Film

Film

Who lives here? Oct. 28, 2017

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.

Weekend Planner: Lions and tigers and pets, oh my!

Curtis Orchard is partnering with the animal-rescue organization Hospice Hearts to present "The Wizard of Paws" from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the orchard, 3902 S. Duncan Road, C.

Frank's Faves: Funny scary movies

"I've seen 'The Exorcist' about 167 times, and it keeps getting funnier every single time I see it." — Michael Keaton in "Beetlejuice"

Entertainment listings, Oct. 26-Nov. 2, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HCE CULTURAL ARTS SHOW

What: Champaign County Home and Community Education (HCE) members will display their handcrafted projects for judging for the State Conference March 2018. Guest speakers are Bonnie Smith, Illinois Homemakers Camp, and Karen Cunningham, motivational speaker. Public invited.

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 26.

Koplinski: 'Thank You for Your Service' a powerful tale of returning to civilian life

"I'm going to name my son after me so I don't forget his name."

This is the sort of coping mechanism the veterans in Jason Hall's impressive debut "Thank You for Your Service" are forced to employ when they return from active duty and take on their biggest challenge — reintegrating to the home front, their real lives, the world.

Top of the Morning, Oct. 26, 2017

The News-Gazette, it turns out, played a role in kickstarting PAUL DEBEVEC's career.

"I delivered papers for a few years in the early '80s," he said, "using the money to help save up for a Commodore 64 computer, on which I did my first computer graphics."

Richard J. Leskosky: A full buffet of Hitchcock

It's become something of a tradition for The News-Gazette Film Series to include a Hitchcock retrospective right before Halloween.

Frank's Weekend Faves, Oct. 22, 2017

Where do you go to enjoy fall colors outdoors?

According to smokymountains.com's Fall Foliage Prediction Map, this weekend is supposed to be peak time for autumn colors in most of Illinois.

Who lives here? Oct. 21, 2017

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot 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, Oct. 20, 2017

The Vietnam War happened more than 8,000 miles from Champaign-Urbana. But it had an impact on the community and the state.

WILL provides a look back with its radio documentary "Still Here: Vietnam War Stories from Illinois." The program airs at 3 p.m. Saturday and includes stories from Illinoisans who served in the war, protested the war or became war refugees.