Archive for the 'Personalities du C-U' Category

MVD gives Jay Bennett RSD love

Sunday, April 24th, 2022

The late musician and Urbana resident Jay Bennett is the subject of new documentary and record releases, WHERE ARE YOU, JAY BENNETT?, now available nationwide through MVD Entertainment Group.

‘Thirty’ for Murray, others in 2021

Friday, December 31st, 2021

This has been a very long year. Whether it’s been better or worse than the year before is debatable. Let’s put the soapboxes aside and remember those who are no longer here for 2022.

Footage finds way into POV redux

Friday, November 19th, 2021

A made-in-southern Illinois micro-budget indie, UNLISTED OWNER, has come back on the market as DIRECTORS CUT. We chat with its realtor, young and upcoming genre filmmaker Jed Brian.

CAMP site of Chase & Shep jollity!

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

Lost in the woods for several years, the ‘Q&A du C-U’ department returns all possessed and shizz! Today, we talk CHASE AND SHEP’S SUMMER CAMP OF HORRORS! with co-creator Chase Todd of Savoy.

Early Kacmarynski creeps onto BD

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Burning Bulb Publishing has released Champaign filmmaker Jeff Kacmarynski’s long-unseen first feature, DISSOLUTION. We speak with the writer/director about it and upcoming projects.

Critics voice their ideas in videos

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

As movie critics gravitate to on-line podcasts and videos to offer their opinions, several teams in Champaign-Urbana have continued the tradition of televised debate. We share a few examples with you.

Of picks, pans, and “Potato” puns

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Former Champaign County resident Gerry Kissell, a commercial illustrator in science-fiction and military storytelling, has brought back his C-U movie-reviewing alter ego, the Couch Potato Critic. Dine in and read on!