The Grab Bag

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

Interviews

Jesse Eisenberg of “Now You See Me”

Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom

Mira Nair (The Reluctant Fundamentalist)

Simon Miraudo @ Quickflix

Patricia Clarkson Interview

R. Kurt Osenlund @ Slant Magazine

Festivals

Cannes 2013: Final Dispatch

Kenji Fujishima @ In Review Online

Cannes 2013: First Dispatch

Kenji Fujishima @ In Review Online

Cannes 2013: Second Dispatch

Kenji Fujishima @ In Review Online

Cannes 2013: Third Dispatch

Kenji Fujishima @ In Review Online

Oscar Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of May 24-26, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: We tackle “Before Midnight,” “Epic” and “We Steal Secrets”

Other Articles

Alone

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Cleopatra (50th Anniversary)

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: A podcast discussion about the 1963 movie Cleopatra.

Ethan Hawke Tries to Protect His Family From a Group of Murderous Thugs in the Psychological Thriller, “The Purge” (See 7 Images From The Film)

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Fim

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Golden Boy: The Cancellation

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Cafe Texan

  • Excerpt: A combination of weak crimes, a frustrating main character, and a framing device that has failed TWICE (Jack & Bobby and now Golden Boy) killed an OK though not brilliant show.

Intensifying the Affect: Peter Tscherkassky’s Virtuosic Repurposing Acts

Carson Lund @ Are the Hills Going to March Off?

  • Excerpt: Since his first short film in 1981, [Peter] Tscherkassky has sought increasingly imaginative ways of transcending conventional pictorial representation in cinema, producing radical aesthetic experiences that intentionally gesture towards visual coherence before completely unsettling any sense of spectatorial stability.

Introducing Carlos Estévez

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

The New Teaser Trailer For “Machete Kills” Has Bosom Bullets, A Spy Kid and…Mel Gibson

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

O Quadro

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Why Do So Many (Female) Critics Hate on Betty Francis So Much?

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

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