OFCC Podcast: Episode 7 – COLOSSAL, FREE FIRE, LOST CITY OF Z, PROMISE, Demme, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 7: The Indie Calm Before The Summer Storm For this edition of The OFCC Podcast, available on iTunes, a roundtable of critics from the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle discuss the latest in movies for late April 2017. You can also stream Episode 7 by clicking here. On this episode, the roundtable includes: Host Charles Elmore, producer of Videodrone Tulsa @918_Charles Adam Chitwood, deputy editor and [...]

THE CIRCLE (Movie Review)

** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for a sexual situation, brief strong language, and some thematic elements ) Released:  April 28, 2017 Runtime: 110 minutes Director: James Ponsoldt Starring: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Karen Gillan, Patton Oswalt, Bill Paxton, Glenne Headly, Ellar Coltrane, John Boyega This circle is pretty square. Despite as impressive a creative team as you could hope for, this Dave Eggers [...]

COLOSSAL (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated R (for strong language) Released:  April 21, 2017 limited; April 28 wide Runtime: 109 minutes Director: Nacho Vigalondo Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Tim Blake Nelson, Austin Stowell Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog. Nacho Vigalondo is a Spanish filmmaker. [...]

OFCC Podcast: Episode 6 – F8, GHOST IN SHELL, BOSS BABY, RAISING ARIZONA 30th, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 6: The Fast and the Smurfious For this edition of The OFCC Podcast, available on iTunes, a roundtable of critics from the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle discuss the latest in movies for early April 2017. You can also stream Episode 6 by clicking here. On this episode, the roundtable includes: Host Charles Elmore, producer of Videodrone Tulsa @918_Charles Jason Black, President of the OFCC, is film [...]

Official Trailer For CARS 3 Revs Up Familiar Sentiments (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LeOH9AGJQM After one darker, gritty looking teaser and another that highlighted the Next Generation, the first full official trailer for Cars 3 shows that Pixar hasn't really changed the formula after all. Setting aside the high irony that Lightning McQueen's moral quandary is that he's sold out for merchandising riches (the very reason that Cars sequels even exist), Cars 3 [...]

FREE FIRE (Movie Review)

** out of **** Rated R (for strong violence, pervasive language, sexual references, and drug use) Released:  April 21, 2017 Runtime: 90 minutes Director: Ben Wheatley Starring: Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Sam Riley, Jack Reynor, Babou Ceesay, Michael Smiley, Noah Taylor I feel like we’re forgetting what good filmmaking is supposed to look like. The [...]

Trailer For Sofia Coppola’s THE BEGUILED Is Exactly, Darkly That (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_r_FSRbuZ9Y Sofia Coppola is one of the world's best living directors, and so whenever she makes a movie - regardless of what it's about - it's must-see viewing. The Academy Award-winning filmmaker (for her Lost In Translation screenplay) is back this summer with The Beguiled, an adaptation of the novel by Thomas Cullinan. Set in [...]