The Grab Bag, Oct. 30, 2013

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

Best of Lists

As bruxas voltaram

Nuno Reis @ SciFiWorld Portugal [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Uma viagem no tempo para recordar as séries com feitiçaria desde “Bewitched” até “American Horror Story”.

Um novo género de séries policiais

Nuno Reis @ SciFiWorld Portugal [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: O estilo buddy cop já era, o que usa hoje em dia é uma dupla improvável onde polícias fazem par com medicos, cientistas, escritores e muitos outros civis.

Interviews

David Morse

Simon Miraudo @ Quickflix

Naomi Scott

Nuno Reis @ SciFiWorld Portugal [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Uma entrevista à protagonista da série “Terra Nova” e da curta “Our Lady of Lourdes”.

Samuel Hadida

Nuno Reis @ Antestreia [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Un dos mais importantes produtores do cinema, fala-nos de como descobriu Quentin Tarantino, Christophe Gans e outros grandes nomes da indústria.

Scott Jordan Harris on Iconic Movie Objects

Nell Minow @ The Movie Mom

Shakespeare and More – An Conversation with Harry Lennix

Marilyn Ferdinand @ Ferdy on Films

  • Excerpt: The prolific actor talks about his new film “H4” and his newly formed production company, Exponent Media Group.

Watching with Nathan Fillion & Clark Gregg

Sean Axmaker @ Cinephiled

Festivals

Experimenta, Part 1/4

Michael Pattison @ The Notebook / Mubi

Experimenta, Part 2/4

Michael Pattison @ The Notebook / Mubi

Experimenta, Part 3/4

Michael Pattison @ The Notebook / Mubi

Southern Belles and Lusty Men

Michael Pattison @ Festivalists

Starz Denver Film Festival 2013 – The Schedule

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee Coffee and more Coffee

VIFF Dispatch 1: Dragons and Drizzle

Sean Axmaker @ Fandor

  • Excerpt: The Dragons & Tigers section, curated by Tony Rayns and Shelly Kraicer, is the big draw for me, however, and I spent much of my six day stay sampling the new Asian cinema.

VIFF Dispatch 2: Vancouver’s Iranian, European Views

Sean Axmaker @ Fandor

  • Excerpt: Iranian cinema has a history of couching its criticisms of life in Iran in metaphor…. What’s most startling about Rasoulof’s Manuscripts Don’t Burn is its audacity in projecting a portrait of the authoritarian regime in direct, confrontational terms.

Oscar Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Oct. 18-20, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar potential for new releases “12 Years a Slave,” “All Is Lost” and “American Promise”

Other Articles

5 Creepy Facts About “The Conjuring” In GIFs + A Blu-Ray Giveaway

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

5 Images From Rachel McAdams’s Newest Romantic Drama, ABOUT TIME

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

A Herdade dos Defuntos

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Carrotrope

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Animated Short Film Review

Cinema in Noir: Women of Color in Horror Films and a Q&A with “Una Noche” Director/Writer Lucy Mulloy

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Destroy All Monsters: Carrie, Chloe, and the Terror of a Teenaged Girl

Matt Brown @ Twitch

Deus Dará

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Gambozinos

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Lost in Translation — Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

Dustin Freeley @ MoviesAboutGladiators.com

Má Raça

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Mischief Night

Jamie S. Rich @ Oregon Live

  • Excerpt: It works fairly well, and “Mischief Night” should make for a pretty good pregame show the night before Halloween. See it in the dark with some friends.

The Morning After: Oct. 21, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Short reviews of “Y Tu Mama Tambien” and “Glengarry Glen Ross”

Na Escama do Dragão

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Oct. 22 new releases

Phil Villarreal @ COED.com

On Air with John Hines

Bob Cashill @ WCCO.com

  • Excerpt: Chatting with WCCO Minneapolis for a weekly radio segment.

Peixe Azul

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Primária

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Rei Inútil

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Teles

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film – Documentary Review

Tippi Hedren Revisited

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: This podcast features Tippi Hedren talking about working with Hitchcock and Chaplin plus much more!

Torres

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

TV Has Become The New Horror Haven

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

Um Rio Chamado Ave

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film – Documentary Review

Wendy Torrance from “The Shining” Is One of the Most Misunderstood Female Heroines of Horror

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk

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