Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Podcast: Nick Derian and Marissa Zaritsky review “God Loves Uganda”

By Marissa Zaritsky

November 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Collegian podcasters Nick Derian and Marissa Zaritsky discuss "God Loves Uganda" and the issues raised by the film....

The interplay of theater and film

By Griffin Lyons

October 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Theatre

Theater and film are separate but intimately related forms of art. Theater is a type of live performance that has existed in one form or another for thousands of years across many different cultures. Film, the recorded pe...

Podcast: Nick Derian and Marissa Zaritsky review “The Family”

By Nick Derian

September 27, 2013

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Arts Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Collegian podcasters Nick Derian and Marissa Zaritsky review "The Family."...

“Silver Linings Playbook” breaks the mold

By Steffi Porter

December 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

It is difficult to find a love story that hasn’t already been told or doesn’t make you cringe as it drips with clichés and sappy dialogue. “Silver Linings Playbook” has accomplished this very feat. In 122 minute...

“Killing Them Softly” receives mixed reviews

By Jonathan Smith

December 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

With big guns, stolen money and a plotline built around organized crime, “Killing Them Softly” looks like any other gangster film from an outsider’s perspective. While the film is, in many ways,  stereotypical of the genre, director Andrew Dominik attempts to take a different approach and...

Skyfall is a “tremendous film”

By Jonathan Smith

November 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

This year marks the 50th anniversary of James Bond’s inception on the big screen and the most recent Bond film “Skyfall” triumphantly reminds us why he remains one of the greatest icons of cinema. The film perfectly captures...

“Seven Psychopaths” more disorienting than psychotic

By Emily Brightman

November 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

With a moniker like “Seven Psychopaths” dripping with demented possibilities, it seems impossible to go wrong. But sadly, Martin McDonagh’s latest flick evokes more head-scratching bemusement than anything else. Struggling sc...