OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting.
Best of Lists
Top 5: The Year’s Best Documentaries
- Excerpt: What I am fired up about is an honest ranking of the best documentaries made in 2018.
Black Panther’s Ruth E. Carter on Designing for the Revolution
Rachel True on Racism in Horror and Being Left Out of ‘The Craft’ Reunion: ‘I Will Not Be Erased’
Festivals: Individual Reviews
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2019
- Excerpt: One of the most popular film series annually in New York City, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema offers an 11-day, binge-worthy event to catch filmgoers up to speed on the latest award-winning French films.
Sundance ’19 World Dramatic Highlights
- Excerpt: The Sundance World Dramatic Competition always features international hidden gems, and this year’s highlights included Queen of Hearts and The Last Tree.
Sundance Docs tell stories of great African American artists
- Excerpt: Sundance continues its mission to feature stories about important African American historical figures with worthy docs Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am and Miles Davis: Birth of Cool.
Stanley Donen, light on his feet but ever the “bottom-line” pragmatist
- Excerpt: Who knew (‘Singin in the Rain’) was going to be revered all these years later?” Donen shrugged. “When it opened, it was just another movie. The reviews referred to it as ‘this very nice MGM musical.’ The New York Times half dismissed it. He thought it was fair.”
20 Films to Watch for the 2020 Oscars
- Excerpt: No sooner than the sun rises and coffee pots turn on, the next Oscar season starts now! Look down the calendar and into the crystal ball to prognosticate which 2019 films could be contenders for the 92nd Academy Awards in 2020.
Oscars 2019: These black nominees could make history at this year’s ceremony