Archive for December, 2010

IOW: VIRGINIA, AMBER trailers

Friday, December 31st, 2010

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: At long last, we can share a first look at Pounded Pavement Productions’ feature, FINDING VIRGINIA, which they filmed in Decatur, IL, in October 2009, while we also post the trailer for the feature AMBER ROSE, filmed in Champaign-Urbana, IL, in May 2010.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 12.30.2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we peer through THE WINDOW INTO TIME, pontificate THE CITY BEYOND, take a DUCKMAN VS. ZOMBIES hit, drop a LGBT video opp, and update what movies are now playing/renting near you!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 12.25.2010

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we do very little except wish everyone a Merry Christmas and otherwise update what movies are now playing/renting near you!

Edwin Jahiel, 1925-2010

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Founder of the UIUC Unit for Cinema Studies, Edwin Jahiel of Urbana, has passed away at age 85.

IOW: Future shock … and bra?!

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Watch out! You never know when your future self will show up in the present to sway your life choices as we see in the latest Bill Kephart/Joe Taylor “challenge” videos for PopTent.net!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 12.17.2010

Friday, December 17th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we tease at current film projects, we please with news of an Art Theater upgrade, we thrill at a family birthday milestone, and we’re chill about what movies are now playing/renting near you!

CIFC meets Thursday, Dec. 16

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

The Central Illinois Film Commission will congregate at Di Piero’s Sicilian Cucina in Springfield, IL, on Thursday, December 16, 2010.

CLEAN SLATE :: December 2010

Friday, December 10th, 2010

C-U Blogfidential’s monthly open forum, “Clean Slate,” asks what movie you would make if Hollywood gave you theoretical carte blanche!

IOW: Dreamscape goes to dogs

Friday, December 10th, 2010

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: We provide you a large-size look at the cover design for the national DVD release of Dreamscape Cinema’s SHEEBA, and then we sneak a covert peek at the studio’s brand-new canine tale, MY DOG THE SPACE TRAVELER!

C-U Biz-en-scène: 12.09.2010

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we impress upon you to purchase locally made movies, implore you to buy discounted advance passes for a festival, and inform you as to what movies are now playing/renting near you!