Archive for the 'JP Confidential' Category

C-U cinema hits a slippery slope

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

The scenes from a film culture that we have been watching mostly from afar fill us with mild disenchantment instead of wonder. And then we were ordered to self-shelter and keep personal spaces to ourselves. Joy.

Our resolution will be CUBlogged

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

We’re not sure what to tell you. Chances are good our reel life will give way to real life. It may mean the end, a new beginning, a suspended animation, a salvage mission. Choosing your own misadventure sucks.

Alas, no NAFF 2019 show for you

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

There’s really not much more to say on behalf of the New Art Film Festival. We need a short break from it publicly, starting now, even though we won’t get a break from it privately until further notice.

Feeling a little bit MICRO, are we?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

What a crock of hooey. The Art Theater is closing. The New Art Film Festival is in limbo. C-U Confidential #10 is still not fully distributed. What next? Oh, yes. We’ll always have MICRO-FILM. Right.

Patience trumps pile-up at MFHQ

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Now that C-U Confidential is guaranteed to return for a tenth round, we simply have to finish it off. Life never makes it that simple, though, even when bonus goodness steps into the pathway before the finish line.

Promo film find is on sketchy side

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Does anybody remember when your humble editor was an artist and photographer instead of a Confidential provocateur? We present the dirt on his past dalliances in black-and-white and living color!

…So we will rock you with CUZine

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

We may also have legitimacy and dependability in our print history, but our budget lifeline has dried up. It’s finally time to beg and grovel publicly for help to put C-U Confidential back on the board.

And another NAFF bites the dust…

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

We may have legitimacy, dependability, and a long track record, but we don’t have all the answers. Who does? It’s time to reflect on the need for the New Art Film Festival in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

In My Backyard: Year 12

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

“In My Backyard” Year 12 was obviously shelved, so here we go again at long last. We’re posting plug-and-play content as we now count down and lead up to Year 14. This time, we correct course on passionate words.

Fresh CUZine ink is best aroma

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Out on the streets, constructive reading can be hard to come by. Luckily, Champaign-Urbana, we have a solution for you this holiday weekend! We also pay respects to our editor’s late uncle, a Navy veteran.