From Our Members' Desks (Aug. 11, 2015)

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

Interviews

Bel Powley and Alexander Skarsgard – The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke on “Mistress America”

Nell Minow @ The Credits

  • Excerpt: So much of what I’m interested in writing is what women do when men aren’t there because they can’t possibly really speak to that. There are these incredibly intricate relationships that are really rich.

Jason Segel on “The End of the Tour”

Nell Minow @ The Huffington Post

Joel Edgerton on “The Gift”

Frank Swietek @ One Guys Opinion

Lillete Dubey of “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom

  • Excerpt: In the first one she was quite a tough little biddy. And I joked when I heard that there is a second one that I hoped there is going to be more dimension and maybe hopefully a little romance for Mrs. Kapoor.

Relentless: Angela Dixon on the triumphs and challenges of Never Let Go

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Festivals: General Coverage

TIFF Announces Canadian Films for 2015 Festival

Pat Mullen @ Cinemablographer

Awards Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar potential of “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”

Television

Elementary: End of Watch

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Cafe Texan

  • Excerpt: I found very little if anything really to fault End of Watch. I’m so glad that after three seasons, Elementary seems to have found its stride and come up with excellent episodes.

Hannibal: “Antipasto”

Daniel Lackey @ The Nightmare Gallery

Essays

Tuesdays With Oscar: 1950

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Cafe Texan

  • Excerpt: Thus the Great Debate: Was there vote-splitting between Anne Baxter, Bette Davis, and Gloria Swanson to allow Judy Holliday to win or would Holliday have won regardless of her competition?

Reviews of Short Films

Dawn

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Denali

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: US Short Film Review

Dois Mil Pés

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

A Lifestory

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Spanish Animated Short Film Review

Lux

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Mobiliario Urbano

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Spanish Documentary Short Film Review

Mother and Brother

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Salomé

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Tashi and the Monk

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Tu

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Other Articles

A Ras del Cielo

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

Al Pacino Double Feature and Favorite Performance

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: A fun podcast discussion about Al Pacino’s two new films plus his other movies and performances.

The Morning After: Jul. 27, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Short review of “In the Valley of Elah”

Still Alice

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

Uma Cidade Entre Nós

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Independant Feature Film

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