McConaughey can act

It's been 18 years since Matthew McConaughey made his debut in the cult classic "Dazed and Confused" and since then he's been lost in a haze of gooey romantic comedies. In his newest film, his first since 2009's "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," McConaughey demonstrates what many have long since dismissed - he's actually a pretty good actor.


Getting the ‘Elektra’ feel of the actors behind the production

 

Full of aspects of murder, family and bloody revenge is what the University of Nebraska at Omaha Theatre Department brings to the stage production of "Elektra," a Greek play. 


Trampled by Turtles to take over Waiting Room for a folk-filled night

Anyone looking for an out-of-this-world bluegrass and folk concert should look no further than The Waiting Room, located in Benson, on Dec. 4. Fans will be graced with the presence of a progressive bluegrass and folk band, Trampled by Turtles, and the very talented folk musician, William ElliottWhitmore.


‘The Patterns never lie:’ ‘Touch’ has a good start

"Touch," the new series by Tim Kring ("Heroes"), requires a pretty big leap of faith. It's an incredibly high concept and has moments that are hard to believe.


Drastic Plastic: Still Underground

Jeff Turner CONTRIBUTOR I remember a few years ago, I was out with my cousin and uncle in downtown Omaha. We went to a record store that...

‘Titanic’ stunningly tragic in 3D

James Cameron's wildly successful "Titanic" is back in theaters, giving audiences a whole new perspective with the magic of 3D. But is the transformation worth another trip to the movie theater? Absolutely.


Why Amos Lee is possibly the best recording artist around

Amos Lee's new CD "Mission Bell" opens with a track called "El Camino" but unlike the song's namesake, there is virtually nothing tacky about this album.