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Film Streams to screen 2 special-interest movies this week

Film Streams to screen 2 special-interest movies this week

Two movie screenings at the downtown theater will be of special interest to travel-film buffs and to people with special needs preparing to join the work force.
Movie review: 'Bears' is cute — and so much more
Movie review: 'Bears' is cute — and so much more

"Bears" is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, which rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.

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Movie review: 'Under the Skin's' sure to get under yours
Movie review: 'Under the Skin's' sure to get under yours

Quiet, cryptic and never less than creepy, here's a sci-fi that doesn't do the work for you. No character rattles off a paragraph or three of exposition and back story.

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Movie review: 'Haunted House 2' too much of a bad thing
Movie review: 'Haunted House 2' too much of a bad thing

Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap, you will find this fright film spoof.

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Review: ‘Heaven is for Real’ leaves it to viewer to interpret its story
Review: ‘Heaven is for Real’ leaves it to viewer to interpret its story

My first reaction to “Heaven Is for Real” after a recent preview screening: best Christian-themed movie I’ve seen in quite a while. Two weeks later, that hasn’t changed.

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Nebraska family and town depicted on the big screen in 'Heaven is for Real'
Nebraska family and town depicted on the big screen in 'Heaven is for Real'

Imperial family feels Colton's inspirational story got heaven-sent production and reverential handling

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5 religious movies to watch again

Sunday is Easter. That, combined with the opening of “Heaven Is for Real,” put us in mind of some of our favorite Christian-themed movies.

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Tommy Lee Jones made a Nebraska western, and here's the trailer
Tommy Lee Jones made a Nebraska western, and here's the trailer

"The Homesman," an upcoming western from writer/director/actor Tommy Lee Jones, looks like something close to a sure thing.

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11 Nebraska-set movies that were filmed elsewhere
11 Nebraska-set movies that were filmed elsewhere

Here are 11 dirty, rotten lies.

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With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'
With .4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas.

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Film Streams series continues with Oscar-nominated 'Ernest & Celestine'
Film Streams series continues with Oscar-nominated 'Ernest & Celestine'

The Forever Young films screen afternoons on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at the downtown theater. The series of movies is aimed at children and families.

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Movie review: 'Rio 2' piles it on, spoils the fun
Movie review: 'Rio 2' piles it on, spoils the fun

With “Rio 2,” we get more of everything that their first film had in just the right doses. But if this sequel proves anything, it's that more is not always better.

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Movie review: 'Draft Day's' Kevin Costner an ace wheeler-dealer
Movie review: 'Draft Day's' Kevin Costner an ace wheeler-dealer

"Draft Day" is not as good as “Money≠ball,” but it's a pretty good movie for a non-fan like me — and probably a better one for football lovers.

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The 21 worst sequels to good or great movies
The 21 worst sequels to good or great movies

Most sequels and retreads are a case of diminishing returns, but sometimes a sequel goes wrong. Horribly wrong.

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