The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, December 18, 2017

Beacon Quick Picks

by Bryan O'TooleTHOMAS HARRIS; HANNIBAL RISING; AVAILABLE NOWHarris, who has devoted the majority...

A night at the opera ... in Coolidge Corner

Every other month, the art-deco cinema pairs with Boston Lyric Opera to present "Divas in the...

Gwen Stefani hollas back onto the pop scene

However, the resulting album cannot escape the dreaded sophomore slump, which is a shame as poor...

Un-merry The Holiday nothing to celebrate

There are two things audiences look for in movies these days: unimaginable destinations and...

Dicaprio shines as the Diamond in the rough

DeBeers and the International Gemological Institute are worried about the effects of the film...

Kal Penn is moving up without getting high

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LITERATUREby Lynda seumoPHILIPPA GREGORY; THE BOLEYN INHERITANCE; AVAILABLE DEC. 5 Author of...

Head to the theatre, #039;tis the season for movies

staffDespite the international success of his recent output, including All About My Mother, Talk...

Saluting a legend: Robert Altman#039;s greatest

On Nov. 20, the American film world did not just lose a director of more than 40 feature films...

Reconsider seeing this Hollywood skewering

Working in an industry that is rumored to be full of narcissistic, avaricious and superficial...

Fast Food adaptation is hardly a happy meal

Even if you are unaware of this common belief, it will be drilled into you at every angle, thinly...

New Emerson Stage production is bewitching

Emerson Stage's latest must-see production, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, begins with the arrival...

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Emerson graduates rock the (Parker) House

The creatures of the stage must become gods as they control your heart, thumping to the bass that...

Twelve Angry Men leaves one happy audience

The play follows the story of the dozen men set to deliberate on the murder of an abusive father...