‘Spirited’ is a heartfelt, festive and irreverent treat
By Janie Walenda
Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is a well-trod territory by this point. Everyone has a different favorite movie adaptation – mine is “The Muppet Christmas Carol” – and the story makes an appearance every year in theaters around the world. There's a good reason for this, as “A Christmas Carol” is far more than just festive entertainment but an enduring story about humanity, change and what it means to be a good person.
“Spirited” isn’t ...
‘Slumberland’ is a bland movie with an interesting past
By Katlynn Rossignol
Nemo loved living with her father in their picturesque island lighthouse, but when Nemo’s father is lost at sea, Nemo is sent to live with her estranged and socially awkward uncle. Nemo sleeps to escape her grief and meets Flip, the self-proclaimed famous outlaw of Slumberland, in her dream. The two go on a treasure hunt for the wish-granting pearls hidden in the Sea of Nightmares to fulfill Nemo’s wish to see her father again.
The tone of ...
‘The Wonder’ displays the battle between belief and skepticism
By Caroline Stanton
“We are nothing without stories and so we invite you to believe in this one” is the beckoning into the world of Ireland in "The Wonder," just a few decades after the devastating Irish famine.
I can say with absolute certainty that I have never encountered a movie like “The Wonder.” This film is closely based on the book “The Wonder” by Emma Donoghue. I went into watching it with very little knowledge of the premise of the film I was about to ...
Final exam tips and tricks
By Esther Fultz
Final exams can be intimidating, whether you’re a freshman experiencing them for the first time or an upperclassman trying to apply the study habits learned over several years at Cedarville to increasingly tricky classes. Having proper study habits is crucial for success. While good study habits may not be developed overnight, implementing small changes in your studying regimen can make a huge difference to your semesters going forward.
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