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Omahan Ross in Whitney

 

Subversive Profundity

 

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Cutting Room for January 9, 2015

 

Omaha’s Red Carpet Selma Premiere

 

Lucy Goosey

 

15 for 15

 

Movieha! Your favorite movie podcast

 

I’ll Miss You, 2014

 

#BlackVotesMatter

“And in July of 2013, the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act.”

Writer Paul Webb did not include that text in his script for Selma, and director Ava DuVernay did not close her powerful film with those lines. But they could have. Heck, maybe they even should have, just to drive the point home.

At a time when “die ins” on public roadways have emerged as a darker echo of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “sit ins,”...


Cutting Room for January 9, 2015

I’ve never understood the concept of “sister cities.” Like, there’s a city in one part of the world that’s a “sister city” to a city in another part of the world. Somebody get a hold of Maury, because I’m confused about who their daddy is. At any rate, the Omaha Sister Cities Association is teaming up with Film Streams to bring a special free screening of Tohoku Tomo, a documentary about the volunteers who responded...


Omaha’s Red Carpet Selma Premiere

Hey, Hollywood! Yeah, you! You think you’ve got some kinda monopoly on red fabric or what? I’m here to tell you Omaha is doing just fine in red walkable textiles, as Aksarben Cinema is teaming up with the Empowerment Network, the Delta Epsilon Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Apha Sorority Inc, the Beta Xi Lambda chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc and the Great Plains Black History Museum for a red carpet...


Lucy Goosey

It doesn’t work this way with people, but there’s a level of confident stupidity a movie can display that makes it endearing. Lucy is that kind of stupid. Cocksure and confidently, it swaggers around, daring you to question any of the unimaginable number of scientific inaccuracies it hurls. You can practically hear writer/director Luc Besson just off screen whispering, “What are you gonna do, doubt our scientific...


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Blackhat

Can cybercrime fighting be sexy? Probably not.

GRADE
C

Inherent Vice

An "art-house stoner comedy" based on a Thomas Pynchon novel.

GRADE
B-

On DVD: Lucy

A girl ingests a drug that makes her God. For real.

GRADE
C+

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The epic conclusion to the most epic of epics.

GRADE
A-

On DVD: Gone Girl

This thriller has many twists, the biggest of which is that it's kind of a satire.

GRADE
A

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