Film

Film

Who lives here? Feb. 15, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie and ask readers, "Who lives here?" The first person to email wholiveshere@news-gazette.com with the name of a silver screen character who resides in the featured house will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence in your submission.

Film capsules, Feb. 13, 2014

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

Entertainment listings, Feb. 13-20, 2014

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

Special events

This weekend

Chuck Koplinksi: This is not your father's 'Robocop'

When Paul Verhoeven's "Robocop" burst onto screens in 1987 it caused a sensation, primarily because of its excessive violence but also because of its cutting edge special effects.

Sunday highlights

Stories from Sunday's News-Gazette, in case you missed them.

Documentary series to open at UI

URBANA — The AsiaLENS Documentary Film Series will open at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Spurlock Museum with the screening of "Mulberry Child."

The series in Spurlock's Knight Auditorium will focus this season on documentary films that address the cultural revolution in China from different, personal perspectives.

Richard J. Leskosky: 'Films' becomes a misnomer

When you visit your favorite multiplex, do you tell your friends you're going to see a film? Why would you lie to your friends like that?

Who lives here? Feb. 8, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie and ask readers, "Who lives here?" The first person to email wholiveshere@news-gazette.com with the name of a silver screen character who resides in the featured house will get a shout-out in next week's section. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence in your submission.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 6-13, 2014

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

Special events

This weekend

Chuck Koplinski: 'Lego' builds to satisfying, surprising end

With Hasbro having turned "G.I. Joe" and "Transformers" into successful franchises, I suppose it was only a matter of time before they built a feature around those little plastic blocks from Denmark that I cuss at every time I step on one with bare feet.