Cutting Room for May

Now that winter has winted, spring has sprung. I know this because Film Streams has two spring events for their Science on Screen series, or as the Trump administration calls it “Fiction on Film.” On Tuesday, May 9 at 7 pm, catch a screening of Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams. Well, it’s a movie […]

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Cutting Room for April

Every year, Film Streams brings an insanely hella cool movie person to Omaha for their annual fundraiser, Feature. You can tell it’s classy AF because they use Roman numerals, and they’re already up to Feature VII. This year, they have one of my all-time favorite humans, Julianne Moore, who belongs in every […]

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Cutting Room for January

-I don’t need you to get me a gift this holiday season, The Black List already gave me one. The annual list of the best unproduced screenplays included a gem called Untitled Lax Mandis Project, which inevitably caught the attention of human-shaped, sentient turd, Max Landis. The script by new personal […]

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Cutting Room 12-16

I know I speak for every Gene Wilder fan when I say that news of his death was immediately met by an overwhelming desire to see one of his most beloved works strip-mined for a gross, naked cash grab. Psych. I mean, it’s happening, we just hate it. There is going to be another Willy […]

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File this under “nobody here is judging you:” Aksarben Cinema is ready and willing to sate 50 shades of your desires. On Thursday, Feb. 9, the theater is hosting a screening of 50 Shades Darker complete with booze, chocolate and titillation. For $20, you get a wine tasting, chocolate bar, lipstick bar, […]

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Hey y’all, Ryan here! This time each year, I surrender the space in Cutting Room to offer an alternative take on the best and worst films of 2016. Mason Shumaker has been an indispensable part of the film section since joining, and his 2016 list is proof why. Eclectic, insightful and vastly different than most I’ve […]

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We ain’t no two-bit town, but we’re still lucky buckets to have a nonprofit like Film Streams that champions the power of cinema to serve as a catalyst for personal and communal improvement. That is to say, they do good. Like, lotsa good. So much good, in fact, this whole stinkin’ installment […]

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