Editor's note: Village Voice media film critic Karina Longworth is currently at the Toronto Film Festival, from where she'll be writing regular blog posts. This is her first in the series.
This is a blog post about two movies that were screened for the press within the first 24 hours of the Toronto ... More >>
In author Sapphire's new novel, The Kid (a semi-sequel to Precious -- the Hollywood adaptation of her '96 novel, Push), we are treated to another relentless marathon of abuse, rape, failed dreams and unsettling conclusions. "Commercial media looks at things in terms of heroes and villains," Sapphire ... More >>