- It’s of little surprise that Douglas found himself drawn to studying film in undergrad and graduate school after growing up in a household that loved watching movies. Though his professional vocations took him in a myriad of directions, including even all the way to Johns Hopkins University to earn an M.A. in Communications, he’s always found a way to work his love of cinema into his life. Douglas eventually created Elements of Madness (EoM) as a means of keeping busy, but it now serves as a vessel to pour every ounce of geekdom into through reviews of upcoming releases and a monthly Coming Soon series. In addition to running EoM, he’s a Senior Contributor Film Critic for Charlotte-based arts and culture blog CLTure, a freelance critic for the Mountain Xpress, a contributing Film Critic for entertainment website Pretty Vacant One, a contributing Film Review Member for online film community FilmFed, and co-host of The Cine-Men podcast on the Poprika Podcast Network.