Cutting Room for February 7

  • Imagine being deprived of seeing movies in the theater. For the record, just typing that sentence made me nauseous and scared. Well, the fine folks at Aksarben Cinema don’t want anyone to miss out on the theatrical experience, so they are rolling out a “Sensory Friendly” Movie Program designed to provide a comfortable environment for children and families affected by autism spectrum...

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Construction’s Fun, Son

The Lego Movie

Writers/directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have stepped on the modern zeitgeist as forcefully as most of us have once stepped on the jagged foot-killers known as Lego blocks. The Lego Movie is kind of insane. Half the time, it operates on a critical meta-level—actually, sometimes it’s a meta-meta level—while lovingly embracing the spasticity of imaginative kids. The animation isn’t...

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Cutting Room for January 31

  • The Internet broke in half this summer when Ben Affleck was announced as the new Batman in the upcoming Batman/Superman movie. Since then, we’ve barely held the information superhighway together with superglue, positive thinking and lots of pornography. But that all changed the moment that Jesse Eisenberg was announced as Lex Luthor. The fact that Eisenberg both has hair and is a young...

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Check Out These Tiny Packages!

2014 Oscar Shorts

Just as the short story trembles in the footprint of the novel, the short film plays David to feature-length film Goliaths. But with the help of shiny, naked bald men, these wee bits of cinematic splendor step from the shadows and sling their short shots. And in the 12 years I’ve had the pleasure of covering them, this year’s bunch is easily the best.

Live-Action Short Films

Aquel No Era Yo...

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On Your Radar: Zero Theorem

Netflix Roulette: Man of Tai Chi

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On Your Radar: Babylon

Netflix Roulette: Cockneys vs Zombies

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Cutting Room for December 24

  • In the cultural civil war that is “books versus movies,” we appear to have our first cease fire. On Tuesday, Feb 25 at 7 pm, Film Streams will partner with (downtown) omaha lit fest to screen Three on a Match, a 1932 film about three women involved in all sorts of bad stuff. Well, all sorts of bad stuff and Humphrey Bogart. There will also be a post-show discussion with Margaret Talbot, a...

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Transcendence

A wildly average film that thinks it is brilliant.

GRADE
C


Ernest & Celestine

A kids movie for kids with kid jokes and kid themes.

GRADE
B+


Captain America: Winter Soldier

A kinetic crash of conspiracism and costumed crusaders!

GRADE
A-


Noah

Bible school by way of JRR Tolkien and Stephen King.

GRADE
A


The Grand Budapest Hotel

This madcap caper proves Anderson can do things (kinda) different!

GRADE
A


Need for Speed

If you're the "dumber" version of Fast and Furious, you lose.

GRADE
F


300: Rise of an Empire

A prequel, side-quel and sequel with the same style and carnage.

GRADE
B


The Wolf of Wall Street

DiCaprio crackles but the movie fizzles without taking a clear stance on Wall Street excess.

GRADE
B-


Marvel Blockbusts a Cap

With fight choreography pickpocketed from Baryshnikov and more leaping and bounding than Pooh’s friend Tigger on cocaine,...

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That Ship Cray

They gave the guy who made Requiem for a Dream $150 million to make a movie about Noah’s ark. Huh?! In Requiem,...

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Quirking on Something Different

To alter a phrase from Twain, who won’t mind because he’s dead, writer/director Wes Anderson repeated history until he...

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Speedy and Irritable

The most important thing to know before attempting to endure the lumbering bore that is Need for Speed is this: every...

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