Archive for the 'Article du C-U' Category

ZINED! of old is D.I.Y. zen today

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

A flurry of old-school, post-school experiences came back to occupy Mr. JaPan after taking part in a symposium about do-it-yourself print media. In the spirit of the milieu, he cut and pasted together this post just for you.

World of film opens wide at AFM

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Our man in Hollywood, Robin Christian, returns to a scene he knows very well – the annual American Film Market in Santa Monica, CA – and provides beginners’ tips for wading those filmy waters!

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’14, pt.4

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

New (and veteran) informants bring their perspectives to the table in highlighting “Ebertfest” 2014. In the fourth filing, your humble editor briefly discusses MUSEUM HOURS and SHORT TERM 12.

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’14, pt.3

Friday, July 18th, 2014

New informants bring their perspectives to the table in highlighting “Ebertfest” 2014. In the third filing, Sierra Marcum empathizes with a young Saudi girl who only wants a bike in WADJDA.

UI student films express feminism

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

In the second of several (belated) CUBlog reports examining Champaign-Urbana film events from recent months, Confidential agent Lauren Laws reports on film feminism as created through the efforts of University of Illinois students, alumni, and staff.

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’14, pt.2

Friday, July 11th, 2014

New informants bring their perspectives to the table in highlighting “Ebertfest” 2014. In the second filing, Brian Paris navigates the crest of emotion that greeted LIFE ITSELF.

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’14, pt.1

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

New informants bring their perspectives to the table in highlighting “Ebertfest” 2014. In the first filing, editor Jason Pankoke elects for dependency even as an independent.

Film integrated into FigOne show

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Confidential agent Z files the first of several (belated) CUBlog reports examining Champaign-Urbana film events from recent months. In this story, a downtown Champaign gallery goes against type with its programming.

CUFS welcomes McAbee to C-U

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Anticipating the arrival tomorrow of the one and only Cory McAbee (STINGRAY SAM, CRAZY & THIEF), we provide a preview of his Champaign-Urbana Film Society organized visit and present a vintage appreciation of THE AMERICAN ASTRONAUT direct from the MICRO-FILM vault.

Consulting the MAYA calendar

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Your editor made a movie once. The tragedy is not what happened on screen, but the fact it never made it to any screen at all.

Vampire Abe, SP endorse CUZine

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Alternative media meets alternative media for a second go-round as the fine folks at Smile Politely allow your humble editor to profess a few things, confess a few other things, and otherwise lay down the skinny on C-U Confidential. Are you game to partake?

EVs exact REVENGE in Normal

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

She’s back! C-U Blogfidential columnist Michelle Kaffko checks in at the Secret MICRO-FILM Headquarters to tell us all about her promotional duties for the theatrical documentary, REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR, which pulls up to the Normal Theater in Normal, IL, tonight for a 7 p.m. show!

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’01, pt.7

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Our exclusive EbertFlashBackFest wraps up with a brand-new conclusion as editor Jason Pankoke tells you why C-U Blogfidential willingly abstained from taking in Roger Ebert’s Film Festival last week.

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’01, pt.6

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Our exclusive EbertFlashBackFest continues as editor Jason Pankoke speaks to us from 10 years ago! In this sixth entry, he checks out non-festival films CHEMISTRY 101, SHOT, and SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE while everyone else loves EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU.

Article du C-U: Ebertfest ’01, pt.5

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Our exclusive EbertFlashBackFest continues as editor Jason Pankoke speaks to us from 10 years ago! In this fifth entry, he lives life ON THE ROPES by also entertaining Mark Borchardt and several University of Illinois students.