Birdman is most fascinating, unique film of the year

By Tressa Eckerman, Contributor There is a hysterical, unhinged hilarity to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s new film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and the...

Watch ‘Lego Movie’ at the Holland Center Courtyard

The Omaha Performer Arts will host a free screening of "The Lego Movie" at its "Music & Movies" event tonight at the Holland Performing...

World Civilizations Film Series kicks off with murder mystery

The history department's World Civilizations Film Series kicked off its second year on Friday, Feb. 24, with a screening of the 1947 film, "Crossfire." The series is the brain child of a group of World Civilization instructors, said organizer Jo Behrens.


Here are the best films of the 2010’s to welcome a new year

Jeff Turner  CONTRIBUTOR Every decade of cinema evolves the medium in some way. In the 2010’s, we saw a greater diversity in voices behind the camera—more...

‘Breaking Dawn’ better than expected

One of the most anticipated films of 2011, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1," premiered over the Nov. 18 weekend, breaking opening day box-office records. The film is the fourth installment in the Twilight Saga.


Film preview: “Manhunter”

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “Manhunter” stands towering above as a masterpiece of tension and moody atmosphere. It is one of the earlier works of...

Popular theater franchise opens second location in Midtown

Megan Fabry A&E EDITOR Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has officially opened its second Omaha location in Midtown to the public with the premiere of Captain Marvel March...

Just Go With It

"Just Go With It" opened Feb. 11 and can be seen in theaters everywhere, but is it worth the nine bucks?  The film is actually a remake of Oscar-winning "Cactus Flower" from 1969, but I don't think Adam Sandler will be walking away with any awards for his take on the movie.