Category Archives: Culture

  1. “Fantastic Planet,” A Strange and Mostly Unknown Film

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    August 1, 2016 by Sarojini Seupersad

    In December of 1973, the New York Times film critic Howard Thompson, known for his pithy critiques, reviewed a rather …
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  2. “Touch of Evil” NY Times Movie Review, from 1958

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    April 3, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    If you’ve seen the classic and influential Orson Welles film, Touch of Evil, you know it needs no introductions. If you …
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  3. Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility

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    March 23, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    I recently walked past a broken full-length mirror on the sidewalk in my Bushwick neighborhood, but the image it made …
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  4. [UPDATED] Björk Comes to Brooklyn

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    March 20, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    There are few times in life in which superlatives are ever really fitting. I think we find them acceptable because …
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  5. Female Poet Series: Dionne Brand, ossuary VIII

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    March 17, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    I’ve missed a few days of my series but I’m convinced I’m going to catch up, or at the very …
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  6. Akiko Yosano, In Praise of May

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    March 11, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    It’s day three of my 30-day series dedicated to brave and brilliant female poets.Today’s poet is Akiko Yosano, who was …
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  7. Juana De Ibarbourou, Life-Hook

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    March 10, 2015 by Sarojini Seupersad

    It’s day TWO of my Thirty-Day Series of Female Poets! I’m excited to continue with this project and I will …
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