OFCS Reviews, Interviews, and More (April 10)

Click on any link to read member reviews, interviews, and more. Films Reviews Miracles from Heaven – Susan Granger Bellissima — Paul Peralta Batman v Superman —  João Pinto (Portugese) Jodorowsky’s Dune — Dennis Schwartz Eye in the Sky — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat I Saw the Light — Susan Granger The Divergent Series: Allegiant — Frank Ochieng God’s Not Dead 2 — Frank Ochieng Suburra —  Hugo Gomes SXSW Review: Jake Gyllenhaal Channels Palahniuk In Dark ‘Demolition’ – Kristy Puchko Movie Review: ‘THE JUNGLE BOOK’ – Courtney Howard REVIEW: THE BOSS Isn’t Very Boss – Courtney Howard Everybody Wants Some!! — Frank Swietek Hardcore Henry – […]

OFCS Reviews, Interviews, and More (April 1)

Click on any title to read OFCS member reviews, interviews, and more. New Releases: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – Susan Granger Eye in the Sky – Susan Granger Kill Your Friends – Betty Jo Tucker Standing Tall – Jose Solis Martyrs – Rob Daniel Batmanv v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Rob Daniel Ki and Ka – Kathy Gibson Everybody Wants Some!! – Laura Clifford Sold – Maryann Johanson Midnight Special – Mark Dujsik The Island of the Day After – Donald Levit Born to Be Blue – Mark Dujsik 10 Cloverfield Lane – Jared Mobarak Repertory: A Study in Spielberg: The Sugarland Express (1974) – Jerry Roberts MINI-CRITICAS : BRUNA […]

From Our Members' Desks (Mar. 1, 2016)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists Son of Saul tops Greek Film Critics’ best-of-year list Joseph Proimakis @ Cineuropa.org Excerpt: In what was dubbed Year of the Woman, we’ve come down to an Oscar race revolving around a single white male with a bear on his back. How did that happen? Interviews Joseph Fiennes on “Risen” Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom Niobe Thompson and Darren Fung on ‘The Great Human Odyssey’ Pat Mullen @ POV Magazine Excerpt: The director and composer talk about taking their documentary from […]

From Our Members’ Desks (Mar. 1, 2016)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists Son of Saul tops Greek Film Critics’ best-of-year list Joseph Proimakis @ Cineuropa.org Excerpt: In what was dubbed Year of the Woman, we’ve come down to an Oscar race revolving around a single white male with a bear on his back. How did that happen? Interviews Joseph Fiennes on “Risen” Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom Niobe Thompson and Darren Fung on ‘The Great Human Odyssey’ Pat Mullen @ POV Magazine Excerpt: The director and composer talk about taking their documentary from […]

The OFCS Covers the Oscars

Every year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) announce their selections for the best achievements of 2015. This Sunday, AMPAS will give out its annual kudos and our members have each put together articles to celebrate the occasion. Below are all the links to our members’ work covering this event from predictions to commentary. Please enjoy! 2016 Oscar Predictions Dustin Jansick @ Way Too Indie 2016 Oscars Preview Kenji Fujishima @ Paste The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Cinema Excerpt: As always, the Oscar nominated short films in both category are a mixture of […]

From Our Members' Desks (Feb. 23, 2016)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists The 10 Best Broad City YouTube Episodes Kenji Fujishima @ Paste Top 10 Movie Marriages Gone Bad Frank Ochieng @ Critical Movie Critics Awards Coverage Memo to the Academy: For Your Consideration Pat Mullen @ Cinemablographer Excerpt: As voting deadlines loom, Oscar voters should consider ‘Spotlight’, ‘Carol’, ‘Youth’ and ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Oscar Preview: Precursor Winners & Losers, Week 12 Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight Excerpt: Looking at the winners and losers from Precursor Week 12 Interviews

From Our Members’ Desks (Feb. 23, 2016)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists The 10 Best Broad City YouTube Episodes Kenji Fujishima @ Paste Top 10 Movie Marriages Gone Bad Frank Ochieng @ Critical Movie Critics Awards Coverage Memo to the Academy: For Your Consideration Pat Mullen @ Cinemablographer Excerpt: As voting deadlines loom, Oscar voters should consider ‘Spotlight’, ‘Carol’, ‘Youth’ and ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Oscar Preview: Precursor Winners & Losers, Week 12 Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight Excerpt: Looking at the winners and losers from Precursor Week 12 Interviews

From Our Members' Desks (Feb. 16, 2016)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists Top 14 Favorite Classic Movie Couples Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film Awards Coverage Top 14 Favorite Classic Movie Couples Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film Interviews Eli Roth and Lorenza Izzo – The Green Inferno Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys Francis Gary Powers, Jr. on the Cold War and “Bridge of Spies” Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom Jack Huston and Douglas Booth Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys Jim Whitaker on “The Finest Hours” Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom Justin […]

From Our Members’ Desks (Feb. 16, 2016)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists Top 14 Favorite Classic Movie Couples Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film Awards Coverage Top 14 Favorite Classic Movie Couples Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film Interviews Eli Roth and Lorenza Izzo – The Green Inferno Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys Francis Gary Powers, Jr. on the Cold War and “Bridge of Spies” Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom Jack Huston and Douglas Booth Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys Jim Whitaker on “The Finest Hours” Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom Justin […]

From Our Members' Desks (Feb. 9, 2016)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting. Best of Lists List: 20 Underrated & Overlooked 21st Century Horror Movies Ross Miller @ Thoughts On Film Excerpt: I take a look at some great 21st century horror movies that you may not have seen/heard of. A Most Violent Year Diego Salgado @ Miradas de Cine [Spanish] Sicario Diego Salgado @ Miradas de Cine [Spanish] Top 10 Sundance 2016 Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema Top Anticipated Sundance 2016 Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema Awards Coverage List: 20 Underrated & Overlooked 21st Century Horror Movies Ross Miller […]