Day: September 18, 2013

Woodblock prints of Japanese tale travel to Art Gallery

By MARTHA LINO – 11 years ago

An inspiration for contemporary manga, video games and animated films, the “Tale of Genji”—a classic work of Japanese literature—will be the focus of the “Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints”…

Gómez confronts masculinity in verse

By CHARLACIA DENT – 11 years ago

Wordsmiths, the student poetry and spoken word organization, will kick off the year with a showcase featuring poet and speaker, Carlos Andres Gómez, as well as a range of other…

Broadchurch a clever murder mystery

By MAX ROOK – 11 years ago

People love to talk about how we live in a “Golden Age of Television.” With the rise of the cable drama in the last decade, and the ever-increasing range of…

Sisterland unearths themes of twinhood

By EMMA DANIELS – 11 years ago

At the outset of Sisterland, Curtis Sittenfeld’s newest novel, twin sisters Violet and Kate have an argument over lunch, a typical sibling squabble. Vi—a single, queer psychic—criticizes Kate for a…

Refn crafts neon hell in Only God Forgives

By TAYLOR THEWS – 11 years ago

Though the booing Cannes audience was not pleased that director Nicolas Winding Refn did not give them the desired, unofficial Drive sequel, it was expected that Only God Forgives would…

Exploring the post hook-up dynamic

By LILY SLOSS – 11 years ago

Having spent a rich three years and exceptionally busy two weeks at Vassar, I think it’s safe to say I’ve experienced the breadth of the “hookup culture”* at our beloved…