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Mortensen, Knightley shine in ‘A Dangerous Method’

By Acacia DiCiaccio

January 29, 2012

Filed under Music

“A Dangerous Method” explores the lives of two of the most renowned names in psychology: Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. The story opens in 1904 with Jung, played by Michael Fassbender (“Inglorious Basterds”), performing his fi...

’Man On a Ledge’ fails to thrill

By Emily Merlino

January 29, 2012

Filed under Movies

Inexplicably featuring proficient actors that should have much better career options than this, “Man on a Ledge” is the kind of movie that was meant to be shown on an early morning flight, when the passengers are only look...

Melodramatic Muggles

By Merav Kaufman

September 15, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With the much-anticipated release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” July 15 was the ultimate midsummer night’s dream for all fans of the lovable, bespectacled, chronically-occupied boy wizard. As I was in the mids...

Sept. 11 movies tell stories, keep history alive

By Dave Coffey

September 9, 2011

Filed under Movies

Daily Collegian - Sept. 9, 2011 | Daily Collegian - Sept. 12, 2001 A day such as Sept. 11, 2001 shakes a society to its very foundation. While the primary effects are seen in the socio-political environment of our ...

“Legend” soars with stunning imagery

By Mark Schiffer

October 20, 2010

Filed under Movies

Whether or not you enjoyed the violence-pornography hybrid that was “300,” it was undeniably the film through which director Zack Snyder created his own kind of visual signature. Snyder’s most recent film, “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole,” proves to be a product of his post-”300...

“Secretariat” a predictable Disney film

By 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...

Tramp brings laughs to ‘The Circus’

By Austin Dale

October 6, 2010

Filed under Movies

The great French filmmaker Claude Chabrol had a famous quote: “Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating than intelligence.” He went on to say, ”Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none. To observe a profoundly st...