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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Royal fairytale turns to fiction in new Netflix docuseries

Royal fairytale turns to fiction in new Netflix docuseries

By Clara Faulkner, Staff Writer, Living Arts
January 18, 2023

Prince Harry's shocking separation from the royal family on Mar. 31 shook the world, and the new Netflix documentary answers all questions in a dignified, educational manner that leaves the audience questioning...

Timothée Chalamet as Lee (left) and Taylor Russell as Marin Yearly (right) from Guadagnino’s Bones and All

‘Bones and All’: the coming-of-age horror

By Sasha Zirin, Staff Writer
January 13, 2023

This review contains spoilers. “Bones and All” is a heartbreaking film that rattles the viewer to their core through its unique use of cannibalism as a metaphor for an uncontrollable addiction. Director...

Superstar teaches self-love in Love, Lizzo documentary

Superstar teaches self-love in ‘Love, Lizzo’ documentary

By Clara Faulkner, Staff Writer, Living Arts
November 30, 2022

“Love, Lizzo” is nothing short of special. It is a reclamation of Lizzo’s identity as a rapper and soul singer.  On Nov. 24, HBO Max premiered “Love, Lizzo”, a documentary that focuses on...

Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang. Courtesy of A24.

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ shows its audience how to fight with love

By Marcus Cocova, Multimedia Managing Editor
April 13, 2022

Everything Everywhere All at Once is undoubtedly a masterpiece. Writers and directors Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert have leaped from the simple silliness and musings on confused love in Swiss Army Man...

Still from the film MINARI

‘MINARI’ highlights the many difficulties immigrant families in America face

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor In Chief
March 5, 2021

Director Lee Isaac Chung’s eye-opening film “MINARI'' left me teary-eyed. The film illustrates the struggles of a Korean American family as they are on the search to accomplish their own “American...

Noah Centineo as Peter and Lana Condor as Lara Jean in To All the Boys Ive Loved Before.

To All the Books I’ve Loved Before: What Happened to Netflix’s Top Teen Franchise

By Shawna Konieczny, Staff Writer
February 17, 2021

For Valentine’s Day, Netflix gifted its subscribers with the third and final installment of the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before movie series based on the book trilogy of the same name by Jenny Han.  The...

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 ...

Cured (2020) is an American documentary directed by Bennett Singer and Patrick Sammon.

Film review: ‘Cured’ reminds us the necessity of LGBTQ+ activism

By Joshua Sokol, Staff Writer
November 11, 2020

After four years of the Trump administration rolling back LGBTQ+ protections, particularly those protecting the trans community, documentaries like Cured, which will be available through PBS later this...

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