Archive for February, 2009

Article du C-U: Ebertfest X, pt.5

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Anthony Zoubek finally explains it all for the C-U Blogfidential readership. In this fifth entry, he acknowledges the good intentions of HULK but smashes its execution.

Starplex opens Feb. 27 in B-N

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Article and video in Bloomington (IL) daily The Pantagraph about the grand opening of the Stadium 14 cinemas in Normal on Friday, February 27, 2009. Also, your editor is suddenly rarin’ to bitch again like in the good ol’ days.

ACC honors late EIU academic

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Asian Cult Cinema magazine reports that staff writer Graham R. Lewis, a faculty member of Eastern Illinois University, has died.

Actors, extras needed Feb. 21

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Exercise your acting bug by playing a bar patron in the Mike Boedicker movie REVOLTING or auditioning for a role in the costume drama A DINNER WITH THE MAFIA, both taking place tomorrow, Saturday, February 21, 2009.

CMM is beckoning to you as well!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

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 Wednesday, February 18, 2009.

A Call to Arts is calling for you!

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

This month’s outing of community art critique A Call to Arts will take place tonight, Tuesday, February 17, 2009, in the auditorium of the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign. Bring locally made films to discuss with the audience!

CUZine #3 is looking for love

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

C-U Confidential cannot three-peat this April without your assistance, dear readers.

GARBAGE MAN to prowl in June

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Did you really think that THE GARBAGE MAN was forever buried underneath the sands of time? Think again, punk.

Article du C-U: Ebertfest X, pt.4

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Anthony Zoubek finally explains it all for the C-U Blogfidential readership. In this fourth entry, he fawns mercilessly over MISHIMA.

Sked for IMC Film Fest available

Friday, February 6th, 2009

The first IMC Film Festival, a “celebration of the art of cinematography,” will take place February 6-8, 2009, at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center in the old Post Office building in downtown Urbana, IL.

CERTAIN POINT needs cast, crew

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Chicago-based Premonition Pictures, which produced the student life cable-television drama ONE FINE DAY! in Champaign-Urbana, will return this spring to shoot a feature called A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW.

Serdar gets serious in RAMPAGE

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Dark Maze Studios of Champaign, IL, has announced that it will release an English-dubbed edition of the 1986 Turkish action epic KORKUSUZ to DVD as RAMPAGE on April 28, 2009.

FARMLAND ladies save landmark

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Members of a bridge club in conservative, small-town Farmland, IN, (seemingly) bare all in a fundraising effort to save a historic building in THE COURTHOUSE GIRLS OF FARMLAND, which plays the Normal Theater in Normal, IL, on February 3-4, 2009.