Archive for November, 2012

Upgrade to deter non-Art films?

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Seemingly, we’re unable to escape the topic of local movie theaters potentially biting the dust if they can’t afford the highly expensive projection equipment necessary to show movies offered only as digital files. Here is the first of two fresh ruminations about it.

Calendar du C-U: Nov. 9-15

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Select movie listings for November 9-15, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Calendar du C-U: Nov. 2-8

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Select movie listings for November 2-8, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

IOW: Day of the “Drinking” dead

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Yes, friends, we realize worthy local Web series do *not* have to feature ninjas. How does a pack of grape-drenched zombies sound to you, then? Is good? Good. Otherwise, we’d be UP THE CREEK right about now.

“Cineaste” #6: Digigeddon, pt.1

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

In this edition of “The Double Life of a Cinéaste,” author Tyler Tharpe puts up his dukes to block the digital double sucker punch being thrust onto independents by both the motion picture exhibition and production industries.