The Beachcomber

In Season Three, Mrs. Maisel Turns to Social Commentary

Bridgitte Feldman, Enterprise Editor | January 7, 2020

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an Amazon Prime original series about Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan), a Jewish woman who pursues a comedy career after being left by her husband.  Written by Amy Sherman-Palladino, this portrayal of an Upper...

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“Marriage Story” Arguably Johansson and Driver’s Best Work

Amy Chen, Online Editor-in-Chief | December 29, 2019

In mid-December, after a two-month hiatus from Netflix, I finally caved in and sat down to watch the first thing the web site’s algorithm fed me: Noah Baumbach’s latest production, Marriage Story. Completely unaware of the film’s six recent nominations...

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Elsa and Anna Confront the Past in Frozen II

Hiba Ali, Staff Writer | December 14, 2019

With its rich plot, memorable characters, beautiful visuals and passionate music, Frozen II follows in the footsteps  of the original, which defined the childhood of our generation. Frozen II accompanies Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and, of course, Olaf as...

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Trauma, Love and Redemption in the Follow-Up to Netflix’s Cult Classic

Peter Soprunov, Editor-at-Large | December 8, 2019

The first season of the Netflix dark romantic comedy The End of the F***ing World was widely praised for its idiosyncratic story beats, stellar LGBTQIA+ representation and chaotic, youthful energy.  The series, based off of a Charles Forsman graphic...

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ASL Party 2019

December 6, 2019

The ASL classes hosted the annual holiday party on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Students and community members enjoyed face painting, a bounce house, ASL karaoke, carnival games, prizes, food and lots of balloons. Photos by Sarah Brown and DeAja Mays

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Sherlock Holmes Comes to Beachwood

Prerna Mukherjee, Managing Editor | December 5, 2019

The drama department presented its fall play The Hound of the Baskervilles on Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23. The play is based on the most famous of the Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I watched the opening night show on Friday,...

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Chalice Assumes Leadership of Drama Club

Bridgitte Feldman, Enterprise Editor | November 15, 2019

The BHS drama department has had a change in leadership as of the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. New video production teacher Marc Chalice has taken on the role of drama club adviser and director of the school plays.  Chalice has a background...

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Zombieland: Double Tap Offers Light-Hearted Humor

Michael Karpov, Staff Writer | November 9, 2019

Apart from its somewhat predictable plot, Zombieland: Double Tap is an entertaining and humorous movie with an intriguing cast of characters. The first Zombieland movie was released back in 2009 and went ten years without a sequel, which is why the...

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Demon Slayer Exceeds Expectations

Amy Chen, Online Editor-In-Chief | November 7, 2019

Studio Ufotable’s animated adaptation of Koyoharu Gotōge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has caught the eyes of previous fans and newcomers alike since its stunning premiere. The 26-episode series starts in medias res, with the protagonist, Tanjirō...

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‘The Joker’ Transforms Cartoon Villain into Complex Character Study

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor | November 1, 2019

Most superhero movies are pretty clear cut. There’s a hero with an iron will to protect people, and a cunning villain who sees the conflict like a four-dimensional chess game.  These external conflicts are satisfying to watch, as they are simple...

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