Category Archives: The Grab Bag

Grab Bag Update

Some other items of interest from our members this week:

Moviemom.com’s Nell Minow goes to Comic-Con and sees the stars from Tron, The Expendables, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Grab Bag Update

Some other items of interest from our members this week:

Erik Childress’ Criticwatch series examines the critics’ quotes appearing in ads for The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Pablo Villa├ža speaks about Eclipse, Twilight, and the fans of the Twilight saga and analyzes a scene from Goodfellas in order to explain what a professional film critic observes while doing his job (Portuguese)

Anders Wotzke asks what if Twitter quotes were used to market movies?

Grab Bag Update

Some other items of interest from our members this week:

Steve Biodrowski says it’s time to boycott bad 3D

David Cornelius discusses The Last Airbender‘s controversial 3D upgrade

William Goss reports on a five-year plagiarism case, with reviews stolen from Roger Ebert, the New York Times, and several OFCS members

MaryAnn Johanson has joined the “featured critic” ranks at Movie Review Intelligence, joining the OFCS’s James Berardinelli as the only two truly independent online film critics the site polls

Grab Bag Update

Some other items of interest from our members this week:

Movie Mom Nell Minow interviews The Love Ranch director Taylor Hackford at Beliefnet

MovieCrypt.com’s Kevin A. Ranson joins his pal Grim D. Reaper in offering this public service announcement.

Grab Bag Update

Some other items of interest from our members this week:

Nell Minow interviews The Lottery director Madeleine Sackler and 8: The Mormon Proposition co-director Steven Greenstreet and activist David Melson at Beliefnet

Felix Vasquez, Jr., studies the Theology of Toy Story 3 and spotlights Cinema Crazed’s Favorite Movie Toys at Cinema Crazed

Grab Bag Update

Some other items of interest from our members this week:

Wesley Lovell takes a look at three Stephen Sondheim adaptations at Cinema Sight

Nell Minow interviews John C. Reilly about Cyrus at Beliefnet

Cole Smithey discusses the intense reaction to his negative Toy Story 3 review at ColeSmithey.com

Grab Bag Update

Some further topics and random thoughts our members are discussing this week:

Responding to Bret Easton Ellis’s recent comments regarding female directors, FlickFilosopher.com’s MaryAnn Johanson studies the “male gaze” and its counterpart, “the female gaze” – and their role in modern film.