105: Costume changes!

Halloween is over, but we aren't done talking about superhero costumes! In this previously "lost episode," Infinite Danger Room...

Life

5 Oklahoma City Public Schools picked for Disney Musicals in Schools program

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma announces today the five new local schools that have been selected to participate in the 2018-19...

Life

Interview and video: 'Avatar' actor Stephen Lang bringing one-man show 'Beyond Glory' to OKC for Veterans Day

But with his long-running one-man show “Beyond Glory,” Lang, 66, embodies eight Medal of Honor recipients in about 80 minutes,...

John Grisham-supported candidate loses Oklahoma DA race

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Oklahoma district attorney said he was flabbergasted that best-selling author John Grisham supported his challenger in the Nov. 6 general election.

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With $50 million debut, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is no poor boy

NEW YORK (AP) — The Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" and 20th Century Fox are — for now, at least — champions of the...

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Oklahoma art notes for Nov. 4, 2018

OCU film series to present ‘Land of Mine' Oklahoma City University's Film Institute will continue its 37th annual international...

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'Beyond Glory'

From originating the role of hard-nosed Col. Nathan Jessup in the Broadway production of “A Few Good Men” to playing...

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'Fantastic Beasts' stars: Grindelwald isn't Trump, exactly

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp's charismatic leader at the center of the new "Fantastic Beasts" sequel isn't modeled on...

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The Latest: EU expresses deep regret over US-Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. sanctions on Iran (all times local):3:20 p.m.The European Union, backed by France, Germany...

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Wahlberg lending support to repairs on vandalized memorial

BOSTON (AP) — Actor and Boston native Mark Wahlberg is among those offering his support to efforts to repair a vandalized...

Life

'Nutcracker' an overstuffed holiday feast

The pacing and tone occasionally get as clunky as an old-fashioned windup toy, but Disney’s live-action movie adaptation “The...

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Raymond Chow, film producer behind Bruce Lee, dies at age 91

HONG KONG (AP) — Legendary Hong Kong film producer Raymond Chow, who introduced the world to Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan and even...

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Tyler Perry says he's done with Madea

Tyler Perry says he is retiring Madea, the feisty, foul-mouthed grandma that launched his career and made him millions. The...

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Movie reviews for Nov. 2, 2018

'THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS' PG 1:39 3 stars The pacing and tone occasionally get as clunky as an old-fashioned windup...

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US charges Malaysian financier in multibillion-dollar scheme

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department announced charges Thursday against a fugitive Malaysian financier and two former...

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Netflix to give 3 films an exclusive run in theaters

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix will give three films an exclusive run in theaters before making them available on its streaming...

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Julia Roberts, Sissy Spacek on co-starring in 'Homecoming'

TORONTO (AP) — Julia Roberts and Sissy Spacek, two big-smiling big-screen legends, were remembering the first time they met.It...

Sports

Hill returns to TV post-ESPN with 'Shut Up and Dribble'

Jemele Hill's first couple months since leaving ESPN have been busy. There have been speaking engagements, writing for The...

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Tiffany Haddish's goal to make 50 movies by 50th birthday

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time Tiffany Haddish turns 50, she's hoping to have 50 movies to her credit. She's got 12 years and a...

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Lawsuit alleges Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted 16-year-old girl

Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis,...

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Review: 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms' falls flat

So Disney has gone ahead and made a Christmas movie from "The Nutcracker." Is this what we're doing now? We're making big...

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Tyler Perry reveals he is killing off Madea. Here's why.

Madea's days of crude language and criminal offenses are coming to an end.

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Rami Malek explains how he dug deep to find Freddie Mercury

NEW YORK (AP) — Rami Malek says he identified with the immigrant side of Freddie Mercury while tackling the role of the...

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Andrea Bocelli teams up with his son for new duet

NEW YORK (AP) — Italian star tenor Andrea Bocelli has teamed up with singers like Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Ed...

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Godzilla back as animation has human drama, fewer monsters

TOKYO (AP) — Godzilla is stomping back into theaters as a fire-breathing animated character, though the movie chosen to close...

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Actress-writer Waithe: Films fall short of ethnic equality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is falling short of ethnic equality despite black-led films including "Black Panther," actress and...

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Lucas Hedges comes of age, 1 film at a time

NEW YORK (AP) — With the pressure of the lead role on him for the first time, Lucas Hedges was hearing voices. Vivid...

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Tiffany Haddish tests her hot streak with 'Nobody's Fool'

NEW YORK (AP) — What's the best thing that's happened to Tiffany Haddish in the past year? Tough question.She takes a deep...

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Ava DuVernay to make Prince documentary for Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay is making a multipart documentary on Prince for Netflix with the support of the late musician's...

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Steven Yeun takes a leap into Korean cinema with 'Burning'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Steven Yeun is getting some of highest acclaim of his career, and awards buzz, for the South Korean...

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Actor John Jarratt appears in Sydney court on rape charge

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian actor and director John Jarratt appeared in a Sydney court on Tuesday charged with raping a woman 42...

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Suit says New Hampshire lawmaker struck porn film maker

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Hampshire state lawmaker producing and starring in a porn film assaulted his business partner in...

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Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' won't rock you, but Malek will

Where does a preening, pansexual rock god get his powers? The Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" traces his sonorous...

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The Latest: New Hampshire lawmaker says he's being extorted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit against a New Hampshire state lawmaker (all times local):3:35 p.m.A New Hampshire...

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McConaughey gives back to first responders in Texas visit

HOUSTON (AP) — Firefighters, police officers and 911 operators in Texas got a surprise lunch from a famous son as Oscar-winner...

Life

Need a Halloween costume? Here are 10 ideas

It's Halloween week and that means costumes! Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Anthony Brown, Kade Poulson and...

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Tyler Perry and Tiffany Haddish somber at film premiere

NEW YORK (AP) — At the world premiere of his new film, "Nobody's Fool," Tyler Perry hoped that "good people" from all...

The OK -- The Health Issue

HealthAug 5, 2018

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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Awards buzz is icing for John Krasinski and 'A Quiet Place'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Krasinski is still pinching himself over the critical and financial success of his experimental...

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Review: In 'Boy Erased,' ignorance is shown empathetically

"Boy Erased " is based on the true story of a young man, Garrard Conley, whose Baptist family put him in a conversion therapy...

Business

Can a holographic screen help a new phone break out?

NEW YORK (AP) — Most leading phones offer the same basics: Big screens, decent battery life and good cameras. So when a...

Business

Actress tells Australian court she heard Rush's career over

SYDNEY (AP) — Award-winning actress Judy Davis told a court on Monday that she had heard comments in the film industry that...

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'Halloween' carves up another $32 million to top box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Meyers — or is it Jamie Lee Curtis? — can't be stopped. "Halloween" dominated the North American box...

Life

'Sound of Music' cast to tip hat to 75th anniversary of 'Oklahoma!'

Actors from a new national touring production of “The Sound of Music” will make a special Oklahoma City stop Thursday morning...

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Video: Oklahoma one-man band Mike Hosty featured in 'Play It Loud' music series Season 2 debut

"Play It Loud,” an original music series that follows award-winning Oklahoma independent filmmaker Adam Hampton as he explores...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 27, 2018: Catch the last performance of The Pollard Theatre's 'Ghost the Musical' in Guthrie

GUTHRIE - See The Pollard Theatre’s final performance of “Ghost the Musical” at 8 tonight at the downtown Guthrie theater, 120...

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Gase set for troubling movie: game tape of Dolphins defense

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — With no game Sunday, Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase will spend much of the weekend watching bad movies.That...

Business

Classic movie streaming service FilmStruck to shut down

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The classic film-focused streaming service FilmStruck is shutting down after two years of operation. The...

Life

Movie review: 'Hunter Killer' drifts as engaging but forgettable submarine adventure

It may not be as useless as a screen door on a submarine, but “Hunter Killer” doesn’t come close to threatening “The Hunt for...

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Police: High, naked woman tried to bite off man's genitals

HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say a naked woman tried to bite off a man's genitals and then rushed on all fours...

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Movie reviews for Friday, Oct. 25

'HUNTER KILLER' R 2:01 2 1/2 stars It may not be as useless as a screen door on a submarine, but “Hunter Killer” doesn't come...

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Theater review: 'Ghost the Musical' is a haunting must-see tale

GUTHRIE — The love story is thrilling, and the thriller story is chilling as The Pollard Theatre is presenting “Ghost the...

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Are we supposed to hate the pop songs in 'A Star Is Born'? One of the songwriters weighs in

It's the debate that's divided the internet: Is the pop music in "A Star Is Born" good or bad? In the film, troubled...

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Film Review: In masterful 'Burning,' rage simmers in Seoul

In the smoldering centerpiece of Chang-dong Lee's masterly "Burning" — a mournful cry of a movie — a young, tragic South Korean...

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James Karen, 'Mr. Teague' of 'Poltergeist,' is dead at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — James Karen, a prolific and beloved character actor whose hundreds of credits included memorable appearances in...

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Amber Heard says she is happy to have moved on with her life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Amber Heard has a movie coming out this weekend that will be new to theaters and mass audiences, but...

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Broadway musical 'Wicked' turns 15 with a party

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen years ago, one of the top films in the land was "Finding Nemo" and Shania Twain played the Super Bowl...

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Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov wins EU rights award

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday awarded its top human rights prize to Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker...

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese officially making Oklahoma true-crime book 'Killers of the Flower Moon' their next film collaboration

Academy Award-winning helmer Martin Scorsese has officially signed on to direct and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio to...

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EU awards Sakharov Prize for human rights to jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU awards Sakharov Prize for human rights to jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov.

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Stephen King gives students movie rights to story for $1

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Horror writer Stephen King is giving a deal to student filmmakers at the Blaenau Gwent Film Academy in...

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Review: 'Mid90s' is a nostalgia trip without a destination

A year after Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird" comes another actor-turned-director's memory-inspired California-set coming-of-age tale...

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Review: 'Hunter Killer' is a submarine movie on steroids

There are so many good movies in theaters right now — thoughtful, artistic, well-acted and well-told movies that studios...

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Harry Potter party crafts thrive years after books

For crafty Harry Potter fans, throwing a party themed to the stories can be the ultimate DIY labor of love.Two excuses for...

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Museum to offer films, free Wednesday admission

The American Civil War’s far-reaching effect on life in the West is the theme of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage...

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Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year. The...

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Melania Trump hosts students for movie at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump invited sixth graders to the White House on Tuesday to watch a movie about kindness...

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Review: 'Johnny English' sequel is an ode to low-tech charm

There's nothing really new or fresh or bold in "Johnny English Strikes Again," the third installment of Rowan Atkinson's...

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Poland awards Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has honored a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia on charges of plotting acts of terrorism...

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'Black Panther' costume designer to receive career award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruth E. Carter, the creator of the stunning costumes of "Black Panther" and numerous other Hollywood films,...

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MoviePass to be jettisoned by parent company

NEW YORK (AP) — MoviePass, the struggling discount movie ticket subscription service, is being spun off by the company that...

Floral prints bloom for fall

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Florals in the spring are a given. But for fall fashion? Not so much. That's what makes this trend even more appealing this season. These are dark florals, more autumnal, said Cindi Shelby, director of new stylists for Worth New York. “More...

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French film star Catherine Deneuve receives Japanese award

TOKYO (AP) — French film star Catherine Deneuve received Japan's most prestigious art award on Tuesday at a ceremony in Tokyo,...

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Theatre Company opening 20th season with 'Night of the Living Dead'

Although they were participating in the first read-through for Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s new production of “Night of the...

Sports

Naomi Kawase named to direct 2020 Tokyo Olympic documentary

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese director Naomi Kawase, named Tuesday to make a documentary film about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said she...

Business

Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural...

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Sarah Silverman says Louis C.K. occasionally masturbated in front of her, with her consent

Sarah Silverman said Louis C.K. used to masturbate in front of her, but only when she gave him permission.

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Amy Schumer took long way around to announce she's pregnant

Amy Schumer took the long way around to announce she's pregnant with husband Chris Fischer.The comedian and actress broke her...

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Billionaire Boys Club's Joe Hunt seeks cut in life sentence

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The young Joe Hunt once used his intelligence, a high-energy salesman's patter and powers of persuasion to...

Life

Spooky suggestions in time for Halloween

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson and Chris Borthick give their recommendations for Halloween reading,...

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'Wonder Woman' sequel pushed back to summer 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The world will have to wait a little longer for the "Wonder Woman" sequel, which will now arrive in theaters...

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Armed robber wore horror movie mask, but victim saw his face

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say an armed robber wore a hockey mask like the one in the "Friday the 13th" horror...

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Michael Caine looks back in 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off'

LONDON (AP) — Michael Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He's had few.The 85-year-old...

Business

Norwegian hero Roenneberg who blew up Nazi plant dies at 99

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway on Monday mourned World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg, who headed a five-man team that...

Life

Interviews and video: deadCenter Film celebrating grand opening today of new home in historic Paramount building on Film Row

In its 19th year, deadCenter has finally hit a bull's-eye when it comes to establishing a headquarters for its array of...

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Geoffrey Rush says he was 'distraught' over paper's articles

SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was...

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deadCenter Film Festival opening new headquarters

Lance McDaniel is looking toward both the past and the future — and not just because he's eagerly peering through a virtual...

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The Latest: Louis-Dreyfus references Kavanaugh at award

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic...

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NASA reveals modern constellations featuring Godzilla, Albert Einstein and The Hulk

Move over, Orion and Ursa Major. Make room for Godzilla and The Hulk.

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'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good...

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Horror theater: Oklahoma City Theatre Company opening 20th season with 'Night of the Living Dead'

Richie Rayfield puts an eerie rasp into his voice as he utters one of the most familiar lines in horror-movie history. “They're...

Health

Actress Selma Blair say she has been diagnosed with MS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film and TV actress Selma Blair announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.In a post...

Life

Acclaimed Oklahoma-made film 'Wildlife' gets OKC, Tulsa release date

Oklahomans will have the opportunity to see “Wildlife” in local theaters beginning Nov. 9.

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Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles.A...

Health

Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"

MADRID (AP) — Voicing wake-up calls for new generations to save cinema, oceans and journalism, film director Martin Scorsese...

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Q&A: Jonah Hill on toxic masculinity and skateboarding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonah Hill has always wanted to direct. He worships filmmakers and has treated what he describes as an...

Life

Movie review: 'The Old Man & the Gun' provides fitting finale for Robert Redford's acting career

Robert Redford, 82, unleashes his celebrated and considerable charm on the role of Forrest Tucker, a real-life career criminal...

Life

Movie review: Jamie Lee Curtis screams new life into 'Halloween' 2018

Two-time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis returns to Haddonfield, Illinois, and screams new life into “Halloween,” a worthy...

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Movie reviews for Friday, Oct. 18

'HALLOWEEN (2018)' R 1:46 3 stars Two-time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis returns to Haddonfield, Illinois, and screams...

Business

MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

NEW YORK (AP) — The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for movie tickets is being investigated by the...

Crime

Q&A: McCarthy and Grant on New York, forgery and friendship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" is a film about Lee Israel, a biographer who started a side hustle writing fake...

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'First Reformed' leads Gotham Awards nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Schrader's religious thriller "First Reformed" is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards,...

Business

Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

NEW DELHI (AP) — M.J. Akbar, India's junior external affairs minister, resigned Wednesday amid accusations by 20 women of...

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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 18, 2018--The "2018 Future Of Global Thin Film, Printed and Curved Flexible Battery Markets to...

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Film with Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis canceled after tax case

BEIJING (AP) — The director of "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been canceled...

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Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant was dropped Wednesday from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA...

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Film of Judy Blume's 'Are You There God?...' in development

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judy Blume has at long last agreed to a feature film adaptation of her seminal 1970 young adult novel "Are...

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New accusation of police wrongdoing in Weinstein case

NEW YORK (AP) — The sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein was roiled Wednesday for the second time in a week by what New...

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New York prosecutors say police detective under scrutiny in Weinstein case urged accuser to delete info from her phone

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors say police detective under scrutiny in Weinstein case urged accuser to delete info from...

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Netflix Adds 7 Million Subscribers, Beats Estimates, Sends Stock Soaring 12%

Netflix demonstrated that its second-quarter miss was an anomaly, reporting record third quarter subscriber growth. The company...

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Correction: Film-Chalamet and Carell story

TORONTO (AP) — In a story Oct. 10 about the film "Beautiful Boy," The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quote about...

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TV Review: A Roseanne Barr-less 'The Conners' is a triumph

NEW YORK (AP) — Can there be a "Roseanne" without Roseanne? The answer is yes, indeed. There can even be a pretty good sitcom....

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AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Houston Astros may be defending more than their World Series title.The champions are under scrutiny after...

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Review: 'Wildlife' shows a family in crisis, beautifully

It's fall of 1960 in Montana when we meet the Brinson family in "Wildlife ," a carefully considered and deeply moving...

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Town OKs steep fines for parking near 'The Goonies' house

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The Astoria City Council has taken a step toward cracking down on motorists who illegally park near "The...

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MeToo, Kavanaugh topics of talk at women filmmakers' event

NEW YORK (AP) — The midterm elections, #MeToo, and the recent confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court: All...

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Coach Kobe: Bryant shares philosophies on how to reach kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call him Coach Kobe.Kobe Bryant sounded just as passionate about coaching his daughter's middle-school...

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'Anything You Can Imagine' recounts quest to film Tolkien

"Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson & the Making of Middle-earth" (HarperCollins), by Ian NathanReaching the final...

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Oklahoma native Amy Scott's 'Hal,' 'Free Solo,' 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' nominated for Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) have announced the...

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Which supernatural beasts would you draft?

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson, and Chris Borthick each draft 13 supernatural, horror and...

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Review: Melissa McCarthy in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'

The early 1990s New York of Marielle Heller's "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" isn't so long ago but it already feels staggeringly...

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Court tosses DeLorean widow's 'Back to the Future' lawsuit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the widow of automaker John DeLorean over royalties...

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Film Review: 40 years later, 'Halloween' slashes again

With hollow eyes and sagging cheeks, the flabby white mask of Michael Myers is horror's great blank slate. Project your fears...

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Carey Mulligan on her 'women's liberation trilogy'

TORONTO (AP) — Carey Mulligan is a letter writer.As a young woman with acting aspirations, she wrote to Kenneth Branagh asking...

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'Ink & Paint' documentary series to detail the hidden history of Disney's women animators

ABC Studios is producing a new documentary series titled "Ink & Paint" that will sketch out an often-overlooked chapter in...

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'First Man' blasts off behind 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Neil Armstrong film "First Man" settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in...

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Crew Member James Emswiller Dies After Fall On Set Of Mister Rogers Film Starring Tom Hanks; Sony Laments “Devastating Tragedy” – Update

James M. Emswiller, an Emmy winner who also worked on major films such as The Avengers during a three-decade career,...

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For the 'First Man' team, their mission was to get it right

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Making a movie about Neil Armstrong may not necessarily be on par with, say, successfully landing on the...

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Movie review: Compelling Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man' reveals man behind the icon

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle (“La La Land,” “Whiplash”) eloquently delves into the dichotomy between the famed...

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Movie review: Fascinating documentary 'Hal' argues for Hal Ashby's place among pantheon of filmmaking greats

Like Ashby, she is a longtime editor making her directorial debut after her 40th birthday, and she proves with her documentary...

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Interview: Oklahoma filmmaker Amy Scott talks about her new Hal Ashby documentary 'Hal,' now playing in OKC

After more than 15 years of editing films, the Lawton native was inspired to step out of the editing bay and into the...

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Crew member dies after fall on set of Mister Rogers movie

MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a crew member working on a movie about Mister Rogers has died after he suffered an...

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Film academy honors 19 student filmmakers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nineteen student filmmakers got the opportunity to "thank the academy" at the actual Academy of...

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A stable bond

If you met Liam Neeson, would you ever forget him? No? Neither did this horse. While at the New York Film Festival recently,...

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Movie reviews for Friday, Oct. 12

Reviews for new films that hit the box office the weekend of Oct. 12, 2018.

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Cinematic spotlight: Amy Scott

After more than 15 years of editing films, Amy Scott, a Lawton native, was inspired to step out of the editing bay and into the...

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Coogler to return as writer-director of 'Black Panther 2'

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Coogler isn't leaving Wakanda: The filmmaker will write and direct the sequel to "Black Panther."A person...

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India's #MeToo comes amid calls for 2013 law's enforcement

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian actresses and writers are flooding social media with allegations of sexual harassment and assault,...

20-40-60 Etiquette: Capping it off

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QUESTION: Why do print and television reporters uses the wrong word for headwear? The “Make America Great Again” cap is always incorrectly referred to as a “hat.” It is a cap and not a hat. A cap has a long bill and no brim; a hat has a brim but...

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Kaepernick, Chappelle getting Harvard black culture awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being...

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NASA film by Rory Kennedy revisits her uncle's challenge

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Rory Kennedy couldn't resist the obvious place to open her new documentary on NASA. That's a news...

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Kathleen Turner to make Metropolitan Opera debut

NEW YORK (AP) — One of acting's most distinctive voices will make an unexpected Metropolitan Opera debut.Kathleen Turner, known...

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Q&A: Greengrass on confronting the alt-right in '22 July'

TORONTO (AP) — With handheld cameras in tow, Paul Greengrass has headed straight into real-life horrors to make visceral,...

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American Revolution museum honors filmmaker Ken Burns

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is being honored in Philadelphia with an award from the Museum of the...

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Country women applaud CMT for all-female awards show

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country icon Loretta Lynn doesn't mince words when it comes to CMT's decision to honor all-female...

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Will Smith reveals first post for Disney's 'Aladdin'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith can't wait for Disney's remake of "Aladdin."The star on Wednesday revealed the live-action...

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Berlin by Stormy: Trump accuser opens German erotica show

BERLIN (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who says she had sex with Donald Trump and was paid by the U.S. president's...

Verne Troyer's death ruled as suicide

Austin Powers star Verne Troyer’s death was a suicide, a coroner in Los Angeles has said. The actor, best known for...

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Review: Chazelle's 'First Man' is at once intimate and grand

Nearly a half-century has passed since the majestic moment when Neil Armstrong stepped carefully onto the lunar landscape, left...

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Film Review: 'The Hate U Give' should be seen by everyone

"The Hate U Give " begins with a scene at the family dinner table where a father is giving his young kids "the talk" — the one...

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AT&T's WarnerMedia to offer their own streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T and WarnerMedia are joining the ever-expanding list of companies offering a streaming video service.They...

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Appeals court: Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released

NEW YORK (AP) — A new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions after a federal appeals...

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Steve McQueen's thriller 'Widows' opens London Film Festival

LONDON (AP) — The London Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with the European premiere of British director Steve McQueen's...

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Make-up, wig, cackle. Actress becomes witch at Universal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — "Scare-actor" Laura Law once frightened a patron so badly at Universal Orlando Resort's Halloween Horror...

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No second take from appeals court in 'Hollywood South' case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday refused to reconsider an August ruling that could mean prison time for a...

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Film Review: A timely story of addiction in 'Beautiful Boy'

Relapse is part of recovery. That's what one doctor in "Beautiful Boy " tells David Sheff (Steve Carell), the distraught father...

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Attorney: Zimmerman will plead no contest in stalking case

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman will plead no contest to resolve a misdemeanor charge...

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Cyprus woos filmmakers with year-long sunshine, 35 pc rebate

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Under its adopted moniker of "Olivewood," the tiny Mediterranean island of Cyprus is trying to woo...

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Gunn, fired from 'Guardians,' to write new 'Suicide Squad'

NEW YORK (AP) — James Gunn may have been fired from Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," but DC Comics will welcome him with...

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Review: In 'Bad Times at the El Royale,' a motel's mysteries

Drew Goddard, the screenwriter-turned-director whose feature debut was the meta-horror film "A Cabin in the Woods," has laid...

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Filmmaker Richard Linklater directs anti-Ted Cruz web ad

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Filmmaker Richard Linklater is the latest celebrity wading into the tight U.S. Senate race in Texas with a...

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Weinstein due in court as judge mulls motion to dismiss case

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is due in court as a New York judge weighs his bid to have some or all of his sexual assault...

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Post #MeToo, opportunity still a mixed bag for women in film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the year after the downfall of Harvey Weinstein and the rise of #MeToo awareness, women in Hollywood are...

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Busy Philipps claims James Franco assaulted her while filming ‘Freaks and Geeks’

Busy Philipps writes in her new book, “This Will Only Hurt a Little,” that James Franco was a “f--king bully” on...

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Arnold Kopelson, 'Platoon' producer, dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Arnold Kopelson, a versatile film producer whose credits ranged from the raunchy teen smash "Porky's" to the...

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What's the best horror film of the 80s?

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson, and Chris Borthick look at some of the best-reviewed horror films...

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Box office top 20: 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man" spinoff "Venom" and Bradley Cooper's acclaimed remake "A Star Is Born" fueled the...

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Amandla Stenberg: I'm still finding my voice

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Amandla Stenberg was named after a 1989 Miles Davis album — a lush, African-tinged funk fusion that...

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Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara, Alexandra Shipp, Keegan-Michael Key to co-star in Netflix adaptation of 'All the Bright Places'

Netflix is in production on a feature adaptation of Jennifer Niven's’ 2015 best-selling young-adult novel "All the Bright...

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Review: Norwegian massacre '22 July' is brilliantly handled

Anders Behring Breivik probably thinks "22 July " is about him. He's the violent narcissist whose actions are at the heart of...

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'Venom' sets October record with $80M; 'Star Is Born' soars

NEW YORK (AP) — In a weekend of perfect counterprogramming for Hollywood, the comic-book movie "Venom" shrugged off bad reviews...

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Ray Galton, writer of classic British sitcoms, dies at 88

LONDON (AP) — Screenwriter Ray Galton, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series "Hancock's Half Hour" and "Steptoe and...

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Tim Barringer is aware that the concept of “Victorian Radicals” might seem strange and surprising. “You usually use those words in separate sentences: Victorian means like Grandma's closet, cakes — Victoria's Secret. I don't know, it has a...

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'The Hate U Give' screenwriter Audrey Wells dies at 58

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audrey Wells, who wrote the screenplay for the brand new feature film "The Hate U Give," died the day before...

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NBC's Chuck Todd says media must grapple with Trump in 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Chuck Todd, who is running a "Meet the Press" film festival this weekend, says news executives are going...

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Will Vinton, animator behind the California Raisins, dies

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Will Vinton, an Oscar-winning animator who invented Claymation, a style of stop-motion animation, and...

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Denzel Washington to receive AFI Life Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute is honoring Denzel Washington with a Life Achievement Award. The organization...

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Jailed film director stops hunger strike after 144 days

MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia for plotting acts of terrorism said Friday that he has brought an end...

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Danny Boyle to gather Britons on beaches to mark end of WWI

LONDON (AP) — Filmmaker Danny Boyle is urging thousands of people to gather on British beaches and make silhouettes in the sand...

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'Star' in his eyes

Bradley Cooper sits hunched over his phone, eyes glued to the screen. He will find the stills he saved from Lady Gaga's screen...

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Movie reviews Oct. 5: 'A Star is Born' and 'Venom'

Movie reviews Oct. 5: 'A Star is Born' and 'Venom'

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Ranking Tom Hardy's unusual movie accents

When Sony Pictures released the first trailer for "Venom" almost six months ago, there was almost too much in it to fully...

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Wrapping 'Avengers 4,' Chris Evans hangs up Cap's shield

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Evans has wrapped his final performance as Captain America.Evans on Thursday tweeted that his last...

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11 years later, Tamara Jenkins returns with 'Private Life'

NEW YORK (AP) — Tamara Jenkins has had time to consider why there have been such long stretches between her movies. Her latest,...

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Alan Alda to receive SAG Life Achievement Award in 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Alda will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award at next year's Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony.The...

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Review: 'A Star Is Born' soundtrack is a five-star marvel

Various Artists, "A Star Is Born — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (Interscope Records)The soundtrack to "A Star Is Born"...

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EgyptAir stands by purported interview with Drew Barrymore

CAIRO (AP) — EgyptAir is standing by a writer for its in-flight magazine who penned a bizarre article purportedly based on an...

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Thailand keeping 'The Beach' of movie fame closed for rehab

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in Thailand said they have decided to indefinitely extend the closure of a beautiful bay made famous...

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China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tax authorities have ordered "X-Men" star Fan Bingbing and companies she represents to pay taxes and...

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Kate Hudson has third child and first daughter, named Rani

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kate Hudson says her baby girl is here.The "Almost Famous" actress announced Wednesday on her Instagram...

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A year after Weinstein, Hollywood is still soul-searching

NEW YORK (AP) — After Rashida Jones exited Pixar's "Toy Story 4" in 2017 she noted that the studio, after 25 years in business,...

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Van Damme son gets probation term in Arizona knife incident

PHOENIX (AP) — A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has been sentenced to 18 months of probation after pleading guilty to...

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Review: 'Venom,' with Tom Hardy, is a manic muddle

"Venom," starring Tom Hardy as a TV investigative journalist whose body is invaded by an alien organism, is a destabilizing mix...

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Darren Criss readies festival celebrating musical theater

NEW YORK (AP) — Darren Criss says adding "Emmy winner" to his name feels good since it "used to be Emmy loser."Criss won best...

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Jackman, Blunt among those to be honored at SCAD's film fest

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Hugh Jackman and Emily Blunt are among the stars being awarded at the 21st annual SCAD Savannah Film...

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Magical film figures lure youth to explore Peruvian wetland

CUZCO, Peru (AP) — The Huasao wetland in the heart of the bygone Incan Empire languished for years as a wasteland that locals...

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Chinese media say actress Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay taxes and fines but won't be prosecuted if taxes are paid

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say actress Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay taxes and fines but won't be prosecuted if taxes...

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Review: 'A Star Is Born' is dizzyingly wonderful

It's hard not to go into "A Star Is Born " without a lot of prejudgments. Even if you haven't seen the other three versions,...

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2 women arrested with Stormy Daniels sue police officers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two women who were arrested at an Ohio strip club along with porn actress Stormy Daniels sued four...

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Whirlwind year lets Michelle Williams realize her own worth

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Williams can't believe it's been less than a year since "the pay stuff." Time has seemingly...

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Harkins Theatres launches Halloween-theme Tuesday Night Classics movies tonight

Starting tonight, the Harkins Theatres series will feature Halloween-theme movies throughout October.

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Box office Top 20: 'Night School' is No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish's "Night School" opened with $27.3 million in North American ticket sales,...

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Film Review: A very intimate quest shown in 'Private Life'

The three things most couples fight about are said to be sex, money and kids. Tamara Jenkins has managed to up the ante for one...

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Review: Redford is wry, charming in his (maybe?) swan song

If you're going to pick someone to play a man who moves through the world with grace, style and a slight, wry smile, you could...

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For Gaga, Cooper, cast, 'A Star Is Born' hits close to home

TORONTO (AP) — When Bradley Cooper saw Lady Gaga perform "La Vie en Rose" at a fundraiser at the home of entrepreneur Sean...

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Father of zombie films being honored on 'Living Dead"s 50th

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is set to honor the father of modern American zombie films outside the theater where his "Night of...

Being happy relies on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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Bill O’Hanlon, psychotherapist, author and inspirational speaker, says being happy rests on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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Mickey Mouse gets African wardrobe options for 90th birthday

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mickey Mouse is getting an African look for his 90th birthday.Ten South African artists each painted and...

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Haddish and Hart lead 'Night School' to No. 1 with $28M

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in more than two years, a straight-up comedy is No. 1 at the box office. Kevin Hart and...

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OKC native Olivia Munn, Chrissy Metz and Yara Shahidi to receive first #GirlHero Awards

Oklahoma City native Olivia Munn, Yara Shahidi and Chrissy Metz will be honored at Girl Up's first annual #GirlHero Awards,...

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"Between Two Waters" wins top film prize at San Sebastian

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Director Isaki Lacuesta's film "Between Two Waters" has won the top prize at the San Sebastian...

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Ukraine demands access to filmmaker imprisoned in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's Foreign Ministry is demanding that Russia allow consular access to an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker...

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'Huge win' as banned Kenyan film is allowed limited showings

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The first Kenyan feature film to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival has received overwhelming audience...

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Joe Masteroff, story writer for the musical 'Cabaret,' dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching,...

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Japanese actor Koji Yakusho says his is a solitary craft

TOKYO (AP) — His film roles range from police officer to serial killer, dashing characters to self-destructive losers, a...

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New York Film Festival opens 'The Favourite'

NEW YORK (AP) — For a festival that prides itself on remaining outside of the fray, the 56th New York Film Festival kicked off...

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Superman to The Fonz: Vintage lunchbox collection on sale

CINCINNATI (AP) — Look, up on the shelf! It's Superman. There's the king of the wild frontier himself, Davy Crockett. And over...

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Interviews, video and photos: Rodeo Cinema celebrates grand opening this weekend in OKC's Stockyards City

With Rodeo Cinema, Oklahoma City is finally lassoing what’s been an elusive piece of its burgeoning film community: an art...

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Ban on film depicting women's love story to resume in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The first Kenyan feature film to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival has gotten overwhelming audience...

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Movie review: Animated adventure 'Smallfoot' boasts clever premise, bold message

The Warner Animation Group movie cunningly turns the lasting legend of Bigfoot on its shaggy head.

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Stockyards City goes to the movies with Rodeo Cinema

Every day at high noon — well, give or take 30 minutes or so — an Oklahoma City landmark is recapturing its long-lost movie...

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Movie reviews Sept. 28: Smallfoot, Lizzie, Night School, Little Women, Hell Fest

'Smallfoot' PG 1:36 3 stars A clever premise, bold message and larger-than-life charm help the animated adventure “Smallfoot”...

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John C. Reilly wouldn't kill baby Hitler

We sat down last week with John C. Reilly to talk about his new film, "The Sisters Brothers," a darkly funny Western based on...

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WWII remains buried 74 years after 'Bridge Too Far' battle

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army paratrooper killed in World War II have been returned to his Pennsylvania...

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Utah told to pay $475,000 in legal fees in 'Deadpool' case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge has ordered the state of Utah to pay more than $475,000 in legal fees after it lost a court fight...

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Denzel Washington launches August Wilson House renovation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Actor Denzel Washington has helped mark the start of renovations at playwright August Wilson's childhood home...

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Judi Dench disagrees with Kevin Spacey's erasure from film

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Judi Dench says she doesn't condone any inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey, but says scrubbing...

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Trailer released for new 'X-Men' film

The official trailer for "X-Men: Dark Phoenix" has been released by 20th Century Fox. Longtime fans of the X-Men may remember a...

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Gladys Knight, Ledisi to honor Aretha Franklin at AMAs

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Music Awards will honor the Queen of Soul next month.Dick clark productions tells The Associated...

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Review: Haddish, Hart earn mixed grades in 'Night School'

Malcolm D. Lee's "Night School" brings together the potent combo of Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, but this tepid if amiable...

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Movie sequel to 'The Shining' films scenes on Georgia coast

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — A movie sequel to Stephen King's horror classic "The Shining" has begun filming on the Georgia...

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Review: Phoenix and Reilly excel as 'The Sisters Brothers'

Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly might not be obvious picks to play brothers, but French director Jacques Audiard made an...

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Fox plans to sell stake in Sky to Comcast for $15B

NEW YORK (AP) — 21st Century Fox will sell its remaining stake in British pay TV provider Sky to Comcast in the latest...

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AP-NORC/MTV Poll: Young people feel anxious about election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Engaged? Check. Anxious? Check.With weeks to go until the November midterm elections, more young Americans...

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Will Smith marks 50th birthday with a leap near Grand Canyon

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith...

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Correction: China Missing Celebrity story

BEIJING (AP) — In a story Sept. 24 about missing Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, Fan's name was misspelled as Fang in the...

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Hammer vs Shields: Women's blockbuster fight is on

DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields offered reporters a catchy play on words to promote her next fight.The two-time Olympic...

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'Making a Murderer' sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series about a Wisconsin murder case is set to...

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In 'Free Solo,' a steeper challenge for Honnold than El Cap

TORONTO (AP) — The important thing to rock climber Alex Honnold is that the movie screen be big. IMAX, whatever. But big.It's...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic to open AFI Fest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic "On the Basis of Sex" is having its world premiere at the 32nd AFI Fest in...

OU football: Linebacker Curtis Bolton says defense, his group must improve for chance at playoff

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NORMAN — Oklahoma senior linebacker Curtis Bolton wasn't about to try to put much shine on the Sooners' defensive performance Saturday night in a 48-47 Bedlam win. “I'm not satisfied,” Bolton said. “I'm not happy with how we played. We've gotta...

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CBS' 'Murphy Brown' is back, ready to 'make some noise'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last season's short-lived "Roseanne" revival blew an air kiss to President Donald Trump in its debut episode...

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Review: Alaskan thriller 'Hold the Dark' is brutal and bleak

The Alaska tourism board can't be all that thrilled with Jeremy Saulnier's "Hold the Dark ," a grueling but beautifully shot...

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Flyers introduce odd-looking mascot, soak in the comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot — a 7-foot fuzzy creature named...

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Seth Rogen just shared a little known 'Duck Hunt' secret and it's blowing people's minds

Thanks for sharing your knowledge 25 years too late, Seth!

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Box office top 20: 'The House With a Clock' is no. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls,"...

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Mel Gibson to direct, co-write remake of 'The Wild Bunch'

NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Gibson will co-write and direct a remake of Sam Peckinpah's classic 1969 Western "The Wild Bunch."Warner...

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Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic

NEW YORK (AP) — After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to...

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Gary Kurtz Dies: ‘Star Wars’ & ‘American Graffiti’ Producer Was 78

Veteran U.S film producer Gary Kurtz, producer of movies including Star Wars, The Empire Strikes...

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Interviews and photos: Oklahoma actor Jonathan Beck Reed is returning to his signature 'Music Man' role for CityRep concert production

For the 504th time, Jonathan Beck Reed is donning the dapper straw hat and fast-talking ways of kindhearted con man Harold Hill...

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Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

BEIJING (AP) — X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked...

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Out of Cambodian jail, filmmaker strolls on beach back home

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian filmmaker James Ricketson took a stroll on a Sydney beach at dawn Monday while...

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Oklahoma actor Jonathan Beck Reed reprises his role as the kindhearted con man in CityRep's concert version of 'Music Man'

Jonathan Beck Reed discusses one of his favorite roles as he prepares to take it on once again in CityRep's concert version of...

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Danny DeVito receives lifetime achievement award in Spain

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Actor Danny DeVito has been honored with a lifetime achievement award at Spain's most prestigious...

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Pardoned Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia

PHNOM PEHN, Cambodia (AP) — An Australian filmmaker was awaiting deportation from Cambodia on Saturday after receiving a royal...

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Burt Reynolds mourned at small private memorial in Florida

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private...

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Jane Fonda, her life and men star in a revealing documentary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As beguiling and powerful as Jane Fonda is onscreen, she has yet to play a role that's a match for her...

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Jack White donates $30K for Oklahoma house in 'Outsiders'

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy winner Jack White is helping preserve a piece of 1980s movie history.Management for the former White...

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Freddy Krueger ready to scare the cast of 'The Goldbergs'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddy Krueger is coming for "The Goldbergs."ABC announced Friday that Robert Englund is reprising his role...

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Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker convicted of espionage

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia granted a royal pardon on Friday to Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was...

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Cambodia grants pardon to Australian filmmaker sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment on espionage charge

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia grants pardon to Australian filmmaker sentenced to 6 years' imprisonment on espionage charge.

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'Universe' offers entry points for movie, comics fans

DC Universe, featuring the heroes and villains of DC Comics, officially launched on "Batman Day," Sept. 15. This...

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Movie reviews for Sept. 21

Movie reviews: 'The House with a Clock in Its Walls,' 'Life Itself,' 'Fahrenheit 9/11,' 'Blaze,' 'Assassination Nation,' 'I...

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Oklahoma filmmaker's latest to debut at Austin fest

Mickey Reece's “Strike, Dear Mistress, and Cure His Heart” will screen at Fantastic Fest, considered the largest genre film...

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What's Olivia Munn's secret talent?

The University of Oklahoma alumnus, who got her bachelor of arts in journalism, even manages to turn a couple of the questions...

Life

Blake Shelton joins cast of animated 'UglyDolls' movie

Oklahoma native Blake Shelton is the latest music star to join the cast of the animated "UglyDolls" movie.

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'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Assassination Nation" is trying to make you uncomfortable. The film even starts out with about a dozen...

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Outdoor showing of 'The Breakfast Club' shown at Deep Deuce Director's Cut

Deep Deuce Director's Cut screens 'The Breakfast Club' movie.

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Theater review: National touring production of 'Les Miserables' brings the enduring epic to dramatic life at OKC's Civic Center

One of the longest running musicals of all time, “Les Miz” is playing through Sunday at the Civic Center Music Hall.

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Patrick Stewart to play Bosley in 'Charlie's Angels' reboot

Elizabeth Banks, who is directing the project, is also playing Bosley. That's right, the movie will have multiple Bosleys.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ taps Adam Driver, Kanye West for season premiere

The show’s 44th season will kick off later this month.

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Check out the first trailer and poster for the long-awaited 'Captain Marvel'

The highly anticipated first trailer and poster for the long-awaited "Captain Marvel" movie debuted today, and you could...

Life

Inspirational film 'Saving Faith,' featuring Vince Gill and Amy Grant, out today on DVD

Including music by Donny Richmond and Sunday Drive and appearances by Oklahoma native Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith...

Shifting Congress changes Oklahoma representatives' committee plans

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Earlier this year, veteran congressmen from Oklahoma began jockeying for position in hopes of chairing key congressional committees. Their plans have changed.

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The advice Rihanna has for her younger self is something we all can use

Life gets hectic, but Rihanna's got perfect advice for slowing things down.

Life

The greatest sci-fi film of the 1980s?

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Kade Poulson and Chris Borthick to uncover their pick for...

Life

Watch: Disney debuts official trailer for 'Mary Poppins Returns,' and it's magic

Emily Blunt soars into the eponymous role that established Julie Andrews as an Academy Award winner and screen star back with...

Life

Former Oklahoma film commissioner remembers Burt Reynolds

In spite of his worldwide fame and multi million dollar lifestyle and lovely, lovely female companions, he was — and he would...

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Philharmonic's varied 2018-19 Pops lineup includes Melinda Doolittle, 'E.T.,' Hot Sardines and more

From an “American Idol” with Oklahoma roots and a New York jazz band with a fishy name to one of cinema’s most famous alien...

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Interviews and photos: Disney on Ice at the Oklahoma State Fair means family fun for skater, fans

For three decades, the Oklahoma State Fair has hosted Disney on Ice to bring families together at the fair. The Mouse House's...

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Family affair: For many, Disney on Ice is an Oklahoma State Fair tradition

Prettily posed between statues of Mickey and Minnie Mouse, cousins Tatum Richey and Hunter Mathena happily compared gloves....

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Video: James Corden praises Olivia Munn for her efforts to get sex offender's scene removed from 'Predator' reboot

“The Late Late Show” host James Corden praised Oklahoma City native Olivia Munn for her efforts to have a sex offender’s scene...

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Interview and video: Disney on Ice skater Marie Hanford brings movie heroine Moana to Oklahoma State Fair for the first time in 'Dare to Dream'

The title character of the 2016 animated blockbuster, Moana is featured for the first time in a live production in “Disney On...

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Movie review: 'Smokey and the Bandit' speeds back into theaters in memory of Burt Reynolds

Following the Sept. 6 death of Burt Reynolds, "Smokey and the Bandit" is returning to select theaters this weekend.

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Movie review: 'A Simple Favor' is a deliciously tawdry and twisty thriller

As antidotes go, laughter can be effective medicine, but for those motherhood moments that call for a stronger remedy, director...

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DC Comics to launch streaming service, celebrate Batman

In honor of Batman's 75th anniversary, several local comic shops, Barnes & Noble stores and other locations will give away...

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Moana makes her 'Disney on Ice' debut at state fair

Moana makes her "Disney on Ice" debut with "Dare to Dream" at Oklahoma State Fair.

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Movie reviews: 'A Simple Favor,' 'Smokey and the Bandit,' 'The Predator,' 'White Boy Rick,' 'The Wife,' 'Unbroken: Path to Redemption'

Movie reviews: 'A Simple Favor,' 'Smokey and the Bandit,' 'The Predator,' 'White Boy Rick,' 'The Wife,' 'Unbroken: Path to...