Cutting Room for June 2018

If you were like, “Hey, do you want to hear Alex and Pete have a conversation,” I’d probably respond “Nah, I’m not that into jazz or libertarianism.” But we’re talking about director Alexander Payne and Peter Becker, the Criterion Collection President. On Saturday, June 2 at 5 pm, the two are going to chat about […]

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Cutting Room for May 2018

My chest has been bursting ever since I heard the news: Film historian Bruce Crawford has decided his next tribute will be to Alien, the film that hugged faces and made space scarier than an online comment section. On Friday, May 25 at 7 pm, the Joslyn Art Museum will play host to humans watching […]

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For what I’m going to guess is the first time in its prestigious history, The Joslyn Art Museum will prominently feature a human’s exploding torso and Yaphet Kotto’s beautiful bandana. I was going to say that the upcoming screening of Alien would mark the first time the Joslyn hosted a spectacularly phallic monster, but then […]

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Cutting Room for March

I care about few things enough to remember whether biennial means every two years or twice a year, but the seventh biennial Vision Maker Film Festival is one of them. Held at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s campus on April 20-26, this showcase will feature […]

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I like to keep things quippy, but I’m not quite sure how to flippantly inform you about a screening of Out of Frame: Unseen Poverty in the Heartland, which will be presented in collaboration with Together at Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7 pm. Nothing about a […]

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Cutting Room for October

It’s that time of year again: Time to get mad at the people who are mad at the people who love the fall and fall-related fun! It’s also time for The Alamo Drafthouse’s “Drafthouse of Horrors 2017!” Throughout October, Omaha’s Alamo will “remember the horror” by showing 31 classics of the genre. This […]

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In an effort to prove all news these days need not be hot, horrid garbage, Aksarben Cinema is announcing free stuff! On Thursday, Aug. 24 at 8 pm, the theater is hosting a free screening of Austin Found, which stars Linda Cardellini, Kirsten Schaal, Jaime Pressley, Craig Robinson and something called a “Skeet […]

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