If you're tired of all the political song and dance routines of the primary campaigns, you have a chance to experience the real thing — at least, real song and dance — when The News-Gazette Film Series shows the 1933 Warner Bros. musical "42nd Street" at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign on Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m.
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It's sometimes hard to watch movies like "London Has Fallen" (you know, ones you've seen before but under a different title) with a sense of objectivity.
Some songs make the movie ... and some just leave 'em in the dust.
Every screen romance dictates that a bit of tragedy dog the couple in question, and there's certainly no shortage of that in William Wyler's adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel. Though reluctant to embrace the Hollywood lifestyle, Laurence Olivier came to the U.S.
A good number of people turned out for the screening of courageous artist Nina Paley's work in-progress, "Seder-Masochism," her irreverent animated take on Moses and the story of Exodus, at the Art Theater Co-op on Tuesday. The Urbana resident has finished 45 minutes and must complete another 30 or so to make it a feature.
Austin McCann does a great job of programming at the Art Theatre Co-op. This week the Art will show Michael Moore's latest, "Where to Invade Next," co-produced by Urbana native Carl Deal and his partner, Tia Lessin. Sure, Moore is polemical but we need his voice.