From Our Members’ Desks (Jan. 7, 2020)

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

Best of Lists

13 of the Most Underrated Music Documentaries of the Decade

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

The 20 Best 3D Movies of the Decade

Aaron Neuwirth @ We Live Entertainment

  • Excerpt: Here’s a look at 20 films that stood out when it came to presenting a meaningful use of 3D to a movie’s presentation (with an emphasis on technique over overall film quality), beyond just a surcharge at the box office counter.

The 20 Best Black Films of the Last Decade

Candice Frederick @ Essence

The 50 Most-Anticipated Movies of 2020

Brent McKnight @ The Last Thing I See

  • Excerpt: We may not get flying cars in 2020, but there are a crap ton of movies to look forward to.

Aaron Neuwirth’s 19 Favorite Movie Scenes of 2019

Aaron Neuwirth @ We Live Entertainment

  • Excerpt: Going from knife fights to moon chases to Sondheim, Aaron Neuwirth lists his favorite movie moments from 2019.

Aaron’s Outstanding Top Ten Films of 2019

Aaron Neuwirth @ Why So Blu?

  • Excerpt: Some films were instant favorites, others stuck with me and only managed to grow on me over time. All of that in mind, the following is the list of films that resonated with me most.

Best Films of 2019

Scott Phillips @ www.wrbl.com

The Best Films of 2019

Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens

Brent’s Top Ten Movies of 2019

Brent McKnight @ The Last Thing I See

My Top 10 Movies for 2019

Mark Hobin @ Fast Film Reviews

  • Excerpt: Here are 10 examples of when I left the theater in an emotional state – be it shock, joy, sadness or elation.

My Top Ten Films of 2019

Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Notable documentaries of 2019

Sarah Boslaugh @ theartsstl.com

Notable Feature Films of 2019

Sarah Boslaugh @ theartsstl.com

Notable Feature Films of the Decade

Sarah Boslaugh @ theartsstl.com

  • Excerpt: It’s hard enough to pick ten films out of the many thousands released in the years 2010-2019, and I frankly can’t imagine ranking them as well. So here’s a list of ten notable feature films from the last decade, in alphabetical order, along with a description of why each deserves to be on this list.

The Year in Film–Mysteries of 2019 Edition

Sarah Boslaugh @ theartsstl.com

  • Excerpt: Who thought a live remake of Aladdin was needed? Bonus question: Who ever told Will Smith that he could sing?

Interviews

Simplicity Means There’s Nowhere to Hide: Directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quade on Spies in Disguise

Nell Minow @ rogerebert.com

  • Excerpt: I think the concept of simplicity is the most challenging because we want that graphic style we simplified down our birds and the bird wings. It seems like it should be easier but simplicity means there’s nowhere to hide, whether it’s in the look or the storytelling.

The Morning Show,’ ‘Bojack Horseman’ And When Men Are Humanized At Women’s Expense

Candice Frederick @ HuffPost

Yes, Middle Aged Women Have Sex

Candice Frederick @ HuffPost

Awards Coverage

92nd Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – January

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Friday Face-Off Round One #20

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar Preview: Precursor Winners & Losers, Week 6

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Dec. 27-29, 2019

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Supporting Actress, 1997

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Other Types of Articles

5 Favorites Redux #7: Upcoming Films

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Looking at the Weekend: Jan. 3-5, 2020

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Morning After: Dec. 30, 2019

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 52 & 53, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Little Women”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Jan. 3-5, 2020)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Buffaloed

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Color Out of Space

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Frank and Ava

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Line of Descent

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Lost Holiday

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Ordinary Love

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Rabid

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Respect

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Tenet

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Grudge, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Host

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Photograph

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Whistleblower

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Woman in the Window

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: December 1

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: December 2

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: December 27

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: December 28

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: December 29

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: December 30

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: December 31

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Weekend Preview: Jan. 3-5, 2020

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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