Massachusetts Daily Collegian

People that deserve Oscars that haven’t gotten one yet

By Emily Merlino

March 25, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The world of acting is a rough-and-tumble Wild West shootout where only the best and beautiful survive. The ultimate reward for enduring in a town where appearances are everything and one man can make or break your life (Weinstein, anyone?) is...

Celebrity Gossip: Shaken, Not Stirred

By Maddie Drake

July 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment

I spent this past weekend in Boston, and what is it about being in a city that makes everyone (including myself) act like a celebrity? I donned huge black sunglasses and talked way louder on the T than I would on a PVTA bus. I...

Tatum, Hill make audiences roar in ’21 Jump Street’

By Steffi Porter

March 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum form an unlikely yet hilarious team in “21 Jump Street,” as two bumbling police officers who go undercover in a local high school in this outrageous comedy inspired by the hit 1980s televisi...

Depp plays Thompson in “The Rum Diary”

By Emily Kuhn

November 1, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

In a legacy established by 1998’s cult hit “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “The Rum Diary” is an attempt to channel the influential writings of author Hunter S. Thompson onto the silver screen. Thompson’s life an...

Rango is a no-go

By Ian Opolski

March 7, 2011

Filed under Movies

In “Rango,” a theatrically-minded chameleon trying to find himself winds up stranded in a wild West-style desert town, so he fashions himself a new identity as Rango, the daredevil sheriff. But when the town’s water supply starts to...

‘Imaginarium’ has plenty of imagination, not enough sense

By Nicholas Ortolani

January 27, 2010

Filed under Movies

  “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is a film with endless vision, and very little sight as to where it’s going. The latest project by director Terry Gilliam (of Monty Python fame) continues his legacy of creatin...