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Calendar: June 26-July 2, 2020

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Select movie listings for June 26-July 2, 2020 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! Don’t forget to read the MFHQ Memo!

Don’t ever let the dust settle, C-U

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Self-restriction has been lifted as your humble editor rockets out the gate with fresh words on important topics and miscellany as well as dear old Dad. He might mention a few filmy things on top of that.

Calendar: June 19-25, 2020

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Select movie listings for June 19-25, 2020 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Calendar: June 12-18, 2020

Friday, June 12th, 2020

Select movie listings for June 12-18, 2020 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Let’s all go to the ‘Movies,’ C-U

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Once upon a time, next to no one in our society knew how to make movies. Traveling impresarios of a century ago made sure to tease the average citizen with the possibilities in programs like ‘Making Movies.’

Calendar: June 5-11, 2020

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Select movie listings for June 5-11, 2020 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! Don’t forget to read the MFHQ Memo! Also, have you memorized the Confidential Almanac for today?

Calendar: May 29-June 4, 2020

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Select movie listings for May 29-June 4, 2020 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond! Don’t forget to read the MFHQ Memo!

UI ghosts linger on and off screen

Friday, May 29th, 2020

University of Illinois students a generation apart do their on-camera best to convince viewers that campus spirits drift among us. Their existence somewhat haunts your humble editor to this day.

Oblong title is truth in advertising

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Two decades have passed since Mike Trippiedi cut loose the slasher spoof BUCKY McSNEAD on Champaign-Urbana. How will the rest of Illinois fare when THE TRUE TALE OF OLE SPLITFOOT is finally told?

Online panel will talk indie filming

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

The Central Illinois Film Commission wants to tell you about how filmmakers make it happen in downstate Illinois. Interested in inside knowledge? There’s a Zoom event on Saturday afternoon for that!