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Gothic thriller shot completely in Southern Illinois
Filmmaker Hunter Adams' 'Dig Two Graves' is now on iTunes and will screen in Marion.
BY DANN GIRE
Mar 26, 2017 11:01 PM
Gothic thriller shot completely in Marion, southern Illinois
MARION - Filmmaker Hunter Adams intended to direct his new gothic thriller "Dig Two Graves" in the rural areas of his home state of Wisconsin. He abruptly relocated the production to the southern tip of Illinois. Why?
BY DANN GIRE
Mar 28, 2017 10:33 PM
MEET 'WILD BILL': Documentary becomes a lesson in life for local directors
Benton native Ethan Talley and Zach Xanders of Fairfield are co-directors of the short documentary "Wild Bill," which made its Internet debut Tuesday evening.
BY HOLLY KEE
Mar 24, 2017 5:00 AM
'Beauty and the Beast' has monstrous $170 million debut
Disney's live-action "Beauty" was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies.
Mar 20, 2017 12:28 PM
New 'Beauty and the Beast' aims to enchant another generation
Out March 17, the new 'Beauty and the Beast' film is a lavish live-action reimagining of the "tale as old as time" with state-of-the-art CG splendor, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's classic songs and score (and a few new tunes by Tim Rice), and a modern social consciousness.
By Lindsey Bahr
Mar 15, 2017 5:00 AM
No 'Avatar' sequel in 2018, Cameron says
Another year, another "Avatar" postponement. James Cameron says the long-gestating sequel to his science-fiction epic will not be released next year.
Mar 14, 2017 5:00 AM
Review: 'Kong: Skull Island' a good old-fashioned monster movie
Add a giant gorilla to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Lost World," then twist it into a fleetly edited, blistering political parable that also functions as the strangest cinematic valentine to the Chicago Cubs ever created. That would be "Kong: Skull Island," definitely not just another clunky remake of the 1933 monster classic.
By Dann Gire
Mar 10, 2017 2:54 PM
Now on Blu-ray: Revisit the last 'Kong' ... cheaply
The king of the apes has returned to theaters in "Kong: Skull Island," and the definitive home release of the titular beast's last big-screen adventure is now available for a beauty of a deal.
By Sean Stangland
Mar 10, 2017 2:50 PM
Review: Shirley MacLaine rules 'Last Word' with her control-freak character
It's only March and we already have an early contender for the Academy Award for Best Actress, a Hollywood legend. "The Last Word" stars veteran Shirley MacLaine as wealthy, 81-year-old divorcee and force of nature Harriet Lauler.
By Dann Gire
Mar 10, 2017 12:03 PM
Robert Osborne, genial face of TCM, dead at 84
Robert Osborne, the genial face of Turner Classic Movies and a walking encyclopedia of classic Hollywood, has died. He was 84.
By Jake Coyle
Mar 6, 2017 2:36 PM
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