Classics & More on DVD (Aug. 21, 2018)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD. Pre-2016 Film Reviews The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Jon Partridge @ Cinapse Excerpt: Edward James Olmos stars in this gritty, cross-cultural folk tale, new to the Criterion collection Cinderella Liberty Matthew Lucas @ From the Front Row Lady Street Fighter Jon Partridge @ Cinapse Excerpt: Lady Street Fighter is certainly an acquired taste. When the action is flowing, it’s a sleazy action romp. When the narrative kicks in, the film becomes a disjointed, befuddling affair, but there’s certainly enough weirdness help you along the way. A Matter of Life and Death […]

From Our Members’ Desks (Aug. 20, 2018)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists All Bets Are Off: Top Ten Films About Las Vegas Frank Ochieng @ Popoptiq Boob on the Tube: Top Ten Worst Movie Adaptations of TV Shows Frank Ochieng @ Popoptiq Classroom Chaos: Top Ten High School Outsiders Frank Ochieng @ Popoptiq Creature Feature: Top Ten Animals Gone Bad in the Movies Frank Ochieng @ Popoptiq Follow My Lead: Top Ten Mentors in the Movies Frank Ochieng @ Popoptiq Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned: Top 10 Damaged Divas in the Movies […]

This Week at the Movies (Aug. 17-19, 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: Aug. 17-19, 2018 Wide (United States) Alpha For member reviews of this film, follow this link Crazy Rich Asians For member reviews of this film, follow this link 2018 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

Classics & More on DVD (Aug. 14, 2018)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD. Pre-2016 Film Reviews Interstellar Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org/Español Excerpt: El tiempo es el gran tema en el cine de los hermanos Nolan y esa inquietud filosófica alcanza su máxima expresión visual en Interstellar. Esta ópera espacial, que es a la vez historia de amor, drama sicológico y de suspenso, nos plantea una visión del futuro revolucionaria y radical: nos devuelve al pasado.

From Our Members’ Desks (Aug. 13, 2018)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Tributes Happy Birthday, Olivia de Havilland! Betty Jo Tucker @ Memosaic Blog Excerpt: Remembering this great actress on her 102nd birthday. Mr. Showbiz Will Be Missed Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews Excerpt: I will always remember the great entertainer George Bettinger as “Mr. Showbiz” because of his multiple talents as an impressionist, actor, comic and radio host. Fans and friends throughout the world are saddened by his unexpected passing on 8/2/2018. Other Types of Articles Maborosi Matthew Lucas @ From the Front Row […]

This Week at the Movies (Aug. 10-12, 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: DATE Wide (United States) BlacKkKlansman For member reviews of this film, follow this link Dog Days For member reviews of this film, follow this link The Meg For member reviews of this film, follow this link 2018 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

From Our Members’ Desks (Aug. 7, 2018)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists Top 10 Corrupt Movie Cops Frank Ochieng @ The Critical Movie Critics Top 10 Dance Scenes in Non-Musical Movies Frank Ochieng @ The Critical Movie Critics Top 10 Movie Nerds Frank Ochieng @ The Critical Movie Critics Top 10 Nefarious Movie Nerds Frank Ochieng @ The Critical Movie Critics Interviews

Classics & More on DVD (Aug. 6, 2018)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD. Pre-2016 Film Reviews The Big Country Matthew Lucas @ From the Front Row Excerpt: The Big Country is perhaps one of the finest Hollywood westerns of the period. Wyler explores themes of violence, pacifism, and the ripple effects of both, asking whether or not violence has any purpose in a modern, civilized world. Dragon Inn Matthew Lucas @ From the Front Row Excerpt: If the film is unfamiliar to western audiences, surely that is because it has been widely unavailable on home video until the release of the new Criterion Blu-Ray […]

This Week at the Movies (Aug. 3, 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: Aug. 3, 2018 Wide (United States) The Spy Who Dumped Me For member reviews of this film, follow this link 2018 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

Classics & More on DVD (Jul. 31, 2018)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD. Pre-2016 Film Reviews Maurice Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film Excerpt: What’s really revolutionary about this film is the way Ivory photographs male bodies.