The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, July 28, 2014

Forget Sarah Marshall, welcome Jason Segel

Forgetting Sarah Marshall, yet another comedy produced by Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The...

Get your fix of social commentary

As the fourth season draws to a close, "Intervention" has delivered above and beyond the...

IFF Birth

The Independent Film Festival of Boston is like a child prodigy. Only five years since its birth,...

Chaos suffers from chemical imbalance

Chaos Theory is not as scientific as it sounds, unless you are referring to the formulaic plot of...

Emerson enters in dialogue with historic martyrs

Anne Frank died at Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp, in early March, 1945. She was 15...

Black Opium lights up stage

Black Fortress of Opium recently released their self-titled debut album and is a deceptively...

Snow screams at Prom: Every corsage has its thorn

Alfred Hitchcock was the master of suspense, a god of film that directors and audiences alike...

Lez Rock #039;n#039; Roll

A Led Zeppelin cover band from New York City has finally added something to the performance of...

Frogacs does monster mashups

In the eyes of the Internet generation, a "mashup" is defined as a work which recombines and...

Tag this: Three perspectives from street level

The East Gallery of the ICA seems in conflict with itself, its pristine white walls juxtaposed...

Malkmus paves new way

After releasing five studio albums with Pavement, one of the most influential independent rock...

Sweets from Sweden

A song on Jens Lekman's 2007 release Night Falls Over Kortedala entitled "Your Arms Around Me"...

Behind the Pen: Interview with Cube playwright Kimberly Barrante

Each year at NewFest, the winner of the 2008 Rod Parker Playwrighting Award gets the chance to...

Vonnegut in Retrospect: Son reads at Brattle

Although he is no longer with us, author Kurt Vonnegut's words still echo through this...

Pierce#039;s film signals no Stop to failed Iraq flicks

Told from three returning soldiers' points of view, Stop-Loss hones in on the lives of what we...