What is this Thing?

In 1938, science fiction writer John W. Campbell wrote "Who Goes There?" a ground breaking novella about isolation, paranoia and an alien life form with the ability to mimic living organisms. In 1951, his story was adapted into "The Thing from Outer Space," now a cult-classic.

‘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.

“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."

contagion portrays infectious fear

"Contagion," Stephen Soderburgh's new movie, isn't a movie you should see if you're a germaphobe or if you think you're getting a cold.

Indie film features comedians Segel and Helms in more dramatic roles

Comedians Jason Segal and Ed Helms tackle heavier roles in the new indie comedy, "Jeff, Who Lives at Home."

Classic Disney movies heading to campus

Let's take a trip back to 1999.  Every month, a new Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) premiered and instantly became a classic tale for elementary school students.  While these movies were the talk of the playground, in recent years they have become hard to find.  
Luckily for UNO students, classics like "Smart House," "The Color of Friendship" and "Brink!" are coming to campus, thanks to Maverick Productions.  
The student-run organization is looking to provide your DCOM fix with a Disney Channel Movie Series this semester. "Smart House" will kick off the series Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom.

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.

Top Ten Holiday Movies

Is there anything more divisive than holiday movies? Some people love them and start pulling them out in early November, while others pray for the time when they stop playing on constant rotation.  But there are some movies that have ingrained themselves in my mind and the minds of others.