“Love, Simon” is a coming-of-age tale for the 21st century

Hope Schreiner CONTRIBUTOR Coming from the well-traveled genre of young adult romance, “Love, Simon” is a film that refuses to conform to the restrictions that its...

“Thoroughbreds” explores what humans are truly capable of

Hope Schreiner CONTRIBUTOR Receiving high praise from critics, “Thoroughbreds” is a 90-minute roller coaster ride through the complicated psyches of two wicked, used-to-be friends, Amanda and...

“Annihilation” does justice for the science-fiction and horror genres

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR “Annihilation,” based on the novel by the same name, is Hollywood’s latest take on science fiction horror. The genre is notorious for...

“Peter Rabbit” explores love and empathy through clever comedy

Hope Schreiner CONTRIBUTOR Based on the popular children’s book by Beatrix Potter, Peter Rabbit comes to the big screen in a film of the same name...

“Call Me By Your Name” is a romance ahead of its time

Hope Schreiner CONTRIBUTOR Based on André Aciman‘s novel of the same name, “Call Me By Your Name” takes place in northern Italy in 1983. It follows...

Dundee Theater reopens as part of Film Streams

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR For nearly a century, the Dundee Theater has been a central part of Omaha’s film and arts community. After closing in 2013,...

2017 cinema season ends on a strong note

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR The end-of-year cinema season has historically been the best, and this year looks no different. Despite a rather dull summer movie selection,...

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” follows predecessor’s success

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fvqnGmr9S8 Hope Schreiner CONTRIBUTOR films because they follow a certain formula, so there are bound to be elements of predictability, implausibility and been-there-done-that scenarios. However, “Kingsman: The...