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10 festive films to get you into the holiday spirit

10 festive films to get you into the holiday spirit

By Rachel Hackam
December 14, 2021

As the fall semester comes to a close, the long anticipated winter break we all deserve is only days away. Here is a list of ten classic, snuggle-inducing movies to watch while enjoying your time off during...

Five ways to get into the Thanksgiving spirit

Five ways to get into the Thanksgiving spirit

By Rachel Hackam
November 17, 2021

Halloween has come and gone.Now it’s time to start preparing for the next holiday—Thanksgiving.  For college students, the infamous turkey day is often seen as a much-needed break from classes...

How eager students are celebrating a ‘normal’ Halloween

How eager students are celebrating a ‘normal’ Halloween

By Dionna Santucci
October 30, 2021

Boston is opening up after nearly two years of inactivity, and the barriers raised during the pandemic are coming down just in time for Halloween. After many of the city’s Halloween festivities were...

Halloween is back! Here are some ways to celebrate the spooky holiday

Halloween is back! Here are some ways to celebrate the spooky holiday

By Lucia Thorne, Layout Editor
October 21, 2021

After missing out on tricks and treats last year, a somewhat normal Halloween is finally here and it's time to get in the spooky spirit.  Whether you’re dying to spend the night out or you’d rather...

10 must watch fall films

10 must watch fall films

By Rachel Hackam
October 13, 2021

With the weather getting colder and the days growing shorter, it can only mean one thing—fall is here.  Fall, especially October, is the perfect time to get together with your loved ones and have...

AMC Theater by the Common.

Movies don’t need to be a cinematic masterpiece to be worthwhile

By Lucia Thorne, Layout Editor
April 8, 2021

As we all start slowly returning to sitting in front of the big screen, a once-wide selection of movie showings is lacking as a result of the pandemic. We can either see screenings of classics or movies...

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,...

Seventeen Valentine’s Day movies for every emotion

Seventeen Valentine’s Day movies for every emotion

By Mariyam Quaisar, Content Managing Editor
February 10, 2021

February 14 is fast approaching, and the love-filled day stirs up quite a few emotions. Luckily for you, The Beacon has a number of movie suggestions for you to watch for each emotion you might be feeling...

Natalie Busch. Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

A Star is Born: Bradley Cooper’s vanity project

By Natalie Busch
October 28, 2018

Elle chose Lady Gaga as one of its 2018 Women in Hollywood honorees last week. In her acceptance speech she said, “[Women] are not just objects to entertain the world … We have deep thoughts and...

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