Skater/Filmmaker Myriah Marquez on the Beauty of Being Alive and the Importance of Living With Compassion
Myriah Marquez is a skateboarder and a filmmaker. She lives with an invisible illness, which impacts her life in a multitude of ways.
While none of Burton’s work, or anyone’s for that matter, is beyond criticism, the responses to his films of late have felt personally motivated, driven by a bias about his washed-up-ness, his transition from artist characterized by originality to director doing Disney’s bidding.
Some years ago, I read an essay that criticizes the women in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice for sitting around waiting for things to...