“Dear White People” a provocative, nuanced, empathetic look at race issues

By Phil Brown, Contributor “Black people can’t be racist,” claims Sam White in the trailer for “Dear White People.” Tessa Thompson’s portrayal of the militant...

‘Contraband’ an entertaining escape

"Contraband," the new Mark Wahlberg film, works best if you go in with low expectations.


Online Exclusive: Film Producer Chris Moore at UNO

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR Film Producer Chris Moore spent March 15 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha,giving film industry insight to students and faculty. His...

Hidden Figures Review

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR “Hidden Figures” is about the black women who made NASA’s missions to win the space race a success. This movie is a...

The Omaha movie scene: A brief overview of some of the best theaters in...

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR The movie scene in Omaha is underrated. I’ve always said this, especially when I was freelancing as a film critic....

“It” revives strong plot in horror genre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKJmEC5ieOk Will Patterson A&E EDITOR “It” can easily be described as the most anticipated horror movie of the year. All fans of cinema— regardless of movie taste—...

Gone Girl, Crime thriller amazes

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor For the first time in recent memory, at the conclusion of a movie I needed to sit back (as I...

Nolan’s Interstellar a perfect illustration of director’s strengths, weaknesses

By Phil Brown, Contributor There’s probably no filmmaker out there whose filmography has more consistently appealed to my tastes as a teenager, and now twentysomething,...