By Amanda Ack, Film Critic The World’s End is quite possibly the best comedy of the year so far. It is also the saddest. Directed by Sean of the Dead and Hot Fuzz helmer Edgar Wright, it’s got razor-sharp wit and sight gags in spades, but it never shies away from going darker and digging […]
By Amanda Ack, Film Critic The characters in Whit Stillman’s Metropolitan are quite possibly the most profoundly irritating bunch of post-adolescent brats I’ve ever seen onscreen. They’re spoiled, selfish, and snotty, with chips on their shoulders and fluff in their brains. By rights, the film should be too grating to sit through. There’s something about […]
The Oklahoma City University Film Institute will begin their series on Sept. 22 in the Kerr McGee Auditorium, located in the Meinders School of Business. The first film presented will be “Lore”, a film about the 1945 collapse of the German Resistance during World War II. The movie follows five children, all with Nazi parents […]
By Amanda Ack, Film Critic Variety has selected its 10 Actors to Watch list for 2013. Highlights include Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station), Lea Seydoux (Blue is the Warmest Color), and Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis). Profiles of the 10 actors will appear in print on October 8. For the rest of the list, click […]
By Ally Hansen, Staff Writer OCU’s final Out of the Box show, Sight Unseen, is scheduled to run in the Norick Art Center at the end of this semester. Drew Feldman, acting senior, is directing the show. The show will be in the Norick Art Center because of the play’s unique relationship to art. The […]
By Amanda Ack, Film Critic Mads Mikkelsen, Bryan Cranston and Rebel Wilson will lend their voices to DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming “Kung Fu Panda 3.” Returning actors from the franchise’s previous films include Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, and and Seth Rogen. For more information on the project, click here.