While reading “How to be a woman”

June 11th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Blog, Personal Essays

While reading "How to be a woman"

Finally focused and made a dent in Caitlin Moran’s book, How to be a woman. Moran’s memoir / feminist manifesto has been assigned reading for me, for over a month, as Wednesday is the 2nd annual “Meeting of Women Thinkers” a.k.a. an unofficial book club that started in April. During our first meeting, about 25 women […]

5 Reasons to see “Better Mus’ Come”

February 20th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Blog, My Two Cents

5 Reasons to see "Better Mus’ Come"

Last Thursday, ImageNation Cinema and the Film Society of Lincoln Center gave NYC the first East Coast look at award-winning film, Better Mus’ Come. Having played at Los Angeles’ Pan-African Film Festival just a few days before, it was only the second American screening of the movie, becoming known as the best film out of Jamaica […]

Movie Review: 5 Reasons To See COLOMBIANA

September 1st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, My Two Cents

Movie Review: 5 Reasons To See COLOMBIANA

I finally went to see Colombiana, a movie about a young woman (Cataleya, played by Zoe Saldana) who grows up to become an assassin, after witnessing her parents’ murder… and I must say- I loved it! Sure there were a few “Oh Really? I’m supposed to believe that’s how it would go down in real life?” moments… but once you […]

Reaction: Waiting For Superman

March 2nd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, My Two Cents

Reaction: Waiting For Superman

Boy this has been an emotional week for me! I just watched Waiting for Superman a documentary about our failing public school system, and I am writing this through blurry eyes… It was so painful to watch the futures of the students being featured, determined by a random lottery into a charter school– with a 1 […]

Like Romance & Comedy? Go see – The Town

September 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Blog, My Two Cents

Like Romance & Comedy? Go see - The Town

So as Netflix has helped me realize- When it comes to movies I am more the Romantic-Comedy / Drama kind-of girl… And I usually like anything based on a True Story or a Documentary… But every once in a while one of my friends will drag me to see something I don’t want to see- […]

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