Cutting Room

Lots of cool stuff at local theaters this month means a special Cutting Room! more

Feb 8, 2017 1:36 PM Cutting Room

Mason Shumaker's list of what's best and worst from 2016 is a heck of a read! more

Feb 3, 2017 11:00 AM Cutting Room

The gang at Film Streams is doing so much, they get their own column! more

Jan 18, 2017 9:57 AM Cutting Room

-It may be the Ruth Sokolof Theater but, on Thursday, September 8 at 7 pm, it will become Herman’s House. Film Streams and the Urban League of Nebraska Young Professionals are presenting a special screening of the aforementioned Herman’s Ho... more

Sep 2, 2016 6:54 AM Cutting Room

-Proof that good people can have bad opinions: George Takei referred to the decision by Simon Pegg and others to reveal Sulu as gay in the Star Trek: Beyond as “unfortunate.” “Huhbuhwha?” you may be thinking, knowing Takei is a vocal propon... more

Aug 5, 2016 7:22 AM Cutting Room

-Anytime someone wants to shoot a film in Omaha, my ears perk up. And if it’s a young person, like Ryan Olsen, a UNL graduate, I perk all the way up! That’s…that’s not innuendo. At any rate, Olsen wants to shoot a short film titled Say Good... more

Jul 1, 2016 6:18 AM Cutting Room

-Psst. Hey, you. Yeah, you! You…you like to make movies, huh? Oh, yeah, I know you do. You’re a moviemaker, I can tell. So what you need to do is, you need to apply for Film Streams’ Seventh Annual Local Filmmakers Showcase. Yeah, you heard... more

Jun 3, 2016 6:00 AM Cutting Room

Kids grow up so fast these days, you know? One day Aksarben Cinema is just opening their doors, the next they’re working to keep the Rwandan genocide a part of our collective memory. It seems like just yesterday, little Film Streams was a b... more

May 6, 2016 4:37 AM Cutting Room

Some exciting things are afoot down at Film Streams this summer. So get ahead of what’s afoot by using your eyes: Together with Lincoln Financial Foundation, the Ruth Sokolof Theater is showing their “Forever Young Family & Children’s ... more

Apr 1, 2016 6:30 AM Cutting Room

I don’t think in a million years I expected the news I’m about to report. It’s too good. It’s impossibly good. It’s so good I had to make sure I was reading it right before reaction. Film Streams, one of the best things to ever happen to Om... more

Mar 4, 2016 6:31 AM Cutting Room

Apparently, Film Streams really likes silly dancing. How else can you explain… You know what, they’re showing Son of the Congo, a documentary about Serge Ibaka escaping the war-torn African country to star in the NBA. That’s not Son of  the... more

Feb 5, 2016 6:00 AM Cutting Room

If you haven’t heard or seen, they cast “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts I and II,” the play that continues the story of everybody’s favorite disfigured wizard. The big news? Hermione Granger will be played by Noma Dumezweni, a bla... more

Jan 1, 2016 7:48 AM Cutting Room

I love it when high-brow and allegedly “low-brow” things get their “chocolate into peanut butter” and “peanut butter into chocolate.” On Saturday, Dec 5 at Film Streams, The New Philharmonic and the Omaha Symphony will present two showings ... more

Dec 4, 2015 2:03 AM Cutting Room

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