Archive for the 'Gone Hollywood' Category

Cyberfest 20th not quite ver. 2.0

Monday, March 13th, 2017

A favorite happening of campus history past returns in the present as “Cyberfest 20th Anniversary” tonight, Monday, March 13, 2017, at the UI National Center for Supercomputing Applications in Urbana, Illinois.

In My Backyard: Year 8

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The start of Year 8 must have been so hype that we neglected the annual address. We also slipped the next four years. Time to plug holes as we slog towards Year 12! First, we fall back on an Octopus reprint from 2000.

All monster ‘zine fiends attack!

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

“Let them fight!” We get that exclaiming in anticipation of movie titans clashing is currently hip, but we’d rather step back and think a bit about conflict and resolution when it comes to favored pop culture.

When RIDERS stormed the Earth

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Transition time between calendar years is always a good time to break out the oddball topics on C-U Blogfidential. So, did you ever hear the one about the Danville stunt car team from the Seventies and their movie?

AFM advice enhances film output

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

CUBlog correspondent Robin Christian reports on how film production experience can always be augmented by professional advice given at the American Film Market in Santa Monica, CA.

Museum, theater note film history

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Are old buildings and community centerpieces your bag? Then you might consider either or both of these events at the Lincoln Square Theatre in Decatur and McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington!

QT topic of new “Conversations”

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

A new publication on the life and times of Quentin Tarantino incorporates a pinch of local flavor. Find out whose words made it into Andrew Raush’s latest release with a click of the link, MacDuff!

Outdoor movie fever hits highway

Friday, June 10th, 2016

The city of Monticello, Illinois, has announced an outdoor movie screening series and will kick it off at dusk on June 10, 2016, with the local production MY DOG THE SPACE TRAVELER!

Film fun to storm the Orpheum

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Provision Elevator Advertising and the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum have teamed to present an all-ages summertime event for the community, “Champaign Cinema under the Stars,” launching tonight!

C-U Film Leader: 2.17.2016

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about celebrity sightings to come, single-screen venues to preserve, and miscellany du C-U for all to behold!

IOW: DP did BLOOD work in C-U

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Two titans of cinematography, gone. Three footnotes in Champaign-Urbana film history, remembered. Four rare archival photos, presented in full FLESH AND BLOOD.

IOW: CONSUMED in moderation

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, all the C-U consumers of CONSUMED will gather at the Art Theater Co-op to get a first look at this locally shot, out-of-town indie. Will you be one of them?

IOW: Fall “Fear” grips Mt. Zion

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Heroic Age Studios of Mt. Zion, IL, celebrates “The Art of Fear” with activities all day on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at their Heroic Age Art Center.

IOW: STRANGE to see no BloNo

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Let’s take a whirlwind tour of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, on film … even though it took trips the world over for various filmmakers to depict the BloNo home front!