The Grab Bag

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

Best of Lists

The Top 10 Films of 2013 So Far

Simon Miraudo @ Quickflix

Interviews

Paul Feig and Joey McIntyre talk about their latest film, ‘The Heat’

Tom Santilli @ Examiner.com

Ron Maxwell of “Copperhead”

Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom

Talk Hard – Zack Snyder (Man of Steel)

Simon Miraudo @ Quickflix

Festivals

New York Asian Film Festival

Peter Gutierrez @ Twitch

SIFF Shorts: Nightmare Mystery Theatre

Brent McKnight @ Beyond Hollywood

TIFF’s A Century of Chinese Cinema Review: The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

Matthew Blevins @ Nextprojection.com

TIFF’s Bitter/Sweet The Joyous Cinema of Jacques Demy Review: Le saboitier du Val de Loire (1956)

Matthew Blevins @ Nextprojection.com

Tributes

Richard Matheson

Tony Dayoub @ Cinema Viewfinder

  • Excerpt: Matheson’s greatest gift was his way of making the fantastic seem everyday. Only when one stepped back did one realize how perturbing the particular sensation was,…

Richard Matheson: He Was Legend

Steve Biodrowski @ Cinefantastique Online

Oscar Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Jun. 21-23, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Examining the Oscar chances for “Monsters University,” “The Attack,” “A Hijacking” and “Unfinished Song”

Other Articles

5 Reasons “Independence Day 2” Will Suck Without Will Smith

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

L’Amore Incompreso

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Italian Short Film Review

The Best Film You’ve Never Seen

Mike McGranaghan @ The Aisle Seat

Branco

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and other new releases

Phil Villarreal @ COEDMagazine.com

Mika Taanila: Tomorrow’s New Dawn at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Andrew Wyatt @ Temporary Art Review

  • Excerpt: In CAM’s new exhibit, video artist Mika Taanila’s absorption with the alluring surface sheen of precision-engineered modern life is plainly vexed by his social, political, and ecological consciousness.

O Cheiro das Velas

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

L’Uomo dei Sogni

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Italian Short Film Review

Viagens

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

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