Chuck Koplinski: 'Legend of Tarzan' a gorgeous, grounded epic

Legendary film producer Darryl Zanuck once said, "The secret to success in Hollywood is giving the public what it wants before it knows it wants it." In the spirit of that statement and in an effort to keep you ahead of the curve, I'm here to let you know that while you might not know it yet, David Yates' "The Legend of Tarzan" is the summer movie you want to see ... believe me.

Entertainment listings, June 30-July 7, 2016

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Frank's Faves: Up in the sky

We just can't celebrate independence without the rockets' red glare and bombs bursting in air ...

Clubs listings, June 30-July 7, 2016

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John Frayne: UI Summer Band shines in concert on Quad

The first concert of the UI Summer Band, led by UI Band Director Stephen Peterson, took place on the UI Quad on the evening of June 23.

The temperature was somewhere in the 70s, the skies were clear and blue, and a soft breeze was blowing sufficient to slightly ruffle the sheet music of the players.

Notes-Worthy: Gloria Roubal

C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with Gloria Roubal:

You have been a part of the C-U music scene for how long?

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Studios 06-28-16

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LUke Boyce of Shatterglass Studios visits the News Hour to give a behind-the-scenes look at film production.


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E3 LA report: How's it feel to be an agent of Mayhem?

So I went to E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles earlier this month, wrote two stories — about the Sony and Microsoft press conferences — and then fell silent.

Dick Van Dyke slept here

FAIRMOUNT — It wasn’t the daily wine tastings, the spacious suites or the rustic setting that Sleepy Creek Vineyards’ out-of-state guests enjoyed most about their three-night stay last week.

No, the highlight of Dick Van Dyke and wife Arlene’s visit to Vermilion County was Hobie, the winery’s brown Maine coon house cat.

Chuck's Classics: "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938)

This Michael Curtiz film is among those movies that never age. As vibrant, energetic and entertaining today as it was when it debuted, this version of the English legend has never been equaled. Warner Bros. spared no expense, shooting it in the then-new process of Technicolor, using each of its 11 cameras, the only ones in existence.