Archive for May, 2014

Calendar du C-U: May 30-June 5

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Select movie listings for May 30-June 5, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

World to embrace LIFE ITSELF

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Will LIFE ITSELF be one of the rare breakout documentary hits at the box office? Who can say! At least we finally know when we can see it again in Champaign-Urbana after it stunned the Roger Ebert faithful on opening night of “Ebertfest” 2014…

Calendar du C-U: May 23-29

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Select movie listings for May 23-29, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! GO GO GODZILLA!!!

Let’s not flake on CUZine #8 … K?

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

We worked on it. Really, we did! Our summer non-vacation now springs to life as we move to finish C-U Confidential Issue 8. Will you be moved enough to advertise in our Little Film Digest That Could?

CMM open to FOOD in May, June

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at Shatterglass Studios near downtown Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Focus will be on useful pre-production skills and Pens to Lens film projects.

“Cineaste” #8: Digigeddon, pt.3

Monday, May 19th, 2014

In this edition of “The Double Life of a Cinéaste,” author Tyler Tharpe rejoices as he discovers first-run 35mm prints are still available despite the threat of digital conversion perpetuated by the exhibition industry.

Projects need green to hit screens

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Sometimes it is imperative to discuss the nitty gritty concerning Champaign-Urbana movies, including production costs. Today, we take a brief look at the crowdsource campaigns for LOWLIFES, ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE 1970s, and THE GARDEN OF CHLOE.

Calendar du C-U: May 16-22

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Select movie listings for May 16-22, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! GO GO GODZILLA!!!

Calendar du C-U: May 9-15

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Select movie listings for May 9-15, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Calendar du C-U: May 2-8

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Select movie listings for May 2-8, 2014 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Scoop: FOOD film is good for C-U

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

It’s been a few years, but Champaign-Urbana will play host this summer to a film production that didn’t originate here. Read on for our first thoughts about Daryl Wein, Zoe Lister-Jones, and FOOD. (P.S. They’re casting, too!)