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....

‘Carrie’ a self-aware horror that stands on its own

By Nathan Frontiero

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

An outsider. With a despondent musical cue and an ethereal rush of sound, this role is assigned to a young girl as soon as she is introduced in the film. This is Carrie, hauntingly played by Chloë Grace Moretz. Director Kimb...

Looking back on ‘The Shining’

By Nathan Frontiero

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies

Stanley Kubrick produced a masterwork of suspense, escalation and visceral horror in his adaptation of Stephen King’s third novel. There’s so much about “The Shining” that has transcended both the horror genre and broader pop ...

Panic! at the Disco changes its style again

By Rachel Arlin

October 17, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Panic! at the Disco has been through many stages throughout its career. When the time rolled around for a new album, it released “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!” to promote its newest career stage. P!ATD’s sty...

A final ‘Dexter’ retrospective

By Abner Rojas

October 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Last Sunday, after eight seasons of stalking, vetting and killing, our journey with America's favorite serial killer Dexter finally came to an end. Sadly, looking back, all I can think about is what could have been. This season started with Deb on a downward spiral of destruction, hating herself f...

‘The World’s End’ is a near perfect blend of sci-fi and comedy

By Cory J. Willey

October 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies

This year, we have seen a high quantity of films prophesizing the inevitable destruction of the world as we know it. So it would seem an almost impossible task for a similarly-themed film to stand out amongst this doom-obsessed crowd. “The World’s End,” however, accomplishes just that by d...

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

By Nick Derian

September 20, 2013

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Arts Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

In their first podcast, Nick Derian and Marissa Zaritsky review "The Butler," a film starring Forest Whitaker who portrays Cecil Gaines, a butler in the White House for eight administrations....

Nine Inch Nails puts together impressive return with ‘Hesitation Marks’

By Jackson Maxwell

September 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Trent Reznor, the man almost entirely behind the music of Nine Inch Nails, has shown himself to be someone who sings only with pure, raw emotion throughout his career. Lyrics like “I hurt myself today/to see if I feel” f...

The Prowess of Franklin Dining Common

By Tommy Verdone

March 27, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

From the outside, Franklin Dining Commons, commonly referred to as “Frank,” looks something like a double decker Pizza Hut encased with windows. But the oddly shaped and weirdly laid out building is the friendliest dining comm...