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The OFCC Podcast features reviews of movies currently in theaters, interviews with filmmakers , and conversations on various aspects of the movie industry. Every episode will feature a contributing roundtable of critics will including various members of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle.
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Dec 25, 2017

Part two of our 2017 year end blowout!

The Florida Project - 00:30

Shape of Water - 16:00

Darkest Hour - 27:00

The Post - 36:00

Call me By Your Name - 39:43

I, Tonya - 46:22

Downsizing - 52:45

All the Money In the World - 54:24

Molly's Game - 59:05

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at Oklahoma Film Critics Dot Com; our Facebook page at Facebook Dot Com Forward Slash Oklahoma Film Critics Circle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics. You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.




Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear. For all of us at the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, please join us again for more film conversation on the next OFCC Podcast.

Dec 22, 2017

For this final episode of 2017, we’re going to have a two-part year-end blowout, starting with a spoiler-filled discussion of the latest Star Wars episode, THE LAST JEDI. Then we’ll put our spoiler-free filter back on as we have a wide-ranging discussion about all of the big Awards Season favorites released at the end of the year: some that have been playing, others that are about to, and a sneak peak at eventual January arrivals. All that, on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - 2:00

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, MO - 46:00

Lady Bird - 55:00

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at Oklahoma Film Critics Dot Com; our Facebook page at Facebook Dot Com Forward Slash Oklahoma Film Critics Circle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics. You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.




Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear. For all of us at the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, please join us again for more film conversation on the next OFCC Podcast.

Nov 29, 2017

This week, on the heels of Marvel’s blockbuster success THOR: RAGNAROCK, the DC Extended Universe tries to keep pace with the MCU by assembling the JUSTICE LEAGUE. We’ll also talk about two new family films: Pixar’s COCO, and the adaption of the YA novel WONDER. Plus, Indie stalwart Richard Linklater joins the awards season with his new film Last Flag Flying. All that, on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Nov 3, 2017

Hello, and welcome to Episode 16 of The OFCC Podcast, a production of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. This week, the holiday movie season begins, with its mix of blockbusters and Awards contenders. And just like the annual summer slate, this one kicks off with a Marvel movie. Meanwhile, Netflix is serious about getting into the Oscar race. We’ll take a look at The Meyerowitz Stories (new and selected) a festival favorite that the streaming service is now putting its hopes on. Then we’ll close with some hot takes on other movies currently playing in theaters. All that, on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

Reviews

Thor Ragnarok

THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED)

Geralds Game - 1922 - The Babysitter

Jigsaw

Goodbye Chrsitopher Robin

Oct 20, 2017

In this special episode, we take a look at the film production happening right here in Oklahoma with Te Ata, the currently in wide release film from Chickasaw Nation Films, a production shingle of the Chickasaw Nation.

 

links mentioned:

http://deadline.com/2017/10/te-ata-chickasaw-nation-looks-like-small-budget-looks-like-hollywood-feature-1202181145/

Oct 14, 2017

This week we dive into the first two big releases of October: A quiet, moody sci-fi sequel that’s been over three decades in the making, plus – from over 40 years ago – the sports movie about a seminal moment in gender equality. Then we’ll close with some hot takes on other movies currently playing in theaters. All that, on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Sep 22, 2017

welcome to Episode 14 of The OFCC Podcast, a production of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. this episode, we discuss two films that are scaring and dividing audiences alike. Plus, on the eve of the fall, i.e. awards, movie season we’ll get a report from the films making waves at this years toronto international film festival.

OFCC Panel this week:

Josh Kline

Adam Chitwood

Joe O'Shansky

Topics:

IT discussion begins at 1:55

TIFF Wrap Up begins at 23:30

Mother! discussion begins at 42:15

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Sep 1, 2017

Hello, and welcome to Episode 13 of The OFCC Podcast, a production of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. this episode, we dive into the origins of a possessed doll, the return of an indie favorite filmmaker from retirement, as well as a few hot takes of some films still out in theaters. 

First up, Host Charles Elmore is joined by James Cooper and Craig Sanger to discuss the new thriller Annabelle: Creation, The next installment in the horror franchise spawned by the surprise horror hit The Conjuring.

Then, the much lauded return of filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, his new film Logan Lucky and his new distribution model.

Finally, still out in theaters, We’ve got an endearing oddball comedy, A directorial debut by an oscar nominated writer, and a screwball, vulgar actioneer starring Ryan reynolds and Samuel L Jackson
Craig Sanger shares his thoughts on these films.

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Aug 11, 2017

Hello and Welcome to episode 12 of the OFCC Podcast. After a month off to work on our tans & severe weather response protocols, we return this week to play catchup on July’s noteworthy releases, but first we’ll begin with the two big movies that kicked off the month of August.

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Jul 7, 2017

Hello, and welcome to Episode 11 of The OFCC Podcast, a production of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. This week, our slate includes a reboot of a reboot, a remake, and a few new originals from exciting filmmakers. All that and more, on this week’s OFCC Podcast.

FILMS REVIEWED:

Spider-Man: Homecoming - 1:03

Baby Driver - 22:58

The Beguiled - 36:06

Okja - 48:53

The Hero - 1:03:43

Despicable Me 3 - 1:14:43

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Jun 23, 2017

Hello, and welcome to Episode 10 of The OFCC Podcast, a production of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. This week on The OFCC Podcast it’s all about the sequels, from the latest animated cars to the transforming ones, as well as two events – a new indie movie debacle, and a shocking director change – that have rocked the future adventures in a galaxy far, far away.

Films Reviewed:

Transformers: The Last Knight - Michael Bay (2:20)

Cars 3 - Brian Free (15:30)

The Book of Henry - Colin Trevorrow (24:33)

Han Solo Spinoff Discussion (44:33)

Articles referenced - http://www.pajiba.com/film_reviews/the-upwards-failing-of-colin-trevorrow-and-why-it-matters.php & https://icantunseethatmovie.com/2017/06/21/han-solo-directors-fired-it-was-the-right-call-analysis/

Beatriz at Dinner - Miguel Arteta (1:00:22)

Paris Can Wait - Eleanor Coppola (1:15:00)

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

 

Jun 9, 2017

Hello, and welcome to Episode 9 of The OFCC Podcast, a production of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. This week we are joined by Louis Fowler (film critic at www.RedDirtReport.com, and contributor at www.FlickAttack.com) Jeff Huston, contributing critic for The Tulsa Voice as well as the film blog www.ICantUnseeThatMovie.com). On this episode of The OFCC Podcast, the summer movie season continues unabated with the latest batch of blockbuster tentpoles. There are also a few counter-programming options we’ll take a look at, both in theaters and on Netflix. All that, on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

REVIEWS:

Wonder Woman (01:04)

The Mummy (13:10)

It Comes at Night (22:55)

Baywatch (26:47)

War Machine (52:53)

My Cousin Rachel (1:02:20)

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

May 26, 2017

Hello, and welcome to Episode 8 of The OFCC Podcast, a production of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. This week on The OFCC Podcast, we return after a month-long break to discuss the major blockbusters released so far in May, which is the first full month of the Summer Movie Season. Pirates, Guardians, Aliens, and more – all on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

 

Reviews:

Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men tell no Tales

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2

Alien: Covenant

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword

Snatched

The Lovers

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at Oklahoma Film Critics Dot Com; our Facebook page at Facebook Dot Com Forward Slash Oklahoma Film Critics Circle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics. You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.

Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear. For all of us at the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, please join us again for more film conversation on the next OFCC Podcast.

Apr 28, 2017

This week on The OFCC Podcast, we’ll review a collection of independent films taking advantage of their last chance for screen space before the big summer blockbuster season.

We’ll also look at a recent debut from the Sundance Film Festival that’s now playing exclusively on Netflix. Also we look back at the career of iconic film director Jonathon Demme, plus a hot take on an indie sequel twenty years in the making…or, at least, the waiting. All that, on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

This weeks critics include: Adam Chitwood (collider.com, @adamchitwood), Jeff Huston (Icantunseethatmovie.com, @cantunseethatmovie) and host Charles Elmore.

Films:

Collosal (01:42)

Free Fire (10:02)

Lost City Of Z (22:24)

The Promise (38:12)

The Discovery (47:33)

Jonathon Demme (57:37)

T2: Trainspotting (01:06:53)

 

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.com; our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics.

You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.



Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.



You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Apr 14, 2017

This week on The OFCC Podcast, we’ll review the big movies from the first half of April 2017 - including the latest in that very furious franchise – as well as take a look back at one of great films by the Coen Brothers, which celebrates its 30th Anniversary this month. That, plus hot takes on other new movies now playing in theaters and debuting on Netflix, all on this edition of the OFCC Podcast.

Our guests this week are:

Craig Sanger - film critic at Oklahoma City affiliate Fox 25.

Jason Black - critic for KJYO-FM in Oklahoma City, and contributor to I Heart Media.

Jeff Huston, contributing film critic for The Tulsa Voice and film blogger at www.ICan’tUnseeThatMovie.com.

Mar 31, 2017

This week on The OFCC Podcast, we're joined by critics Joe O'Shansky (The Tulsa Voice), Craig Sanger (KOKH TV Fox 25 in OKC) and Jeff Huston (www.Icantunseethatmovie.com).

Host Charles Elmore hosts a roundtable review of the following movies:

Beauty and The Beast (starting at 2:00)

Personal Shopper (at 11:25)

Power Rangers (at 27:30)

Life (at 37:11)

The Salesman (at 46:30)

Also; recently Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has been making headlines recently, after throwing some shade at Movie Theaters.Which you can catch up with here:http://www.nasdaq.com/article/netflix-ceo-reed-hastings-movie-theaters-havent-innovated-beyond-popcorn-cm762376

as well as Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League's impassioned response here: http://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/tim-league-netflix-reed-hastings-response-1201795232/

We’ll debate the content of his insults, All that, and more, coming up on the OFCC Podcast.

To connect with the OFCC, please visit our website at Oklahoma Film Critics Dot Com; our Facebook page at Facebook Dot Com Forward Slash Oklahoma Film Critics Circle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics. You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page.

Our theme music is provided by Tulsa folk artist Symon Hajjar and his group Dear Saint Isaac. The music of Dear Saint Isaac can be found on iTunes.

We’d also like to thank The Tulsa Voice, an ongoing sponsor of the OFCC Podcast that helps make the recording of each episode possible.

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear. For all of us at the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, please join us again for more film conversation on the next OFCC Podcast.

Mar 10, 2017

This week we're joined by Adam Chitwood (www.collider.com), James Cooper (former president of OFCC) and Craig Sanger (Vice-President, OFCC).

This week we discuss the new releases:

Kong: Skull Island

Logan

&

Get Out

Then we discuss the fallout from this years Academy Awards ceremony. Finally we look to the future with Adam as he discusses some of the films coming out this year that could become awards contenders.

To connect with the OFCC, you can visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.Com; our Facebook page at Facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics. You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page. We’d love to hear from you.

 You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear.

Feb 24, 2017

This week we're joined by Joe O'Shansky (the tulsa voice), James Cooper (former president of OFCC) and Rod Lott (Editor and writer for www.flickattack.com.

This week we discuss the new releases:

The Great Wall

XX

A Cure For Wellness

as well as an oscar nominated trio of films:

I Am Not Your Negro

The Red Turtle

& Toni Erdmann

as well as Jim Jarmusch's slice of life film, Paterson.

And we wrap it up with a lightning round discussion of this sunday's oscar awards ceremony.

To connect with the OFCC, you can visit our website at www.OklahomaFilmCritics.Com; our Facebook page at Facebook.com/OklahomaFilmCriticsCircle; or our Twitter account @OkFilmCritics. You can leave us feedback at our e-mail address, oklahomafilmcriticscircle@gmail.com, or you can leave a message at our website or our Facebook page. We’d love to hear from you.

 You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, as well as rate us and give us a review, and please consider sharing the show with others if you enjoy what you hear. 

Feb 10, 2017

This episode we're joined by Josh Kline (The Tulsa Voice), Adam Chitwood (collider.com) and Jeff Huston (ICan'tUnseeThatMovie.com) to discuss this weeks new releases, The Lego Batman Movie, The Comedian, and Gold. Plus, Adam recaps his experience this past January at the Sundance Film Festival, and finally we go around the horn discussing the state of the Oscar Race.

Jan 29, 2017

Welcome to the premiere episode of the OFCC Podcast presented by the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle.

In our debut episode your host Charles Elmore is joined by OFCC Officers Jason Black, Craig Sanger, & Jeff Huston to discuss films in current release.

Split: The new thriller from M. Night Shayamalan, starring James MacAvoy & Anya Taylor-Joy.

The Founder: The true story behind the Golden Arches starring Michael Keaton and directed by John Lee Hancock.

Silence: The story of Jesuit priests on a mission in 17th century feudal Japan. co-written and directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Liam Neeson, Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield.

20th Century Women: The newest indie drama from Mike Mills starring Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning.

Live By Night: Ben Affleck writes, directs, and stars in this prohibition era gangster movie based on a Dennis Lehane novel.

We also discuss the OFCC 2016 awards and top 10 films of 2016 as voted by the Oklahoma Film Critics. Finally we recap the surprises, snubs and controversies with the Academy Award nominations that were just announced.

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