[New to this platform— found it because I penned a long thing about Hamilton and a CNN op-ed and have no where else to put it!! Would love help with editing]
“History has its eyes…” certainly not on you, Mr. Morales. I repeatedly checked that I was reading an article by a Columbia professor on CNN and not a book review by a 7th grade child. CNN should feel ashamed of themselves for publishing such an absurd diatribe.
If you have yet to read the article, don’t bother, Ed Morales’s “The Problem with the Hamilton Movie” merely accuses the musical “Hamilton” of being insufficiently radical in increasingly catty ways.
I visited the Twitter-patter about the article and found the responses amusing:
- He misquoted the material. “History is watching” is actually “History has its eyes on you”…a far superior lyric.
- His criticisms show that he misunderstand the nature of a show. His critiques better suit the omissions of a documentary, diary, or of ...
The problem with the 'Hamilton' movieEd Morales writes that the film version of the hit Broadway play "Hamilton" seems now "at odds with Black Lives Matter's strident call for radical change to an America where the ...