The Berkeley Beacon

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Ripe Green Autuer at HFA

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

Postmodernism fills the Caesarean section of ART

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

The Beacon congratulates the 2008 Academy Award winners

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

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...

Motion sickness that makes your knees buckle

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

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...

No Country for Foreign Film

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

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...

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...

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...

Call it, Friendo: The Beacon offers picks and predicts

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

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...