The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Oscar-winning foreign film investigates morality

The Counterfeiters, this year's Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film, is a true...

Nothing Funny or remotely humane about Michael Haneke#039;s heartless Games

Do not go see Funny Games. Do not go anywhere near Funny Games. This malicious and fetishistic...

Nine Inch Nails CD measures up

Following in the footsteps of Radiohead and their Internet-available album In Rainbows, Nine Inch...

Gus Van Sant evokes adolescence and sincerity in Paranoid Park

Gus Van Sant-the director of such hazy, slow-paced films as Gerry, Last Days and the Palme d'Or...

The Beacon evaluates the foyers of MFA amp; ICA

The hallway that plays home to the Museum of Fine Art's cafeacute; has turned into the most...

Desperate Governesses: Miss Pettigrew lives for the pay

She was about to leave the employment agency just as she had come in: a raggedy, jobless,...

A very BUFF slate

Although not as high profile as the festivals at Cannes or Sundance, the ninth annual Boston...

Francis in Paradise, Anarchy in the Church

At eight years old, Robert Francis was invited up on the stage at The Mint Club in L.A. to...

Theron doesn#039;t Sleepwalk through difficult role

Charlize Theron throws herself into a small banquet room in the Charles Hotel in Cambridge....

Ripe Green Autuer at HFA

David Gordon Green, the somber and introspective director of acclaimed independent films like...

Spring break alternative at the Brattle

<p>pAndrew Bujalski knows that if you want your...

Beckmann, Bauhaus and Bourgeoisie, oh my!

useum, the Fogg, lies a small building that, upon entering, looks like a grandmother's house....

Hearts and Minds at the MFA

When Francis Ford Coppola famously said in 1979 that his film Apocalypse Now "is not about...

Postmodernism fills the Caesarean section of ART

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

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...