Film

Film

Who lives here? Oct. 22, 2016

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home 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.

Frank's Faves: Movie endings

This week: Nothing elevates top-notch entertainment to fave status like a heart-pounding conclusion.

Ask any sports fan (like myself), and they'll tell you: Shutouts are spellbinding, and blowouts are a blast — but there's nothing like the thrill of a fantastic finish.

Entertainment listings, Oct. 20-27, 2016

Special events

This weekend

BALDWIN ASYLUM HAUNTED HOUSE

What: Baldwin Asylum was ranked among the top 10 haunted houses by HauntedIllinois.com and was voted Visitors' Favorite Haunt. With over 10,000 square feet of terror, it is a terrifying adventure for those who love to be scared. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Chuck Koplinski: Despite flaws, 'Denial' packs a punch

During the fall of 1996, historian Deborah Lipstadt took on a long, arduous and unenviable task, one that would last four years, cost her and her publisher Penguin Books UK millions of dollars in attorney fees and challenge the notions of free speech.

Library events, Oct. 16-23, 2016

Champaign Public Library

Main library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

At 2 p.m. today at the main library, the New York City—based Dimitrije Vasiljevic Quartet will perform as part of the C-U Jazz Festival.

Richard J. Leskosky: Five nights of suspense

Once again, The News-Gazette Film Series celebrates October with an Alfred Hitchcock retrospective — "5 Nights of Hitch" at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign on Oct. 23-26 and 28 at 7 each evening.

Ask 'Mimi,' Oct. 16, 2016

Did Janice Harrington have another book published recently?

Yes, the talented poet/University of Illlinois creative writing professor's latest is a book of poetry inspired by the life and art of Horace Pippin, known in the 1930s and '40s for depicting African-American life.

Film on USS Indianapolis disaster to be shown Oct. 22 at Virginia

CHAMPAIGN — A documentary about a World War II disaster at sea that features local survivors will be shown at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Admission is free for veterans and service members, and University of Illinois ROTC program members will attend.