Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Video game stars to release Punisher passion project

By Soren Hough

September 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

“He is constant like the Northern Star. He is like the Grim Reaper. He is the angel of death.” These are the epithets a small group of cosplayers, actors and choreographers use to describe Frank Castle, the Marvel antihero...

Why ‘Buffy’ is a show worth watching

By Emily Mias

April 26, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Joseph “Joss” Whedon has been gaining notoriety lately as the superstar director of Marvel’s resurging superhero franchise. After “The Avengers,” the public took note of Whedon’s screenwriting and directing styles, as well as his unique ability to mix...

Summer cinema competes for top spots

By Danny Marchant

September 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

The summer is over, and with it, the summer movie season. Though the summer of 2012 saw the release of highly-anticipated films like “Prometheus” and “The Dark Knight Rises,” the rest of the blockbuster season was comparatively low-key. As usual there were threequel...

The State of the Superhero Movie

By Danny Marchant

September 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Superhero movies are not going away. For those who enjoy them, excellent. For those who don’t, too bad. In 2000, Bryan Singer’s “X-Men” was released and started the modern era of superhero movies. But in the 12 years that Hollywood has been kicking off and rebo...