‘The Book of Mormon’ comes to Cincinnati

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ Have you ever wondered what Mormons believe? Are you curious about how two 19-yearold kids would try to convert people in Uganda? Do you want to watch a musical composed by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of “South Park” and “Team America: World Police?” Your prayers have been answered, as “The Book of Mormon” will soon return to Cincinnati. This play follows Elders Price and Cunningham, two young Mormon missionaries, who are sent to Uganda. They try their best being thrown into a new setting with harsh new challenges. These challenges come in … Continue reading ‘The Book of Mormon’ comes to Cincinnati

Newswire selects top films of the past year

By: Patrick Phillips ~Staff Writer~ “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” – Action Many anticipated the new release of the sequel to the successful first film installment of “The Hunger Games.” Eyes were set on Jennifer Lawrence, who had just recently won the Oscar for her work in “Silver Linings Playbook.” She once again donned her bow and arrow and wowed audiences in the deeper, darker sequel, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”Smart directing from Francis Lawrence maintained the emotional intensity of the second book by focusing on the internal struggles of Katniss Everdeen. This made it one of the best action … Continue reading Newswire selects top films of the past year

Disney delivers another masterpiece in “Frozen”

By: Alex Spindler Despite what the title may suggest, Disney’s 53rd full-length animated feature, “Frozen,” packs a soaring, heat-infused punch that warms the heart of any movie-goer. “Frozen” bases its narrative on the Danish fairytale, “The Snow Queen,” by Hans Christian Andersen. This story weaves together the tale of two royal sisters. Elsa, played by Broadway diva Idina Menzel, must learn to live in solitude, devoid of her sister’s love because of her deadly powers to make ice and snow. Anna, played by romantic-comedy favorite Kristen Bell, only wishes to find love and to reconnect with the sister she once … Continue reading Disney delivers another masterpiece in “Frozen”