Massachusetts Daily Collegian

85th Academy Awards lacks clear-cut favorites

By Rachel Arlin

February 19, 2013

  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

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 28, 2012

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

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...

Celebrating cinema

By Chris Shores

February 23, 2012

There’s something special about award shows. I’m not talking about the designer dresses and the red carpet celebrity exchanges. Nor do I refer to the tipsy speeches that drag on for minutes on end as actors list anyone ...

84th Oscar nominations reflect both poor season and selections

By Kevin Romani

January 26, 2012

The 84th Oscar nominations were announced two days ago, and the mediocrity of the year in film was evident based on the honored pictures. Looking closely at the nominations, the Academy also revealed just how political they are in their selections. Instead of honoring the truly deserving films that are in t...

Best and Worst Dressed: Oscars Edition

By Kim Giordano

March 7, 2011

Despite James Franco and Anne Hathaway’s lackluster performance as this year’s hosts of the Academy Awards, the nominees managed to really bring it on the red carpet. I found myself loving almost every outfit choice, which...

The King’s Speech wins big at Oscars

By Kate MacDonald

February 26, 2011

[liveblog] ---- HISTORY: Ancestry of Academy Awards PREDICTIONS: Odds and Opinions BEST PICTURE NOMINEES: 127 Hours | Black Swan | The Fighter | Inception | The Kids Are All Right | The King's Speech | The Social Ne...

Oscar Hopefuls Look to March

By Kate MacDonald

February 23, 2010

Fret not, pop culture enthusiasts, the nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards, known more commonly as the Oscars, are in, and it is predicted to be a great show. The stars will parade down the plush red carpet, decked out in the latest fashions, vying for th...