OFCC Podcast: Episode 15 – BLADE RUNNER 2049, BATTLE OF THE SEXES, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 15: Replicating The Future and The Past For this edition of The OFCC Podcast, available on iTunes, our roundtable of critics from the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle return after a month off from podcasting to discuss the latest in movies for early October 2017. You can also stream Episode 15 by clicking here. On this episode, the critics [...]

THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED) (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated TV-MA (for strong language, nudity, and some sexual content) Released:  October 13, 2017 Runtime: 112 minutes Director: Noah Baumbach Starring: Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Elizabeth Marvel, Grace Van Patten, Emma Thompson Streaming exclusively on Netflix It can be exciting to see filmmakers try new things or push their own boundaries, but [...]

Last Trailer, And Poster, For THE LAST JEDI (VIDEO/IMAGE)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0CbN8sfihY If director Rian Johnson had his druthers, we wouldn't be seeing this. But Lucasfilm marketing knows better. Fans hungered for one more bite of a marketing morsel from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and we have it: the second and last trailer for the latest Star Wars episode. It premiered on Monday Night Football, in October, [...]

VICTORIA & ABDUL (Movie Review)

** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for some thematic elements and language) Released:  October 6, 2017 Runtime: 112 minutes Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Michael Gambon, Paul Higgins, Olivia Williams, Fenella Woolgar With Judi Dench starring as Queen Victoria, Victoria & Abdul could’ve been a wonderful companion piece to [...]

A Superman Tease In Lastest, Last JUSTICE LEAGUE Trailer (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9-DM9uBtVI A little over a month out and we're getting a our last rock-and-roll look at the new Justice League movie. This official "Heroes" trailer is driven by a cover of that David Bowie classic as the gang unites together in explosions of CGI excess, with glimpses of the big bad villain Steppenwolf to go [...]

Colorful Sci-Fi Rock-‘Em Sock-‘Em In PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING Trailer (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=13&v=fUjicxMPDzs Robots! Monsters! Sequels! Oh my! Defying a lackluster stateside run with a global haul led by China, Pacific Rim has spawned a sequel, and here's its first trailer. Gone are creator / director Guillermo del Toro and actor Charlie Hunnam. In their places are Stephen S. DeKnight (TV's Daredevil) and Star Wars star John Boyega who plays the son [...]

BATTLE OF THE SEXES (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for some sexual content, partial nudity, and language) Released: September 29, 2017 limited; expands October 6 Runtime: 121 minutes Director: Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Sarah Silverman, Austin Stowell, Andrea Riseborough, Natalie Morales, Alan Cumming, Bill Pullman, Elizabeth Shue, Jessica McNamee Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy [...]

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated R (for violence, some sexuality, nudity, and some strong language) Released:  October 6, 2017 Runtime: 163 minutes Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Mackenzie Davis, Dave Bautista Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go [...]

Mobsters Disrupt 50s Nostalgia In Woody Allen’s WONDER WHEEL Trailer (VIDEO/IMAGES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFM0UqX9MJ8 The latest annual offering from writer/director Woody Allen skews dramatic, and dark, in a tale of four lives that intertwine on Coney Island in the 1950s. Wonder Wheel boasts a strong cast starring Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple, and Jim Belushi, along with a mini Sopranos reunion of Tony Sirico and Steve Schirripa [...]