Steven Greydanus to be Published in the New Catholic Encyclopedia

OFCS member Steven Greydanus has contributed a number of entries to the latest supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, to published by Gale Group. The entries consist of a number of filmmaker overviews, including Cecil B. DeMille, Leo McCarey, Francois Truffaut, and Franco Zeffirelli. Greydanus’ previous contribution to the New Catholic Encyclopedia was an overview on the history of film in relation to the Catholic Church. The supplement will be released in June.

In the meantime, for more Greydanus, New York residents can catch a special Oscar episode of his cable TV series Reel Faith on NET (Time Warner/Cablevision), which will air February 26th & 27th.

New Releases

Some movies our members are reviewing this week:

Animal Kingdom (Robert Cashill, Popdose.com)

Certified Copy (Simon Miraudo, Quickflix)

Enter the Void (Eric M. Armstrong, The Moving Arts Film Journal)

I Am Number Four (Mike McGranaghan, The Aisle Seat)

I Am Number Four (Simon Miraudo, Quickflix)

Just Go With It (Mike McGranaghan, The Aisle Seat)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Susan Granger, SusanGranger.com)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Mike McGranaghan, The Aisle Seat)

Paranormal Activity 2 (Jeffrey Chen, ReelTalk Movie Reviews)

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (John J. Puccio, DVDTOWN)

Sin Retorno (José M. Robado, FanDigital)

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (Jeffrey Chen, ReelTalk Movie Reviews)

Classics

Some classic films our members are reviewing this week:

48 Hrs. (John J. Puccio, DVDTOWN)

The Adversary (Dennis Schwartz, Ozus’ World Movie Reviews)

All About Eve (Sarah Boslaugh, PLAYBACK:stl)

Amarcord (Jamie S. Rich, Criterion Confessions)

Basil Dearden’s London Underground (Jamie S. Rich, Criterion Confessions)

The Big Heat (Ed Howard, Only the Cinema)

Born to Kill (Ed Howard, Only the Cinema)

Cairo Station (Thomas Spurlin, ThomasSpurlin.com)

Carnival Magic (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

Crashout (Dennis Schwartz, Ozus’ World Movie Reviews)

Crossfire (Ed Howard, Only the Cinema)

The Dead Don’t Die” (Dennis Schwartz, Ozus’ World Movie Reviews)

Detour (Ed Howard, Only the Cinema)

Don’t Bother To Knock (Dennis Schwartz, Ozus’ World Movie Reviews)

The Evil Dead: The Trilogy (Eivind Grøtteland, ArcticNova)

Flirting with Disaster (Mark Dujsik, The Parallax Review)

Fury (Ed Howard, Only the Cinema)

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (Roderick Heath, This Island Rod)

The Great Gatsby (Roderick Heath, This Island Rod)

Hell Drivers (Roderick Heath, Ferdy on Films)

His Butler’s Sister (Dennis Schwartz, Ozus’ World Movie Reviews)

The Innocents (Steve Biodrowski, Cinefantastique Online)

A Kind of Loving (Dennis Schwartz, Ozus’ World Movie Reviews)

Lifeforce (Roderick Heath, This Island Rod)

Man Facing Southeast (Dennis Schwartz, Ozus’ World Movie Reviews)

Miami Vice (Roderick Heath, Ferdy on Films)

Nightmare Alley (Ed Howard, Only the Cinema)

Piranha (Roderick Heath, This Island Rod)

Strange Illusion (Matthew Sorrento, Film Threat)

Sunday in New York (Mike McGranaghan, The Aisle Seat)

Suspiria (Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com)

Thelma & Louise (Jamie S. Rich, DVD Talk)

New Releases

Some movies our members are reviewing this week:

Les aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec (Jean-François Vandeuren, Panorama-cinéma)

Beauty & The Briefcase (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (Kevin Carr, 7mpictures.com)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

Biutiful (Mathieu Li-Goyette, Panorama-cinéma)

Black Death (Mark H. Harris, About.com)

Black Death (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

Black Swan (Enrique Buchichio, Cartelera.com.uy)

Brotherhood (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

Carmen 3D (Philip Concannon, Phil on Film)

Cedar Rapids (Sarah Boslaugh, PLAYBACK:stl)

Cedar Rapids (Dan Lybarger, KCActive.com)

Confessions (Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall)

Crossover (José M. Robado, FanDigital)

Dancing on Ice (Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses)

Dogtooth (Josh Larsen, LarsenOnFilm.com)

Game of Death (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods (Sarah Boslaugh, PLAYBACK:stl)

Hereafter (Enrique Buchichio, Cartelera.com.uy)

I Am Number Four (Kevin Carr, 7mpictures.com)

I Am Number Four (Bill Clark, FromTheBalcony.com)

I Am Number Four (Philip Concannon, Phil on Film)

I Am Number Four (Mark Dujsik, Mark Reviews Movies)

I Am Number Four (Susan Granger, SusanGranger.com)

I Am Number Four (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

I Am Number Four (Matthew Sorrento, Film Threat)

I Am Number Four (Betty Jo Tucker, ReelTalk Movie Reviews)

I Saw the Devil (Mark H. Harris, About.com)

Inside Job (Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall)

Just Go with It (Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall)

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (Donald J. Levit, ReelTalk Movie Reviews)

The King’s Speech (Enrique Buchichio, Cartelera.com.uy)

The Last Harvest (Mike Everleth, Bad Lit)

The Last Lions (Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com)

Made in Dagenham (Jean-François Vandeuren, Panorama-cinéma)

Megamind (John J. Puccio, DVDTOWN)

Monsters (Thomas Spurlin, ThomasSpurlin.com)

The Pact (Mike Everleth, Bad Lit)

Paul (Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall)

Paul (Philip Concannon, Phil on Film)

The Resident (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

The Rite (Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films)

The Romantic (Mike Everleth, Bad Lit)

Sanctum (Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films)

Secretariat (Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses)

Shahada (Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses)

Somewhere (Dan Lybarger, KCActive.com)

The Time That Remains (Mathieu Li-Goyette, Panorama-cinéma)

True Grit (Philip Concannon, Phil on Film)

Two in the Wave (Philip Concannon, Phil on Film)

U

ltimate Death Match (Nathan Shumate, Cold Fusion Video Reviews)

Unknown (Kevin Carr, 7mpictures.com)

Unknown (Robert Cashill, Popdose)

Unknown (Mark Dujsik, Mark Reviews Movies)

Unknown (Susan Granger, SusanGranger.com)

Unknown (Dan Lybarger, KCActive.com)

Unknown (Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com)

Unknown (Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com)

Vanishing on 7th Street (Mark H. Harris, About.com)

Vanishing on 7th Street (Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com)

The Warrior’s Way (Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses)

Winter’s Bone (Enrique Buchichio, Cartelera.com.uy)

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (Enrique Buchichio, Cartelera.com.uy)

Festivals

Some film festivals our members are discussing this week:

Glasgow Film Festival – Carancho (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Opening Night and Day One (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Day Two (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Day Three (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Day Four (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Day Five (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Day Six (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Margin Call (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Project Nim (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Septien (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Sundance Film Festival – Tyrannosaur (Amber Wilkinson, EyeForFilm.co.uk)

Portland International Film Festival – Aftershock (Jamie S. Rich, Criterion Cast)

Portland International Film Festival – Certified Copy (Jamie S. Rich, Criterion Cast)

Portland International Film Festival – Kawasaki’s Rose (Jamie S. Rich, Criterion Cast)

Portland International Film Festival – The Robber (Jamie S. Rich, Criterion Cast)

Grab Bag

Some other items of interest from our members this week:

31st London Critics’ Circle Film Awards (Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall)

2010 in Film: The Honorable Mentions (Mark Pfeiffer, Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema)

Anime: More Than Just Animation? (Eivind Grøtteland, ArcticNova)

Best Blu-ray Upgrades of 2010 (Thomas Spurlin, DVDTalk.com)

The Best Films of 2010 (Mark Pfeiffer, Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema)

Épopée du cinéma en terre d’internet (Essay, Mathieu Li-Goyette, Panorama-cinema.com)

Four 1960s Avant-Garde Shorts (Ed Howard, Only the Cinema)

Greg Ellis from Pirates of the Caribbean (Betty Jo Tucker, Movie Addict Headquarters)

Interview: David O. Russell. (Simon Miraudo, Quickflix)

Interview with Stephen Frears (Sean Axmaker, MSN Viddeodrone)

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts (Sarah Boslaugh, PLAYBACK:stl)

Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts (Sarah Boslaugh, PLAYBACK:stl)

Oscar Nominated Short Documentaries (Dan Lybarger, KCActive.com)

Oscar-Nominated Short Films of 2010 (Karina Montgomery, Cinerina.com)

RIP Maria Schneider (Tony Dayoub, Cinema Viewfinder)

Underrated: Constance Towers (Tony Dayoub, Cinema Viewfinder)

Video essays of 2010 in Film (Mark Pfeiffer, Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema)

The Worst Films of 2010 (Mark Pfeiffer, Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema)

TV

Some television fare our members are reviewing this week:

Battlestar Galactica: Razor (Thomas Spurlin, DVDTalk.com)

Big Love: The Complete Fourth Season (Thomas Spurlin, DVDTalk.com)

The Debussy Film (Marilyn Ferdinand, Ferdy on Films)

Doctor Who: The Movie (Sean Axmaker, MSN Videodrone)

New Releases

Some movies our members are reviewing this week:

Desert Flower (Simon Miraudo, Quickflix)

Dogtooth (Simon Miraudo, Quickflix)

Due Date (John J. Puccio, DVDTOWN)

The Eagle (Susan Granger, SusanGranger.com)

Enter the Void (Jeffrey Chen, Window to the Movies)

Everyone Else (Jeffrey Chen, ReelTalk Movie Reviews)

Gnomeo & Juliet (Susan Granger, SusanGranger.com)

Guest of Cindy Sherman (Jamie S. Rich, DVD Talk)

I Spit on Your Grave (Robert Cashill, Popdose.com)

Outside the Law (Jonathan Richards, Jon Richards Place)

Rabbit Hole (Simon Miraudo, Quickflix)

Still Walking (Jamie S. Rich, Criterion Confessions)

Unknown (Simon Miraudo, Quickflix)

Second Annual For the Love of Film Blogathon Underway

Ferdy on Films, the blog founded by OFCS member Marilyn Ferdinand, has announced the launch of its second annual blogathon fundraiser. Titled “For the Love of Film (Noir): The Film Preservation Blogathon”, the blogging marathon hopes to raise funds for the Film Noir Foundation. Donations will help restore Cy Endfield’s 1950 film The Sound of Fury, aka Try and Get Me.

For more details or to stay on top of the latest blogathon entries, visit Ferdy on Films.

Robert Cashill and Family Welcome New Son

Congratulations to OFCS member Robert Cashill and his wife Lora, who welcomed their new son, Ryan, on Jan. 15. He has a two-year-old sister, Larissa.

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