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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...

Cannes Film Festival list has been Announced

By kevinkoczwara

April 23, 2008

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

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

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

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

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...


By kevinkoczwara

March 20, 2008

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

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...

Amherst Cinema is Bringing Shorts to the Valley

By kevinkoczwara

March 13, 2008

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMS ANIMATIONat Amherst CinemaFriday 3/14 through Thursday 3/20 4:15, 9:00Not rated.Total running time 137 minutesAT NIGHTThree young women share their problems while spending the holidays ina hospital cancer ward.Denmark, Oscar Nominees: Christian E.Christiansen & Louise Vesth. Drama, 40 mi...

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February 27, 2004

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