From Our Members’ Desks (Apr. 8, 2019)

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

Festivals: Individual Reviews

Craft Film Festival

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee

  • Excerpt: Based in Barcelona, Spain, the first big change was moving the festival from a movie theater in a more commercial part of the city to Nau Bostik, a former glue factory turned cultural center, located in the quieter, residential section of the city known as La Sagera.

Awards Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Mar. 29-31, 2019

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

Five Things to Love: Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

Rob DiCristino @ F This Movie

Lonely Places: About ‘Communion’ (1976)

Diego Salgado @ Cine Divergente [Spanish]

Overboard 1987 vs. 2018

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

  • Excerpt: Overboard 1987 is a frothy little film with a good heart and message: love is what makes you wealthy. Overboard 2018 is just a waste of time.

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

The World Is Phony, the Pain Isn’t: Douglas Sirk’s ‘The Tarnished Angels’

Michael Barrett @ PopMatters

Reviews of Short Films

Pendulum

Frank Ochieng @ SF Crowsnest

  • Excerpt: Cooney’s fine-tuned, contemplative alarmist SF spectacle certainly swings both ways in its perceptive and fatalistic forecast as a compelling look at two different forces of nature co-existing on the major brink of destruction: human nature versus mother nature.

Other Types of Articles

2018 Oscar Season Preview Wrap-Up: November Box Office

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The America That the Warner Brothers Made

Andrew Wyatt @ The Common Reader

  • Excerpt: A review of David Thomson’s “Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio”.

Behind-The-Scenes Stories From The Making Of ‘Thelma & Louise’

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

Do New “Avengers: End Game” Posters Feed into Thanos’ Butt Theory?

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Jordan Peele’s “Twilight Zone” Adds New Dimensions to the Classic (Review)

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

The Making Of ‘Deliverance’ Was Even More Horrifying Than The Film’s Backwoods Locals

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

Streaming Bloody Murder: Horror VOD Postmortem for March 2019

Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens [English]

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 13, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen Dumbo

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Supporting Actor, 1998

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Apr. 5-7, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Body at Brighton Rock

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Crypto

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Long Shot

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Mia and the White Lion

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Non-Fiction

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Okko’s Inn

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Poms

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Someone Great

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Stockholm

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Browsing Effect

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Intruder

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Sun Is Also a Star

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: April 1 (2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: April 2 (2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: April 3 (2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: April 4 (2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: March 29 (2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: March 30 (2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: March 31 (2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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