EoM contributor Thomas Manning recently had the opportunity to interview award-winning costume designer Amanda Wing Yee Lee to discuss her work on the new crime drama Emily the Criminal, starring Aubrey Plaza. Lee speaks about working on director John Patton… Read More ›
“Words on Bathroom Walls” offers an astonishingly frank presentation of schizophrenia within a YA package.
Author Julia Walton’s 2017 young adult novel Words on Bathroom Walls centers on Adam Petrazelli, a high school senior whose dreams of culinary school seem destined for tragedy soon after he’s diagnosed with schizophrenia. Adapted for the big screen by… Read More ›
“The Warrior Queen of Jhansi” is ineffective in capturing the strength and courage of a great historical martyr.
The documentation of the stain of British colonialism in India is not something that’s often covered in the western film industry, whether that be for an immense shame or a fear of looking back in the context of history. Many… Read More ›
Rich, bold, and frequently hilarious, Alexis Michalik’s directorial feature debut “Cyrano, My Love” beautifully honors the play and the players of “Cyrano de Bergerac”.
For many, there is a piece of art which, from the moment you come into contact with it, changes everything about the way you engage with the world. It could be a song, a painting, a sculpture, a photo, or… Read More ›
Noel T. Manning is a member of the CCA and the NCFCA and is also the host of the television program and radio show Meet Me at the Movies. When he’s not teaching in the classroom, he’s digging into the world of… Read More ›
Often in cinema, acclaim comes to non-disabled performers telling the stories of members of the disabled community. Jon Voight in Coming Home, Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump, and Sean Penn in I Am Sam are just a few which come… Read More ›
Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks; when she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. A nursery rhyme beloved by fellow weird kids around the world, the tale of Lizzie Borden has… Read More ›