Archive for February, 2012

IOW: Ed knows Ho in NINJA TMF

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Ed Glaser and Dark Maze Studios are at it again! Today we find them throwing public domain movie stars into the mix of their Hong Kong inspired Web series NINJA THE MISSION FORCE and seeing where they stick!

Calendar du C-U: Feb. 24-Mar. 1

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Select movie listings for February 24-March 1, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

DMS etches PSA on DVD 4 U

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Dark Maze Studios of Champaign, IL, gets pixely with it as they bring their animated Webisode series PRESS START ADVENTURES to your home entertainment system via DVD.

Love hurts at Feb. 24 TTC!

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

C-U Confidential teams up with Psychic Joker Entertainment to present the lost movie gems of yesteryear with “The Psychic Joker’s Time Traveling Cinema” at SoDo Theatre in Champaign, Illinois! On February 24, 2012, we get swept up in the poetic words of CYRANO DE BERGERAC and dark undercurrents of NIGHT TIDE!

NAFF 2012 to kick ass April 20

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Hear ye, hear ye! The New Art Film Festival will prove the third time’s the charm by enveloping the Art Theater of Champaign, IL, with immeasurable local movie love on Friday, April 20, 2012! Submit your agents of artistic amore now!

Lukemans score CIB sweet spot

Monday, February 20th, 2012

So, the News-Gazette beat us to the punch and featured local filmmakers Anne and Chris Lukeman on the cover of their Central Illinois Business magazine. We’ll let it slide. This time. Bwa to the ha ha!

Calendar du C-U: Feb. 17-23

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Select movie listings for February 17-23, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Calendar du C-U: Feb. 10-16

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Select movie listings for February 10-16, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

A decade under the IWMfluence

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Our current shout-out to locally produced media goes to our man Troy Michael and Innocent Words Magazine, his long-standing labor of love which recently eclipsed the 10th anniversary of its first publication.

C-U Biz-en-scène: 02.08.2012

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “C-U Biz-en-scène,” we report first news of two short film projects, preview the Big Muddy and Insect Fear Film festivals, note entertainment media mentions of area college alums, and more!

IOW: Dolls dwell in “Elephant”

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Putting the “do” in “do it yourself” with interesting results, Chris Eitel of the C-U band Elsinore depicts domestic strife using stop motion in his music video for the group’s song, “Life Inside an Elephant.”

Calendar du C-U: Feb. 3-9

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Select movie listings for February 3-9, 2012 in Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

“Cineaste” #5: Panning the view

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

In this edition of “The Double Life of a Cinéaste,” author Tyler Tharpe wonders if vibrant digital bits and rumored economic savings will unceremoniously steal him away from analog celluloid as his filmmaking medium of choice.