The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Kill the Ant exterminates human judgement

SHHHHHHHHHHH-the sound of TV static emulated by a human voice emits from somewhere in the house....

Rivera#039;s Tectonics leaves heads in the Clouds

In Jose Rivera's Cloud Tectonics, the newest show to hit Emerson Stage, a massive, almost...

No need for ambulance

Ambulance LTD's transformative sound is hard to explain. Some of their tracks hinge on the...

These phallic drawings are Superbad to the bone

Everyone loves to look at penises. Why this is so is a fair question, but it remains a fact that...

New Simon Pegg flick hits the ground running

For those expecting another Hot Fuzz or Shaun of the Dead, be forewarned: Run Fatboy Run doesn't...

Blackjack and immaturity add up to only 21

Imagine a group of attractive twenty-somethings flying to Las Vegas every weekend with millions...

A very BUFF slate

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

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...

Oscar-winning foreign film investigates morality

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

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...

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,...

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...

Ripe Green Autuer at HFA

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

Hearts and Minds at the MFA

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