From Our Members’ Desks (Oct. 21, 2019)

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

Festivals: General Coverage

10 Movies to See at Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2019

Brent McKnight @ The Last Thing I See

Denver Film Festival: The Line-up

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee

Festivals: Individual Reviews

Celebrate horror icon George Romero all throughout October with Romero Lives!

Amanda Waltz @ Pittsburgh City Paper

  • Excerpt: Organized by the George A. Romero Foundation, Romero Lives! officially kicked off in late September at the Living Dead Weekend held in Evans City, Pa., where part of Night of the Living Dead was shot. It continues from Oct. 11-20 with a comprehensive schedule of screenings at the Regent Square Theater.

Reel Q brings annual LGBTQ film festival to Row House Cinema

Amanda Waltz @ Pittsburgh City Paper

  • Excerpt: Now in its 34th year, Reel Q finds a new home at Row House Cinema (it previously took place at Harris Theater) with a full schedule of 25 feature-length films and over 60 short films from around the world.

Awards Coverage

92nd Oscars: Animated Feature Submissions

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

The Friday Face-Off Round One #9

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Oct. 11-13, 2019

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Essays

Spielberg, Scorsese and the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Rick Aragon @

  • Excerpt: Those who are genuinely angry at Scorsese and who think he’s elitist, I think, are really saying that Black Panther and Pather Panchali are equal in terms of cinematic achievement and emotional catharsis or that the former perhaps is superior to the latter in those areas, and that I cannot agree with.

Video Essays, Video Reviews, Vlogs & More

I Wake Up Streaming • October 2019

Sean Axmaker @ Film Noir Foundation

  • Excerpt: Film noir and classic horror have plenty in common, both visually and thematically, but they tend to take their shared elements (darkness, desire, greed, secrets, guilt, paranoia) in separate directions. No one brought the two genres together more elegantly than producer Val Lewton.

Reviews of Short Films

31 Days of the Undead: One Cut of the Dead (2017)

Amanda Waltz @ Pittsburgh City Paper

  • Excerpt: Originally released in 2017, One Cut of the Dead has quickly gained cult status for its highly inventive, fun-loving tribute to the creative minds behind horror, many of whom started their careers with little more than a camera and a single location.

Other Types of Articles

Oscar in Box Office History (Week 41, 2019)

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Best of Oct. 2018, Limited

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Now That You’ve Seen “The Addams Family”

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: Remaking Best Production Design, 2006

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Poll: What Are You Watching?

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: 1917, updated

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Birds of Prey

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Cyrano, My Love

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Earthquake Bird

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Full Count

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Primal

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Curse of Buckout Road

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Great Alaskan Race

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: The Traitor

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Trauma Is a Time Machine

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

Preview: Trick

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 11

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 12

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 13

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 14

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 15

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 16

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

This Day in Oscar History: October 17

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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