The Ready Set rocks packed Waiting Room

Anticipation and screams filled the air April 2 at The Waiting Room as the crowd, which consisted mainly of teenage girls, waited for The Ready Set to take the stage. The show was the Omaha leg of the Glamour Kills Tour, for which The Ready Set is headlining.


“Safe House” an entertaining action flick

Taking place over a span of three days, "Safe House" stars Denzel Washington as Tobin Frost, a rogue CIA agent who has been off the grid for almost 10 years. In Cape Town, South Africa he walks into the American consulate and turns himself in. He's transported to a safe house run by young CIA agent Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds), desperate to get a new, more exciting post. Frost is considered one of the most dangerous men in the world and is now Weston's "house guest."


Movie review: Green Room

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR It is hard to predict whether Jeremy Saulnier will, in fact, become one of the next big talents; but based...

Disney, Marvel intertwine best of both worlds

By Phil Brown, Reporter While PG-rated animated flicks are generally not my first choice of film, there are definitely a few that stand up as works of art. Most notably,...

Film preview: “Manhunter”

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “Manhunter” stands towering above as a masterpiece of tension and moody atmosphere. It is one of the earlier works of...

Not always pretty, but ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ still a must-see movie

Some have called "Zero Dark Thirty" an amoral movie, and I can understand why they'd feel that way. The film is initially more concerned with laying out facts (the film claims to be based on first-hand accounts) than getting a point across.
 


UNO to sponsor ‘Monday Night at the Movies’ at Midtown Crossing

The University of Nebraska Omaha will sponsor "Monday Night at the Movies" at Midtown Crossing this summer. The free nine-week movie series is in its...

La La Land Review

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Traditional musical is a rare find among theaters filled with big-budget action and superhero flicks. Audiences have likely forgotten, or even are unfamiliar with the musical...