From Our Members’ Desks (May 24, 2021)

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

Best of Lists

17 Actors Who Were The Bad Guy In Every Movie In The ’80s And ’90s

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

5 Favorites Redux #80: Bana, Collette, Rhys-Davies

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Overqualified Action Adventure Performances

Mike McGranaghan @ Ranker

Interviews

The ‘Can men and women just be friends?’ trope dominates pop culture. ‘Together Together’ flips it on its head.

Candice Frederick @ The Washington Post

Festivals: General Coverage

TCM Fest and a Year of Virtual Film Festivals

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Awards Coverage

Armchair Oscars – 2020

Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Oscars

  • Excerpt: My Armchair Oscars for 2020

The Friday Face-Off, Losers Bracket Round 2, #14

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

My Armchair Oscars for 2019

Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Oscars

  • Excerpt: My Armchair Oscars for 2019

Poll: Best Adapted Screenplay, 2006

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

The Art of Adaptation, The Art of Recreation: About Éric Rohmer

Diego Salgado @ Cine Divergente [Spanish]

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

Die Hard

Diego Salgado @ [Spanish]

The Hunt for Red October

Diego Salgado @ Críticas sobre la Marcha [Spanish]

The Last Action Hero (1993)

Diego Salgado @ Críticas sobre la marcha [Spanish]

Spiral

Scott Phillips @ www.wrbl.com

  • Excerpt: Not only is it a rehash of the previous Saw films, but even the police plot beats are all tired clichés.

When Is Film Noir Not Noir But Only Noir-esque?

Michael Barrett @ PopMatters

Wrath of Man

Scott Phillips @ www.wrbl.com

  • Excerpt: Wrath of Man may not be a crime classic, but it’s a cut way above the average VOD crime thrillers that hit streaming services every Friday. It has big ambitions, and it fulfills many of them.

Other Types of Articles

The Quick Djinn and the Dead

Erik Chikdress @ Now Playing Network

  • Excerpt: This week’s movie review edition of the podcast features Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy looking at eight new titles this week. We have mysteries, killers and zombies up and down the show including more long-delayed films.

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 20, 2021)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Spiral”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Most Anticipating? (Jun. 2021, Wide)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (May 21-23, 2021)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: A Quiet Place: Part II, Updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Blast Beat

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Gaia

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Séance

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Stillwater

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Forever Purge

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Green Knight

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Werewolves Within

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Zola

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: May 14

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: May 15

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: May 16

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: May 17

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: May 18

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: May 19

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: May 20

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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