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I Think I Kind of Like ‘Cats’

Alice Soprunova, Editor-at-Large April 5, 2020

“For he will do as he do do And there's no doing anything abou-a-wow-t it.”                                                      -“The Rum Tum Tugger”, Cats Forgive...

Get Your Valentine's Dating Advice From the Bcomber

Get Your Valentine’s Dating Advice From the Bcomber

Beachcomber Staff February 14, 2020

Still planning for Valentine's Day? Here's some advice from the Beachcomber staff. We cover good dates, bad dates, Beachwoodiest dates and more... Cheapest Dates Trying to impress with not only a...

In 1917, Two Lance Corporals, William Schofield (George MacKay) and Tom Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman), must journey across the European countryside to deliver an urgent message by morning.

1917 Immerses Audience in Brutal Trench Warfare

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor February 11, 2020

Most war movies are set in Vietnam, WWII, or the contemporary Middle East. WWI is often ignored.  It’s not that it wasn’t an interesting time, as it certainly was. It was the first industrialized...

Accidental President Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) receives the nuclear codes in season 1, episode 1 of

Designated Survivor Imagines an Accidental President

Joe Spero, Sports Editor January 8, 2020

The Netflix show Designated Survivor is built on the real concept of the ‘designated survivor’ implemented by the United States government.  According to Roll Call, “The idea [of the designated...

Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) and her father Abe Weissman (Tony Shalhoub)

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...

The official movie poster for

“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...

One mesmerising scene is the one in which  Elsa tames  the water spirit, which is in the form of a horse that appears while she swims through the Dark Sea.

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...

Alyssa and James engage in a grating dance of will-they-won’t-they, with the audience privy to the internal monologue of both. Image source: Netflix.com

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

Alice Soprunova, 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...

ASL Party 2019

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...

Sherlock Holmes (Zeiah Lawniczak) confers with Dr. Watson (Maya Greller).

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...

The Hound of the Baskervilles cast has put in countless hours of preparation.

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...

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...

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