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VIRTUAL VIRGINIA THEATRE:

July 7

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2020

 

The Virginia Theatre may be dark for now, but the desire among our patrons to enjoy great cinema is stronger than ever. That’s why we’ve created Virtual Virginia Theatre. With the help of our partner film distributors, you can now rent select movie titles to stream at home whenever you’d like. It’s easy and quick!

For our fans we’ve also curated a few free selections here of the type of classic films you might normally expect to see on the Virginia’s big screen.

We’ll be offering Virginia Virtual Theatre through September, 2020. Titles to change weekly, so check back often this summer!

 


NOW SHOWING:


 

BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE (1989)

89 minutes / Rated PG
$2.99 – 3.99 to rent (2-day rental period)
Redbox

 

Bill Preston and Ted Logan are two totally excellent dudes facing one most heinous history exam. With the help of Rufus an ultra cool messenger in a time traveling phone booth, the triumphant twosome bag a bevy of historical heavyweights like the Bodacious Philosopher Socrates, One Very Excellent Barbarian Genghis Khan, the Short Dead Dude Napoleon and Noah’s Wife Joan of Arc to stage the most hysterical high school project ever. History’s about to be rewritten by two guys who can’t even spell.

Watch the trailer

 


 

HEAVEN CAN WAIT (1943)

112 minutes / Rated G
FREE (YouTube)

 

A classic Ernst Lubitsch comedy. This 1943 film was produced and directed by Lubitsch and tells the story of a man who has to prove he belongs in Hell by telling his life story. It stars Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, and Charles Coburn.

The film was nominated for Academy Awards in both the Best Picture and Director categories and is an enduring classic that showcases the filmmaker’s trademark blend of wit, urbanity, and grace.

Note: 1978’s Heaven Can Wait is a remake of an entirely different film, Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), which in turn was based on a 1938 stage play originally titled Heaven Can Wait.

Watch the trailer

 


MORE CLASSIC MOVIES – Stream for free!


 

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (1945)

97 minutes / Not Rated
FREE (YouTube)

 

Seven guests, a newly hired personal secretary, and two staff, are gathered for a weekend on an isolated island by their hosts, the Owens…who are delayed. At dinner, a record is played and the host’s message alleges that all of the people present are guilty of murder, and suddenly, the first of them is dead, and then the next. It seems that one of them is the murderer…

Watch the trailer

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
July 7
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Virginia Theatre
Phone:
217.356.9063
Email:
virginia@cparkdistrict.com
Website:
https://thevirginia.org

Venue

Virginia Theatre
203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Phone:
217.356.9063
Website:
https://thevirginia.org/