This Week at the Movies (Dec. 14, 2018)

Here are some reviews of films coming out at the theater this week as well as others that may be in theaters or newly on home video. Opening: Dec. 14, 2018 Wide (United States) Mortal Engines For member reviews of this film, follow this link The Mule For member reviews of this film, follow this link Private Life For member reviews of this film, follow this link Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse For member reviews of this film, follow this link Limited (United States) If Beale Street Could Talk For member reviews of this film, follow this link Expanding (United States) […]

Classics & More on DVD (Dec. 11, 2018)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD. Pre-2016 Film Reviews Schindler’s List MaryAnn Johanson @ FlickFilosopher.com Excerpt: The devastating cultural experience Spielberg’s masterpiece presented to us 25 years ago felt then like a piece of history. Today, from the bowels of 2018, it feels like a warning, a premonition, a harbinger.

From Our Members’ Desks (Dec. 10, 2018)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Awards Coverage Reactions and Lessons from the 2019 Golden Globe film nominations Don Shanahan @ Every Movie Has a Lesson Excerpt: Matching my website’s style, here are my lessons, reactions, and trends from the film selections and nominees of the 2019 Golden Globe Awards. Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More Imagine a Serene, Untroubled World and What Do You Get? ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ Michael Barrett @ PopMatters Other Types of Articles Raiva (2018) Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese] Excerpt:

This Week at the Movies (Dec. 7, 2018)

Here are some reviews of films coming out at the theater this week as well as others that may be in theaters or newly on home video. Opening: Dec. 7, 2018 Limited (United States) No Reviews Available 2018 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas Beautiful Boy For member reviews of this film, follow this link Can You Ever Forgive Me? For member reviews of this film, follow this link Creed II For member reviews of this film, follow this link Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald For member reviews of this film, follow this link The Favourite For member […]

Classics & More on DVD (Dec. 4, 2018)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD. Pre-2016 Film Reviews Clouzot: The Early Works Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee Excerpt: Film historian Peter Tonguette’s accompanying booklet is titled “The Apprenticeship of Henri-Georges Clouzot” – perhaps too unwieldy for a blu-ray title, but more accurate. The six features are all linked by having Clouzot’s hand in the screenplays. Come and See Gregory J. Smalley @ 366 Weird Movies Évolution Federico Furzan @ Cinelipsis [Spanish] Fists in the Pocket Ronald Wilkinson @ Its Just Movies Robin and Marian Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews Robin Hood Rick […]

From Our Members’ Desks (Dec. 3, 2018)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Awards Coverage 2019 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture Karl Delossantos @ Smash Cut Reviews Festivals: Individual Reviews A Outra Margem (2007) Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese] Essays Crítica: Suspiria (1977) Federico Furzan @ Cinelipsis [Spanish] Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

This Week at the Movies (Nov. 30, 2018)

Here are some reviews of films coming out at the theater this week as well as others that may be in theaters or newly on home video. Opening: Nov. 30, 2018 Wide (United States) None Limited (United States) None 2018 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas Bohemian Rhapsody For member reviews of this film, follow this link Colette For member reviews of this film, follow this link Creed II For member reviews of this film, follow this link Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald For member reviews of this film, follow this link Free Solo For member reviews of […]

Classics & More on DVD (Nov. 27, 2018)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD. Pre-2016 Film Reviews Fists in the Pocket Ronald Wilkinson @ Its Just Movies Excerpt: Comedy at its darkest in this transfixing black and white beauty from the golden days of Italian cinema. Robin and Marian Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews Excerpt: Robin and Marian is at times a raucous film but it is also a heartfelt love story. The ending might surprise people but on the whole, this is a film of a lion in winter, who has one last roar left to him. Robin Hood Rick Aragon @ Rick’s […]

From Our Members’ Desks (Nov. 26, 2017)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Festivals: Individual Reviews A Outra Margem Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese] Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More The Bee-all and End-all of ‘The Swarm’, or Irwin Allen’s Human Bee-in Michael Barrett @ PopMatters Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Optimism in ‘Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day’ Isn’t Cock-eyed, It’s Beady-eyed Michael Barrett @ PopMatters Other Types of Articles A Thanksgiving Visit Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews Excerpt: Remembering my first exposure to television.

This Week at the Movies (Nov. 23, 2018)

Here are some reviews of films coming out at the theater this week as well as others that may be in theaters or newly on home video. Opening: Nov. 23, 2018 Wide (United States) Creed II For member reviews of this film, follow this link Ralph Breaks the Internet For member reviews of this film, follow this link Robin Hood For member reviews of this film, follow this link Limited (United States) The Favourite Aaron Neuwirth @ We Live Entertainment Excerpt: The Favourite has no shortage of irreverence and layers of subversion to best realize this story of rivalries and […]