Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Weekend at Home With Movies!

By kevinkoczwara

October 3, 2008


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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 people should check out.This week I will begin with a Norwegian film that I rented a few weeks ago, "Reprise." The movie is about two f...

Pedovan in Boston

By andreamurray

September 11, 2008


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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 Boston reported Boston's Weekly Dig. It's so new, that it's still for the ...

Hellboy II Excedes This Movie Snobs Expectations

By kevinkoczwara

July 17, 2008


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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 mistaken when I wrote the preview for the movie in our Summer Guide . It was the only p...

Iron Man!

May 5, 2008


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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 group during a visit to the Middle East, they demand Stark reconstruct for them his...

Neil Patrick Harris & The Second Life of Celebrities

By Peter Rizzo

May 3, 2008


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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


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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 films are set to be released in 2008 . This is an epic project from a director who has been holding off...

So Long Charlton Heston

April 6, 2008


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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, Lydia.Best known for roles in “Planet of The Apes”, “The 10 Commandments”, and “Ben-Hur”, Heston als...

The Downfall of the Thumb

March 27, 2008


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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 Ebert's health is failing. He is seeing less movies, and I am really bummed out. Upon visiting his website, you can see tha...

Chicago 10

By kevinkoczwara

March 25, 2008


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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 one child and she on...

If you have read the Collegian then you know something about…

By kevinkoczwara

March 24, 2008


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the stars of "Stop-Loss," and maybe a little about the writer/director Kimberly Peirce.But the Boston Globe's Wesley Morris conducted a great interview with her recently that was featured in the Sunday Globe. It is a must read to what surely looks like an intriguing movie with some serious punch in th...

Enchanted

By kevinkoczwara

March 20, 2008


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I just rented "Enchanted" with my girlfriend because Wesley Morris and Ty Burr of the Boston Globe rave about Amy Adams performance. Well let's just say it was well worth the free redbox rental.Adams is very enchanting (oh yes I did it) as the princess from a magical world banished by her prince charming s step-...

A. O. Scott Speaks about Michael Haneke’s Films

By kevinkoczwara

March 17, 2008


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With the English version of Michael Haneke's "Funny Games" coming out last weekend I looked around for some interesting stuff on the an who loves to punish those who go and see his movies. A funny concept but one that works and one that makes you self-conscious when you leave the theater.A.O. Scott i...