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.
 


Seeing behind the curtain with “The Adjustment Bureau”

You don't have free will, only the appearance of free will," Thompson, the mysterious hat-wearing, fate-changing character tells David Norris in "The Adjustment Bureau," which opens March 11.


Copy cat plot slows down “Lockout”

If you want to know the plot of the new Luc Besson-produced action movie "Lockout," put yourself in a late 80s, early 90s mindset and imagine movies like "Die Hard," "Escape from New York" and "Blade Runner" all mashed together.


Eight movies that needed to be family-friendly animation

DISCLAIMER. THE TOPICS AND ISSUES COVERED IN THIS EDITION ARE NOT REAL NEWS. ... HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY. Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER 1. Taxi Driver Travis Bickle is a...

“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."


Film Streams to host free student movie night

The first Monday of every month is "Student Night" at Film Streams. Get a free movie ticket at the theater - which is located...

‘Hunger Games’ breaks records, leaves out a few key points

In the not-so-distant future, America has fallen and through the rubble emerged Panem. This dystopian country is divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Katniss Everdeen lives struggling, starving and fatherless in District 12. Her problems become infinitely worse when her sister, Prim, is chosen in the Reaping to participate in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death. Without hesitation, Katniss volunteers to go in place of her sister, her district's first volunteer in recent memory.


Oscars diverse despite controversy

Rachael Vacanti CONTRIBUTOR The Oscars: the golden statues, designer dresses, a long red carpet and the most pristine awards show ever. Despite the uproar of #OscarsSoWhite,...