Why “Star Wars” is Important to Me

If you know me, then you know that movies are probably one of the most important things in my life. I have always been fascinated with the characters, plots and themes in movies, as well as the work that happens behind the camera. This fascination did not start until I was about six or seven when…

The “Frozen” musical makes all our Broadway dreams come true

Around the same time that Ohio University officially started its Spring Semester, a glorious announcement was made: Disney confirmed that “Frozen” is in the process of being transformed into a Broadway musical. Yes, the Golden Globe-winning hit will follow its previous Disney-gone-Broadway successors such as “The Lion King” and “Beauty and the Beast” to the…

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ wipes out the competition

Paying homage to the extensive world of video games past and present, “Wreck-It Ralph” is a true contender for most original animated film of the year. “Wreck-It Ralph” leads with an animated short appropriately named “Paperman,” an affectionately contrived boy-meets-girl tale that masterfully mixes CG with hand-drawn animation. Drawn in black-and-white, ‘Paperman’ evokes the magic…