Archive for December, 2008

Article du C-U: Ebertfest X, pt.1

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Anthony Zoubek finally explains it all for the C-U Blogfidential readership. In this first entry, the 10th “Ebertfest” begins.

WB leaks first INFORMANT pic

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

If a picture paints a thousand words, then what does the sight of Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) hiding in the shitter with important-looking documents tell us, exactly?

Bogie, Bergman beckon in 2009

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

Classic and contemporary Hollywood finds a home at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign for another year, thanks to the News-Gazette’s on-going Film Series.

MUMMY’s got a brand new wrap

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Please, please, please don’t judge this UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS VS. A MUMMY DVD by its cover…

Movie Makers to meet Dec. 16

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Champaign Movie Makers, a group dedicated to fostering independent and personal filmmaking in the Champaign-Urbana area, will next meet at the Champaign Public Library in Champaign, IL, on Tuesday, December 16, 2008.

Q&A du C-U: Joe Stoltz

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

EXTRA! Interview with the director of MISTER UNDERSTANDING.

Docu to tell comix auteur’s tale

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Hart D. Fisher plans on stomping the grounds of Champaign-Urbana once again, trailed by a fellow filmmaker hired to document the early Boneyard Press/GARBAGE MAN days and all the murder and mayhem they entailed.

Forrest J Ackerman, 1916-2008

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

Numerous sources report that science fiction memorabilia collector Forrest J Ackerman, the original editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, has passed away.

Bruce + Wayne = groovy movies!

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Current cult cinema returns for a local encore as the Canopy Club celebrates CHRISTMAS ON MARS one last time and the Avon Theater confirms that MY NAME IS BRUCE several times over.

View a Quantum of Awesomeness

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

One man. One woman. One unsuspecting audience baited by James Bond. Awesomeness ensues.

ELECTRIC CITY to light up B-N

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Area native Dennis Neal Vaughn will premiere his new short subject, ELECTRIC CITY – FAR FROM NORMAL, at the Normal Theater in (you guessed it) Normal, IL, later tonight, Monday, December 1, 2008.