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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Still from A Quiet Place: Part II.

Fifteen movies that COVID took from us by postponing their release

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor
March 17, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic delayed more than 100 movies from being released in theaters in the past year, and pushed several straight to streaming platforms. As a result of the numerous film postponements,...

Still from Machine Gun Kellys film Downfalls High

Emo Never Dies: Machine Gun Kelly’s directorial debut

By Kaitlyn Fehr, Chief Copyeditor
February 16, 2021

If you’re anything like me, you love a cheesy high school romance where the outcast loner gets the popular girl despite all the odds against him. Cliche romance meets pop-punk in Machine Gun Kelly’s ...

Althea Champion / Graphic by Ally Rzesa . -Beacon Staff

Film Column: The fine line between edgy and irresponsible entertainment

By Althea Champion
December 13, 2019

Holding television characters accountable for their actions is a relatively new concept that, when attempted, usually falls flat.  The victim is often left as nothing more than just that, and the...

Monika Davis - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Motion Picture This: ‘The King’ puts Timothée Chalamet’s star power to the test

By Monika Davis
November 9, 2019

Proclaimed “white boy of the month” Timothée Chalamet has dominated the last two years in cinema. After breaking into the scene with indie classics Call Me By Your Name and Lady Bird, he seemingly...

Monika Davis - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

Motion Picture This: Hustlers strips away stereotypes and replaces it with scamming

By Monika Davis
October 1, 2019

In 2019—a year full of scamming—there’s no one I’d rather watch rip off rich men on the silver screen than Jennifer Lopez. Hustlers debuted at the top of the box office when it opened earlier...

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