The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, March 2, 2015

New DVD Musicals: Miss and Hit

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

Motion sickness that makes your knees buckle

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

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...

Found quot;Lostquot; Characters

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

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...

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...

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...

Call it, Friendo: The Beacon offers picks and predicts

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

No Country for Foreign Film

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

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,...

Emerson boasts X-ception to Dance conventions

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

May-be my Valentine, Ryan

Indecision on Valentine's Day is not a new phenomenon. The pressure to come up with the perfect...

Still quot;Lostquot; but ever-so-closer to being found

Last season, the mental homework necessary to understand each episode frustrated fans.,Polar...

What#039;s Up, Clock?

Every Saturday morning, from the early 1960s to the early 1990s, living rooms were occupied by a...