Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“Wreck-It Ralph” Wins Moviegoers over with Cuteness

By Rachel Arlin

November 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

The film “Wreck-It Ralph” hit theaters on Nov. 2. The movie’s credits contain some big names: John C. Riley plays the protagonist of the story, Ralph, alongside Sarah Silverman as Vanellope, Jack McBrayer as Felix and...

Finding a Gimmick

By Danny Marchant

September 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

This Friday saw the re-release of “Finding Nemo,” a contemporary classic and one of Disney and Pixar’s most successful and beloved collaborations in theatres. The film is still as funny and charming as it was in 2003. The ...

Fairy-tale stereotypes

By Emma Anthony

October 10, 2011

Filed under Columns

I was not your average kid. Although I loved girly makeup and dolls, I also loved fishing and playing with hot wheels. I never asked for help; I was determined to do everything on my own. So when I watched Disney princess...

“Secretariat” a predictable Disney film

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 11, 2010

Filed under Movies

Any longtime fan of Thoroughbred racing should be excited to see that a movie has finally been based on the story of Secretariat. Secretariat, who won the Triple Crown in 1973, was one of only 11 horses to have done so, and many argue was the greatest race h...

I Survived A Disney Movie: The argument against the harsh criticisms of Disney.

By Naychelle Lucas

October 4, 2010

Filed under Columns

If there is a reoccurring theme at the University of Massachusetts it’s that alcohol and drugs can ruin your life. Recently, however, I saw a film that suggested I add another item to the list: Disney movies. Despite the movie’s...

Alice in a new wonderland

By Matthieu Decker

March 8, 2010

Filed under Movies

From the opening scenes of Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland”, one can taste the modern sentiment oozing through an austere Victorian reserve. Alice, played by Mia Wasikowska, is now a young woman with interests in opposition...