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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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 August 2018

In news that Kermit would tell you “ain’t easy,” Aksarben Cinema will host the world premiere of Green on Green on Thursday, Aug 9 at 7 pm. Tickets are available at aksarbencinema.com. Filmed entirely in Nebraska, the film was written/directed by Tom Knoblauch and follows a graduate student who invites herself on a research trip […]

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Cutting Room for July 2018

Tired of hot political arguments involving the collapse of democracy as we know it? Want to hear jovial arguing that probably won’t make you fear the future of our nation? You’re in luck! I mean, relatively speaking. Nobody has luck anymore in this, the worst possible reality. Animus: Exordium will be held at […]

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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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