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 … Sunday, December 21: Linda McElroy (former director, Route 66 International Film Festival) … Monday, December 22: A.J. Christensen (visual effects artist, INTERSTELLAR) … Wednesday, December 24: Owen Anderson (actor, WEREWOLF CEMETERY) … celebrate!
@ The Art Theater Co-op, Champaign, IL: WHIPLASH (12/19 on), WHIPLASH feat. Q&A w/producer Helen Estabrook (12/23, 7:30 p.m.), Late Night: THE BABADOOK (12/19, 12/20, 12/25, 10 p.m.)
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL: Reel Deals’ “The Best Christmas Movies Ever” feat. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (12/19-12/20)
@ East Gallery, Krannert Art Museum, FAA, UIUC, Champaign, IL: “Global Groove 1973/2012” video art exhibition (through 12/23)
@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, THE MAZE RUNNER, MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT, THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, THE SKELETON TWINS, SPARK: A BURNING MAN STORY, THE AMERICANS (s2), more! (12/16 on)
@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB, THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (3-D & 2-D) (12/19 on), EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS (12/19-12/24), UNBROKEN (12/25 on)
@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (12/18-12/21, 12/24, 7 p.m.)
@ The Legacy Theatre, Springfield, IL: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (12/19, 7 p.m.), GREMLINS (12/19, 9:30 p.m.), WHITE CHRISTMAS (12/20, 7 p.m.), NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION (12/20, 9:30 p.m.)
@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB, THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (3-D & 2-D) (12/19 on), EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS (12/19-12/24), UNBROKEN (12/25 on)
@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB (12/19 on)
@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL: ST. VINCENT (12/19-12/21), IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (12/20, 12 p.m.), MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (12/20, 2:30 p.m.), WHITE CHRISTMAS (12/21, 12:30 p.m.)
@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL: Closed for the week!
@ 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!