From Our Members’ Desks (Jan. 11, 2021)

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

Best of Lists

5 Favorites Redux #62: Snowy Movies

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Best Horror Films of 2020

Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens

The Best TV Shows of 2020

Matt Oakes @

  • Excerpt: With theaters largely closed, entertainment moved to the small screen. Here are the 25 best of the year.

Brent’s Top 15 Movies of 2020

Brent McKnight @ The Last Thing I See

My Top 10 Films of 2020

Mark Hobin @ Fast Film Reviews

  • Excerpt: To say 2020 was a difficult year would be an understatement. Yet I still saw a lot of great films that made me happy.

Small Worlds: Ryan McNeil’s Top Five Films of 2020

Ryan McNeil @ www.thematinee.ca

  • Excerpt: The scale of the stories on the screen was much smaller in 2020…but their impact – and their legacy – was undeniable.

Top Ten Films of 2020

Matt Oakes @

  • Excerpt: A drunken experiment, oily cakes, a horror remake, punk rock love… What made the cut for the best films of 2020?

Awards Coverage

The Friday Face-Off, Round Three #4

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Original Screenplay, 2007

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

Movie Theaters and Me

Josh Taylor @ The Forgetful Film Critic

  • Excerpt: I lament movie theaters going away because the pleasures of seeing a movie projected onto a 40’ screen are unique and precious to me. The shared experience – one of the last we as a culture have, since every possible audience segment has been cleaved off and siloed into our own bunkers – of sitting in a dark room as light and shadow are projected onto an impossibly huge wall is magical.

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

Matineecast Episode 250

Ryan McNeil @ www.thematinee.ca

  • Excerpt: Talkin’ 2020 at The Movies with guest Andrew Robinson. We discuss what was and what wasn’t, then close out the year by naming off our top films.

Wonder Woman 1984

Scott Phillips @ www.wrbl.com

Other Types of Articles

Streaming Bloody Murder: Horror VOD Postmortem for December 2020

Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 1, 2021)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best of Jan. 2020, Wide

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Shadow in the Cloud”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching (Jan. 8-10, 2021)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Previe: Little Fish

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Outside the Wire

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Supernova

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Dig

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Human Voice

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Two of Us

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: White Tiger

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 1

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 2

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 3

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 4

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 5

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 6

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 7

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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