From Our Members’ Desks (Mar. 18, 2019)

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

Best of Lists

The 13 Most Influential Plot Twists In Cinema History

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

Interviews

Behind the Making of “Finding Steve McQueen”

Marina Antunes @ Quiet Earth

Jia Zhang-ke: ‘O mais importante foi encontrar a lógica feminina para esta personagem’

Paulo Portugal @ Insider [Portuguese]

João Salaviza sobre ‘Chuva é Cantoria na Aldeia dos Mortos’

Paulo Portugal @ Insider [Portuguese]

Lav Diaz: ‘As democracias estão a desaparecer’

Paulo Portugal @ Insider [Portuguese]

Marcelo Martinessi: ‘É fascinante olhar para a sociedade através dos olhos das mulheres’

Paulo Portugal @ Insider [Portuguese]

SXSW: Excision Director Returns with New Horror Comedy “Tone-Deaf”

Marina Antunes @ Quiet Earth

Awards Coverage

91st Academy Awards: Some Thoughts

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Texan Reviews

  • Excerpt: For me, the big surprise was the strength of Black Panther and weakness of The Favourite.

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Mar. 8-10, 2019

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

“Too Emotional”: “Interstellar”, “Star Trek: Discovery”, “Captain Marvel” and the Re-Gendering of Science-Fiction…

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: Modern blockbuster science-fiction is inventing a new way to fly.

“When I Left Earth”: The Simple Childhood Trauma of “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: A look back at the singular appeal of “Guardians of the Galaxy”, rooted in its relative simplicity.

Miyazaki’s Nausicaa is the Best Anime We Never Talk About

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Other Types of Articles

Classic Movie Endings People Only Accept Because They’re Classics

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

Crime Waves: Heat v. Goodfellas – A Conversation

Scott Phillips @ The Movie Isle

Four Films for Women’s History Month

Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews

  • Excerpt: Four inspiring films about extraordinary women.

I Wake Up Streaming

Sean Axmaker @ Film Noir Foundation

  • Excerpt: As any fan of classic movies seeking treasures on streaming services knows, it’s a wasteland out there…. Given that, there are some treasures to be found out there…

Looking at the Weekend: Mar. 15-17, 2019

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 10, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Performances That Prove Keanu Reeves Is A Better Actor Than He Gets Credit For

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

Poll: Best of Mar. 2018, Limited

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Captain Marvel”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Visual Effects, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Mar. 15-17, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: 2050

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: A Violent Man

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Chimera Strain

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Finding Steve McQueen

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Hellboy

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Little

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Maze

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Midsommar

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Never Grow Old

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Off Season

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Ramen Shop

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Aftermath

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Angry Birds 2

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Curse of La Llorona

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The White Crow

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: To Dust

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Yardie

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Trailer Watch: BrightBurn Updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Trailer Watch: Shazam! Updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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