A Series of Unfortunate Events is not an unfortunate watch

Erik Mauro Contributor If you were a reader as a kid, you may have come across the A Series of Unfortunate Events series. Penned by Lemony...

Fright Night: Now that’s a vampire

When the original "Fright Night," came out in the ‘80s, it was a campy, fun, critically-acclaimed vampire next door story that over the years has gotten even campier and gained a rabid cult following.

“Wag the Dog”: A reflection of today’s political climate

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR As the election season comes to a close, it would seem to be a perfect time to delve into the vault of political...

Fury: brutal, unrelenting examination of war boasts exceptional performances

By Tressa Eckerman, Contributor Fury (2014) Director: David Ayer David Ayer made an exceptional impression with his underrated cop thriller “End of Watch” and he’s returned with...

“The Salesman” delivers amid controversy

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR The controversy surrounding Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” lead to him not coming to the United States to accept his Academy Award for Best...

The boy wizard who changed my life

It's been eight years, and I still haven't received my letter.

Hagrid, if you read this, Katerina Marcotte is still waiting. You are welcome to burst into her house at any time.

I've had a good 12 years of preparation, though. Jumping off beds with broomsticks firmly between my knees, attempting to fashion a wand out of yard waste and crafting a Hedwig costume out of feathers and stapled-together pieces of printer paper have surely proved good witch practice.


Film Streams unites with UNO for Gender Revolt! series

Danielle Meadows SENIOR REPORTER Film Streams is collaborating with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Women’s and Gender Studies program to feature a series of films...

“Beastly” updates a classic romance

Often cliché, but at times extremely witty, "Beastly" is a modern take on a tale as old as time, expertly adapted by writer and director Daniel Barnz ("Phoebe in Wonderland") from the novel by Alex Flynn.