Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Nate Taskin
Nate Taskin was the head of the film/television department of the arts section for the 2017-18 academic year. They graduated as BDIC major with a concentration in myth and narrative theory and a minor in comp lit and sociology. They enjoy apple juice, comic books and punk rock that they should have grown out of by now.

Nate Taskin, Assistant Arts Editor

Apr 10, 2018
The richness of family folklore (Story)
Apr 01, 2018
Was ist ‚der Autor‘? (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
What is the author? (Story)
Mar 23, 2018
Art Gallery der Student Union zeigt Auswahl der besten Kunst der Umgebung (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Student Union Art Gallery showcases some of the brightest art in the area (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Why is there a monument to a war criminal on our campus? (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
‘Phantom Thread’ a spellbinding reflection on power and art (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
‘Call Me by Your Name’ celebrates love at a distance (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is enjoyable fluff, but doesn’t alleviate the franchise fatigue (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
The cannibal: the universal boogeyman (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
No, fascists are not the same as those who oppose them (Story)
Sep 07, 2017
‘Ingrid Goes West’ is a skin-crawlingly good dark comedy (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
Death to false nostalgia (Story)
Apr 27, 2017
Don’t stress too much about spoilers (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
The enjoyment viewers get from ‘Mariah’s World’ depends on how much they click with its star (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
‘La La Land’ prioritizes form over function (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Hardly anything in ‘Rogue One’ scores a direct hit (Story)
Dec 12, 2016
In a world of robots, ‘Westworld’ wants to show us humanity’s cogs and levers (Story)
Nov 28, 2016
In the middle of the abyss, ‘Moonlight’ shines bright (Story)
Nov 28, 2016
‘Arrival’ is the antithesis to the nightmare of 2016 (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
‘American Honey’ is at once gorgeously humane and crassly hollow (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
Five horror movies not traditionally recognized as horror (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ is a passable fantasy affair (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
‘Don’t Breathe’ is dull, loathsome horror (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
In its third season, ‘BoJack Horseman’ masters the art of depressing hilariousness (Story)
Sep 12, 2016
‘The Neon Demon’ wants to critique societal narcissism, but it can’t get over itself (Story)
Sep 06, 2016
‘Swiss Army Man’ is about a farting corpse, and it’s superb (Story)
Sep 06, 2016
‘Stranger Things’ is too in love with its influences to transcend them (Story)
Jul 05, 2016
‘Warcraft’ delivers a likeable mess (Story)
May 21, 2016
‘Green Room’ is a bloody blast of survival horror (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ tells you everything you need to know about the 21st century (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
There’s no such thing as ‘objective criticism’ (Story)
Apr 11, 2016
‘Embrace of the Serpent’ a powerful exploration of cultural erasure (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
‘Felt’ is a horror movie where the monster is rape culture (Story)
Mar 28, 2016
‘Tom Clancy’s The Division’ is both morally repugnant and a dull chore (Story)
Mar 24, 2016
‘Girls’ grows up in fifth season (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
‘Zootopia’ delivers a mess of mixed messages (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
‘Broad City’ still as delightful as ever (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
‘Fuller House’ an unbearable slog that never needed to exist (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
A masterwork of film craft, ‘Son of Saul’ has unparalleled savagery (Story)
Feb 23, 2016
‘The Life of Pablo’ a manifestation of the greatest artist of our generation (Story)
Feb 22, 2016
‘Deadpool’ thinks raunchy meta-humor can excuse a generic revenge tale (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
‘World of Tomorrow’ bursts with imagination, wit, insight and humanity (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
‘Youth’ is a self-indulgent bore (Story)
Feb 03, 2016
‘Anomalisa’ amazes with poignancy and psychological evisceration (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
‘Making a Murderer’ a stomach-churning true crime series that examines institutional corruption (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
‘Chi-Raq’ crafts a manifesto both brilliant and messy (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Lovely and touching, ‘Master of None’ expertly combines humor and empowerment (Story)
Jan 27, 2016
‘Macbeth’ delivers on violence and visuals, feels emotionally distant (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
‘Tangerine’ a visually stunning and viciously funny comedy-drama (Story)
Jan 21, 2016
‘Carol’ a gorgeous, perfect love story (Story)
Jan 20, 2016
‘Joy’ is another shapeless non-entity from one of cinema’s greatest disappointments (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
‘Creed’ packs a powerful punch (Story)
Dec 01, 2015
‘The Night Before’ is a mildly amusing Christmas caper (Story)
Nov 23, 2015
‘Spectre’ is an abysmal, weightless exercise in anti-excitement (Story)
Nov 16, 2015
‘Beasts of No Nation’ is powerful, but has flaws that bar it from brilliance (Story)
Nov 09, 2015
‘The Assassin’ is a work of unparalleled, violent beauty (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
“Bridge of Spies” is another admirable addition to a fantastic filmography (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
‘The Last Witch Hunter’ has a crisis of identity (Story)
Nov 02, 2015
‘Goodnight Mommy’ a tense, deeply creepy horror about the perils of puberty (Story)
Oct 29, 2015
‘Crimson Peak’ is delightfully gorgeous and spooky (Story)
Oct 29, 2015
Welcoming a nightmare: The three key elements to a great horror game (Story)
Oct 26, 2015
The magic is gone in ‘Pan’ (Story)