The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Rosa Passos infuses musical history and fresh beats in her songs

Since Rosa Passos' career re-launch in 1985, the Brazilian singer/songwriter has been bringing...

Carbon-copy Darko adaptation leaves no marks

As a follower during my high school years of the Darko cult sensation myself, the thought of...

Genre-bending musicians bring world to Boston

The line is taken from the song "Tell Me," one of ten luscious tracks off Sharon Jones and the...

Sweeney avoids piety, bakes up bloody treats

Few composers can manage to make a truly terrifying tale out of a usually harmless occupation: a...

Wristcutters cuts to the bone of bleak comedy

There's definitely something unsettling about the word "wristcutters" in Wristcutters: A Love...

Walker#039;s ambiguous art is not black and white

As dark as a black hole, and just as unsettling, is the fallen silhouette of a young girl with a...

City parallels war with decaying relationships

While it might seem like overkill to set a play about war in a time when information on Iraq...

Prestige films, dramedies and Afflecks, oh my!

Including: Rendition, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Darjeeling Limited, Lars and the Real Girl,...

Bee Movie exhausts puns like a college newspaper

What's the deal with celebrities lending their voices to computer-animated films? Is there really...

Blade Runner won#039;t go away like tears in rain

It was 1983 at the Academy Awards and Steven Spielberg's E.T. looked poised to win the Best...

Here for Haynes amp; Dylan, Not There for Margot

Director/screenwriter Noah Baumbach's Margot at the Wedding confirms the belief that all weddings...

Annual meeting

Indie rock darlings Annuals, a collection of five 20-to-23-year-old North Carolinians, compiled...

The MFA rocks impressive Indie lineup

All too often the life stories of successful music artists seem to blend together. Of course most...

No puckin#039; around in modernized Midsummer

What do floating columns, a fairy that travels by roller blades and a group of Stooge-like...

Emerson#039;s Marat/Sade Perverted to perfection

"The only reality is imagination," the Marquis de Sade sneers, as ominous towers loom above his...