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Oscars director wins Emmy, pops question to girlfriend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a director of awards shows, Glenn Weiss specializes in making big moments on the stage. He'll have a hard...

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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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Review: 'Life Itself' is star-studded, earnest but lacking

Hallmark sentimentality, passionate defenses of Bob Dylan's "Time Out of Mind" and horrific head traumas are thrown together in...

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Record-low viewership for Emmy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just over 10.2...

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 16, 2018:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. Solo: A Star Wars Story2. Ocean's 83....

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Phoenix, Reilly bond as outlaw kin in 'Sisters Brothers'

TORONTO (AP) — To play any brother, by blood or not, of John C. Reilly is an intimidating prospect given just how firmly...

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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...

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Film Review: 'House With a Clock' is a real time suck

The 10-year-old hero at the center of the film "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" likes to look up words in the dictionary,...

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Papa John's new ads: John's out, diverse franchisees are in

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John's, which wants to distance itself from founder John Schnatter, is releasing new ads Tuesday that...

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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...

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Emmys: An epic proposal, but winners lacking in diversity

"The Proposal." It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys...

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Bollywood star's statue symbolizes India's changing mores

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood actress and former porn star Sunny Leone appeared in New Delhi on Tuesday for the unveiling of her...

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Glad company: Trailer for Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A beloved nanny is preparing to take to the rooftops of London with her magical bag in time for...

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List of winners of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — List of winners at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Monday by the Academy of Television Arts &...

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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.

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Box office top 20: 'The Predator' takes down 'The Nun'

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Predator" topped the North American box office despite controversy over the casting of a registered sex...

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At Toronto Film Festival, 'popular' was a relative term

TORONTO (AP) — For a festival that can be a hotbed of Oscar-predicting hysteria, the scuttling of the "best popular movie"...

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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...

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MoviePass rival offers unlimited movie-going at theaters

NEW YORK (AP) — A Turkish startup is offering a movie a day in theaters for $30 a month.It's three times what MoviePass had...

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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...

The OK -- The Travel Issue

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As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...

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Rich sales for 'Crazy Rich Asians' books

New York (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't just a hit at the box office.Kevin Kwan's novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5...

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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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'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters.20th Century Fox said Sunday...

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'Green Book' wins audience award at Toronto Film Festival

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Farrelly's crowd-pleasing Deep South road trip movie "Green Book" won the Toronto International Film...

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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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'X-Files' actor Peter Donat dead at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder's father in "The X-Files" and had roles in TV...

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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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Ethan Hawke spotlights a little-known legend in 'Blaze'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ethan Hawke had long been enchanted by the songs of mysterious singer-songwriter Blaze Foley. Foley wrote...

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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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Argentina seizes costly film equipment stolen from Hollywood

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine authorities said Friday that they had seized about $3 million in cameras, lenses and...

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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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Mexico vies for best foreign film Oscar with Cuaron's 'Roma'

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The ninth time may be the charm for Mexico at the Oscars. The Mexican film academy announced Friday that it...

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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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Hurricane keeps Marvel's Falcon actor from Comic Con Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hurricane Florence has grounded the Falcon.Anthony Mackie, the actor who has played the superhero in Marvel...

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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...

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Olivia Munn thanks support from outside 'Predator' family

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite knowing she could be facing a big backlash, actress Olivia Munn nonetheless blew the whistle on a...

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Indian star Abhishek Bachchan on a victory for gay rights

TORONTO (AP) — Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan is cheering India's decision to strike down a ban on consensual gay sex,...

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Actor Kevin Hart principal for day at Dallas school

DALLAS (AP) — Actor Kevin Hart has surprised the students of a Dallas high school by dropping in to be interim principal for a...

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Olivia Munn to appear tonight on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'

Popular actress and Oklahoma native Olivia Munn will be among the guests tonight on "The Late Late Show with James Corden."

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Packed fall TV brings Julia Roberts, life after 'Roseanne'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's so much television to watch or pretend to watch — have you really followed all of wrenching "The...

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Video: Oklahoma native Olivia Munn talks about 'Predator' sex offender controversy on 'The Ellen Show'

Native Oklahoman Olivia Munn appeared on "The Ellen Show" Tuesday and talked with host Ellen DeGeneres about her choice to...

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Review: In 'A Simple Favor,' a vlogging mom with secrets

What evil lurks behind the mommy vlogger with an "oopsie jar"?Paul Feig's "A Simple Favor" is a suburban noir about two mothers...

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Carrie Underwood and MercyMe nominated for American Music Awards

As the kick-off to this year’s highly anticipated 2018 American Music Awards,”chart-topping artists Kane Brown and Ella Mai,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 12, 2018: See comedian Hannibal Buress at the Tower Theatre

See comedian, writer and actor Hannibal Buress perform his stand-up show tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Studio: No decision on Henry Cavill's future as Superman

Warner Bros. has no current plans for another "Superman" film starring Henry Cavill, a person familiar with the studio's plans...

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Viola Davis has regrets about role in 'The Help'

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis has regrets about her role as a maid in the 2011 film "The Help."The...

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"Oklahoma!" gets a well-deserved exhibit in the state's history museum.

"Oklahoma!" gets a well-deserved exhibit in the state's history museum.

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Film Review: 'The Predator' outstays its welcome on Earth

Predators are personal for Shane Black. He was hacked apart by one of the fearsome alien hunters in the first "Predator" movie...

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Don't tell Oprah: 'A Million Little Pieces' is now a movie

TORONTO (AP) — James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces," once one of the most toxic properties in Hollywood, has been reborn on...

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Fenella Fielding, star of 'Carry On' comedies, dies at 90

LONDON (AP) — Fenella Fielding, a British actress who was the glamorous, velvet-voiced star of two "Carry On" comedies, has...

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Asian leaders fault US, say open trade best growth option

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A top Chinese official and leaders of several Southeast Asian countries said Wednesday that moves by the...

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Warner Bros. distances itself from 'A Star Is Born' producer

TORONTO (AP) — Just as film festival audiences are swooning over Bradley Cooper's celebrated romance "A Star Is Born," the...

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Will a 'Saturday Night Live' makeover boost the Emmys?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Excited about Monday's 70th Emmy Awards? Probably not. That's an educated guess based on shrinking interest...

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Kidman's metamorphosis in 'Destroyer' surprises even herself

TORONTO (AP) — It was as she forcefully stuffed actress Tatiana Maslany into the trunk of a car that the sheer out-of-body...

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Teen Titans GO! to the Movies to get Blu-ray, digital release

You can bring the Teen Titans meta-fictional movie adventure home this October.

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Q&A: Sevigny, Stewart on Lizzie Borden, directing and taste

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chloe Sevigny has been trying to do a fresh take on the Lizzie Borden tale for over a decade.A fateful trip...

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Alfonso Cuaron on building 'Roma' on childhood memories

TORONTO (AP) — Alfonso Cuaron's last movie, the dazzling space thriller "Gravity," won seven Oscars and grossed more than $720...

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NOT REAL NEWS: Bruno Mars not playing Prince in new movie

NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Bruno Mars says a report claiming he will portray Prince in a new movie is "100 percent...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:Muskogee Phoenix. Sept. 10, 2018.— Be vigilant, not...

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Tate Modern makes time for 24-hour movie 'The Clock'

LONDON (AP) — Christian Marclay's "The Clock" is both the ultimate feature film and an artwork you can set your watch by.The...

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Lady Mary signals filming begins for 'Downton Abbey' movie

NEW YORK (AP) — Filming has begun for the "Downtown Abbey" movie.Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary in the global hit,...

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Ravens cope with quick turnaround after big opening victory

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Following a victory worth savoring, the Baltimore Ravens whisked through the film of their...

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'The Hate U Give' puts Black Lives Matter on the screen

TORONTO (AP) — The short story that begat Angie Thomas' breakthrough young adult novel "The Hate U Give" was inspired by the...

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Box Office Top 20: 'The Nun' conjures up $53.8 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror pic "The Nun" scared off the competition and dominated the North American box office in its first...

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Who's the best Batman?

With Batman Day set for Sept. 15, The Infinite Danger Room panel discusses its favorite actors to play the Dark Knight.

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'A Star Is Born' mania sweeps over Toronto Film Festival

TORONTO (AP) — The response to Bradley Cooper's romantic saga "A Star Is Born" has been intense. Critics have boasted of crying...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 16-22

Sept. 16: Actress-singer Janis Paige ("Please Don't Eat The Daisies") is 96. Actor George Chakiris ("West Side Story") is 86....

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Barry Jenkins premieres 'Beale Street' to tears and applause

TORONTO (AP) — Of the many who were moved by Barry Jenkins' James Baldwin adaptation "If Beale Street Could Talk," none was...

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Lawyer: Hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker's health in danger

MOSCOW (AP) — An imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker's health has suffered irreversible damage after 120 days of hunger strike, his...

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'Breakfast Club' outdoor screening planned for Friday night in downtown OKC

Due to last week’s rainy weather, the Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership and the Business Improvement District have rescheduled...

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Activists stage protest for filmmaker detained in Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Human rights activists have held a silent protest in support of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker on...

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John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice now EGOT winners

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's live version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" won an Emmy Award on Sunday and that made three men extra happy...

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Olivia Munn finds little support from 'Predator' peers

TORONTO (AP) — Actress Olivia Munn says she has found little support from some of her "Predator" co-stars and director after a...

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With 'The Nun,' Warner Bros.' box office streak continues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror movie "The Nun" has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the...

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Correction: Film-Toronto Film Festival-Critic Diversity

TORONTO (AP) — In a story Sept. 6 about Toronto's program for increasing critic diversity, The Associated Press misspelled the...

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Q&A: Steve McQueen on his '12 Years' follow-up, 'Widows'

TORONTO (AP) — Lynda La Plante's 1980s British crime series "Widows" had a curious hold of filmmaker Steve McQueen as a...

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A year later, Timothee Chalamet is again turning heads

TORONTO (AP) — A year after his breakthrough performance in "Call Me By Your Name," Timothee Chalamet — now a seasoned veteran...

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Watch: Another beautiful and heartbreaking trailer for the Oklahoma-made movie 'Wildlife' debuts

IFC Films has released another beautiful and heartbreaking trailer for the acclaimed Oklahoma-made film “Wildlife.”

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Women rally for gender equality at Toronto Film Festival

TORONTO (AP) — Women filmmakers, activists and actors congregated outside the hub of the Toronto International Film Festival on...

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

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Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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Mexican director Cuaron's 'Roma' wins top prize at Venice

ROME (AP) — "Roma," Alfonso Cuaron's intimate, black-and-white portrait of the women who raised him in Mexico City's turbulent...

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In Trump's rise, Michael Moore sees the hallmarks of Hitler

TORONTO (AP) — At the premiere of Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11/9," the filmmaker's impassioned and portentous documentary...

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Study finds diversity in film criticism lacking

TORONTO (AP) — USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on Friday expanded on its previous findings regarding diversity in film...

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Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson, Stevie Wonder and Little Big Town performing on tonight's star-studded Stand Up to Cancer telethon

Some of the biggest names in entertainment are expected to appear on tonight's 2018 Stand Up To Cancer live fundraising...

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Universal to skip Harry Potter fest to build thrill ride

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando Resort says it won't be hosting its annual celebration of all things Harry Potter next...

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The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes charts for week ending September 6, 2018Top Songs1. Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B), Maroon 52. In My Feelings, Drake3....

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PBS series seeks to link Syrian, Central American refugees

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rarely has art attempted to link the plight of refugees in the Middle East with those in Central...

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Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film...

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DeadCenter Film moving headquarters to historic Paramount building

DeadCenter Film, an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit, is moving its headquarters to the historic Paramount building on Film Row.

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to honor Harrison Ford, Lady Gaga

LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford and Lady Gaga are being honored by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation with the Artists Inspiration Award for...

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Movie reviews, Sept. 7

'God Bless the Broken Road' PG 1:45 1 and 1/2 stars "God Bless the Broken Road," named for a song made famous by Rascal Flatts,...

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The Oklahoman's fall movie preview

John Carpenter’s “Halloween” franchise is about to rise from the dead one more time, a star is being born once again, man is...

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On and off screen, Burt Reynolds followed many paths

In the April 1972 issue of Cosmopolitan, Burt Reynolds had (almost) nothing to hide.With his trademark bushy mustache topping...

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Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights,"...

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Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Megan Mullally nominated for People's Choice Awards

The nominees for the 2018 People's Choice Awards have been revealed, and Oklahoma stars Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and...

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North Korean charged in crippling Sony hack, WannaCry virus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A computer programmer working for the North Korean government was charged with devastating cyberattacks that...

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Reactions from Sally Field and more to Burt Reynolds' death

Reaction to the death on Thursday of actor Burt Reynolds:___— "There are times in your life that are so indelible, they never...

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Search for Big Country turns into a movie

Vancouver filmmaker turns her love for the long-gone Grizzlies into a hunt for Bryant Reeves.

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Fox cuts scene from 'The Predator' over actor's background

TORONTO (AP) — Just hours before the premiere of "The Predator" at the Toronto International Film Festival, Twentieth Century...

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New Hall of Fame exhibit tells story of catcher-spy Moe Berg

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Baseball Hall of Fame has opened a new exhibit on Moe Berg, the major league catcher-turned-spy...

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Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, whose credits included acclaimed films such as "Deliverance" and commercial hits like "Smokey...

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Burt Reynolds, who starred in films including 'Deliverance' and 'Boogie Nights,' has died at age 82, according to agent

NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, who starred in films including 'Deliverance' and 'Boogie Nights,' has died at age 82, according...

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The Latest: North Korean charged in Sony, Wannacry attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges brought in connection with the Sony Pictures hack (all times local):12:30...

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AP source: Justice Department to announce charges in connection with North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Justice Department to announce charges in connection with North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures.

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Review: Jennifer Garner seeks bloody revenge in 'Peppermint'

The insane revenge movie "Peppermint " starts to make a lot more sense when you realize that it was directed by the man who...

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Cicely Tyson, Kathleen Kennedy among film academy honorees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Cicely Tyson, composer Lalo Schifrin and publicist Martin Levy will be getting honorary Oscar...

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Review: In 'The Nun,' what evil lurks beneath a habit

As frightening as the "The Nun" is, it doesn't hold a candle to today's real-life horrors in the Catholic Church.But while a...

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Author, actor, Kennedy scion Christopher Lawford dead at 63

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Author and actor Christopher Kennedy Lawford, who was born into political and Hollywood royalty, sank...

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Warner Bros. and HBO adopt company-wide inclusion policy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six months after Frances McDormand introduced the world to the concept of an inclusion rider in her Oscars...

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Filmmaker says Bannon embraced comparison to Satan

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris said when he interviewed Steve Bannon for his latest film, "American...

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With 2 Netflix rom-coms, Noah Centineo is having a moment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you have a Netflix account, chances are you recognize actor Noah Centineo. Although, like the best teen...

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At the Toronto Film Festival, searing portraits of today

NEW YORK (AP) — The Toronto International Film Festival is an overwhelming omnibus of moviegoing that every year, through an...

Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

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Star Trek vs Star Wars: Tournament of Champions

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Kade Poulson, Matt Howlett and Chris Borthick to hold a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 5, 2018: See the Fred Rogers documentary 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' at the Tower Theatre

See "Won't You Be My Neighbor?," the acclaimed new documentary about “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” creator, writer and host...

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Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech elite

BEIJING (AP) — The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a prominent member of a...

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Video: Oklahoma country music icon Roger Miller gets stellar star-studded homage with 'King of the Road' tribute album

The first track of the new album “King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller” opens with Miller jokingly dubbing himself as...

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Actor Dennis Quaid says cocaine once consumed his life

Selena Gomez is taking issue with Elle magazine's most recent cover story that features an interview and photos with her.

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Box Office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' No. 1 for third week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The glitzy romance "Crazy Rich Asians" topped the North American box office over Labor Day weekend, its...

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Sting operation recovered Dorothy's stolen ruby slippers

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A pair of ruby slippers used in "The Wizard of Oz" and later stolen from a Minnesota museum were...

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Ex-deputy sued over 2003 disappearance of black man

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The family of a black man who disappeared nearly 15 years ago filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing a former...

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The Latest: FBI says 'Oz' slippers recovered in sting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" that were recovered more than a...

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to honor Harrison Ford, Lady Gaga

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford and Lady Gaga are being honored by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation with the Artists Inspiration Award...

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Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Were Stolen 13 Years Ago. Now They’ve Been Found.

LOS ANGELES — It’s taken far more than three clicks of the heels to bring the ruby slippers back home. Thirteen years ago, the...

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The Latest: Ex-deputy sued over black man's disappearance

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on filmmaker Tyler Perry announcing a lawsuit against a former sheriff's deputy in the...

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New Louisiana Film Trail website; state plans more

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's new film trail runs from New Orleans and Elvis Presley's "King Creole" to northwest Louisiana's...

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OKC's deadCenter Film moving headquarters to historic Paramount building

deadCenter Film is moving its headquarters to the historic Paramount building on Film Row, a move that will allow the nonprofit...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 9-15

Sept. 9: Actress Sylvia Miles ("Midnight Cowboy") is 84. Actor Topol ("Fiddler on the Roof") is 83. Singer Luther Simmons (The...

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Bela Fleck, Jim Henson, Borgy Borgerson to be inducted into American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame this week in OKC

Bela Fleck, the late Jim Henson, Borgy Borgerson, the late Eddie Collins and the Banjo Newsletter will be inducted into the...

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'Crazy Rich Asians' banks another crazy rich weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is...

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Video: Luke Dick's Republican Hair plays Paste Studios, NPR 'World Cafe Nashville' ahead of Oklahoma show

On the heels of a highly successful Northeast tour, Oklahoma native Luke Dick has been keeping busy with his pop-punk side...

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The Latest: Franklin funeral bishop apologizes to Grande

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for soul legend Aretha Franklin (all times local):10:30 p.m.The bishop who officiated...

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President and stars join in epic farewell to Queen of Soul

DETROIT (AP) — Former presidents and preachers joined a parade of singers Friday in a hip-swaying, piano-pounding farewell to...

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Actress in 'ER,' 'Stand and Deliver' fatally shot by police

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who appeared on the TV medical drama "ER" and starred in the film "Stand and Deliver" was fatally...

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Armstrong sons, filmmaker defend moon landing in 'First Man'

NEW YORK (AP) — The sons of Neil Armstrong are defending Damien Chazelle's docudrama about the moon landing after conservative...

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'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' movie review

Adapted from the novel by Kent Nerburn, "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" follows a researcher and author as he examines modern Native...

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Ryan Gosling defends Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man' leaving out American flag in moon landing scene

“First Man,” the Neil Armstrong biopic which tells the tale of the moon landing, has stolen the show at several international...

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'Stranger' moves at glacial pace

A paranormal murder-mystery sounds like a great idea in a summer season crammed with action movies, superhero movies, computer...

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OKC's American Banjo Museum opening Jim Henson exhibit

The world’s most famous amphibian, Kermit the Frog, is taking up temporary residence in Oklahoma City as the star of a new...

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Tickets on sale today for 50th anniversary theatrical screenings of Steve McQueen vehicle 'Bullitt'

This fall, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Bullitt,” Fathom Events and Warner Bros. are revving up the classic cop...

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Video: Check out the powerful new trailer for deadCenter Film Festival selection '1985'

Check out the powerful new poster and trailer for the AIDs drama "1985," written and directed by Yen Tan, an award-winning...

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Eminem drops new album 'Kamikaze'

NEW YORK (AP) — Eminem picked a busy day to surprise the world his new album — "Kamikaze" was released only hours before the...

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Video: Wilma Mankiller documentary 'Mankiller' released today on DVD

"Mankiller," a documentary about the groundbreaking first woman principal chief of the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation, is out...

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Journalists who worked on documentary arrested in N Ireland

LONDON (AP) — Two journalists who worked on a documentary about a mass killing in Northern Ireland were arrested Friday on...

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In Venice hit 'First Man,' another day of sun for Chazelle

NEW YORK (AP) — Damien Chazelle's last movie, "La La Land," was about a man clinging to nostalgia. His new one, "First Man,"...

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Oklahoma nonprofit premiers opioid addiction documentary series

Free documentary tells the story of the opioid addiction epidemic in Oklahoma; released days before International Overdose...

See the winners of this year's Readers' Choice Awards

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Some important lessons from the success of Netflix's 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before'

As you may have heard, Netflix is having quite a summer of romantic comedies. Chief content officer Ted Sarandos recently...

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Movie reviews: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog,' 'Juliet, Naked,' Searching,' Little Stranger,' and 'Operation: Finale; Kin'

Movie reviews: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog,' 'Juliet, Naked,' Searching,' Little Stranger,' and 'Operation: Finale; Kin'

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Film based on award-winning Native novel showing in OKC

"Neither Wolf Nor Dog" stars Oklahoma City resident Richard Ray Whitman and the late Dave Bald Eagle, who once danced with...

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The Latest: Morrison says Australia will support filmmaker

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Latest on an Australian filmmaker's trial in Cambodia on a national security charge (all times...

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Adams State female football kicker eager to make her mark

DENVER (AP) — The field goal kicker from Adams State thought about her range for a moment.On the field, it's at least 54 yards,...

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Australian arrested at Cambodian rally convicted of spying

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An Australian filmmaker arrested after flying a drone to photograph a Cambodian opposition party...

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Judge in Cambodia convicts Australian filmmaker James Rickeston of spying and sentences him to 6 years in prison

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Judge in Cambodia convicts Australian filmmaker James Rickeston of spying and sentences him to 6...

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French actor Gerard Depardieu is subject of rape complaint

PARIS (AP) — Prosecutors in Paris have opened a preliminary investigation of a woman's rape and sexual assault accusations...

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Hacker sentenced to prison for role in Jennifer Lawrence nude photo theft

A hacker was sentenced to eight months in prison on Wednesday for a scheme that exposed intimate photos of the...

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Fall Preview: Barry Jenkins on adapting James Baldwin

NEW YORK (AP) — On one fateful European trip in 2013, Barry Jenkins wrote two scripts: "Moonlight," from Tarell Alvin...

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Marvel head Kevin Feige to receive David O. Selznick Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige is set to receive the prestigious David O. Selznick Achievement Award...

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'Sons of Anarchy' spinoff 'Mayans M.C.' tackles border world

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STORY REMOVED: BC-EU--Greece-Obit-Costa Gavras

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about the death of film director Costa Gavras. The story was...

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Greek culture minister says film director Costa Gavras has died at age 85

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek culture minister says film director Costa Gavras has died at age 85.

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Review: A so-so haunted house drama in 'The Little Stranger'

A decaying and haunted manor in the post-World War II English countryside, a grieving family on the verge of madness and class...

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Alec Baldwin withdraws from 'Joker,' scheduling issues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alec Baldwin has pulled out of playing Bruce Wayne's father in the "Joker" movie.The actor told USA Today on...

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London Film Festival unveils lineup; 1 in 3 films by women

LONDON (AP) — More than a third of films at this year's London Film Festival were directed by women, organizers said Thursday...

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'Charlottesville' documentary to premiere in November

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A documentary about a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year will...

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'Top Gun: Maverick' pushed, 'A Quiet Place' sequel sets date

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "Top Gun" sequel is going to take a little longer to land in theaters.Paramount Pictures says Wednesday...

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Review: In the Detroit-set 'Kin,' a kid with a very big gun

In the teen sci-fi thriller "Kin," a shy 14-year-old kid finds unearthly powers in the vacant warehouses of Detroit — an...

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Fall Preview: Tiffany Haddish takes Hollywood by storm

NEW YORK (AP) — What's the best thing that's happened to Tiffany Haddish in the past year? Tough question.The 38-year-old...

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John Krasinski tackles terror, career shift in 'Jack Ryan'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Krasinski comes across in conversation as a disarming match to his screen image, the sort of...

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From 'Venom' to 'Roma,' all the movies coming this fall

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Probe into Manhattan DA's handling of Weinstein case on hold

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state attorney general's office to suspend its investigation into whether...

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Hacktivist drama 'Mr. Robot' to end with 4th season in 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hacktivist thriller "Mr. Robot" is coming to an end.USA Network said Wednesday the drama series starring...

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Computer-screen thriller 'Searching' transcends its gimmick

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If "Searching," a mystery about a father looking for his missing teenage daughter told only with smartphone...

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Ed Sheeran plays himself in Danny Boyle's next film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Sheeran plays himself in Danny Boyle's next film, his first significant role on the big screen.In the...

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Guillermo del Toro passionately pushes for gender equality

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Guillermo del Toro says a push for gender equality in Hollywood "is beyond a gesture, it's a need."The...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 29, 2018: See Oklahoma filmmaker Laron Chapman's award-winning movie 'You People' at the Tower Theatre

Oklahoma filmmaker Laron Chapman will mark the theatrical premiere of his award-winning film “You People,” his timely and...

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'Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D' to be remastered for IMAX

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's estate and IMAX are partnering to digitally remaster "Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D" into...

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Friday verdict for Australian filmmaker's Cambodian trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The trial of an Australian filmmaker accused of endangering Cambodia's national security concluded...

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Indiana couple weds at 'A League of Their Own' stadium

HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (AP) — Two baseball fans have tied the knot at a southern Indiana baseball stadium that features in the 1992...

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Fall Film Preview: A prestige movie wave from Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — The frustratingly long wait for Tamara Jenkins' follow-up to her 2007 Oscar-nominated film, "The Savages,"...

Open Flame's 'Lilith Fare' was rated XX

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Oklahoma City's top female chefs gathered at American Propane's Cabana for an Open Flame event for the ages. Food Editor Dave Cathey, the Food Dude, hosted the event and has the details.

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Louis C.K. performs stand-up for the first time since misconduct allegations

Louis C.K., the comedian and filmmaker who retreated from the limelight last year after admitting to sexual misconduct,...

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Rotten Tomatoes takes steps to diversify critics pool

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes is attempting to diversify its film critic pool after a recent study...

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Cambodian trial of Australian filmmaker nears end

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An Australian filmmaker charged with endangering Cambodia's national security told a judge Tuesday...

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From 'Venom' to 'Roma,' the movies coming this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a look at the films coming to theaters through December:SEPTEMBER"The Nun" (Sept. 7) — A gothic...

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'Black Panther' actor Michael B. Jordan surprises schoolkids

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Students from a private school in Alabama's capital got a surprise visit from actor Michael B. Jordan,...

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Box office top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' scores again

NEW YORK (AP) — It's official: "Crazy Rich Asians" is a box-office sensation.The adaptation of Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel,...

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Poet laid to rest under unique tombstone he commissioned

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — The founder of the Dead Poets Society of America got what he wanted Monday: His remains were laid to...

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Kingsley: I wanted to nail Eichmann to gates of Auschwitz

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Kingsley said he didn't portray Adolf Eichmann out of love or admiration. Rather, he wanted to "nail him to...

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Review: Book explores weird, wonderful filmmaker David Lynch

"Room to Dream" by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna (Random House)The simplest avenue for beginning to understand filmmaker...

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Fall Preview: Robert Redford rides into the sunset

NEW YORK (AP) — In "The Old Man and the Gun," the elderly bank robber Forrest Tucker, played by Robert Redford, walks up to a...

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Gentle humor was the lifeblood of playwright Neil Simon

NEW YORK (AP) — When master playwright Neil Simon accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2006, he was visibly...

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Neil Simon, Broadway's master of comedy, dies at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as "The Odd Couple," ''Barefoot in the...

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The Latest: Matthew Broderick says he owes career to Simon

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With minuscule drop, 'Crazy Rich Asians' is No. 1 again

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening weekend for "Crazy Rich Asians" was historic. Its second weekend was even more impressive.The...

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre's 2018-19 season includes 60th anniversary 'The Music Man,' 'Beyond Glory,' regional premiere of 'Curious...

The nonprofit professional theater also known as CityRep is assembling a large team to open its 2018-19 season with a concert...

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OKC Broadway plans familiar classics, new hits leading up to 'Hamilton' Oklahoma premiere

A partnership of the Nederlander Organization and Civic Center Foundation, OKC Broadway's third season will include multiple...

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In Oklahoma AG race, it's movie buff versus character from Tom Clancy book

Runoff election is Tuesday in what already is the most expensive AG race in state history.

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'Crazy Rich Asians' draws immigrant parents to the movies

When "Crazy Rich Asians" surpassed expectations and grabbed the top spot at the box office in its opening weekend, the film...

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'Black Panther' costume designer celebrated in retrospective

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For more than 30 years, costume designer Ruth E. Carter's creations have brought the African-American...

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Star Trek fans beaming to upstate NY for annual convention

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — Star Trek fans are gathering in northern New York this weekend.The annual "Trekonderoga" convention in...

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Movie review: 'Papillon' remake grittier and more generic

Yes, “Papillon” is a remake of the Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated 1973 prison drama -- and, no, Hollywood is never going to...

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Cambodia court views work of accused Australian filmmaker

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in Cambodia on Friday viewed some of the work produced by an Australian filmmaker charged...

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'Crazy Rich Asians' author skipped Singapore military service

Best-selling author Kevin Kwan, whose novel "Crazy Rich Asians" was turned into hit motion picture, had failed to register for...

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New movies: 'Papillon,' 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post,' 'The Happytime Murders'

New movies: 'Papillon,' 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post,' 'The Happytime Murders'

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Fantastic Four's return is nostalgic, necessary

The Fantastic Four have finally returned from their latest adventure in the unknown creative void. A new "Fantastic Four" comic...

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'The King and I,' revival, starring Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe, is coming to movie theaters in fall

The Tony-winning revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I," starring Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe,...

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Correction: Film Review-The Happytime Murders story

In a story Aug. 22 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that PBS filed a lawsuit regarding "The Happytime...

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Australian on trial in Cambodia testifies he is not a spy

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An Australian filmmaker on trial in Cambodia on charges of endangering national security defended...

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George Clooney tops Forbes' highest-paid actors list

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney can raise a glass, even if he's not starring in any hit movies.The 57-year-old tops the 2018...

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OKC's Rodeo Cinema showing movies starting Friday

Rodeo Cinema, Oklahoma City’s new nonprofit independent art house movie theater, will open its doors Friday with showings of...

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Comedy legend Carl Reiner turns Emmy shot into punchline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ask 12-time Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner how it feels to be nominated again, and he fires back a...

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Review: 'Papillon' remake is handsome but slow prison drama

Danish director Michael Noer's "Papillon " remake, adapted from both Henri Charriere's autobiography and the 1973 Steve McQueen...

Oklahoma River to get a tree makeover

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A mostly barren 3.5-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River south of downtown is set to get an influx of 1,000 trees, patches of wildflowers and natural grasses, and about 50 natural stone benches as part of a 50th anniversary celebration next year by...

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License to spill? Idris Elba says he's not the next 007

LONDON (AP) — Idris Elba stirred fans' hopes, then left them shaken.The British actor helped fuel speculation that he will be...

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Freaky Friday actress dies at 83

Actress Barbara Harris has died of lung cancer at the age of 83. The star's film credits include the original Freaky Friday,...

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Singapore: 'Crazy Rich Asians' author skipped service duty

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's government says the author of the book that inspired the hit film "Crazy Rich Asians" failed to...

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'Top Gun' sequel filming on Norfolk-based carrier, Navy says

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says a sequel to the 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is filming this week aboard a Norfolk-based...

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'Crazy Rich Asians' hoopla elicits mixed feelings in Asia

SINGAPORE (AP) — The craze for "Crazy Rich Asians" is hitting Asia, with a premiere in Singapore followed by openings in...

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Idris Elba not shaken OR stirred by Bond questions

LONDON (AP) — Was that martini offered to Idris Elba at the "Yardie" premiere shaken or stirred?Unclear, but it was a good try...

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Tony Award-winning actress Barbara Harris dies at age 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Harris, the Tony Award-winning actress whose comic-neurotic charms lit up the Broadway stage and...

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Danny Boyle departs James Bond over 'creative differences'

NEW YORK (AP) — The next James Bond movie has lost its director.Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, along...

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Argento denies sexual assault, says Bourdain made payment

NEW YORK (AP) — Two days after a report detailed an accusation of sexual assault against #MeToo activist Asia Argento, the...

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Russia denies hunger-striking Ukrainian critically ill

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The family of an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on a hunger strike for 100 days said on...

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Peter Jackson's WWI film to premiere at London Film Festival

LONDON (AP) — "The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson's new film — a documentary that transforms grainy footage from...

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Movie star's lifestyle reversal sparks a debate in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Hala Shiha quit the glamorous film industry a decade ago to embrace a more religious lifestyle, adopting the...

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Asia Argento, a #MeToo leader, made a deal with her own accuser

Argento quietly arranged to pay $380,000 to her own accuser: a young actor and rock musician who said she had sexually...

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Box office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' gets even richer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Propelled by an extra strong Sunday, the opening weekend grosses for "Crazy Rich Asians" were even higher...

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Season preview: OKC's Jewel Box Theatre showcasing comedy classics with 61st season

Oklahoma City's venerable Jewel Box Theatre is planning a 2018-19 season lineup heavy on comedy.

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Australian filmmaker testifies in his Cambodian trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An Australian filmmaker in Cambodia facing a possible five to 10 years in prison on a charge of...

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Avenatti visits New Hampshire as he considers 2020 bid

GREENFIELD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney who has bedeviled President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal...

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The Latest: Avenatti in New Hampshire as he weighs 2020 bid

GREENFIELD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on Avenatti weighing 2020 presidential bid during New Hampshire visit (all times local):6:15...

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'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters...

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Jewel Box Theatre plans 2018-19 lineup heavy on comedy

Longtime Production Director Chuck Tweed is helming the first show on Jewel Box’s 2018-19 season, Larry Shue’s riotous 1980s...

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To fend off Netflix, movie theaters try 3-screen immersion

Sit at the back of the movie theater, and it's possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 18, 2018: Check out the annual Cat Video Festival at the Myriad Gardens

The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, returns by popular request tonight at the Myriad Botanical Gardens,...

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Oklahoma-made movie 'The Harvesters' making online debut Saturday

The film is set on Halloween in fictional Baileyville, Oklahoma, as a journalist who prides herself on objective reporting...

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In a comeback season for Hollywood, a summer without bombs

NEW YORK (AP) — Have you noticed something oddly tranquil about this summer movie season? For the first time in recent memory,...

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Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minute

LONDON (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British...

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Feature film 'Stuck Out of Love' filming in Guthrie

Dawn’s Light, LLC, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, has announced the start of principal photography in...

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Global Thin Film Photovoltaic Cells Market 2018: Strategic Business Outlook to 2024 - Growing Focus on Renewable Sources of Energy Favors Market Growth -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2018--The "Thin Film Photovoltaic Cells - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been...

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Twinkle, twinkle, 'little star'

India Adams has been singing or acting her entire life. “My mother swears I hummed my first song when I was 9 months old,”...

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The story of 'Better Luck Tomorrow,' a movie with an Asian-American cast long before 'Crazy Rich Asians'

As "Crazy Rich Asians" sweeps into theaters with major studio backing and a main cast entirely of Asian descent, the reception...

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Movie reviews: 'Alpha,' 'Crazy Rich Asians'

‘Alpha' PG-13 1:37 3 stars "Alpha" takes us back thousands of years to the last Ice Age, when man was beginning to form...

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7 movies parents should watch with teens

My wife went on a four-day out-of-state retreat recently, leaving me at home with our 15-year-old son. We had lots of free...

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Beyond 'The Walking Dead,' Lauren Cohan is ready for change

NEW YORK (AP) — Even battling zombies day in and day out can get repetitive.After eight seasons of fighting for her life on...

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Review: Wahlberg and Berg's 'Mile 22' is a dizzying assault

Mark Wahlberg's "Mile 22 " character James Silva has a tick where he snaps a yellow rubber bracelet against his wrist. He does...

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There’s nothing basic about the career of Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who over the past half-century has become widely regarded as the most successful theater producer in the world.

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Australian filmmaker goes on trial in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — One of Australia's most famous movie directors testified Thursday in Cambodia at the trial of a...

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Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in...

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Review: A low-key rom-com for Gen-X in 'Juliet, Naked'

"Juliet, Naked " is a charming and smart little film about early middle age, second chances, regrets and the intoxicating...

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Van Damme's son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for holding his roommate at...

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Diversity-focused academy program boosts Hollywood dreamers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues...

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No domestic charges filed against Lindsay Lohan's stepmother

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have decided not to file domestic battery charges against the stepmother of actress...

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Guatemalan family reunited

HOUSTON (AP) — The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress says he's...

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Ron Perlman, Michael Pitt starring in indie film 'Run With the Hunted,' now filming in Oklahoma

Ron Perlman (“Hellboy,” FX's "Sons of Anarchy") and Michael Pitt (HBO's “Boardwalk Empire,” "Funny Games") are starring in a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 15, 2018: Catch a free matinee showing of 'The Last Picture Show' at the National Cowboy Museum

The screening is part of the museum's ongoing Western Movie Matinees series at 1 p.m. Wednesdays in its Dub & Mozelle...

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

HOUSTON (AP) — The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress went to...

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Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex trafficking laws...

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Actress returns laptops, calls theft claims publicity stunt

NEW YORK (AP) — Two laptops actress Sean Young was accused of stealing from a movie production company that had fired her were...

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2018-19 OCU Film Institute to feature movies by Taika Waititi, Guillermo del Toro, Agnes Varda and more

The Center for Interpersonal Studies through Film and Literature at Oklahoma City University has revealed the theme, titles and...

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The Latest: Laptops Sean Young accused of stealing returned

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on laptops actress Sean Young is accused of stealing (all times local):3:50 p.m.Two laptops actress...

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Review: In 'Crazy Rich Asians,' a delightful new fairy tale

There are two glittering parades running in tandem through Jon M. Chu's "Crazy Rich Asians," a glitzy and delightful adaptation...

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The wild ascent of 'Crazy Rich Asians' star Henry Golding

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Henry Golding was working as a travel show host in Singapore when news broke that "Crazy Rich...

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Kristen Bell narrates cuddly IMAX documentary 'Pandas'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anyone who has seen Kristen Bell break down in (happy) hysterics over a sloth knows the actress' affinity...

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Sean Young under investigation for alleged laptop theft

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Sean Young was under investigation Monday in New York after the alleged theft of two laptops belonging...

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Wu's fight for 'Crazy Rich Asians' part of a bigger crusade

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Constance Wu had resigned herself to the fact that "Crazy Rich Asians" was not going to work out...

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Box office Top 20: 'The Meg' reels in $45.4 million debut

NEW YORK (AP) — It took until mid-August, but an original movie is finally no. 1 at the box office. After several months of...

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'Crazy Rich Asians' spurs conversation over representation

NEW YORK (AP) — From the time Ricky Yean first heard about "Crazy Rich Asians," he's been excited to see the movie — and not...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 13, 2018: See '12 Monkeys' at the Tower Theatre

See director Terry Gilliam’s 1995 dystopian time-travel thriller “12 Monkeys” at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?

LONDON (AP) — British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps...

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'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

NEW YORK (AP) — Adding to Hollywood's sizzling summer, the shark thriller "The Meg" opened well above expectations with an...

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Season preview: Guthrie's Pollard Theatre launching 2018-19 season with 'Act of God'

“An Act of God” is launching the Pollard’s 32nd season Aug. 24-Sept. 8. Producing Artistic Director W. Jerome Stevenson said...

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Russia: Hunger-striking filmmaker's health satisfactory

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's prison system is contradicting claims about the worsening condition of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian...

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Feature film 'To the Stars' wraps principal photography in Oklahoma

Northern Lights Films, Foton Pictures and Rockhill Media, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, have announced...

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Interview and video: Craig T. Nelson talks family, aging, 'Incredibles 2' and 'Book Club,' coming soon to Digital, Blu-ray and DVD

Craig T. Nelson, 74, certainly has stayed busy with work this summer, co-starring in two disparate hits at the box office: the...

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Macron, Putin talk about hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday about his concern for a...

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Movie review: Haunting and hilarious 'BlacKkKlansman' is among Spike Lee's best films

Based on an outrageous true story, Spike Lee’s "BlacKkKlansman" veers wildly between hilarious and harrowing, thrilling and...

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'Hidden Figures' women could be awarded congressional medal

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Senate may award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women portrayed in the 2016 film "Hidden...

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AP Exclusive: Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Casey Affleck has been mostly absent from the public eye for the past year, but in the wake of the #MeToo...

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Coens, Cuaron, Jenkins heading to New York Film Festival

NEW YORK — The 56th New York Film Festival will feature films from the Coen brothers, Barry Jenkins and 88-year-old...

'Catholic Charities is part of our DNA'

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Vi Le, a Vietnamese refugee whose family was embraced and aided by Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City, has become the faith-based organization's new board president.

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Venerable actor Craig T. Nelson appears this summer in two popular movies

Craig T. Nelson has stayed busy with work this summer, co-starring in two disparate hits at the box office: the golden years...

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Tinseltown Talks: A child of classic Hollywood, Deborah Potter left to build thriving businesses

Raised in Hollywood, Deborah Dozier Potter briefly considered an acting career like her mother, Joan Fontaine. She later became...

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Movie reviews: 'BlacKkKlansman,' 'The Meg'

Movie reviews: 'BlacKkKlansman,' 'The Meg'

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'BlacKkKlansman' has earned Spike Lee some of the best reviews of his career

NEW YORK — Spike Lee heard the whispers. Just a few years ago, some were suggesting that Lee was no longer the essential...

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Oscars announce new changes to upcoming ceremonies, including a shorter telecast

Two problems have long plagued the Oscars: telecasts that drag on too long and award nominees that no one has heard of. The...

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With new category, Oscars are now a popularity contest

NEW YORK (AP) — Not since Faye Dunaway shouted "La La Land!" has an Oscar announcement caused quite as much chaos as the...

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Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — What's the television industry's top summer destination? A hotel in which 200-plus U.S. and...

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Michael Moore's Trump documentary will release in September

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore's Donald Trump critique "Fahrenheit 11/9" will premiere at the Toronto International Film...

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Q&A: Casey Affleck on new film, his Oscars absence and MeToo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a new movie coming out this fall, "The Old Man & The Gun," Casey Affleck is speaking publicly about...

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Sweden to Russia: Release hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden is calling on Russia to release a Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike, saying it's worried...

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Audiobook this fall reveals Rowling's magical influences

NEW YORK (AP) — An audiobook coming out this fall will reveal some influences behind the wizardry of Harry Potter.The audio...

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'Superman' actress Margot Kidder's death ruled a suicide

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — "Superman" actress Margot Kidder's death has been ruled a suicide, and her daughter said Wednesday it's a...

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Review: Shark thriller 'The Meg' goes deep, stays shallow

We're going to need a bigger boat for all these shark movies.On the tail of "The Shallows," ''47 Meters Down," ''Dark Tide"...

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Backlash follows the addition of popular film Oscar category

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards, including the addition of a popular film award category and...

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Brad Pitt says he has given Jolie Pitt millions since split

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt said in court documents Wednesday that he has given estranged wife Angelina Jolie Pitt more than...

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Spike Lee on 'BlacKkKlansman': Don't call it a comeback

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee heard the whispers.Just a few years ago, some were suggesting that Lee was no longer the essential...

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Lawyer: hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker increasingly frail

MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike in a Russian prison has become increasingly frail and his condition has...

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History-making 'Crazy Rich Asians' readies for release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been 25 years since a major Hollywood studio released an English-language film with a primarily Asian...

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Transgender Hollywood seeks recognition, and not just roles

NEW YORK (AP) — When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the...

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Review: Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' is daring and essential

In 1979, a man named Ron Stallworth who was the first African-American police officer and detective in the Colorado Springs...

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Veteran South Indian politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi dies

NEW DELHI (AP) — Muthuvel Karunanidhi, a popular scriptwriter-turned-politician in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, has...

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ABC to celebrate 90 years of Mickey Mouse

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Mouse is getting the full star treatment as the iconic character turns 90 this year.ABC on Tuesday...

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Coens, Cuaron, Jenkins heading to New York Film Festival

NEW YORK (AP) — The 56th New York Film Festival will feature films from the Coen brothers, Barry Jenkins and 88-year-old...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art film series to celebrate Ingmar Bergman centennial

To mark the 100th anniversary of Ingmar Bergman’s birth, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s Museum Films program is presenting a...

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West Hollywood City Council to vote on removing Trump's Walk of Fame star

The West Hollywood City Council is voting on whether to seek the removal of President Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk...

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Lollapalooza presented 'no challenge' to Black Panther fans at WakandaCon

WakandaCon was a three-day event that included several panels including gaming, creativity, education and feminism among others.

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'Guardians' star Dave Bautista calls out Disney for empowering 'smear campaign'

Drax will be back for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” but he’s not happy about it.

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New documentary to explore history of FBI, US presidents

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Showtime will air a new documentary series from award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney examining the...

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Box-office top 20: 'Fallout' cruises past Winnie-the-Pooh

NEW YORK (AP) — Winnie-the-Pooh and "Christopher Robin" couldn't catch up to Tom Cruise and "Mission: Impossible — Fallout" at...

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No price hike, but new caps on MoviePass discount tix plan

NEW YORK (AP) — MoviePass, a discount service for movie tickets at theaters, is walking back a planned 50 percent price...

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8th graders can see R-rated 'Eighth Grade' free this week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actual 8th graders will be able to see the R-rated coming-of-age movie "Eighth Grade" in select movie...

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New Alliance of American Football signs first 100 players

The Alliance of American Football has signed its first 100 players for the new spring league, including former high-profile...

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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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma's deadCenter Film Festival, Woody Guthrie Center embrace virtual reality storytelling

In Oklahoma, the deadCenter Film Festival in Oklahoma City and Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa are showcasing virtual reality...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 12-18

Aug. 12: Actor George Hamilton is 79. Actress Jennifer Warren is 77. Singer-guitarist Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits is 69....

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Make way for virtual reality cinema

Kim Voynar, CEO and founder of WonderTek Labs in Seattle, helped assure that deadCenter’s virtual cinema programming the past...

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'Mission: Impossible' bests Winnie-the-Pooh at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Cruise sped past Winnie-the-Pooh at the box office to lead all films for the second straight week with an...

Health

BAM's Blog list of 10 top medical shows in TV history

My top 10 favorite medical shows of all time range from a black-and-white classic to a promising newcomer with a sophomore...

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Russia names action-movie star Seagal as envoy for US

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as a special envoy for humanitarian ties with the United...

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'Tough guys' urged to audition for new Mark Wahlberg movie

BOSTON (AP) — Mark Wahlberg is looking for a few tough guys to appear in his latest movie.Boston Casting says auditions will be...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 4, 2018: See the musical ‘Legally Blonde’ at Norman’s Sooner Theatre

NORMAN – See the musical “Legally Blonde” at 7:30 tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday at the historic Sooner Theatre, 101 E Main.

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Weinstein lawyers: Accuser's emails show rapport, not rape

NEW YORK (AP) — Before telling authorities that Harvey Weinstein had raped her, his accuser sent warm emails after the alleged...

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University of Michigan gets Jonathan Demme's archive

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The archive of the late filmmaker Jonathan Demme is being donated to the University of Michigan...

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Movie review: Disney's nostalgic 'Christopher Robin' takes Winnie the Pooh on a warm and fuzzy live-action adventure

As fuzzy and warm as its familiar fluff-stuffed hero, Disney’s live-action Winnie the Pooh sequel “Christopher Robin” is as...

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The rise and decline of MoviePass, the subscription service that flew too close to the sun

If the Greek myth of Icarus were written in 2018, it probably would have been about MoviePass. The app, at first, had the gift...

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Bo Burnham explores the awkwardness of 'Eighth Grade'

LOS ANGELES — An awkward middle schoolgirl might be the last subject one would expect a 27-year-old male comedian to spotlight...

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Carrie Fisher will be Leia again in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

Star Wars won't make the same mistake it made two years ago, when it tried to digitally create a Princess Leia appearance in...