Author Archives: Shaikh Zareen Mahsheeat

Review of Season 4 of Sherlock
art by Carrie Ou

The Composition of a Genius

The Composition of a Genius

To be truly intellectually superior, must one sacrifice sentiment? For three seasons of Sherlock, I thought so. Sherlock (BBC) is a modern take on the classic story by Sir Conan Doyle, one of the many to be produced in recent times. However, this show seems to simply grasp the attention of viewers more than its

Series of Unforunate Events

A Somewhat Unfortunate Series

With the outpouring abundance of new and enticing shows and movies on Netflix comes an option for the dark-humored. “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” a Netflix original, was released timingly on Friday, January 13. The show, based on a children’s book series by Lemony Snicket, follows the adventures of newly orphaned Violet, Klaus, and Sunny

Dreamlands: The Whitney’s First Cinematic Exhibition

We all have that song or album that transports us into some psychedelic state. It envelopes us, shows our minds something beautifully abstract, and evokes emotions impossible to grasp. The Whitney Museum of American Art’s most recent exhibition, “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016,” is the embodiment of that dreamlike state in art and cinema.

Enter If You Dare

Down on 163 Varick St, not too far from Stuy, is “Blood Manor”—a household name for horror fanatics in the city. Though “Blood Manor” is only a doorway on the street, the neon color splashes and ghoulish faces on the walls make you regret your nonrefundable death fee. And all the courage you’ve mustered up