The Essay Question (Aug. 27, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #19: What is the difference between an effective black comedy and just a mean-spirited film? Give examples of each. Question Submitted by: Jeremy Kibler @ The Artful Critic Responses

The Essay Question (Aug. 6, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #18: Do you see changes in the way movies are delivered (online video-on-demand, downloads, etc.) affecting the way movies are made, and if so, how? Question Submitted by: Gregory J. Smalley @ 366 Weird Movies Responses

The Essay Question (Jul. 23, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #17: As a continuation of the last essay question, what is the worst movie of 2015 so far? Question Submitted by: Robert Roten @ Laramie Movie Scope Responses

The Essay Question (Jul. 9, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #16: At the midpoint of the year, what is the best film of 2015 so far? Question Submitted by: Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Cinema Responses

The Essay Question (Jun. 25, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #15: Consider the entire output of a director, from their first film to their last — whose body of work would be the most rewarding? Question Submitted by: Paulo Peralta @ Movie Habit Responses

Bi-Weekly Essay Question (Jun. 11, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #14: What movies are you vowing to cross off your “Movie Resolutions” list in 2015 (either classic or contemporary)? Kristen Lopez @ Awards Circuit Responses

Bi-Weekly Essay Question (May 28, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #13: With all the remakes (Poltergeist) and sequels (Mad Max) of much older films this year, what lesser known films from a bygone era would you not mind seeing remade, rebooted or sequelized? Jeremy Kibler @ The Artful Critic Responses

Bi-Weekly Essay Question (May 14, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #12: “Furious 7” continues the tradition established last year by “Captain America: Winter Soldier” of essentially kicking off the summer movie season at the start of April. Do you think it’s a good idea to have blockbusters slated so early in the year? Do you think that tentpole films […]

Bi-Weekly Essay Question (Apr. 30, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #11: Which films made in the past five years do you think will be remembered half a century from now, and why? Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Cinema Responses

Bi-Weekly Essay Question (Apr. 16, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query. Essay Question #10: Is the resurgence of 3D filmmaking just a fad, or is it here to stay? Marilyn Ferdinand @ Ferdy on Films Responses