From Our Members’ Desks (Aug. 31, 2020)

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

Best of Lists

5 Favorites Redux #42: Favorite Marvel Movies

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Festivals: Individual Reviews

Climate of the Hunter

C.H. Newell @ Father Son Holy Gore

  • Excerpt: Mickey Reece’s Climate of the Hunter is a fresh, stylish take on the figure of the vampire for 2020.

Hunted

C.H. Newell @ Father Son Holy Gore

  • Excerpt: Vincent Paronnaud’s Hunted subverts a nasty subgenre by allowing its protagonist Eve to be a warrior woman without needing sexual violence to turn her into one.

Labyrinth of Cinema

Gregory J. Smalley @ 366 Weird Movies

  • Excerpt: Nobuhiko Obayashi’s final movie, completed only months before his death, is an exuberant, monumental, poetic and surreal ode to the power of cinema.

The Reckoning

C.H. Newell @ Father Son Holy Gore

  • Excerpt: Neil Marshall’s plague horror is more about the horrors of misogyny perpetrated by men in power during the era of witch hunts.

Time of Moulting

C.H. Newell @ Father Son Holy Gore

  • Excerpt: Time of Moulting is an exploration of both personal and national traumas set in Germany circa the 1970s.

Tributes

Olivia de Havilland: A Personal Remembrance

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

Awards Coverage

The Friday Face-Off Losers Bracket, Round One #2

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Costume Design, 2008

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

Behind The Scenes Of ‘Starship Troopers,’ The $100 Million Satire That No One Got

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

Unhinged

Scott Phillips @ www.wrbl.com

Other Types of Articles

2020 Oscar Season Box Office Preview: September

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Favorite Books about Movies

Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews

  • Excerpt: If you are a movie addict like me, you probably want to read as much as possible about films and movie making. Here are 12 of my favorite movie-related books.

High Score

Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Cinema

  • Excerpt: As to the soup-to-nuts history lesson, the film misfires. It is frustratingly episodic with regards to the narrative history and often feels like one of those static documentaries that shows up on The History Channel or Discovery at 3 in the afternoon: The 100 Greatest Video Games of All-Time

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 34, 2020)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Unhinged”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Most Anticipating? (Sep. 2020, Wide)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Aug. 28-30, 2020)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Benjamin

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Critical Thinking

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: I Am Woman

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Rogue

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Devil All the Time

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Secrets We Keep

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Unhinged, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: August 21

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: August 22

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: August 23

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: August 24

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: August 25

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: August 26

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: August 27

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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