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Entertainment listings, March 26-April 2, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

WCIA 3 LANZ HEATING COOLING & PLUMBING HOME & GARDEN EXPO

Chuck Koplinski: 'Get Hard' silly, offensive, but effective

With their comedic styles like night and day, there was no guarantee that any sort of chemistry would result from the pairing of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart on screen, but after seeing them together in "Get Hard," in retrospect it seems like a no-brainer.

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

TUESDAY

Richard J. Leskosky: Check out Keaton's last great feature

Today's movies feature dazzling stunts using computer-generated images and wirework, but you can see even more amazing feats using real objects and sheer grit when the News-Gazette Film Series shows Buster Keaton's 1928 comedy "Steamboat Bill Jr." at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign at 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Who lives here? March 21, 2015

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Frank's Faves, March 19, 2015

The annual college basketball frenzy known as March Madness is in full mania, but with no Illinois teams in the Big Dance, you might be left with little basketball of your liking still to watch.

Film capsules, March 19, 2015

Summaries and mini-reviews of movies playing now, from e3 magazine:

Entertainment listings, March 19-26, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

GIBSON CITY ROTARY CLUB BEACH BALL

Chuck Koplinski: 'Insurgent' ups original's ante and succeeds

Smart, slick and superior to its predecessor "Divergent," "Insurgent" does what every good adventure tale must, namely give us characters we care for as the whole world goes to hell around them.

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

TUESDAY