Massachusetts Daily Collegian

‘Crazy Heart’ deserving of Oscar accolades

By Matthieu Decker

March 10, 2010

Filed under Movies

“Crazy Heart,” now playing at Amherst Cinema, seems at first to be just another average character study of a country musician down on his luck. But give it a little time to simmer and the subtlety of its unique flavor begins...

Alice in a new wonderland

By Matthieu Decker

March 8, 2010

Filed under Movies

From the opening scenes of Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland”, one can taste the modern sentiment oozing through an austere Victorian reserve. Alice, played by Mia Wasikowska, is now a young woman with interests in opposition...

Get ready to fall down the rabbit hole

By Matthieu Decker

March 5, 2010

Filed under Movies

“Alice in Wonderland,” opening in theaters this Friday, certainly isn’t set in the Wonderland you remember from the animated Disney classic you likely saw as a kid. Rather, it promises a new take on the story, transporting...

Valentine’s Day: The Title Says it All

By Matthieu Decker

February 22, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Trailer: Valentine's Day Chances are, if you are considering seeing “Valentine’s Day,” you probably have a pretty good idea of how the film will play out. Considering the fare generally associated with a V-day week...