From Our Members’ Desks (Dec. 16, 2015)

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

Best of Lists

10 Great 2015 Horror Movies You Might Have Missed

James Jay Edwards @ iHorror.com

Synthesizing the Year in Film Music

Kenji Fujishima @ Fandor

Awards Coverage

On Category Fraud

Steve Katz @ The Alpha Primitive

  • Excerpt: There has been some consternation this year, possibly more so than I can personally remember for some time, about studios pushing for ‘category fraud,’ or the act of angling for an award that does not necessarily fit the category in which it is being angled for, usually due to the other category leading to a higher likelihood of winning even if it may not be entirely accurate or moral to do so.

Oscar Predictions, 11/15/15

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Oscar Predictions, 11/24/15

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Oscar Predictions, 11/6/15

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Oscar Preview: Precursor Winners & Losers, Week 2

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the winners and losers of Precursor Week 2.

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Dec. 4-6, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances of “Macbeth” and “Youth”

Projection: Oscar – Best Actress/Actor Deep(wish) Dive

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Projection: Oscar – Deep(wish) Dive, Supporting Actress/Actor

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Projection: Oscar – Oscar Predictions, 12/8/15

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Projection: Oscar – The 19th Annual Online Film Critics Society Nominations

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Projection: Oscar – The Critics Descend, Part 1: Amassing the Early Results

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Projection: Oscar – The More We Know, The Less We Know (?)

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Projection: Oscar – Treading Water

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Projection: Oscar – Where Are We Now?

Jason McKiernan @ Next Projection

Interviews

Chad Gracia

Kristen Lopez @ Awards Circuit

Lily Tomlin – Grandma

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Paul Weitz – Grandma

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Tributes

The conflicting charms of Cate Blanchett

Joseph Proimakis @ Popaganda.gr [Greek]

  • Excerpt: The great Australian’s life and work as a study in extremes

Essays

Destroy All Monsters: “Our Lot In Life” – Droid Personhood In STAR WARS

Matt Brown @ TwitchFilm

Other Articles

Anti-Christmas Movies

Rob Daniel @ Electric Shadows

  • Excerpt: Movies that revel in their bah-humbugness!

How To Save the Star Wars Saga

Rob Daniel @ Electric Shadows

  • Excerpt: Star Wars may be reborn soon… But, what to do about those pesky prequels?

The Morning After: Dec. 7, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Short reviews of “Far from the Madding Crowd,” “Suffragette” and “Steve Jobs”

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