The ViewPoint

Capsule reviews of feature films

Capsule reviews of feature films

June 17, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Fiction, Movies, On Netflix, Television

BEIRUT. 3 stars. Well-acted, well written thriller about a bitter, failed diplomat (Jon Hamm) recalled to Lebanon during its civil war to negotiate a hostage exchange, a dangerous and complex affair involving competing factions within the U.S. contingent (Rosamund Pike, Shea Whigham, Dean Norris), mili...

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant blows chance at $7,100 by mispronouncing ‘Flamenco’ as ‘Flamingo’

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant blows chance at $7,100 by mispronouncing ‘Flamenco’ as ‘Flamingo’

June 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

An ill-fated “Wheel of Fortune” contestant learned the hard way that there’s a big difference between a flamingo and the flamenco. The contestant, Jonny, butchered his chance at a $7,100 prize on Monday’s episode when he mispronounced the phrase “Flamenco Dance Lessons” by saying the name of th...

John Lasseter’s six-month leave of absence is almost up — but return to Pixar not likely

John Lasseter’s six-month leave of absence is almost up — but return to Pixar not likely

June 10, 2018


Filed under Activities, Entertainment, Fiction, Movies, Television, Top Stories

Pixar and Disney animation head John Lasseter’s six-month leave of absence is coming to end as more allegations about inappropriate behavior — including his treatment of women and credit-hogging — have come to light. Longtime colleagues claim in a piece published by The Hollywood Reporter Wedne...

Rachel McAdams says ‘Disobedience’ sex scene with Rachel Weisz was better than with any male actor

Rachel McAdams says ‘Disobedience’ sex scene with Rachel Weisz was better than with any male actor

May 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Fiction, Movies, National, Television

Rachel McAdams’ sex scene in her new movie was unlike any she’d shot before — and not just because it was a woman. In “Disobedience,” McAdams plays Esti Kuperman, the married Orthodox Jewish woman who falls in love with Ronit Krushka (Rachel Weisz). The movie, based on the novel of the same...

Four indie debuts worth watching out for

May 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, National

The Sundance Film Festival has been a launching pad for countless filmmakers over the years, from Steven Soderbergh and Nicole Holofcener to Ryan Coogler and Quentin Tarantino. Similarly bright futures may await four first-time filmmakers from the 2018 edition, whose notable debuts will make their way...

The Simpsons’ and ‘Silicon Valley’ and when TV showrunners avoid creative challenges

The Simpsons’ and ‘Silicon Valley’ and when TV showrunners avoid creative challenges

May 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Fiction, Television

It's always surprising when you hear people behind successful TV shows confess they're out of ideas. I was thinking about this when the creators of HBO's "Silicon Valley" sheepishly admitted that issues of sexism and harassment in the tech world won't be incorporated into the show this season. "We ...

Young boy who rounded up Avengers stars for last wish dies

Young boy who rounded up Avengers stars for last wish dies

March 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The little boy who made headlines this week for rounding up the Avengers for a special hello has reportedly died. Fox News Channel's Shannon Bream tweeted Wednesday that Emilio Pachon had "lost his fight" with neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that frequently causes tumors and can lead to cancer....

New Northeast program to soar to new heights

New Northeast program to soar to new heights

March 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

NORFOLK, NE – Brian Anderson has been using cutting edge technology in his classroom for the past few years. Now the Northeast Community College broadcasting instructor is ready to take one particular method of technology to new heights. “Our new Drone Operation class, that will launch in the fall, will...

Extreme Bowling

Extreme Bowling

Luna Sierra, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Activities, Campus, Entertainment, Top Stories

Wacky Wednesday’s Extreme Bowling was held on February 21 at King’s Lanes in Norfolk, Nebraska. It was a free event for all current Northeast students and $5 for guests. Many students enjoyed this fun evening when the bowling alley is dark and the lanes are lit with black and neon lights for the...

NETFLIX IS NOW TRULY GREEK

NETFLIX IS NOW TRULY GREEK

January 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, On Netflix

ATHENS, December 12, 2017 -- Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, today announced a truly Greek service, using local language and currency in addition to offering Netflix's critically-acclaimed original programming, now starting at €7.99 per month. Netflix offers a new way...

​Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television to Premiere Six Original Series in 2018

​Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television to Premiere Six Original Series in 2018

January 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, On Netflix

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! and reimagining of ‘80s classic She-Ra among New Series for the Entire Family Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are set to release six new original series in 2018 beginning with Trolls: The Beat Goes On! premiering Jan. 19, 2018, exclusively on Netflix. ...

Vogue 73 Questions with Liza Koshy

Vogue 73 Questions with Liza Koshy

November 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Viral Video

Vogue asks Liza Koshy 73 question during an interview.

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