March 29, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass women’s lacrosse aims another perfect conference record against Duquesne -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass heads home to take on Albany -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Coming off weekend victory, UMass softball prepares for series against St. Josephs -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

‘The Last Man on Earth?’ more like, ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new face for money -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass hopes to carry momentum into weekend series against VCU -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass Theatre Guild to present “Seussical” this weekend -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UMass eyes the future of its athletics with the hiring of Athletic Director Ryan Bamford -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Derrick Gordon to transfer from UMass in search of more prominent role -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Local author and activist Don Ogden writes to make environmental change -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chiarelli: Football the center of attention Tuesday at Bamford’s hiring -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Oscar Predictions: 2012

Senior Producer Kevin Romani, Danny Marchant and Chris Shores share their thoughts on the nominations for the 2012 Oscars.

3D features cannot save the ‘Phantom Menace’

Kevin Romani explains why “The Phantom Menace” does not fit in well with the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy.

Podcast: ‘A View from the Director’s Chair’ – J.J. Abrams

The ‘A View from the Director’s Chair’ podcast returns with its first episode of the spring and sixth overall installment. Hosts Danny Marchant and Kevin Romani cover J.J. Abrams, the director of the “Star Trek” reboot and last summer’s “Super 8.”

Podcast: Post-Grammy wrap up

Collegian producers Kevin Romani, Christina Gregg and Dave Coffey discuss the 2012 Grammys from Adele to LL Cool J to commemorations to heavy metal.

Podcast: Grammy Red Carpet Review

The Grammy Awards red carpet looks were a mixed sack of red Versace and orange Gaultier lace. Collegian fashion gurus Lindsey Davis, Christina Gregg, Conor Murphy chat about their favorite looks with podcast host Kevin Romani.

Podcast: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Episode 2

In the second installment of “The Dark Knight Rises” podcast, Collegian producers Danny Marchant and Kevin Romani offer an in-depth analysis of both the teaser and theatrical trailers for the upcoming film. Podcast: The Dark Knight Rises Episode 2

Podcast: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Collegian producers Danny Marchant and Kevin Romani discuss the most anticipated film of 2012 in the first episode of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ podcast.

84th Oscar nominations reflect both poor season and selections

This year’s Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday and have
caused quite an uproar. Collegian Columnist Kevin Romani analyzes the
nominees.

The 2011 film year-in-review

Collegian columnist Kevin Romani goes over the top five movies of 2011.

Television Continues to Reign Supreme in 2011

Over the past decade, a clear shift has taken place between television and film in terms of quality. Television used to be widely considered the lesser of the two media in crafting innovative narratives and production technique, but that no longer holds true. Thanks to premium channels such as HBO and new markets for television series via DVD and Blu-ray sales, studio executives now see the lucrative results that the television platform can offer and are dedicated in producing worthy programs. Due to (and also helping to fuel) this trend, talented writers and actors are now making the move to…

Podcast: ‘A View from the Director’s Chair’ – Martin Scorsese

In the winter fifth and final installment of ‘A View from the Director’s Chair,’ Danny Marchant and Kevin Romani focus on Martin Scorsese.

Podcast: ‘A View from the Director’s Chair': Quentin Tarantino

In episode four of “A View from the Director’s Chair,” Kevin Romani and Danny Marchant focus on Quentin Tarantino, director of early independent hits like “Resorvoir Dogs” and “Pulp Fiction” to his most recent mainstream films “Kill Bill” and “Inglorious Basterds.”

Most anticipated holiday films

With the new year approaching, many must-see films are being released in hopes of winning an Oscar. Steven Spielberg directed two of the anticipated flicks – “The Adventures of Tintin” and “War Horse.”

“The Dark Knight Rises” teased with “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

Kevin Romani looks at the fan anticipation leading up to the release of “The Dark Knight Rises.”

Podcast: ‘Fall Movie Guide’ – ‘J. Edgar’

In episode two of the “Fall Movie Guide Podcast,” Collegian staff members Kevin Romani and Danny Marchant discuss Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” and its chances come Oscar season.

“The Muppets” bridges gap between old and new audiences

In light of the recent trend of re-booting major franchises, the producers of “The Muppets” couldn’t have picked a better time to bring back the Muppets.

“Hell on Wheels” shines as newest western

AMC’s latest series takes place during the end of the Civil War and
follows a cold blooded killer/railroad worker trying to murder those who killed his wife in the war.

Podcasts: ‘A View from the Director’s Chair’ – Ridley Scott

In episode three of “A View from the Director’s Chair,” Collegian producers Kevin Romani and Danny Marchant discuss Ridley Scott, famed director of “Gladiator.”

“Puss in Boots” claws itself a new franchise

Following the fourth installment of the “Shrek” film series, “Puss in Boots” holds its own by including a unique feline twist.

Best costume ideas come from television, movies

It’s that time of year again. Halloween is here, and there is sure to be a large number of costumes dedicated to the world of pop culture. Here are some costumes that will be surely seen throughout the weekend.