Movie Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’
by Hunter Johnson
After two feature films, four short films, and 118 episodes of a tv show, the “How To Train Your Dragon” franchise has finally reached its end with “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.”
“The Hidden World” follows Hiccup and his dragon Toothless as their village of Berk acts as a massive refugee camp for all dragons who need it.
To put it in a single word, this film is epic. And that’s not a reference to how enjoyable it is — although it certainly ...
Movie Review: ‘Captain Marvel’
by Ian Sarmiento
From Spider-Man to Captain America, Marvel Studios has had a lot of fun recreating beloved characters while crafting memorable action scenes and big moments of comedy. “Captain Marvel” joins in the fun as audiences are introduced to the MCU’s newest hero.
“Captain Marvel” is co-directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, known for their films “Mississippi Grind” and “Sugar.” The directors took Marvel’s newest movie and made it unique to their style, making it ...
Through A Culture’s Eyes: Cedarville’s Foreign Film Series
Cedarville cultivates diverse minds by providing students with cultural artifacts through the showing of foreign films
by Benjamin Smid
The way that people entertain themselves teaches a lot about the culture they live in. According to a report done by IBISWorld, the global film industry is worth $136 billion as of 2018.
Most movies produced in the U.S. are a product of Hollywood and are very reflective of American culture.
But the U.S. is not the only country that makes movies, believe ...
Book Review: ‘Sunny Side Up’
by Sarah Pennington
If you were to have breakfast with Jesus, what might He say to you? That is the question that Cedarville professor Dan DeWitt answers in his latest book, “Sunny Side Up: The Breakfast Conversation That Could Change Your Life.” Taking his cues from Jesus’ conversation with Peter in John 21, DeWitt explores some of the issues that hinder Christians in doing what they’re called to do. He also provides practical applications and questions for readers to ponder as they ...
Women’s Rugby: Competitive Camaraderie
by Shelby McGuire
Freshmen roommates Brooke Twichell and Rachel Hershey were whisked over to a welcoming table of energetic women’s rugby players at the involvement fair this fall. Before they knew it, Hershey and Twichell were attending their first women's club rugby practice, making new friends, and signing waivers.
Neither of them had any rugby experience or knowledge before joining the team, but that didn’t matter. At an interest meeting for the team last Tuesday, team president ...
STP Preview: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
by Kristen Farley
Jeremy Smith will perform his senior theater project, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at 8 p.m. on Feb. 23.
When given freedom to choose his senior presentation, Smith decided on this Shakespearean comedy for the challenge of performing a lyrical play.
“Our freshman year, we did Cyrano as one of the main stages, and that was written in verse, but we were freshmen, so we had smaller roles,” Smith said. He wanted to challenge himself and others, and so decided on ...
ALT Night 4 Brings Wreck it Ralph to Lil Sibs
by Jacob Oedy
Last Friday, Cedarville students experienced the fourth ALT Night of the 2018--2019 year, held in the Stevens Student Center (SSC). ALT 4 included food, games, and activities, as well as 3 showings of the night’s movie: “Wreck it Ralph 2.”
This ALT Night coincided with this year’s Lil Sibs weekend and offered amusement for children of various ages. Entire families played LED mini-golf, Wii, and board games together during the night.
“It was a really fun night,” ...
Movie Review: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
by Hunter Johnson
In 2014, audiences were introduced to the lovable LEGO icon known as Emmet Brickowski, voiced by fan-favorite Chris Pratt. Based on the extremely popular construction toys, “The LEGO Movie” was expected to be a simple cash-grab for Warner Bros, that is, until the film actually came out.
“The LEGO Movie” dominated at the box office and at the critical arena. It was hailed as a groundbreaking achievement in both visual effects and in creative storytelling. Audiences ...
By Kassie Kirsch
ALT 4 is coming up this Friday night. It will feature the movie Ralph Breaks the Internet, which is newly released digitally this month, as well as five food trucks, including Young’s Jersey Dairy, The Christian Bros Meat Company, Cupzilla, The Flying Pepper and Pitabilities. The decorations include the lights strung in the upper SSC, which are set to flicker on and off, so they “glitch” like the internet in the movie.
“ALT Nights,” or The Alternative, are ...
Recording Artist Visits Cedarville
By Madeleine Mosher
Singer, songwriter, and novelist Andrew Peterson gave a free concert Tuesday night in Cedarville’s Dixon Ministry Center.
Earlier that day, he spoke in chapel, and then he spoke again Wednesday morning, and finally gave a Q&A session afterward that lasted about an hour.
Peterson has been working as an artist for 20 years, recording songs infused with his faith in Christ.
During Peterson’s concert, much of the lower level of the Jeremiah Chapel was filled, ...