L.E. Bond

SIU Reviews

L. E. Bond is a doctoral candidate in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale.  Her movie critiques are a featured segment of SIU Reviews on WSIU Public Radio.

L. E.’s area of study is focused on the representation of women in male-dominated genres – such as action, adventure, gangster and horror – from a historical and socio-political perspective. Her research interests also include a focus on screenwriting and screenwriters, including the history, industrial practices, the links to genre and narrative theory, and the connection to authorship.

L. E.  has a MFA in Film from Columbia University’s School of the Arts in New York City. She continues to pursue her artistic screenwriting endeavors while pursing her scholarly interests.

The 2012 drama  Ginger & Rosa follows the lives of two teenage girls in 1960's London. Film critic L.E. Bond takes a closer look in this edition of  SIU Reviews.

Netflix

The Netflix original series  House of Cards is a political drama that debuted earlier this year starring Kevin Spacey.

Film Critic L.E. Bond takes a closer look at this TV series that is rooted in the works of Shakespeare for this edition of  SIU Reviews.
 

House of Cards is an original TV series by Netflix.

L.E. Bond is a doctoral candidate in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  She is a regular contributor to  SIU Reviews.
 

SIU Reviews: Mama

Mar 28, 2013

The recent supernatural thriller  Mama is based on a 2008 Spanish language short film that tells the story of two young girls abandoned in a forest cabin for five years.

Film critic L.E. Bond has more in this edition of  SIU Reviews.
 


Mama is schedule for DVD Release in May.

L.E. Bond is a doctoral candidate in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at SIU Carbondale.   Her critiques are a regular feature of  SIU Reviews. 

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Columbia Pictures

Zero Dark Thirty is the historical drama that chronicles the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

In this special "Oscars" edition of  SIU Reviews, Film critic L.E. Bond takes a closer look at the latest work by director Kathryn Bigelow.
 


Zero Dark Thirty is nominated for a Best Picture award at the Academy Awards on February 24th.  It is in current release.

L.E. Bond is a film critic and doctoral candidate in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.