From Our Members’ Desks (Jan. 27, 2020)

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

Best of Lists

12 Snubs and Surprises from the 2020 Oscar Nominations

Candice Frederick @ Harper’s Bazaar

5 Favorites Redux #10: Best of the Decade, Part 3

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Best Films of the 2010s

Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens

Confessions of a Film Freak 2019

Roderick Heath @ Film Freedonia

  • Excerpt: If there’s any conviction underpinning my yearly film round-ups, it’s the feeling that the movies are talking to each-other. In 2019, seemed the conversation was more intense and deeply interwoven than ever.

Facing the Bitter Truth Awards 2019

Alan Mattli @ Facing the Bitter Truth [German]

  • Excerpt: My personal awards nominations for Switzerland’s 2019 releases

Awards Coverage

The Friday Face-Off Round One #23

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar Preview: Precursor Winners & Losers, Week 9

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best Adapted Screenplay

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best Costume Design

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best International Film

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best Production Design

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best Sound Editing

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best Sound Mixing

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best Visual Effects

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Supporting Actress, 2020

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Rundown 2019: Actor

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Rundown 2019: Documentary Awards

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Rundown 2019: International Film

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Rundown 2019: Supporting Actor

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Rundown 2019: Supporting Actress

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

Whose War Movie? The Rivalling Narratives of “1917”

Alan Mattli @ Facing the Bitter Truth [German]

  • Excerpt: My second viewing of “1917” left me with a similar feeling as my first one had: I was impressed, but not enthused. And I think I can pinpoint why that is the case better now.

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

Just Mercy

Scott Phillips @ www.wrbl.com

Richard Fleischer’s ‘Trapped’ Escapes from Noir Obscurity

Michael Barrett @ PopMatters

There’ll Always Be An Ealing: Postwar England’s Little Studio That Could — and Did

Michael Barrett @ PopMatters

Other Types of Articles

Love Me As I Am

Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews

  • Excerpt: Another addictive Turkish TV Series. This one is all about the ups and downs of true love.

Surprises and Snubs Poem

Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews

  • Excerpt: I found two pleasant surprises and three unpleasant snubs in the 92nd Annual Oscar nominations list. This is my poem of explanation.

2020 Spring Season Box Office Preview: February

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 3, 2020)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Bad Boys for Life”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Jan. 24-26, 2020)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Antlers

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Birds of Prey, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: First Cow

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Saint Maud

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Night Clerk

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Uncut Gems, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 17

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 18

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 19

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 20

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 21

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 22

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: January 23

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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