From Our Members’ Desks (Nov. 4, 2019)

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

Interviews

Interview: For All Mankind on Apple TV+

Nell Minow @ rogerebert.com

Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on Bacurau

Alexandra Heeney @ Seventh Row

  • Excerpt: Co-directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles discuss Bacurau, their collaboration, the film’s sound design, and how they embraced old-fashioned filmmaking techniques from the 1970s.

Pain & Glory

Pat Mullen @ That Shelf

  • Excerpt: Pain and Glory’s Antonio Banderas opens up about finding himself again.

Festivals: General Coverage

Prazer, Camaradas!

Paulo Portugal @ Insider.pt [Portuguese]

Zé Pedro Rock’n’Roll, uma vida inteira a dar-nos música

Paulo Portugal @ Insider.pt [Portuguese]

Awards Coverage

92nd Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – November

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Friday Face-Off Round One #11

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Production Design, 2008

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Vencedores DocLisboa 2019

Paulo Portugal @ Insider.pt [Portuguese]

Essays

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Roxana Hadadi @ Pajiba

  • Excerpt: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ and Amazon Video’s ‘Modern Love’ share a disappointingly whitewashed idea of love.

Monos and Tigers Are Not Afraid

Roxana Hadadi @ Pajiba

  • Excerpt: Monos’ and ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ are two of the year’s best, putting surreal spins on childhood trauma and violence

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

10 Old-School Halloween Horrors: Blu-rays That Go Bump in the Night

Michael Barrett @ PopMatters

Other Types of Articles

The Best Horror Blu-rays Hitting Shelves This October

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

Streaming Bloody Murder: Horror VOD Postmortem for October 2019

Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens

Matewan

Matt Brown @ Screen Anarchy

  • Excerpt: John Sayles’ retelling of the Matewan Massacre is a vivid look at the perils, and necessity, of organizing.

5 Favorites Redux #2: Films About Major Historical Figures

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Gallery: Doctor Sleep

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 43, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “Countdown”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Most Anticipating? (Nov. 2019, Limited)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching? (Nov. 1-3, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: 3022

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Charlie’s Angels, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: En Brazos de un Asesino

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Feast of the Seven Fishes

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Lady and the Tramp, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Light from Light

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Marriage Story

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Mrs. Lowry & Son

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Onward, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Radioflash

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Cat and the Moon

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Laundromat, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Weathering with You

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Best Horror Blu-rays Hitting Shelves This October

Kyle Anderson @ Nerdist

This Day in Oscar History: October 25

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 26

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 27

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 28

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 29

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 30

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 31

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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