Circle Cinema http://publicradiotulsa.org en The Art of the Film: A Discussion of the Distinctive, Ornately Detailed Cinema of Wes Anderson http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/art-film-discussion-distinctive-ornately-detailed-cinema-wes-anderson <p>On this edition of ST, a discussion of the distinctive films of writer/director Wes Anderson, whose vivid, detailed, and meticulously crafted movies include "Rushmore," "The Royal Tenenbaums," "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou," and "Moonrise Kingdom" --- as well as "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which is still in theaters nationwide. Our guest is Matt Zoller Seitz, a critic for New York magazine who has a new book out about Anderson's decidedly ornate cinematic world. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:20:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 60850 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Art of the Film: A Discussion of the Distinctive, Ornately Detailed Cinema of Wes Anderson Author and Filmmaker Rebecca Miller Discusses "Jacob's Folly," Her Latest Novel http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/author-and-filmmaker-rebecca-miller-discusses-jacobs-folly-her-latest-novel <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with Rebecca Miller, the acclaimed screenwriter, author, and filmmaker, who'll appear tonight (Thursday the 17th) at 7pm at <a href="http://www.booksmarttulsa.com/events/">a free-to-the-public Book Smart Tulsa event</a> at the Circle Cinema. At this gathering, she'll be reading from and signing copies of her latest novel, "Jacob's Folly," which is just out in paperback; she'll also deliver an introduction before a screening of her 2009 film, "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee" (which she adapted from her novel of the same title). Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:36:52 +0000 Rich Fisher 57993 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Author and Filmmaker Rebecca Miller Discusses "Jacob's Folly," Her Latest Novel The Circle Cinema Celebrates Its 85th Birthday http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/circle-cinema-celebrates-its-85th-birthday <p>Moviegoers, rejoice! The Circle Cinema is turning eighty-five! The theatre opened on July 15, 1928, with a showing of "Across the Atlantic," starring <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monte_Blue">Monte Blue</a> --- in this picture, according to advertisements from the period, Blue "flies to France...and...finds romance." The Circle is Tulsa's only remaining historical movie theatre (and the only theatre in town built before the 1960s); it's listed with the Oklahoma Historical Preservation Office and on the National Register of Historic Places. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:25:20 +0000 Rich Fisher 42502 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Circle Cinema Celebrates Its 85th Birthday "Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks, and the Biggest Exposure of Official Secrets in American History" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/bradley-manning-wikileaks-and-biggest-exposure-official-secrets-american-history <p>Our guest on ST is Denver Nicks, a writer and freelance journalist based in New York City. Originally from Oklahoma, Nicks has written about such varied subjects as street art in Poland, a failed coup in the Philippines, and the working-class underbelly of Wall Street in the midst of the financial meltdown. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:36:18 +0000 Rich Fisher 41712 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks, and the Biggest Exposure of Official Secrets in American History" Team Better Block: Urban Planning in Action...and at Street Level http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/team-better-block-urban-planning-actionand-street-level <p>In many cities across this country, urban planning initiatives are often celebrated for their fresh ideas or green principles, their small-town feeling or street-level appeal, their overall city-friendly yet neighborly vibe. But getting the folks in a given community to support urban planning goals before they have actually occurred is difficult to do --- mainly because such goals can seem too abstract, too hard to visualize or imagine. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 00:16:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 29187 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Team Better Block: Urban Planning in Action...and at Street Level A Special Screening/Discussion of the Acclaimed Documentary, "Bully," at the Circle Cinema http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/special-screeningdiscussion-acclaimed-documentary-bully-circle-cinema <p>How big a problem is bullying in our nation&#39;s schools today? It&#39;s a troubling issue affecting the lives of millions of our kids; when it comes to how many schoolchildren are being bullied each year in America, estimates range from 7 to 13 million youngsters. On this installment of ST, we speak with Lee Hirsch, producer and director of the documentary film, &quot;Bully,&quot; which was released last year to widespread critical acclaim. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:31:25 +0000 Rich Fisher 21120 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Special Screening/Discussion of the Acclaimed Documentary, "Bully," at the Circle Cinema Coach Bill Courtney: Subject of the Oscar-Winning Documentary "Undefeated" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/coach-bill-courtney-subject-oscar-winning-documentary-undefeated <p>On today&#39;s show, we meet Bill Courtney, volunteer football coach of the impoverished North Memphis Manassas High School Tigers, and subject of the 2012 Oscar-winning documentary, &quot;Undefeated.&quot; Filmmakers Dan Lindsay and T. J. Martin followed the coach and team through the 2009 season which found them on the verge of winning their first high school playoff game ever. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:00:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 16913 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Coach Bill Courtney: Subject of the Oscar-Winning Documentary "Undefeated"