Calendar: July 5-11, 2019

Our movie and media Calendar appears every Friday/Saturday on C-U Blogfidential and caters to the downstate region anchored by Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA.

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MILESTONES | Happy Birthday to You!

7/5: Paul Riismandel (co-host, Radio Survivor show)
7/7: Keenan Dailey (cover model, C-U Confidential #10)
7/8: Nathon Jones (actor, MAGNETIC FIELDS)
7/9: Jessie Seitz (writer/director, OBSIDIAN)
7/10: Paul Wood (staff writer, The News-Gazette)

 

NOW PLAYING | Champaign-Urbana Area

@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL
MIDSOMMAR (7/5 on), Smart Kids: PADDINGTON 2 (7/6-7/7, 11:30 a.m.), Late Night: CLIMAX (7/5-7/6, 7/11, 9:30 p.m.)

@ AMC Champaign 13, Champaign, IL
MIDSOMMAR, SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, ALADDIN, ANNABELLE COMES HOME, AVENGERS: ENDGAME, CHILD’S PLAY, THE DEAD DON’T DIE, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL, ROCKETMAN, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2, TOY STORY 4 (7/5 on), STUBER (7/11 on)

@ Broadway Food Hall, Urbana, IL
“Urbanalove Summer Movie Nights” feat. SHOW CATS (7/11, 5:30 p.m., free)

@ Family Video, Champaign-Urbana, IL
THE BEST OF ENEMIES, ESCAPE PLAN: THE EXTRACTORS, AN ACCEPTABLE LOSS, THE PUBLIC, MIA AND THE WHITE LION, HER SMELL, A VIOLENT SEPARATION, DEAD TRIGGER, more! (7/2 on)

@ Goodrich Savoy 16, Savoy, IL
MIDSOMMAR, SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, ALADDIN, ANNABELLE COMES HOME, AVENGERS: ENDGAME, CHILD’S PLAY, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL, ROCKETMAN, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2, TOY STORY 4, YESTERDAY (7/5 on), THE SANDLOT (7/7, 7/10), GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN (7/8-7/10, 10 a.m.), National Theatre Live 10th Anniversary: Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet (7/8, 7 p.m., recorded), SOUND! EUPHORUM: THE MOVIE (7/11, 7 p.m., subtitled)

@ Main Quad, UIUC, Urbana, IL
Illini Union Board Presents “Summer Quad Cinema Series” feat. THE BEST OF ENEMIES, Anniversary Plaza (7/11, 9 p.m., free, rain location: Pine Lounge (1st floor), Illini Union)

@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL
Rewind 92.5 Film Series: THE GOONIES (7/6, 2 p.m.), Animation Vacation: THE LITTLE MERMAID (7/9, 7/11, 6:30 p.m.)

Events featuring locally produced movies are marked with an asterisk (*). Additional “Now Playing” and “Coming Soon” listings appear after the jump!

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NOW PLAYING | The Cities Beyond

@ AMC Classic Village Mall 6, Danville, IL
MIDSOMMAR, SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, ANNABELLE COMES HOME, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL, TOY STORY 4, YESTERDAY (7/5 on)

@ AMC Peru Mall 8, Peru, IL
MIDSOMMAR, SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, ANNABELLE COMES HOME, AVENGERS: ENDGAME, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2, TOY STORY 4, YESTERDAY (7/5 on)

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL
PAVAROTTI, ANNABELLE COMES HOME, TOY STORY 4 (7/5 on)

@ The Harvest Moon Twin Drive-in, Gibson City, IL
TOY STORY 4, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 (Screen 1), SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL (Screen 2) (7/5-7/6), TOY STORY 4 (Screen 1), SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (Screen 2) (7/7 on)

@ The Lincoln Family Theater & Community Center, Lincoln, IL
ANNABELLE COMES HOME, ALADDIN, CHILD’S PLAY, JAWS, ROCKETMAN, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2, TOY STORY 4 (7/5 on), DOLPHIN TALE (7/6, 7/9, 10 a.m.), UFC 239: Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos (7/6, 7 p.m., simulcast)

@ The Little Lorraine, Hoopeston, IL
Closed for the weekend!

@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL
ECHO IN THE CANYON (7/5-7/7), Wild & Scenic Film Festival (7/10)

@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL
SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (7/5-7/7, 7/10)

@ The Princess Theatre, Leroy, IL
ROCKETMAN (7/5-7/7)

@ Route 34 Drive-in, Earlville, IL
TOY STORY 4, DUMBO (7/5-7/7)

@ Route 66 Twin Drive-in, Springfield, IL
TOY STORY 4, ALADDIN (Screen 1), SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, BRIGHTBURN (Screen 2) (7/5 on)

@ Roxy Cinemas, Ottawa, IL
SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, ANNABELLE COMES HOME, CHILD’S PLAY, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2, TOY STORY 4, YESTERDAY (7/5 on)

 

COMING SOON | Area-wide Events

UPDATE! 7/15
Issue release: C-U Confidential #10
+ Paper Opteryx, Champaign, IL

NEW! 7/23
Champaign Movie Makers* meeting
@ Champaign Public Library, Champaign, IL, 7 p.m.

8/1-8/4
11th Gen Con Film Festival @ Gen Con, Indianapolis, IN

8/10
7th annual Pens to Lens Screenwriting Competition + Gala*
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL

9/19-9/29
37th Reeling LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, Chicago, IL

10/26
Dark History & Horror Con’s Screaming Mad Film Festival
@ The City Center, Champaign, IL, 1:30 p.m.

11/1-11/2
3rd Dead in Decatur Film Festival
@ Decatur Area Arts Council, Decatur, IL

UPDATE! 11/4
10th annual New Art Film Festival*
@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL

UPDATE! 11/22-11/23
18th annual Route 66 Film Festival
@ Route 66 Hotel & Conference Center, Springfield, IL

 

COMMUNITY & CAMPUS SERIES | Champaign-Urbana area

Illini Union Board Presents “Summer Quad Cinema Series”
@ Anniversary Plaza, Main Quad, UIUC, Urbana, IL, 9 p.m., free
Rain Location: Pine Lounge (1st floor), Illini Union
7/11: THE BEST OF ENEMIES; 7/25: THE HUSTLE; 8/1: A DOG’S JOURNEY; 8/8: ALADDIN; 8/15: POKÉMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU; 8/24: AVENGERS: ENDGAME @ Memorial Stadium

UPDATE! The News-Gazette Film Series
@ The Virginia Theatre, Champaign, IL, 1 & 7 p.m.
7/13: RED RIVER; TBD: ON THE WATERFRONT

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Compiled by Jason Pankoke.

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