The Grab Bag

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

Tributes

How I Believe in Roger Ebert

Steven Greydanus @ National Catholic Register

  • Excerpt: Just over a month before his death on Easter Thursday, Roger Ebert wrote a blog post titled “How I Am a Roman Catholic” — a follow-up of sorts to a 2009 post called “How I Believe in God.”

Roger Ebert

Tony Dayoub @ Cinema Viewfinder

Roger Ebert (1943-2013)

Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Cinema

  • Excerpt: He was my hero and my mentor.

A Tribute to Roger Ebert

Mike McGranaghan @ The Aisle Seat

Best of Lists

The 5 best movies from Quentin Tarantino

Marcio Sallem @ Em Cartaz [Portuguese]

The 5 best movies from Robert Downey Jr.

Marcio Sallem @ Em Cartaz [Portuguese]

6 beautiful female aliens

Marcio Sallem @ Em Cartaz [Portuguese]

Interviews

Derek Cianfrance on “The Place Beyond the Pines”

Frank Swietek @ One Guys Opinion

Fede Alvarez, Evil Dead Director

Piers Marchant @ Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  • Excerpt: A brief chat with the charming director of the new ‘Evil Dead’ remake I wasn’t so crazy about.

Max Irons/Jake Abel Interview – The Host

R. Kurt Osenlund @ Details.com

Festivals

Movie Break: Why I Won’t Be Watching “The Mindy Project” Anymore

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Remote Area Medical

Kenneth R. Morefield @ 1More Film Blog

  • Excerpt: The directors focus on the recipients rather than the dispensers of free medical care. They are consistently, if not universally, a hard bunch to love.

Tribeca Film Festival to Stream Select Films Online and on Video-On-Demand

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Oscar Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Mar. 29-31, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances for “The Place Beyond the Pines,” “Room 237” and “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”

Other Articles

A Esquina do Tempo

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Are Celine and Jesse Going Through a Mid-Marriage Crisis in “Before Midnight?”

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

As Mortes de Lucana

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Brazilian Short-Film Review

Comedian Kevin Hart Brings His Sold-Out Concert Tour, “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain”, to Theaters This Summer [Trailer]

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg are Two Feds on the Run in 2 GUNS [Trailer]

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Estórias

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

Film Threat Podcast 79

Don Lewis @ Film Threat

Film Threat Podcast 80

Don Lewis @ Film Threat

Film Threat Podcast 81

Don Lewis @ Film Threat

I Primi della Lista

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

O Rapaz que Ouvia Pássaros

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

On Spring Breakers: Pt 1

Don Lewis @ Film Threat

On Spring Breakers: Pt 2

Don Lewis @ Film Threat

Tejo

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

That’s Entertainment!

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: A podcast featuring acclaimed entertainer/singer/songwriter Tony Babino, who talks about his impressive show biz career including his uncanny singing impression of Al Jolson.

Tulpa

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

The underappreciated film roles of James Woods

Simon Brew @ Den Of Geek

WonderCon 2013: Saturday

David Bax @ Battleship Pretension

WonderCon 2013: Sunday

David Bax @ Battleship Pretension

The World’s First Advertising Film

Phil Hall @ Business-Superstar

  • Excerpt: Where did filmed advertising begin? Well, we can thank Thomas Edison…

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