Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Wes Anderson: the antidote to hum-drum Hollywood

By Jeremy Paskoff

November 18, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

There are a lot of Hollywood directors whose styles blend together, making most movies today feel voiceless and bland. Wes Anderson is a director who does the exact opposite giving his films a certain charm and style. Although critics receive his work with very mix...

“Don Jon” is an energetically refreshing take on romantic comedy

By Jeremy Paskoff

October 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

It is rare these days to see a film that truly stands out from the crowd. We almost never see a movie that takes a genre and approaches it with a never-before-seen twist, shattering the conventions of the classical Hollywood narrative. “Don Jon” does all of these ...

Podcast 9 From Outer Space reviews “The Creeping Terror”

By Jeremy Paskoff

September 20, 2013

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Arts Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

In their first installment of Podcast 9 From Outer Space, Jeremy Paskoff and Tommy Verdone review "The Creeping Terror," a B-movie from 1964....

Comedy Jam’s bucket of laughs not full enough

By Jeremy Paskoff

April 17, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture

While the University of Massachusetts Comedy Jam elicited some laughs over the weekend, the performances were hit and miss, and left some audience members hoping for more. Newbies and seasoned comedians alike took the stage at Bartlett hall on Friday, April 12 and S...

We Be Jammin’ at UMass’ Annual Comedy Jam

By Jeremy Paskoff

April 11, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture

Student Valley Productions will begin its annual Comedy Jam this weekend in Room 65 of Bartlett Hall. The event will run over two days, with performances on both Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10 p.m., and admission is fr...