Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 90-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday at age 93.
The lineup for the 16th annual ‘Ebertfest’ continues to grow.
The late Roger Ebert is the next recipient of the University of Illinois’ award for lifetime achievement in journalism.
Let the arguments begin over who and which film should have been nominated but weren't.
A movie accounting the late film critic and Urbana native Roger Ebert’s legacy and love for film will be showcased in the Champaign festival he started 16 years ago.
Nov. 12 marks the 100th anniversary of a movie theater in downtown Champaign. Originally called The Park, it is now known as The Art Theater Co-Op. In honor of this centennial, there is a new book celebrating its history.
When filmgoers attend Roger Ebert’s 16th annual film festival in Champaign next spring, they will be able to pose with the famous Urbana native.
The city of Decatur is getting some help from the state to update its sewer system and wastewater treatment plant, and create jobs to go with the work.
Founded in Memphis in 1971, the band Big Star never found its way into the mainstream, and its original group did just three albums.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation giving the state the nation's strictest regulations for high-volume oil and gas drilling.