Massachusetts Daily Collegian

I must disagree with Shayna, it happens

By kevinkoczwara

December 7, 2008

Shayna Murphy reviewed Danny Boyle's new film "Slumdog Millionaire" earlier this week. And I must disagree with her "B" rating. Now I know our rating system is flawed (which one isn't?) and it is completely subjective. But I must give Boyle's new film an "A"...

Weekend DVD Rental

By kevinkoczwara

December 5, 2008

The underbelly of cities has been told many times before. Whether it is in Polanski’s masterpiece “Chinatown,” or Danny Boyle’s adaptation of “Trainspotting,” the underworlds of society have been explored, opened ...

Boston Theatres This Weekend…Coming to Amherst

By kevinkoczwara

November 25, 2008

Ty Burr and Wesley Morris rarely disagree like they do here about the new Danny Boyle Film "Slumdog Millionaire." It is getting rave reviews across the country and talk of Oscars is heavy.Here is there weekly "Take 2" on the f...

The Wrestler Trailer Finally Online

By kevinkoczwara

November 21, 2008

Variety has posted the trailer for the new Darren Aronofsky film "The Wrestler."Mickey Rourke is getting praise from almost every critic and won over a lot of hearts at some major festivals.Check it out:...

Classic Halloween Thrillers

By Jennifer Turner

October 30, 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...