Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“Jane Eyre” is a winning adaptation of a classic

By Ian Opolski

April 4, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Movies

In his adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic Gothic romance, director Cary Fukunaga opens “Jane Eyre” with force, showing the titular character as an adult wandering miserably across the harsh English countryside. Fans...

New adaptation ‘springs’ into action at the Curtain Theater

By Alissa Mesibov

February 24, 2010

Filed under Theatre

The University of Massachusetts Theater Department’s first play of the semester, “Spring Awakening,” opens tonight at the Curtain Theater. “Spring Awakening” tells the story of young teenagers in 1890s Germany. They...

‘The Lovely Bones’ lacks backbone

By Kate MacDonald

January 27, 2010

Filed under Movies

In making “The Lovely Bones,” director Peter Jackson ventures perilously into the land of risk – a land traversed when moviemakers try to make a wildly popular book into a movie. Many have done it right – take “Twilight...