Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Classic Halloween Thrillers

By Jennifer Turner

October 30, 2008

Filed under Movies

Halloween This 1978 John Carpenter classic is the granddaddy to the modern horror film. Michael Myers remains one of the scariest and most recognizable movie killers. This film features a young Jamie Lee Curtis as the virgina...

Weekend Movie Rental

By kevinkoczwara

October 18, 2008

Filed under Movies

Another weekend, another movie rental suggestion (just a day late). "The Visitor" played at Amherst cinema last spring. I got to go to a press screening, but never got to run the review in the paper because we ran out of time. So this is...

DVD Pick of the Week

By kevinkoczwara

October 10, 2008

Filed under Movies

This weekend in Northampton there is a festival dedicated to Robert Altman. So this weekend for my DVD I figured I'd pick a movie that feels like an Altman film, but was a first for one of the new-era of American directors.P.T. An...

Weekend at Home With Movies!

By kevinkoczwara

October 3, 2008

Filed under Movies

This is going to be the second piece to the weekly column I will be writing for Friday's paper about the upcoming movies. This blog post will however be a DVD recommendation for the weekend, maybe 2 if it's a rainy one, that pe...

Pedovan in Boston

By andreamurray

September 11, 2008

Filed under Movies

Newest Judd Apatow Joint Secretly Filmed in BostonThe newest Judd Apatow movie, producer of such wildly popular films as The 40 Year Old Virgin, Pineapple Express, Knocked Up and Superbad, just wrapped up filming last month in B...

Hellboy II Excedes This Movie Snobs Expectations

By kevinkoczwara

July 17, 2008

Filed under Movies

I must admit:Hellboy II was near the bottom of my Summer Blockbuster List. But I was moved to go see it, with the temptation of Chinese food being snuck into the theater (General Goa's Chicken, Low Mein and White Rice, yum). I was ...

Iron Man!

May 5, 2008

Filed under Movies

Skip your classes and make haste to Cinemark: "Iron Man" is the most fun of any superhero movie released in the past year.Robert Downey, Jr. stars as Tony Stark, a hotshot weapons dealer. Taken captive by a local terrorist gr...

Neil Patrick Harris & The Second Life of Celebrities

By Peter Rizzo

May 3, 2008

Filed under Movies

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, the second in the film franchise, contains ten minutes of epic cinema gold. While stranded in the wilderness the perpetually daft duo attempt to hitchhike only to be picked up by none other than Neil Patrick Harris (Doogie Howser MD). What follows is Neil Patrick Harris a...

Cannes Film Festival list has been Announced

By kevinkoczwara

April 23, 2008

Filed under Movies

The Guardian's film blog has posted the list of film playing at this years Cannes Film Festival. The list includes the 4 hour (2 movies running together) Che movie by Steven Soderbergh (starring Benicio Del Toro). The two film...

So Long Charlton Heston

April 6, 2008

Filed under Movies

It’s a sad, sad day in H-town. Screen legend Charlton Heston passed away last night, at the age of 84. The actor, who in 2002 revealed an ongoing struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, leaves behind his wife of sixty-four years, Ly...

The Downfall of the Thumb

March 27, 2008

Filed under Movies

His thumb used to decide the fate of movies, careers and decide for millions what they thought was a good or bad movie. But ask yourself how long has it been since you've heard a movie getting 'two thumbs up'?In his old age, Roger E...

Chicago 10

By kevinkoczwara

March 25, 2008

Filed under Movies

I went to Amherst Cinema today at 2:30 in hopes of seeing a peaceful, empty theater and see "Chicago 10" well I was greeted with a not so peaceful environment. It was the baby-friendly showing and I was scared to enter for fear of whining and crying children. Well there was only on...