OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting.
Armie Hammer on Terrorism, Spiders, and the Call Me By Your Name Sequel
- Excerpt: Interview with Hotel Mumbai star Armie Hammer.
Danishka’s Dystopia: A Talk with Level 16 Director Danishka Esterhazy
- Excerpt: Discussing Level 16, feminist dystopia, fandom, and The Handmaid’s Tale with director Danishka Esterhazy
Father Son Holy Gore’s Interview with Larry Fessenden
- Excerpt: In Depraved, Fessenden does more of the same again tackling the personal and universal truths that bind us together, and, many times, also tear us apart. Although the seeds of this story began in 2003 when Fessenden originally wrote the screenplay, it’s a relevant piece of writing in 2019, for many reasons.
Festivals: Individual Reviews
Dave Bautista still finds comedy “a challenge”
- Excerpt: Though he’s a hoot as Drax, Dave Bautista admits he finds comedy challenging to portray
Lupita Nyong’o Learned the Ukulele to Portray a Zombie-Slaying Teacher in Little Monsters
- Excerpt: Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o learned to play the ukulele for her role as a zombie-slaying Australian pre-school teacher
Pet Sematary’s screenwriter was against changing the story — at first
- Excerpt: A fundamental change to the story of Pet Sematary ended up giving creative freedom to the project
Us captivates a packed house at SXSW
- Excerpt: Jordan Peele’s latest horror film does not disappoint
92nd Oscars: Ten Best Potential Oscar Contenders
For a Few Dollars More is the Best Western Ever Made
- Excerpt: With a plot as well structured as this, and lead characters as compelling and well-drawn as this, Leone is then able to stage some of the finest action and suspense set pieces of the genre. Leone’s westerns are all about delaying the moment of violence, ramping up the tension like a coiled spring until it inevitably explodes.
Miyazaki’s Nausicaa is the Best Anime We Never Talk About
- Excerpt: Nausicaa has absolutely everything that makes Miyazaki who he is, from his love of flight to his devotion to nature and ecology. It’s all there in a post-apocalyptic package that should get talked about in the same breath as Mononoke or Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira, but never is.
My Irish Grandmother
- Excerpt: Remembering the Duchess of Bay State, my grandmother who stowed away on a ship and came to America all by herself when she was only 14 years old.
Other Types of Articles
2019 Spring Season Preview: April
- Excerpt: Box office preview for April