Hotel Transylvania: A little slice of alternative heaven

In "Hotel Transylvania" the monsters are endearing and the humor is light hearted.  Dracula, voiced by Adam Sandler, does not trust humans.  He builds a hotel as a haven for monsters to escape the human world and for them to be themselves in all their hairy, scary ways, void of human judgment and ridicule.

Rudd charms audiences in ‘Our Idiot Brother’

After a warm welcome at the Sundance Film Festival in January, "Our Idiot Brother" hit big screens across the country for the first time last Friday. But be warned, this is not your usual Paul Rudd comedy.

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...

Hungry for premiere, concessions

Photos from the premiere of "The Hunger Games" at Aksarben Cinema.

“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...

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.

World Film Series shows importance of other cultures

Michael Peterson, professor in the Department of Geography and Geology at UNO, began teaching Geography in Film in 2007.

John Carter lives

It was the movie no one thought could be made.