Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Academy’s season of snubs

By Alex Frail

January 20, 2015

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies, Scrolling Headlines

On Feb. 22nd, the 87th Academy Awards will air on ABC, but this season promises little surprises or excitement. The nominations, which were announced on Jan. 15th, not only failed to offer any underdog upsets, but also snubbe...

85th Oscars full of unpredictability

By Steph Cann

February 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Music

The 85th installment of Sunday night’s Academy Awards was an evening of raw creative talent and highly emotional speeches. With hundreds of millions of people watching worldwide, every Oscar winner announced became progressively more unpredictable. “Argo,” directed by a...

85th Academy Awards lacks clear-cut favorites

By Rachel Arlin

February 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Television

  The Oscars —the pinnacle of movie accolades and a celebration of the film industry’s best creations over the last 12 months.               This year, “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane is taking ov...

Chico & Rita showcases the bolder side of animation

By Jeff Mitchell

March 4, 2012

Filed under Movies

In a world where Pixar and DreamWorks dominate kid-friendly cinema, animated movies are sometimes not taken seriously. “Chico & Rita” challenges this norm – creating an animated film for adult audiences that hits on mult...

Podcast: Oscar red carpet recap

By Conor Murphy

February 29, 2012

Filed under Arts Podcasts

Collegian producers Conor Murphy, Emily Merlino and Kevin Romani along with special guest Annie Harrington provide a full recap of the best and worst dressed at this past Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony. Podcast: Oscar Red Carpet Part 1 ...

Podcast: Oscar Recap

By Malea Ritz

February 28, 2012

Filed under Arts Podcasts

Collegian producers Malea Ritz and Kevin Romani discuss the 84th Academy Awards. Malea and Kevin share their opinions on both the winners and the program itself. Podcast: Oscar Recap Podcast: Oscar Recap Part 2...