Looking forward to 2017

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER 2016 had a lot of ups-and-downs; even though it was a great year for independent filmmaking, blockbusters largely underwhelmed, excluding the...

Martin Scorses’s Silence explores historical faith

Jeff Turner A&E EDITOR “Silence” is a film legendary director Martin Scorsese has been trying to get made since he read the book in 1989. In...

‘Side Effects’ film a hit or miss?

"There always are side effects," says Emily Taylor in Steven Soderbergh's new movie "Side Effects," which definitely leaves you feeling lost as the credits roll.
"Side Effects" will leave you in a state of conflict.  The film stars Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones in unexpected, risky roles.  Sodenbergh attempts to capture the controversy facing mental illness in the eyes of the court.
 


Oscar-nominated short films to show at Film Streams

For the fourth year in a row, "Oscar Shorts! Academy Award Nominated Films" opens Friday, Feb. 11 at the Ruth Sokolof theater. They will present the films nominated for Best Animated Short and Best Live-Action short, as they have done in the past. For the first time, they will be showing this year's nominees for Best Documentary Short.


“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...

Omaha movie theaters

Choosing a movie theater is easy for University of Nebraska Omaha students when there are three different theaters located just minutes away.


La La Land Review

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Traditional musical is a rare find among theaters filled with big-budget action and superhero flicks. Audiences have likely forgotten, or even are unfamiliar with the musical...

“Lego Batman Movie” rides predecessor’s success

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Is the world asking for more superhero movies? The annual box office would argue audiences can’t get enough of the genre. But are...