Actor Spotlight: Alan Rickman

By: Logan Sowash Severus Snape. Sheriff of Nottingham. Blue Caterpillar. Hans Gruber. These are just a few names attached to the fantastic actor known as Alan Rickman. Born on February 26, 1946 in London, Rickman got his start in stage productions across England. From Chekov’s The Seagull and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Rickman built up a portfolio and credibility in his homeland. It wasn’t until … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Alan Rickman

Actor Spotlight: Britt Robertson

        By Kit Caldwell        Brittany Robertson – starring in the upcoming films Tomorrowland and The Longest Ride – is a 24-year-old American actress from North Carolina. She is the oldest of seven children and was homeschooled as a child. Britt started acting at the Greenville Little Theater in South Carolina. As a teenager, she moved to Los Angeles to … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Britt Robertson

Actor Spotlight: Lily James

By Kit Caldwell Walt Disney Pictures recently remade their beloved animated classic, Cinderella, into a live-action film to release March 13, 2015. Disney’s strict requirements for casting an actress to star as a Disney princess make competing for the role tough. So who was the lucky woman awarded Cinderella’s role?         None other than the beautiful Lily James. Lily James was born … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Lily James

Artist Spotlight: Rainn Wilson

By Daley Wilhelm Most of Ball State has plans for tonight, since THE Rainn Wilson will be gracing Emen’s Auditorium this evening. Rainn Wilson is namely known for his role as Dwight Schrute from The Office, a character that certainly leaves an impression with his intense attitude and superiority complex, in spite of his general gullibility. Memorable for his mustard-colored shirts, Dwight is perhaps the … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Rainn Wilson

Actor Spotlight: Channing Tatum

By: Desiree Williams Channing Tatum was born in Alabama on April 26th, 1980. Unlike other celebrities, he was not involved in theatre in school and did not move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career at a young age. Instead, he played football at Tampa Catholic High School and wished to obtain an athletic scholarship to play in college. After graduating in 1998, he attended … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Channing Tatum

Actress Spotlight: Anna Kendrick

By: Amber Underwood On Broadway to the big screen, Anna Kendrick never seems to let her audiences down. Anna Kendrick started in show business in her early adolescence in High Society on Broadway as the role of Dinah. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance and was the second youngest actress ever to receive such an honor. She also won a Drama Desk Award … Continue reading Actress Spotlight: Anna Kendrick

Directors Spotlight: Christopher Nolan

By Wendy Faunce The Following (1998) The Following, Nolan’s first feature-length film, launched his career into instantaneous critical acclaim. He invested substantial amounts of time and creative energy into the film as writer, director, producer, cinematographer, and editor. Many aspects of the film, such as a limited budget and a non-linear plot, would have undoubtedly capsized the career of many a director. However, Nolan did … Continue reading Directors Spotlight: Christopher Nolan

Actor Spotlight: Luke Evans

By: Amber Underwood Welsh born actor Luke Evans has starred in movies such as Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, Clash of the Titans, and The Three Musketeers. It is clear that Evans is an extremely versatile actor by simply looking at the range of characters he has played, but when we actually see Evans perform, we understand his true talent.       At 18, Evans … Continue reading Actor Spotlight: Luke Evans