The Berkeley Beacon

Friday, November 17, 2017

MFA#039;s disappointing quot;War and Discontentquot;

For an exhibit with such an intense name, one would hope to feel an impact upon entering it.,The...

A MovieFestivus for the rest of us

In the end, a spoof of a video game and two recreations of classic film scenes took the top...

Newest Arctic expedition

The band's sophomore record, Favourite Worst Nightmare, picks up where the lads left off with...

Beacon Quick Picks

andJ.R.R. Tolkien - The Children of Hurin,Walter Isaacson; Einstein: His Life and Universe;...

Hot action combined with Fuzz-y comedy

The latter claim isn't far off. As director Edgar Wright told The Beacon in an interview, he...

Bow ow!: Year of the Dog is far from bitchin#039;

Popularized by corny big-screen script successes such as Nacho Libre and The School of Rock,...

Futuristic funk rock performed in Real-Time

For anyone who avoids the deafening habit of catching local rock groups, the Campaign For...

To Sundance and back: an alumna#039;s story

Sarah Hendler's first taste of the Sundance Film Festival came through interning, which gave her...

The TV Set: trying to enlighten the idiot box

As a producer/director for the critically acclaimed but publicly disregarded series "Freaks and...

Beacon Quick Picks

andChristopher Buckley; Boomsday,Atul Gawande; Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance;...

quot;The Sopranosquot; returns for its biggest hit

We don't need to hear him say it to know what is on his mind.Should a murderous mob boss as...

Back to the future: jukebox hits with modern twist

Little pop ditties with sunshine harmonies or ballsy bar bands singing about God may seem like...

Beacon Quick Picks

James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge prove two heads aren't always better than one with Step on a...

Pulp singer goes solo on Jarvis

During a time when girls boys and cigarettes alcohol ruled the Britpop scene in London clubs,...

Exploitation 101: a guide to the grind

Movies are about escaping from the everyday. When grindhouse theatres would play double or triple...