CHAMPAIGN — WILL's next Community Cinema event, coming Tuesday, will feature "The Revolutionary Optimists," a documentary which explores the work of Amlan Ganguly to empower India's poorest children to become activists and educators.
Without question, director Baz Luhrmann is one of the more polemic filmmakers working today.
A week or so before the 15th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival began, veteran festival-goer Stephen Kaufman of Urbana predicted to me that if the event became too maudlin, Tilda Swinton would do something about it.
Shane Black's "Iron Man 3" has the unenviable task of following Joss Wheadon's wildly entertaining, record-setting feature "The Avengers" as the next Marvel Films' movie out of the chute.
CHAMPAIGN — The fourth annual Feminist Film Festival at the University of Illinois will be Thursday evening at the Art Theater, 126 W. Church St.
The event is free and open to the public, and no advanced ticket purchases are necessary.
Two remarkable ladies played host at last week's Ebertfest. One was old Virginia herself, of course, resplendent in a way she has not appeared in decades. The other was Chaz, present by virtue of her last name but universally known in the hometown that has adopted her by first name alone — like Cher or Madonna or Beyonce.