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.


“Hell or High Water” is a revival in an otherwise dead genre

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Far removed from the American westerns of the 1950s and 60s, cinemas have been void of a true western-style experience. The presence of...

A new school year brings new trends

Try out fall's most wanted trends as you prepare for another busy school year. Hours spent at the library never looked so stylish.
 


Hear Nebraska

Hear Nebraska, which is a non-profit organization, officially launched their web site Jan. 24 and is trying to become the one stop place for anything that is Nebraskan music media. The founder of the organization, journalist Andrew Norman, has slowly but surely been putting the pieces together for the last couple of years to make a promising idea materialize into something big.


Performances hold “The Mechanic” together

I have a theory about Jason Statham movies - the worse the movie, the more times we see him shirtless in the trailer.


Brigadoon opens at Bellevue Little Theatre

Bagpipes, Scottish kilts, bright costumes and confusion set the stage in the land of "Brigadoon" at the Bellevue Little Theatre on the shows' Thursday night preview.


Omaha Community Playhouse features UNO graduate in “Mamma Mia!”

Madeline Miller SENIOR REPORTER Whether you loved or hated the 2008 Meryl Streep movie “Mamma Mia!,” you’re in for an exciting ride with the vastly different...

‘The Odd Couple’ reminds us to laugh

Neil Simon's The Odd Couple had its opening night at the Omaha Community Playhouse on Jan. 21.  The Playhouse, a classy and spacious theatre maintained through community donations and staffed by volunteers, was warm with laughter as freezing temperatures kept the city of Omaha stiff outside.