Calendar du C-U: June 29-July 5

Our unique movie and media Calendar appears every Friday on C-U Blogfidential and caters to the discerning tastes of citizens in the downstate region anchored by Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA.



@ SoDo Theatre, Champaign, IL: C-U Confidential and The Psychic Joker present The Time Traveling Cinema feat. RHYTHM AND BLUES REVUE (1955), HI-DE-HO (1947), NINJA THE MISSION FORCE,* BEDTIME FOR TIMMY,* LIFE INSIDE AN ELEPHANT,* WOODEN HOUSES,* THE BLACK KNIGHT OF SIOUX CITY, and more! (6/29, 10 p.m.)

@ The Art Theater, Champaign, IL: MOONRISE KINGDOM (6/29 on), FIGHT CLUB (6/29, 6/30, 7/3, 7/5, 10 p.m.), MUSIC FROM THE BIG HOUSE (7/1, 1 p.m. w/Q&A, concert)

@ That’s Rentertainment, Champaign, IL: THE ARTIST, 21 JUMP STREET, MIRROR MIRROR, WRATH OF THE TITANS, BULLHEAD, ORANGES & SUNSHINE, THE 39 STEPS (Criterion), more! (6/26 on)

@ The Avon Theater, Decatur, IL: PEOPLE LIKE US, BRAVE (6/29 on), ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER (6/29-7/3), MOONRISE KINGDOM (7/4 on)

@ The Normal Theater, Normal, IL: CORIOLANUS (6/28-7/1, 7 p.m.)

@ Route 66 Twin Drive-In, Springfield, IL: BRAVE, THE AVENGERS, MADAGASCAR 3, SNOW WHITE & THE HUNTSMAN (6/29 on)

@ Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In, Gibson City, IL: BRAVE (6/29 on), MADAGASCAR 3 (6/29-7/2), THE AVENGERS, MEN IN BLACK 3 (6/29-7/1), THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (7/3 on)

@ The Lincoln Theater 4, Lincoln, IL: MAGIC MIKE, TED, BRAVE (3-D & 2-D), ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER (3-D & 2-D) (6/29 on), THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (3-D & 2-D) (7/3 on), THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN (6/30, 7/3, 10 a.m.)

@ The Onarga Theatre, Onarga, IL: BRAVE (6/29-7/2), THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (7/3 on)

@ The Princess Theatre, LeRoy, IL: MEN IN BLACK 3 (6/29-7/1)

@ Centerbrook Drive-In, Martinsville, IN: BRAVE, MADAGASCAR 3 (6/29-7/1), THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (7/3, 7/5)


Locally produced movies and events featuring locally produced movies are marked with an asterisk (*). Also find out what is “Coming Soon” by hitting the jump below. Go see ‘em, C-U!


7/19-7/29: Indianapolis International Film Festival, Indianapolis, IN

8/9-8/12: Wizard World Chicago, Rosemont, IL

10/11-10/25: Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, IL

10/25-10/27: Freeky Creek Short Film Festival
@ Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL

NEW! 10/26-10/27: Central Illinois Film Expo & Trade Show
@ Riverbank Lodge, Petersburg, IL

11/1-11/3: Embarras Valley Film Festival
@ Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

11/2-11/3: Drunken Zombie Film Festival
@ Landmark Cinemas, Peoria, IL

11/2-11/3: Route 66 International Film Festival
@ The Legacy Theatre, Springfield, IL

11/8-11/18: St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, MO

Fall 2012: Issue release: C-U Confidential ‘99
+ Paper Opteryx, Champaign, IL


The News-Gazette Film Series 2012
@ Various CPD parks, dusk, free
7/7: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG (@ Dodds Park); 8/4: THE THIRD MAN (@ Centennial Park); 9/1: THE MALTESE FALCON (@ Hessel Park)


If you have items that you would like us to list in the Calendar, please send relevant dates, start/end times, locations, event descriptions, and ticket prices to cuconfidential [at] gmail [dot] com.

Compiled by Jason Pankoke


“Calendar du C-U” © 2012 Jason Pankoke/C-U Blogfidential.

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