OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting.
Best of Lists
5 Favorites Redux #69: Oscars: Cinematography
From “Black Panther” to “Jeopardy,” Stunt Coordinator & Actor Zee James Hits Her Mark
- Excerpt: As a background artist, you can watch and you learn so much, but it’s not until those cameras are on you and they’re saying, “One, two, three…and action.” And then you’re hitting your mark and you’re remembering lines and all that kind of stuff—you’ve got to be ready. I love it when I can act and do my own stunts, which I just did on a show.
Saint Maud Examines A Crisis Of Faith Through Unmitigated Horror
Festivals: General Coverage
21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020: Highlights from the Screening Series
- Excerpt: To paraphrase the great South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, if you’re not frightened off by subtitles, you’ll be rewarded richly with so many wonderful films. And thanks to Japan Society and Agency of Cultural Affairs, right now they’re more accessible than ever.
Festivals: Individual Reviews
End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock
- Excerpt: End of the Line presents a strong case for a righteous cause, and makes its points all the more effectively because it’s an absolutely beautiful film. I’ll admit to a bit of prejudice since I grew up on the Great Plains, but the prairie has seldom looked better than it does in Marc Gerke’s cinematography.