Cutting Room for June 2019

If you have a deep yearning for German submarine thrillers, maybe don’t lead with that in your dating profile. Also, I have good news for you. Apparently, Hulu has made a sequel to Das Boot, which is, of course, German for “kinky boots.” Starring Lizzy Caplan, the claustrophobic World War II series debuts June 17 […]

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Cutting Room for May 2019

Not to overhype things, but the father of the man who will one day save the human race from extinction by robots is going to be in Omaha. That’s right, Michael Biehn will be at a screening of Aliens at the Joslyn Art Museum on May 24. Omaha film historian Bruce Crawford somehow persuaded the […]

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Cutting Room for April 2019

Huzzah and congrats are verily deserved, and yay shall I giveth unto those deserving! A quintillion kudos to the Omaha Film Festival (OFF) for its continued prosperity and survival, having wrapped up another successful installment in mid-March. A bucket of right proper props must also go to Aksarben Cinema for graciously hosting the event, a […]

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Cutting Room for March 2019

As Christian Slater never said, “You gotta gleam this cube, dude. You gotta gleam it so hard.” This fictional quote I’ve unfairly attributed to Slater refers to how you should heed the call of the Cube Art Project. They are seeking short films for the 2019 Lincoln Short Film Festival on May 3 at the […]

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Cutting Room for February

If you’ve ever wondered “How do I watch experimental films?” the answer is “With your eyes.” If you would like more specific and helpful information, you can join the next Courses offering at Film Streams. The five-week seminar is a new addition to the Courses series, titled “Deep Dive.” I am told you do not […]

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In news that’s as exciting as it is absolutely mortifying for my mortality concerns, Aksarben Cinema is holding a 20th anniversary screening of The Matrix on Thursday, Jan 31 at 7:30. Also presented by Omaha Virtual Reality, Infusion Brewing and Legend Comics, for just $10 you can see a movie that redefined a genre, inspired […]

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Cutting Room for December 2018

If there’s one movie that Neil DeGrasse Tyson can’t shit on from a scientific standpoint, it’s Flubber. If there’s a second, it’s quite obviously Home Alone. This whimsical holiday treatise on the laws of physics is finally getting the scientific respect it deserves. Maybe. On Dec 11 at 7 pm, Film Streams will screen the […]

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Cutting Room for November 2018

The question “Remember when the president incarcerated a bunch of people in horrific fashion?” can now be answered with “Which president?” So it seems like a good time for Film Streams and The Middle East Cultural and Educational Services (MECES) of Omaha, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) Omaha Chapter and the Immigrant Legal Center […]

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Cutting Room for October 2018

Although many Americans may now opt to use a time-traveling DeLorean to prevent fairly recent events that happened in a previous November, you can watch Marty McFly selfishly visit November 1955 on the big screen again this November. Specifically, on Friday, Nov 8, film historian Bruce Crawford will once more turn the fancy Joslyn Art Museum into […]

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