Our unique movie and media Calendar appears every Friday on C-U Blogfidential and caters to the discerning tastes of citizens in the downstate region anchored by Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA.
PLAYING THIS WEEK
Happy Birthday to … Friday, November 21: Melissa Merlie (arts reporter, The News-Gazette) … Saturday, November 22: Holly Rushakoff (contributor, MICRO-FILM) … Wednesday, November 26: Peter Asaro (filmmaker, LOVE MACHINE) … celebrate!
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: BIRDMAN (11/21-11/25), AWAKE: THE LIFE OF YOGANADA (11/24, 7:30 p.m.), THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (11/26 on), Late Night: PRINCESS MONONOKE (11/21, 11/22, 11/26, 10 p.m., subtitled; 11/23, 11:30 a.m., dubbed)
@ Pine Lounge, Main Floor, Illini Union, UIUC, Urbana, IL: Illini Union Board presents “Friday Night Films” feat. WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL (11/21, 7 p.m., free)
@ East Gallery, Krannert Art Museum, FAA, UIUC, Champaign, IL: “Global Groove 1973/2012” video art exhibition (through 12/13)
@ Figure One, UIUC, Champaign, IL: “Descent into Darkness” multimedia exhibit by Coriana Close (through 11/29)
@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: THE WIND RISES, 22 JUMP STREET, IF I STAY, INTO THE STORM, AND SO IT GOES, SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR, RAGNAROK, AUTOMATA, RECLAIM, more! (11/18 on)
@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 1 (11/21 on), INTERSTELLAR, ST. VINCENT (11/21-11/25), HORRIBLE BOSSES 2, PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (11/26 on)
@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: Beyond Normal Films presents BOYHOOD (11/20-11/23, 7 p.m.), THE CROODS (11/22, 1 p.m., free)
@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 1, DUMB AND DUMBER TO, BIG HERO 6 (3-D & 2-D) (11/21 on), INTERSTELLAR (11/21-11/25), PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (11/26 on)
@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 1 (11/21-11/26)
@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL: GONE GIRL (11/21-11/23), FREE BIRDS (11/22, 11 a.m., free)
@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL: Save the Lorraine Foundation fundraiser screenings feat. JERSEY BOYS (11/21-11/23)
@ various venues, St. Louis, MO: 23rd annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (through 11/23)
@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: Closed for the season!
@ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: Closed for the season!
@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: Closed for the season!
Locally produced movies and events featuring locally produced movies are marked with an asterisk (*). Also find out what is “Coming Soon” by hitting the jump below. Go see ‘em, C-U!