The Grab Bag (Apr. 15, 2014)

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

Best of Lists

Onscreen Bromances: 5 Best Bud Duos on Film

Bob Cashill @ Biography.com

  • Excerpt: When two actors with a potent dose of dude chemistry find each other on film, it’s the perfect recipe for guy movie magic.

Interviews

Frank Pavich on “Jodorowsky’s Dune”

Frank Swietek @ One Guys Opinion

Henry Jackman, Composer of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Nell Minow @ Thecredits.org

Tributes

Mickey Rooney

Tony Dayoub @ Cinema Viewfinder

Obit: Mickey Rooney

Bob Cashill @ Biography.com

Awards Coverage

Ariel Awards 2014: nominees

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Mexian Film Academy Award Nominations

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Apr. 4-6, 2014

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “The Unknown Known”

Television

Behind the Candelabra

Dustin Freeley @ MoviesAboutGladiators.com

  • Excerpt: Liberace’s life, loves, and how new laws would certainly have changed how he operated.

Essays

Aprendiendo de Coppola

Carlos del Río @ El rincón de Carlos del Río [Spanish]

  • Excerpt: Lecciones que se pueden aprender de Francis Ford Coppola si quieres ser un artista.

No, Superfans, Michael Bay’s New ‘Ninja Turtles’ Isn’t “Raping Your Childhood”

Jason Bailey @ Flavorwire

  • Excerpt: It’s easy to lose track of one simple truth as you get older, and it’s this: Just because you liked something when you were a kid, doesn’t mean it was good.

The Subjectivity Of “Important” Films

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

The Walking Dead Season Four Report Card

Brent McKnight @ Giant Freakin’ Robot

Reviews of Short Films

A Rapariga

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Cabo Verde Short Film Review

A Roza

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Brazilian Animated Short Film Review

As Memórias do Vovô

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Brazilian Short Documentary Review

Cat Scratch

Betty Jo Tucker @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews

  • Excerpt: Sixteen minutes of dark comedy fun!

La Dérade

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: French Short Film Review

Eu Sou um Samba

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Brazilian Short Film Review

Monster Zombie Claymation

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: US Animated Short Film Review

Nerd vs. Swag

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Quebra de Contrato

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Brazilian Short Film Review

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Animated Short Film Review

Uma Vida Feita de Outras

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Brazilian Short Film Review

Vida Tramada

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Other Articles

Marc Erlbaum on Film and Social Change

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: This podcast features filmmaker Marc Erlbaum describing eflixir.com.

The Morning After: Apr. 7, 2014

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Short review of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Serra Pelada

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

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