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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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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.…