Saving Private Ryan

Tom Hanks, right, appears in a scene from the movie “Saving Private Ryan.”

American troops landed on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

And for the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, “Saving Private Ryan” is back in Omaha theaters for two nights.

Released in 1998, “Saving Private Ryan” begins with troops landing on Omaha Beach before a squad of troopers led by Capt. Miller (Tom Hanks) is tasked to find the last surviving brother from the Ryan family.

Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film won five Oscars, including best director and best cinematography.

“Saving Private Ryan” will screen at Twin Creek, Oakview and Majestic on Sunday, and at Oakview again on Wednesday.

Learn about farming, meet a farmer at Dundee Theater

“The Biggest Little Farm” is a documentary about John and Molly Chester, who traded their city life for the farm.

On Saturday at Dundee Theater, One Farm will be at the theater to talk about local farming, and they’ll also sell local produce.

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‘Child’s Play’ double feature coming to Alamo Drafthouse

A new “Child’s Play” is coming to theaters later in June.

In anticipation of the new film, Alamo Drafthouse La Vista will screen a double feature of “Child’s Play 2” and “Child’s Play 3” in 35 mm. The films will start at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Alamo La Vista will also screen Buster Keaton’s “The General” at 6:45 p.m. Sunday.

Alamo Midtown will screen “The Martian” at 6 p.m. Thursday, and a discussion of the film and the novel it’s based on will take place with Omaha Public Library staff after the film. Alamo Midtown will also screen “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” at 7 p.m. Monday and John Waters’ “Female Trouble” at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Reporter - Entertainment/music/concert

Kevin Coffey covers music, whether it's pop, indie or punk, through artist interviews, reviews and trend stories. He also occasionally cover other entertainment. Follow him on Twitter @owhmusicguy. Phone: 402-444-1557.

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