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Movie Review: “The Killer”

The films of David Fincher (going back to “Alien 3”) invariably, undeniably belong to his vision, and they’re almost always iconic, in some way—no matter the genre shift. Between his groundbreaking ‘90s work with “Fight Club” or “Se7en”, to later masterpieces like “Zodiac” and “The Social Network,” you begin to see how the arc of […]

Review: ‘Shared Legacies’ Recognizes Black-Jewish Unity for Civil Rights 

With the week leading into Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many events were planned and scheduled to commemorate the local observance of the 45th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Parade.   On Jan. 11, I was able to attend one of these events by watching the documentary “Shared Legacies: The African American-Jewish Civil Rights […]

Review: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: 

A Haunting Resurrection of Injustice  Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of David Grann’s nonfiction book, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” takes the audience on a compelling journey back to the early 1920s in Osage County, Okla. During this time, the discovery of oil on Osage lands brought tremendous […]

Review: Repo Man 

Alex Cox’s punk masterpiece gets the 35mm treatment at Circle Cinema  There was a time when the Reagan-esqe ideals of the Sharper Image catalog, conspicuous consumption, and upward mobility led to the capitulation of the free love movement and which tumbled into modern capitalism. A generation of people who spent their youths rebelling against the […]

Ticket Tuesday Gives Back to Students at the Admiral Twin Drive-In

Students at Tulsa Community College were given the option to receive two free tickets to the Admiral Twin, a drive-in theater in Tulsa during the Ticket Tuesday event held at Student Life. Susan Looper, program coordinator of West Campus, explained, “Well, it is free. Their student fees that they pay are what pay for the […]

Review: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny 

One Last Ride In 1981 “Raiders of the Lost Ark” happened. For my money, it should be in the Top Five AFI films, alongside “Casablanca.” I don’t know why anyone likes “Citizen Kane.”   The tale of a rough and ready archaeologist, getting in adventures and killing Nazis while searching for the Ark of the Covenant, […]

Film Review: The Fabelmans 

“The Fabelmans” is a window into the life of a legendary filmmaker  “The Fabelmans,” director Steven Spielberg’s memoir and nostalgic origin story, is perhaps his most personal work. A chronicle of his relationship with movies, his family, and his complicated (sometimes discomfited) experience being a Jewish fish out of water.  His avatar here is Sam […]

Nosferatu Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary

See A Classic Reborn on Halloween at the Circle Cinema As one of the most well-known silent films (of which only 25% still exist), and the first vampire film ever made, F.W. Marnau’s “Nosferatu” remains a cornerstone of horror cinema. People were shocked. It proved to be an inspiration for the burgeoning German Expressionist era, […]

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