Crime stories get a lot of play in storytelling. Could be as classic as Othello or as modern as The Legend of Jack and Diane (2023); stories in which someone either gets in too deep, trusts the wrong person, or… Read More ›
EoM Presents: A Conversation with “One Day as a Lion” director John Swab.
In this conversation, EoM senior interviewer Thomas Manning chats with director John Swab about his new film One Day as a Lion. Swab talks about his Oklahoma roots, bringing Scott Caan’s script to life, his collaborations with Frank Grillo, and… Read More ›
Anthology film “Give Me An A” is an artful expression of rage, disappointment, and fear. [Fantastic Fest]
June 24th, 2022: the United States Supreme Court overturned the 1973 decision to make abortion in the U.S. legal. This is not only a blow to the modern Women’s Rights Movement, but it also opened the door for the Supreme… Read More ›
You don’t need to say his name to bring him home. Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” is available on home video now.
In horror, there are far more stories of unrelenting evil than there are tales of vengeance. Look at the pantheon of horror elite and you’ve got Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Leatherface, and Pennywise. There are plenty more, for sure, but… Read More ›
Director Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” recontextualizes the mythos in a way that’ll excite some and frustrate others.
The stories we tell matter. They carry weight with every word. They are derived from their individual meanings as well as the histories accompanying them. Stories keep people and events alive long after their physical forms are gone, enabling those… Read More ›