“Do nothing, works for tons of actors.” – Ray Liotta as The Producer. Fool’s Paradise is the directorial debut of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005-present)’s Charlie Day. It’s a comedy about the absurdity and tragedy of the business of… Read More ›
A Conversation with “Emily the Criminal” costume designer Amanda Wing Yee Lee.
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 ›
A Conversation with co-directors Tyler Nilson & Michael Schwartz of “The Peanut Butter Falcon”.
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 ›
By shedding tropes, the genuine and heartfelt “The Peanut Butter Falcon” soars.
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 ›
Coming To Theaters: June 2019
Summer may not officially kick off until June 21st, but the movies hitting theaters don’t know that. June brings with it films small (actor Seth Green’s directorial feature debut Changeland) and large (Men in Black: International), each competing for your… Read More ›
Craig William Macneill’s “Lizzie” examines the complicated life that spawned a legend.
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 ›
Welcome to ‘The Party’ where hell is people.
Imagine yourself in a confined space. There are two ways in, yet it feels like there’s no way out. You’re surrounded by life-long friends who adore you, until they don’t and then all bets are off. As French philosopher Jean-Paul… Read More ›