The Grab Bag (Apr. 21, 2015)

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


Brett Morgen – Cobain: Montage of Heck

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

George MacKay – Bypass

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Jack Reynor and Gerard Barrett – Glassland

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Keanu Reeves – John Wick

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Ryan Gosling – Lost River

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Simon Curtis – Woman in Gold

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Viggo Mortensen – Jauja

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Festivals: Individual Reviews

In Transit

Kenji Fujishima @ The House Next Door

Awards Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Apr. 10, 2015

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances of “Clouds of Sils Maria” and “Ex Machina”


The Brady Bunch: Complete Series

James Plath @ Family Home Theater

  • Excerpt: This is one wholesome, classic American TV series that remains perfect for family viewing, with plenty of warmth and laughs . . . some of them intentional.

Daredevil – Cut Man

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: A cut above?

Daredevil – In the Blood

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: Bloody mess, eh?

Daredevil – Into the Ring

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: Punching above its weight…

Daredevil – Rabbit in a Snowstorm

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: White out?

Daredevil – Season 1

Darren Mooney @ the m0vie blog

  • Excerpt: Bedeviled…

Destroy All Monsters: R-Rated DAREDEVIL For An R-Rated World

Matt Brown @ TwitchFilm

Frasier: Complete Series

James Plath @ Family Home Theater

  • Excerpt: It remains one of TV’s most intelligent and witty comedies.


Cinema of the Performatively Sublime, Direct from the Source

Jordan M. Smith @ Influence Film Club

  • Excerpt: Their performances see them laying claim to strong wills and lives lost in the pursuit of failed artistic endeavors. The film is no less a document of the wacky happenings on screen as a self proclaimed public record of the Beales as a respectable family of wealth, moral fiber and artistic integrity. And the Maysles were smart enough to grasp onto that performed reality and integrate it into the very DNA of their cinema.

Reviews of Short Films


Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Documentary Review

Other Articles

2 Metros Quadrados

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Documentary Feature Review

Hugh O’Brian: Actor, Humanitarian

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: This podcast features Hugh O


Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

Monday Memo: A Return – Lumière Exhibition, the Cinema of Evidence, Full Frame & Art of the Real

Jordan M. Smith @ Stranger Than Fiction

Ten Awesome Forgotten ’80s Movie Songs

Mike McGranaghan @ The Aisle Seat

Uma Dose Violenta de Qualquer Coisa

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

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