The Berkeley Beacon

Arts

Vapor Trail exposes ecological crisis in Philippines

April 11, 2011

ArtsEmerson will host a screening of VMA professor John Gianvito’s mammoth 264-minute documentary Vapor Trail (Clark) this Sunday evening. It is an auteur production: Gianvito spent extensive visits between 2006 and 2008 directing, producing, shooting, interviewing, and editing the film. Gia...

Despite Giamatti’s strong performance, cliché-ridden Win Win is lost cause

April 11, 2011

For a screenwriter who has always kept luck and chance so dear to his stories, writer/director Thomas McCarthy's most recent effort has no element of surprise whatsoever.  He still attempts to tackle large themes among ordinary people (even in places as mundane as New Providence, New Jersey), but he is...

Director Shadyac talks leaving Hollywood, giving up millions, and new doc I Am

April 11, 2011

How does one go from directing some of Hollywood’s top-grossing comedies to finding the answers of what’s wrong with the world? For director Tom Shadyac, 52, the man who brought us the phrases “Allllrighty then” (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective) and “B-E-A-utiful” (Bruce Almighty), it ...

Emerson College's student newspaper
Arts