‘Harry Potter’ According to Filmgate
Cedarville's student film org, Filmgate, is in the post-production stages of a shot-by-shot remake of one of the beginning scenes of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”
Filmgate was formed to give film students the opportunity to work in an actual creative setting of the filmmaking process. The organization was supposed to be created long before it was, but did not have the energy or committed members to begin.
“Josh (Sommers) gave it the energy to get it started,” said ...
A look back at the Golden Globe Awards
The current entertainment awards season officially kicked off last Sunday, Jan. 11, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s (HFPA) 72nd Golden Globe Awards.
While underappreciated at times as a sort of an awkward younger sibling to the Academy Awards, the event typically honors a wider pool of talent and contributions. Where the Oscars tend to be more conservative and predictable, the Globes oftentimes produce more surprising outcomes.
As the popular saying goes, always be ...
Winter Jam Brings Big-Name Artists to Ohio
This year’s Winter Jam East tour features a lineup of big-name artists such as Skillet, Family Force 5, For King and Country and Francesca Battistelli.
Columbus’ Schottenstein Center will host the event this Saturday, Jan. 17. The tour will return to Ohio Feb. 20 at Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena and Feb. 22 at Cleveland’s Wolstein Center.
Skillet is a hard rock band that formed in the 90s and continues to rock out for the Lord to this day. John and Korey Cooper, Jen Ledger ...
Editors’ 2014 Christmas Media Picks
“The Muppet Christmas Carol”
“The Muppet Christmas Carol” is a delightful adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale in which a greedy old man named Scrooge is visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve. During these visits, Scrooge (spoiler alert – oh wait, the book has been out for over a hundred years!) has a change of heart and learns to embrace the spirit of Christmas.
The movie stays true to the novel on which it’s based, and the cast consists of both humans ...
An Artist from Appalachia
Cooley Turner, a Cedarville custodial services employee for 28 years, is a man of many stories.
He’s climbed from poverty in the hills of Kentucky, spent time in the Peace Corps, earned a plaque on the wall of Cedarville’s Dixon Ministry Center and dabbled in the arts — from pottery to painting to poetry — for most of his life.
And he’s done all that without obtaining a college degree.
According to his daughter, Turner, 68, has used his artistic talents to enrich lives, ...
Student Spotlight – Justin Eisner: Videographer
Justin Eisner, a freshman business management major and digital film minor, wants to start his own film production company.
A few weeks ago, Eisner created a video lookbook, a video showcase of different products offered, for the clothing company Honor Raleigh. He got the job by emailing the company and asking them if they wanted a video made. They had seen his work and welcomed his offer.
“A lot of people who I look up to are always telling me, ‘Don’t wait for luck to come your ...
Musical Review: ‘Peter Pan Live!’
Most people are familiar with the story of Peter Pan, whether from watching the animated Disney film or reading the original tale by J. M. Barrie. There’s no question that the story of Peter Pan has remained as timeless as Pan himself and continues to be a favorite among children and grown-ups alike. “Peter Pan” was chosen as this year’s live televised musical broadcast by NBC.
“Peter Pan Live!” aired Dec. 4 on NBC, a follow-up to their highly successful “Sound of Music ...
Radio Theatre Puts New Spin on Classic
The Cedarville Opera House is hosting two non-traditional performances of “A Christmas Carol.” This production is like a live radio broadcast, said Clifford Fawcett, who plays the role of Jacob Marley.
In this production, there will be a minimal set, live music, no costumes, live sound effects and audience involvement. Both performances, as well as a few of the previous rehearsals, will be recorded and blended together into one full-length radio production that will be aired Christmas ...
Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One’
Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) survived the arena — twice — and inspired all of Panem with her bravery, daring and devotion. Now, having played a part in a plan she knew nothing of, she finds that her actions have affected more than she could have imagined.
After firing the arrow at the arena’s force field and enabling the escape from the Quarter Quell and the Capitol, Katniss’ world has fallen apart. District 12 is gone. She survived the arena and made it out — but she is ...
You Know Heartsong and You Know Rekindle, But Do You Know Resonance?
An unfamiliar worship band to much of the Cedarville community, Resonance gives students an opportunity to travel, gain experience and develop lasting relationships.
Roger O’Neel, assistant professor of worship and adviser for Resonance, said Resonance is the worship department’s touring team.
This year, Resonance has two bands: Resonance Blue and Resonance Gold. Resonance’s two bands are volunteer based and run as a part of the worship department. The bands essentially complement ...