Savoy 16

Savoy 16

Woman pleads innocent to arson in Savoy

URBANA — A Champaign woman is due in court on Sept. 21 after she pleaded innocent to starting a fire at a bus shelter in Savoy in July.

Octavia Sunderland, 18, who listed an address in the 900 block of West Kirby Avenue, pleaded innocent on Thursday to felony arson.

It's Your Business: Savoy 16 to be an IMAX theater

It's official: The big screen going into the Savoy 16 theater complex will be an IMAX, says Heath Thomas, regional manager for Goodrich Quality Theatres.

Local movie houses to undergo renovations, get big screens

CHAMPAIGN — An official of Carmike Cinemas said he hopes a replacement theater for the Beverly 18 multiplex in Champaign can be open by next spring.

The Columbus, Ga.-based theater chain plans to replace the Beverly with a new multiplex, the Carmike 13, that would feature a screen that's three stories tall.

Goodrich considering renovation of Savoy 16

SAVOY — Goodrich Quality Theatres is considering a renovation of the Savoy 16 theater complex at Savoy Plaza, an area manager for the company said.

"My Run" film being shown tonight

The Savoy 16 theater is showing the documentary, “My Run,” at 7 p.m. this evening, joining theaters around the country in a one-night premiere of the film.

It tells the story of Terry Hitchcock, who ran 75 marathons in 75 consecutive days, from his home in St. Paul, Minn., to the opening ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Ga.

Hood to Coast movie to be shown next week

Runners, you can catch the premiere of a new movie about the Hood to Coast Relay next week at the Savoy 16.

The movie is being shown in almost 350 theaters across the country on Jan. 11, 2011, in a one-night-only event. It will be shown at the Savoy 16 at 7 p.m.

Savoy 16 offers special screenings for kids with special needs

Going to a movie can be a frightening experience for a child with autism or other special needs, with ear-splitting noises and pitch-dark theaters.

Goodrich Quality Theaters, which operates the Savoy 16, is starting a new program once a month that could help.