From Our Members' Desks (Jun. 23, 2015)

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

Best of Lists

Every Steven Spielberg Movie, Ranked

Jason Bailey @ Flavorwire

  • Excerpt: On this anniversary of Spielberg’s ascension into the stratosphere, we look back at that career, stacking up all of his feature films to date.


Adele Haenel – Les Combattants

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke and RJ Cyler on “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

Frank Swietek @ One Guys Opinion

Ariel Kleiman, director of Partisan

Sarah Ward @ Trespass Magazine

Ian McKellen – Mr. Holmes

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Paul Gascoigne – Gascoigne

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera on “Inside Out”

Frank Swietek @ One Guys Opinion

Running away with the circus: Rosa Rogers and Merieme Addou on the Pirates of Salé

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Vincent Morisset / Way to Go

Mathieu Li-Goyette @ Panorama-cinéma [French]


Revista Kinetoscopio: el cinéfilo crítico

Samuel Castro @ [Spanish]

  • Excerpt: En un país como Colombia es un milagro que una revista de crútica de cine exista. Por lo tanto, que Kinetoscopio persista en el esfuerzo después de un cuarto de siglo es un ejemplo y admirable.

Awards Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Jun. 12-14, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances of “Jurassic World” and “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”


10 Ways ‘Jaws’ Changed Movies Forever

Jason Bailey @ Flavorwire

  • Excerpt: Spielberg’s smash changed the way Hollywood did business in a variety of ways, both for good and ill.

Les Apocalypses au cinéma [Apocalypses of cinema]

Mathieu Li-Goyette @ Panorama-cinéma [French]

Bowie’s Music in Movies and TV

Sarah Ward @ ACMI

David Lynch’s Impact on Modern Television is Much Vaster and More Complicated Than Simply Twin Peaks

Sarah Ward @ Junkee

What Critics Get Wrong About What ‘The Wolfpack’ Gets Wrong

Jason Bailey @ Flavorwire

  • Excerpt: In the case of The Wolfpack, the original ecstatic reviews have given way to thinkpieces and objections; after all, why bother discussing the mood and power of a documentary when you can get hung up on its “compelling questions”?

Reviews of Short Films

Chicos que Lloran

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Spanish Short Film Review

Totally Free

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Documentary Review filmed in San Francisco

Other Articles

Exit Lines: Last Call

Robert Cashill @ Popdose

  • Excerpt: The play and film The Visit becomes a Broadway musical.

The Morning After: Jun. 15, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Short reviews of “In Bruges,” “Jurassic World” and “Mother’s Day”

My Winnipeg

Pat Mullen @ The Canadian Encyclopedia

  • Excerpt: Guy Maddin’s ‘docu-fantasia’ My Winnipeg takes viewers on a dreamy tour through Winnipeg.

Stories We Tell

Pat Mullen @ The Canadian Encyclopedia

  • Excerpt: The film celebrates the act of sharing stories and shows that something intimate and personal can be universal.

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