From Our Members’ Desks (Jun. 21, 2021)

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

Best of Lists

5 Favorites Redux #84: Ryan Reynolds

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Best Horror Films of 2021 (So Far)

Candice Frederick @ Harper’s Bazaar

Interviews

“In The Heights” Director Jon M. Chu on Capturing a Neighborhood’s Magic

Nell Minow @ The Credits

  • Excerpt: It was one of those days, probably the most energetic, most beautiful shooting day of my life.

Playwright & Screenwriter Quiara Alegria Hudes on Adapting “In The Heights” for the Big Screen

Nell Minow @ The Credits

  • Excerpt: In terms of what’s universal, though, I think many of us struggle with “What is home?” and “How do I balance my loyalty to where I come from and my background with my own desires and dreams to strike out as an individual?” That balancing in your life between individual responsibility and community responsibility is universal.

Festivals: Individual Reviews

Agnes

Shelagh Rowan-Legg @ ScreenAnarchy

The Kids

Sarah Boslaugh @ The Arts STL

  • Excerpt: The Kids is well worth a watch even if, like me, you don’t have much use for Clark’s 1995 film.

Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story

Sarah Boslaugh @ The Arts STL

  • Excerpt: Put it this way: when Cartland denounced Collin’s first novel as “nasty, filthy, and disgusting” one can imagine Collin’s replying “Thanks!”

Awards Coverage

The Friday Face-Off, Losers Bracket Round 2 #18

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Adapted Screenplay, 2010

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

About Science Fiction in Literature and Cinema

Diego Salgado @ Sui Generis [Spanish]

Juran’s ‘Jack the Giant Killer’ and Bass’ ‘The Daydreamer’ Are Quality Children’s Films

Michael Barrett @ PopMatters

Zack Snyder

Diego Salgado @ Críticas sobre la Marcha [Spanish]

Other Types of Articles

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 23, 2021)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “In the Heights”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Jun. 18-20, 2021)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Reminiscence

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Ron’s Gone Wrong

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Sublet

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Amusement Park

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Boss Baby: Family Business, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: June 11

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: June 12

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: June 13

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: June 14

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: June 15

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: June 16

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: June 17

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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