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Illinois residents have picked "The Blues Brothers" as the top movie in state history, making it the first item on a list of Illinois' top 200 people, places and things.

GLT Datebook: Movie Trivia Is Ready For Its Closeup

Aug 27, 2016
Twin City Trivia

You can test your movie trivia mettle each Monday night at 7 PM  at Ovation Cinema in Bloomington as Twin City Trivia hosts a movie trivia night for all ages.  Quiz master Pete Moore said the trivia night has a wide range of questions for both aficionados and for the casual film fan.

Chicks Rule, Slimer Drools In Ghostbusters Reboot

Jul 22, 2016
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A supernatural film comedy classic lives again in a reboot that's thrilled some and annoyed others.  When the Ghostbusters reboot was announced with an all female cast, a cry of foul arose from the internet as fans of the original film felt a reboot with women was akin to movie heresy. But GLT's culture critic, Shari Zeck has some advice for the outraged:  Chill out and enjoy.

Normal Theater Manager Rates His Own Performance

May 31, 2016

The town of Normal’s Civic Arts and Normal Theater Manager marks his one-year anniversary this month and he gives his own performance an above-satisfactory score.

Kickapoo Creek Festival

Oct 15, 2015

One of the largest music events in Central Illinois history is virtually undocumented. GLT’s Jon Norton has the story of a Normal native and U-High grad whose life’s passion has been bringing his film of that event to national prominence.