Month: September 2016

Review: THE HOLLARS

He gave us BRIEF INTERVIEWS WITH HIDEOUS MEN back in 2009, and as many directorial debuts can be, the result was uneven and lacking in authority. Now, John Krasinski has helmed another film, and while THE HOLLARS is endearing, it doesn’t show a lot of growth in direction. John Hollar

The Alarming Separation of Body and Soul

This morning, as I was getting ready for work, I had a single, striking moment in which I looked at myself in the mirror and hated what I saw. I have never had body image problems. I’m cute, and I know it, and I have taken pride in that over

Review: MORRIS FROM AMERICA

No one wants to reminisce about when they were thirteen years old. In fact, no one wants to be┬áthirteen years old; especially when you’re moving to a new neighborhood — scratch that, new country — and are going to be the only black kid in town. That pretty much eliminates

Friendship

My toes sink into the soil around me. It is not clay, it is not sturdy,     but it is ground,     and it feels good. And maybe it’s temporary,     placed there by our own hands,     by our own demands,     the sands

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