From Our Members’ Desks (Jan. 14, 2019)

OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting.

Best of Lists

The 10 Best Bollywood Films of 2018…

Tusshar Sasi @ Filmy Sasi

The 10 Best Bollywood Soundtracks of 2018…

Tusshar Sasi @ Filmy Sasi

30 Incredible World Cinema Titles from 2018 That You Shouldn’t Miss….

Tusshar Sasi @ Filmy Sasi

Best films of Alfonso Cuarón

Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org [Spanish]

Best of 2018 So Far

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

  • Excerpt: My Number One Film of 2018 is one of those ‘you can’t believe this even if it is true’ films, something that leaves one simply astonished, shocked, angered and heartbroken.

Best Soccer Films of all Time

Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org [Spanish]

Father Gore’s Favourite Horror Performances— 2018 Edition

C.H. Newell @ Father Son Holy Gore

  • Excerpt: 2018 was a monumental year for horror with so much creepy cinema for us fans to feast on. Of course with the films and their stories come the performances that make them so feast-worthy.

My Favorite Films of 2018 (Part Two of Two)

Scott Phillips @ The Movie Isle

My Top 10 Movies for 2018

Mark Hobin @ Fast Film Reviews

  • Excerpt: I love humanity. There are a lot of beautiful people out there and these 10 films are proof of that.

Worst of 2018 So Far

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

  • Excerpt: I am appalled at how awful The Spy Who Dumped Me was, and worse, that I found two films I found more painful to sit through.

Interviews

Alfonso Cuarón

Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org [Spanish]

Gael García Bernal & Alfonso Ruizpalacios “Museo”

Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org [Spanish]

Gary Oldman and Joe Wright “Darkest Hour”

Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org [Spanish]

Lorenzo Hagerman

Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org [Spanish]

Miguel Arteta “Beatriz at Dinner”

Anne Hoyt @ AARP.org [Spanish]

Festivals: General Coverage

Escape Room’ and the Comfort of a Predictable Formula

Andy Crump @ The Hollywood Reporter

  • Excerpt: ESCAPE ROOM follows horror formula traditions, which works for and against it.

How ‘Bird Box’ Tweaked the Book’s Ending

Andy Crump @ The Hollywood Reporter

  • Excerpt: Susannie Bier’s BIRD BOX changes the original novel’s ending, and not for the better.

Essays

2018 Kennedy Center Honors: Some Thoughts and Review

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

  • Excerpt: Given how the Kennedy Center Honors is now, it won’t be too long before perhaps Murray Perahia finds himself honored alongside Cardi B, next to the empty Presidential Box.

2018 Odds and Ends

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

  • Excerpt: I found the Most Overrated Film of 2018 to be “Sha-la-la-la-la-la-low”.

Fantasies from the Eighties: Troll (1986)

Diego Salgado @ Cine Divergente [Spanish]

Other Types of Articles

Everybody Loves Gilda Radner

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: An episode about Gilda Radner, Love Gilda and her tap dancing audition.

Gotham: Year Zero Review

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

Streaming Bloody Murder: Horror VOD Postmortem for December 2018

Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens

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