The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Motion sickness that makes your knees buckle

"What really inspires me is [Vonnegut's] writing style and his narratives in general," said lead...

Postmodernism fills the Caesarean section of ART

The line between what is modern and what is ancient blurs, and thus, humor is injected into...

Emerson Stage gives old-school Philadelphia a facelift

The grandeur and glamour of the 1930s will arrive at the Semel Theatre on Feb. 28 when Emerson...

The Beacon congratulates the 2008 Academy Award winners

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted ScreenplayJOEL AND ETHAN COEN No Country For Old...

No-Pro: Just another lame Will Ferrell sport spoof

Will Ferrell is a funny guy. So is Will Arnett, his frequent co-star. But their latest...

New DVD Musicals: Miss and Hit

andRomance and Cigarettes,Across the UniverseCommodification is the name of the game in Julie...

Emerson to Fix up Little Broadway-hopeful musical

Jason Knight stands in front of 10 underclassmen in a studio on the third floor of the Colonial...

No Country for Foreign Film

Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon, Vittorio de Sica's The Bicycle Thief, Federico Fellini's La Strada,...

Travis#039; Vantage Point: Rashomon for Dummies

This is the latest popcorn-fare action flick to hit theatres, and it serves its purpose as an...

Call it, Friendo: The Beacon offers picks and predicts

Best PictureNominees:-Atonement-Juno-Michael Clayton-No Country for Old Men-There Will Be...

Found quot;Lostquot; Characters

With "Lost," you never know when a character is going to be washed ashore or ride in on the back...

The Truth about Charlie#039;s many shortcomings

High school is a difficult place to depict on screen. It's not necessary to paint a painstakingly...

Emerson boasts X-ception to Dance conventions

Body-bending leaps, twists and turns moved in unison to an equally fluid variety of music during...

The Magnetic Fields attract force of crowds

While the pains associated with heartbreak are often the subject of rock songs, they're not as...

Valentine#039;s Day: A Time to Love and Hate

Terri Ciccone:Love"Best Friend," Queen For a straightforward and G-rated love song to cuddle to,...