A disaster movie, a biopic and two classics are among the films playing in the area this weekend. Here to give us the lowdown on these movies is film critic, Chuck Koplinski.
Update: 10:23 pm, 7/11/14, Friday CHAMPAIGN -- Would you give it two thumbs up? The new movie documenting Urbana-native Roger Ebert's life, opened at the Art Theater Friday night.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Hollywood is invading Champaign-Urbana for the next month.
The latest superhero epic and a classic comedy are on area big screens this weekend. Here to get us up to speed on all things movies is film critic Chuck Koplinski.
A revenge comedy and a misguided sci-fi movie are on area big screens this weekend. Here to tell us about The Other Woman and Transcendence is film critic Chuck Koplinski.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There's no doubt bullying is happening in our schools.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The film "Monuments Men" is based on true story and it has ties to the UI.
CHAMPAIGN -- This Kid to Know has a hobby that's putting him on the silver screen.
CHAMPAIGN -- Most businesses around here are closed for the holiday, but the parking lot was packed at the Carmike Theater.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library will soon be home to some pretty special memorabilia.
CHICAGO -- An explosion in town wasn't as big as movie fans were hoping.
HIGHLAND PARK -- The house made famous in Ferris Bueller's Day Off is on the market again.
DECATUR -- A protest attracted camera crews Sunday, but not for reasons you might think.
BLOOMINGTON -- An area native turned Hollywood actor returned home for a project putting his hometown in the spotlight.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Dozens of people were on the quad Thursday night, but they weren't heading to class.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students are putting their screenwriting skills to the test.
SAVOY -- Movie buffs, the long wait is finally over!
CHAMPAIGN -- A piece of history is uncovered at a movie theater.
CHAMPAIGN -- With most everything closed, some families spent time starting at a silver screen. Several shows at the Beverly Theater in Champaign were sold out on Christmas.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A new movie about Abraham Lincoln opens around the country this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD -- By now, you've probably seen the previews and know Illinois' native son is heading back to the big screen.
GIBSON CITY -- Another theater is taking a different approach to fundraising.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Beverly Cinema is getting a makeover.
You'll soon be able to take your family to a drive in movie.
A downtown renovation in Charleston is in the works.