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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

‘Your Name’ will defy your expectations

Director Makoto Shinkai takes his viewers on a stunning, emotionally rich animated experience.

‘Wilson’ is the weird neighbor who is worth a chance

The disheveled Woody Harrelson steadily pulls on the heart strings in ‘Wilson’.

Mia Hansen-Løve’s “Things to Come” is a sad yet ultimately uplifting drama

Film makes its mark as a beautiful portrayal of one woman’s commitment to focus on the future.

Three small lives light up the big screen in ‘Certain Women’

Glimpses of three women’s lives are captured brilliantly in the director’s latest feature.

‘The Visit’ is a small step forward for M. Night Shyamalan

The director’s latest is more than just a series of cheap scares.

‘Snowpiercer’ is a compelling dystopian rush

Though uneven at parts, the film carries powerful message.

Podcast: Nick Derian and Marissa Zaritsky review “The Butler”

In their first podcast, Nick Derian and Marissa Zaritsky review “The Butler,” a film starring Forest Whitaker who portrays Cecil Gaines, a butler in the White House for eight administrations.

‘Holy Motors’ confounds

French film “Holy Motors” is a confusing, mystifying film that leaves audiences more puzzled than entertained.

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” triumphs in its directing

Where the acting sometimes fell short, writer and director Stephen Chbosky’s
work came out on top.

Gere shines in manipulating thriller

Ryan Sacco reviews the movie “Arbitrage”, staring Richard Gere.

‘The Vow’ not worth the hype

Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum don’t have the chemistry to keep viewers satisfied in “The Vow.”

‘Bullhead’ a worthy foreign language film

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, “Bullhead” delivers in its acting and directing performance.

‘Martha’ film uniquely depicts cult life

Younger sister of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Elizabeth Olsen delivers an impressive performance in her depiction of a troubled girl who escapes from a cult.

“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.

Hopping into theaters near you!

The minds behind “Despicable Me” have delivered a new family film this spring in the form of “Hop.”

‘Hornet’ brings stinging comedy

Seth Rogen brings lots of laughs to his new comedy, “The Green Hornet,” as he plays Britt Reid, a bored playboy whose life becomes a lot more exciting.

‘Dangerous’ documentary impresses

You all owe your freedom to Daniel Ellsberg. Well, that may be a bit of an overstatement, but it is approximately the way you will feel after seeing “The Most Dangerous Man in America,” a documentary about the man who took the Pentagon Papers from top secret to front page.

‘Kick-Ass’ takes names

Adapted from the comic book of the same title, “Kick-Ass” is the story of a young man who, fed up with the indifference and apathy that the citizens of his city show towards the crime that runs rampant, decides to create a costumed alter-ego and bring some vigilante justice to the streets of New York. There is one problem, however: the newly-minted super hero Kick-Ass has no powers. He has no radioactive blood, no training, no special equipment and no clue about the realities of the criminal underworld.

Bong Joon-ho’s “Mother” thrills and spiritually engages

In a film climate where little substance appears to be occurring in the mainstream, it is nice to see a film like “Mother” (Madeo). What viewers are privy to is an incredibly gripping, thematically complex, and beautifully directed thriller by Bong Joon-ho. Now that it has won the 2010 Asian Film Award for best picture, it looks like it has the potential to be a runaway success.

The Battle for Chile featured in documentary at Food for Thought Books

Food for Thought bookstore in Amherst is hosting a four-part epic movie series chronicling the saga of the violent 1973 United States-sponsored coup d’état in Chile every Wednesday this month at 7 p.m.