Something that is loved is never lost.

Along with the rest of the world, I am mourning the loss of the immensely talented Toni Morrison today, who was such a seminal figure in my life. Her books, from The Bluest Eye to Beloved, were extraordinarily powerful touchstones in my development as a reader and a writer and a person, and her words…

NYFF 2019 Preview

2019 has been thoroughly lackluster so far in terms of the films that have been released, and though there are a few movies I’m very much looking forward to this fall, I don’t think it’s shaping up to be a banner year. Which makes it extra-exciting that Film at Lincoln Center has just announced their…

Everything is different, the second time around.

On July 26, Netflix released the final 13 episodes of its breakout, game-changing original series, Orange Is the New Black . Over the course of seven seasons, the show introduced us to one of the most memorable, diverse cast characters ever seen on television, and dared to tell stories that no one in mainstream media…