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By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor

Rudd charms audiences in ‘Our Idiot Brother’

After a warm welcome at the Sundance Film Festival in January, "Our Idiot Brother" hit big screens across the country for the first time last Friday. But be warned, this is not your usual Paul Rudd comedy.


Hotel Transylvania: A little slice of alternative heaven

In "Hotel Transylvania" the monsters are endearing and the humor is light hearted.  Dracula, voiced by Adam Sandler, does not trust humans.  He builds a hotel as a haven for monsters to escape the human world and for them to be themselves in all their hairy, scary ways, void of human judgment and ridicule.


Assassin’s Creed Review

Charles Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR The “Assassin’s Creed” video game series has some of the worst writing out there. This is not to say that...

Music brought them together, success tore them apart

"Chico & Rita," showing at Film Streams, tells the tale of two people intertwined by a love for Cuban mambo and conga music.


Summer’s best and worst in movies

As the summer heat plagues Omaha, many students flock from the outdoors into the coolness of the movie theater to enjoy a bucket of popcorn, a cold drink and some classic entertainment.
 


‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ better than the prequel

Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Watson return for a suspenseful new adventure in "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows." Based on the novels of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as detective Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law returns as his trusted colleague Dr. John Watson.


Confessions of a late night martyr

When Conan O'Brien left "The Tonight Show" he closed out his final show by giving a heartfelt speech about how cynicism won't get you anywhere in this world.