Maaza Mengiste
Reviews // 1 Articles

Beneath the Lion’s Gaze by Maaza Mengiste
22 Mar 2010 // 4:59 PM

Popular fiction in the vein of The Kite Runner, where moments of insightful characterization and elucidation of a culture and history are crushed by broad sentimentality and shoddy uplift.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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