From Our Members’ Desks (Feb. 24, 2020)

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

Best of Lists

2019 Odds and Ends

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

  • Excerpt: Most Overrated 2019 Film: Blinded By the Light. Most Underrated 2019 Film: Ma

5 Favorites Redux #16: Favorite Harrison Ford Films

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Ten Best 2019 Films I Have Seen So Far

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

The Ten Worst 2019 Films I Have Seen So Far

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

Interviews

An Interview with Fredrica Bailey and Stefon Bristol On ‘See You Yesterday’

Candice Frederick @ Essence1

Festivals: Individual Reviews

The Father

Karl Delossantos @ Smash Cut Reviews

Awards Coverage

Era uma vez.. os candidatos aos Óscares

Paulo Portugal @ Insider [Portuguese]

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Jan. 3-Feb. 16, 2020

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Parasitas surpreende com luta de classes a conquistar Hollywood

Paulo Portugal @ Insider [Portuguese]

Poll: Remaking Best Supporting Actress, 2004

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

Tuesdays with Oscar – Beatrice Straight in Network

Jerry Roberts @ Over-Thinking Oscar

  • Excerpt: What is remarkable about her performance (you see the whole thing in the video below) is that it stands as an example of what a great actor can do with a limited space of time if the role is written well enough – and, of course, it helps when the writer is Paddy Chayefsky.

Other Types of Articles

Cardinal Season 2 Review

Dragan Antulov @ Draxblog VI [Croatian]

Chernobyl and The Perilous Nuclear Age

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat @ Spirituality & Practice

  • Excerpt: A 5-part mini-series, other films, books, and spiritual practices to raise awareness and help us deal with the risks and consequences of nuclear weapons and nuclear power.

Report reveals Netflix removed Night of the Living Dead from Germany’s streaming services

Amanda Waltz @ Pittsburgh City Paper

  • Excerpt: As first reported by Axios, the document includes a list of nine films the company removed from streaming services in various countries between 2015 and Feb. 2020. Among them is Night of the Living Dead, with the document stating, “In 2017, we complied with a written demand from the German Commission for Youth Protection (KJM) to remove Night of the Living Dead from the service in Germany only. A version of the film is banned in the country.”

2020 Spring Season Box Office Preview: March

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Friday Face-Off Round One #27

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 7, 2020)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Sonic the Hedghog”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Most Anticipating? (Mar. 202, Wide)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Feb. 21-23, 2020)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Fast & Furious 9, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Impractical Jokers: The Movie

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The French Dispatch

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Hunt, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Invisible Man, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Jesus Rolls

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Kindness of Strangers

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Roads Not Taken

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: February 14

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: February 15

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: February 16

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: February 17

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: February 18

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: February 19

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: February 20

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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