The Berkeley Beacon

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Bee Movie exhausts puns like a college newspaper

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

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...

Wristcutters cuts to the bone of bleak comedy

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

Prestige films, dramedies and Afflecks, oh my!

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

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...

Annual meeting

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

Here for Haynes amp; Dylan, Not There for Margot

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

No puckin#039; around in modernized Midsummer

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

The MFA rocks impressive Indie lineup

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

Critics too cautious for Ang Lee#039;s must-see Lust

Unfortunately, such is the case with Ang Lee's newest film Lust, Caution, a brilliant but...

Can Price#039;s success Carey over?

After Bob Barker's tear-filled departure, many The Price is Right devotees were not ready to see...

Emerson#039;s Marat/Sade Perverted to perfection

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

John Oliver brings British class to Quincy Market

During the diplomatic love affair between President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair in...

Musicians Spektor amp; Nathanson demand respekt

At least that's the vibe that indie rock-the counter to the deathly sugary melodies of '90s...

Faculty Profile: David Krasner

While the Yale University export hopes to bring his past experiences - along with a little bit of...