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Who lives here? Dec. 15, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Top of the Morning, Dec. 14, 2018

The Urbana Alumni Association got into the holiday spirit this season. In a big way.

The group bought almost 400 $50 gift cards from the I.D.E.A. Store in Urbana to hand out to teachers.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 13-20, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

HOLIDAY MAGIC SNOW SHOW

What: "Snow" will fall over the holiday tree at Center Court while three holiday songs are playing. Also, visit Santa and get a photo taken with him. Special events — ugly sweater day, Dec. 13; pet night, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17.

When: 12:25, 3:25 and 6:25 p.m. Dec. 13-24.

The Screening Room | Beautiful 'Roma' a powerful personal odyssey

The opening shot of Alfonso Cuaron's gorgeous autobiographical film "Roma" is a curious one at first. The sound of scrubbing is paired with the image of water washing away soap and dirt down a drain. This is repeated again and again, and upon reflection, it serves as a simple metaphor for not only the family at its center but also life itself.

Weekend Box Office | 'Ralph' tops charts for third week straight

NEW YORK — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film "Aquaman" arrived with a cannonball-sized splash in Chinese theaters.

Frank's Weekend Faves, Dec. 9, 2018

There are all sorts of great Christmas shows to be found in venues all over East Central Illinois this time of year, but only one can boast of having been written specifically for the area theater that is presenting its world premiere this weekend — and is proud as punch to be doing so — Little Theatre on the Square in Sullivan.

Who lives here? Dec. 8, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Hart steps down as Oscars host over past anti-gay tweets

NEW YORK (AP) — Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.

'Vice' tops Golden Globes nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" seized control of the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards with a leading six nominations, narrowly edging Bradley Cooper's tear-jerking revival "A Star Is Born," the interracial road-trip drama "Green Book" and the period romp "The Favourite."

Frank's Faves: Identity theft movies

"Could it be that somebody else is looking into my mind some other place, somewhere, some other time?" — The Alan Parsons Project

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