Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Snyder’s “Sucker Punch” is a mindless visual marvel

By Ian Opolski

March 27, 2011

Filed under Movies

It’s a hard life out there for ladies in action films. In such a male-dominated genre, it is rare that a woman ever really gets to take charge and just kill things. This dynamic is reversed in “Sucker Punch.,” where five girls grab machine guns and induce a full-scale slaughter. The film, w...

“Legend” soars with stunning imagery

By Mark Schiffer

October 20, 2010

Filed under Movies

Whether or not you enjoyed the violence-pornography hybrid that was “300,” it was undeniably the film through which director Zack Snyder created his own kind of visual signature. Snyder’s most recent film, “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole,” proves to be a product of his post-”300...