OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting.
Best of Lists
“Relative”-ly Speaking: The Top 10 Oscar-winning Family Combinations
- Excerpt: Who says that movie-making talent cannot run within the same family?
The Healthy Helpers: The Top 10 Movie Nurses
- Excerpt: Now what would the medical profession be like without the dependable skills of nursing in cinema?
It’s About the Message: The Top 10 Oscar-winning Socially Aware Films
- Excerpt: In It’s About the Message: The Top 10 Oscar-winning Socially Aware Films we will take a look at Academy Award-winning movies that dared to examine the spirit about being socially aware–through inspiration and insidiousness (or both simultaneously)–and put them under a meaningful microscope for noteworthy consideration of their impacting messaging.
It’s the Music That Makes the Man: Top 10 Movie Themes for Action-Packed Guys in Film
- Excerpt: Every movie has to have its signature song and that certainly goes for the action-oriented males in film that are fortunate to have these finger-snapping tunes represent them on the big screen.
Sibling Rivalry: The Top 10 Fictional Siblings in Film
- Excerpt: Whatever the combination–brother and sister, brother and brother, sister and sister–the big screen has always produced some of the most compelling siblings to entertain or shock us as the lights go dim at the local cinemaplex.
John Lloyd Young on Jersey Boys
- Excerpt: An interview with the Jersey Boys star.
Sebastian Junger on “Korengal”
Frank Swietek @ One Guys Opinion
Festivals: General Coverage
Beer, wine, food and film — NIFF said`
- Excerpt: The inaugural Niagara Integrated Film Festival pairs local wine and beer, and culinary pleasures with exceptional film programs screened throughout the region.
Festivals: Individual Reviews
Black Coal, Thin Ice
- Excerpt: Electrifying.
LA Film Fest 2014 part one
LA Film Fest 2014 part two
- Excerpt: Stunning misery.
Tom at the Farm
- Excerpt: Intoxicating.
Two Days, One Night
- Excerpt: Masterful.
- Excerpt: More like Palme b’Ore.
Oscar Preview: Weekend of Jun. 13-15, 2014
- Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances of “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
Clara Bow: Life As the It Girl
The End of an Era: Rest in Peace, Ruby Dee
Maleficent, Rape and Sympathy for the Devil
News of a New Scooby-Doo Movie Has Reawakened My Annoyance Toward Fred (And Daphne)
No, Not Every Book is Better Than the Movie
The Trouble With Angels: Heavenly Messengers According to Hollywood
Destroy All Monsters: How To Train Your Alpha
Legendary DJ Casey Kasem Dies at 82
The Morning After: Jun. 16, 2014
- Excerpt: Short reviews of “A Room with a View” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2”
Passing Notes…on Michael Glawogger’s “Workingman’s Death”
- Excerpt: The first word that comes to mind for me when thinking about Michael Glawogger’s filmmaking is “expressive.”