Massachusetts Daily Collegian

‘Prisoners’ is an arresting experience from start to finish

By Cory J. Willey

October 22, 2013

Imagine the person you love most in the world. Now imagine they’ve disappeared without a trace. They’re out of your reach and you’re seemingly powerless to bring them back. The police have a suspect but they don’t have the evidence to hold them for long a...

‘End of Watch’ leaves viewers satisfied

By Cory J. Willey

October 3, 2012

“End of Watch” is much more than your average buddy-cop film, distinguishing itself from others with its gritty action and excellent use of the “shaky cam” effect. The film follows Officers Brian Taylor and Mike Zavala (starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena...

Gyllenhaal makes every second count in “Source Code”

By Malea Ritz

April 4, 2011

Jake Gyllenhaal races against time in his newest film, “Source Code.” As a courageous soldier named Captain Colter Stevens, Gyllenhaal is on a mission to save the city of Chicago from a series of bombings. Through a program...

Anne Hathaway shines in “Love and Other Drugs”

By Alissa Mesibov

December 7, 2010

"Love and Other Drugs” takes viewers back to a time when most of the current University of Massachusetts student body was watching Nicktoons before a 9 p.m. bedtime. Without the influence of iPods and portable laptop computers,...