The angriest man on TV returns for another round

Elmore Leonard is arguably one of the greatest American writers in history.  His work has been adapted many times for both TV and the big screen. Some adaptations have been exceptionally good, such as "Jackie Brown" or "Out of Sight." Others not so much, as was the case with the TV show "Karen Sisco" and the movie "The Big Bounce."


UNO alumn wins $10,000 on Ellen Show for sharing special moment

The Ellen Show recently partnered with M&M's for a special contest #MySweetStory where viewers submitted videos of special moments in their lives. The winner of...

Binge watching: marathons may magnify television merit

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor As I sat watching my sixth episode for the day of NBC’s “Community” while pondering about what I wished to...

‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’ powerful and captivating

"We Need to Talk About Kevin" is shocking, captivating, and at times confusing. The entire movie is comprised of snippets of time: past, present and future. The primary way to keep the timing straight is by the length of Eva's (Tilda Swinton) hair. The film is shot through the eyes of Eva, a mother struggling to raise her wicked son, Kevin. She has a husband, Franklin (John C. Reilly), who is clueless to Kevin's behaviors. Franklin thinks his family is normal, and he's always trying to be positive and cheerful. Eva also has a young daughter, Celia.


Game of Thrones’ fifth season off to a slow, promising star

By Phil Brown, Reporter Game of Thrones, as it continues its commanding run through a fifth year, has always been obsessed with impending doom. Characters...

84th annual Oscars celebrate magic of movies

"All of us are mesmerized by the magic of movies," legendary actor Morgan Freeman said at the beginning of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony Sunday night.


‘Boardwalk Empire’ lets Buscemi shine

Steve Buscemi has a long and accomplished acting career. He was disturbing as a serial killer in "Con Air," terrifying as a hit man in "Things To Do When You're Dead in Denver" and practical and smart as Mr. Pink in "Reservoir Dogs," but all were supporting roles. Despite this varied history, his career lacked a crown jewel, so it is fitting that his first major starring role is in an HBO series. In "Boardwalk Empire," he plays Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, an Irish gangster/city treasurer in 1920s Atlantic City.


UNO Television screens award-winning documentary

UNO Television presented a homemade documentary during the event "Relive the Journey: St. Cecilia's Cathedral through the Lens of UNO Television" on Nov. 30. About 45 people attended the event, which took place in the Community Service and Public Affairs Commons building's room 132 at 5:30 p.m.