My rude awakening: “Minor Feelings”
The Asian-American experience is unique. Caught between two cultures, we learn to tightrope walk the boundary between the normal, white-defined, outside world and the traditional world our parents or grandparents still carry.
Magic lies within us
‘Encanto’ captivates the audience with its beautiful visuals, emotional songs, and empowering story, showing that magic is created when a family stays together and not when one is merely imbued with special gifts.
A will of steel: Reinaldo Marcus Green imagines champions into existence in ‘King Richard’
Questions have circulated in some circles about why the film, which chronicles the rise of one of the most remarkable pairs of female athletes ever seen, is centered around a man. It is evident within the first two minutes why Richard Williams is a worthy subject in his own right.
‘The Radio Operator’: A look into 1930s New York City
At its heart, ‘The Radio Operator’ is about identity.
Eating at Catalyst Restaurant
A big bill for a big meal.
A character well-developed
In the wake of the release of their new album, “Character Development,” Evann McIntosh is touring across the United States. They stopped in Cambridge to show off their indie-R&B sound and fun personality at Sonia.
‘C’mon C’mon’: Mike Mills’ refreshing take on the labors and joys of parenthood
A24’s latest black-and-white flick offers a poignant, hopeful lens into what it means to care for a child.
Schumacher is a brilliant ode to a brilliant racing driver
It’s the first (and, so far, only) documentary made about seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher that has his family’s seal of approval, and it charts his journey from a young boy racing in go-karts to his five consecutive titles with the iconic team Ferrari.
The scent of apple cider wafts through the halls, and the Charles River sparkles mesmerizingly under the warm gaze of the sun, signaling the arrival of my favorite season. As I stroll down Memorial Drive, I can’t help but think of another individual who, more than a millennium ago, was similarly struck by the beauty of autumn.
A classic love story, unraveled
While lighthearted, this is not a love story. The violence takes center stage, suffocating the budding infatuation.
What we do with ‘RENT’
The story of RENT moves far beyond the scope of a few artists in New York City in the ’90s — it still rings true for us, too, 25 years later.
Family Weekend Concert: a wonderful night for music aficionados
The song selection skillfully balanced jazz funk with more classical forms of jazz, and the experience of attending a concert in person after so many months of virtual compromises contributed to the positive mood.
The pursuit of blind nostalgia and shimmering stardom
Welcome to Soho, where your brightest desires become your darkest nightmares.
A trip to old Havana
I had the opportunity to order from Mariel’s dinner menu. The restaurant is tapas style, which allowed us to sample a wide range of Cuban-inspired dishes.
The marginalization of weeds
‘Grave/Grove’ is one of three exhibitions on display at the MIT List museum’s reopening. The installation is a conscientious representation of an important societal issue that manages to be both thought-provoking and aesthetically pleasing.
A new take on an American classic: pizza
Miyoko’s Creamery, a leading plant dairy brand headquartered in Sonoma, CA, is launching its newest product: liquid vegan mozzarella that melts, stretches, bubbles and browns exactly like conventional dairy mozzarella.
‘No Time to Die’ had far too much time
It is tiring to watch men who go off to far-flung, foreign countries and claim that murder is justified because they are “saving the world,” when what they are really doing is defending nebulous national interests.
Teaching a nation to cook
‘Julia’ is the portrayal of a female icon that we need — inspirational, humanizing and comforting.
Wes Anderson’s ode to ‘The New Yorker,’ the French, and Bill Murray
The cheerful elements often mask an underlying bleakness, and ‘The French Dispatch’ is no exception to this classic Wes Anderson formula.
Ranch-flavored ice cream? Red Bull sorbets? Oh my
Needless to say, J.P. Licks’ two newest featured flavors were disappointing. The midnight munchies mashed together two very different textures — sweet peanut butter with salty garlic-tinted ranch — the end result of which detonated my tastebuds.