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

Best of Lists

The 25 most inspiring couples in movies

Marcio Sallem @ Em Cartaz [Portuguese]

Johnny Depp’s five best movies

Marcio Sallem @ Em Cartaz [Portuguese]

Festivals

Cannes Film Festival Winners

Kent Turner @ Film-Forward.com

  • Excerpt: The main difference that sets the Cannes Film Festival apart from other fests is the anticipation: you will want to see the films debuting in the competition, especially if they are directed by the likes of the Coen brothers, Alexander Payne, Roman Polanski, and Asghar Farhadi, to name four. Few shots in the dark here.

Doc/Fest 2013 Coverage: Intro

Edwin Davies @ A Mighty Fine Blog

  • Excerpt: This year is the 20th anniversary of the festival and as such the organisers have left no stone unturned or stop unpulled to ensure that this will be a true bonanza (in so much as a festival dedicated to documenting harsh, cruel reality can be described as a bonanza) and have lined up a great selection of fantastic films and events, some of which I’ll discuss in more detail below.

TIFF’s A Century of Chinese Cinema Review: Vive L’Amour (1994)

Matthew Blevins @ Nextprojection.com

TIFF’s A Century of Chinese Cinema Review: Yellow Earth (1985)

Matthew Blevins @ Nextprojection.com

Oscar Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Jun. 7-9, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Examining the chances of “Much Ado About Nothing”

Other Articles

The Absurdity of Nonsensical Movie Tie-Ins

Mike McGranaghan @ Film Racket

Adventure Time and The Last of Us

Phil Villarreal @ coedmagazine.com

Bangers

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Australian Short Film Review

Bons Meninos

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Comments on Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho written by Stephen Rebello

Marcio Sallem @ Em Cartaz [Portuguese]

Deus Não Quis

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Exit Lines: It’s Tony Time

Bob Cashill @ Popdose.com

  • Excerpt: Predictions, reflections regarding this year’s star-studded Tony Awards.

Fathers on Film

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: Nell Minow and A.J. Hakari discuss the best movies about fathers.

Fúria

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Mergulho

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Portugal e a Crise

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Documentary Feature on the Portuguese Economical Crisis

The Purge’, Tonight’s Tonys, “Game of Thrones”, And Are 40+ Actresses Now in Vogue? (Cinema In Noir)

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Re-Agitator

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee Coffee and more Coffee

  • Excerpt: Even with the inconsistent availability of Miike’s films for an English language audience, this is still a book worth adding to the library.

Roadrunner

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Australian Short Film Review

Spinning Discs: Enter the Dragons

Bob Cashill @ Popdose.com

  • Excerpt: Blu-ray/DVD review column includes ENTER THE DRAGON, THE LAST STAND, MASQUERADE, and more.

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Not So Nice: The Booming Trend of Girls Behaving Badly On Film

R. Kurt Osenlund @ Indiewire

Watch Naomi Watts Put On Her Best Royal Face In The First Trailer For ‘Diana’

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk