The Grab Bag (Nov. 11, 2014)

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


Ed Fitzell: Everything Sherlock Holmes

Betty Jo Tucker @ Movie Addict Headquarters

  • Excerpt: This podcast interview features Sherlock Holmes expert Ed Fitzelle discussing Sherlock films and actors who have portrayed this the master detective.

Elijah Wood and Celyn Jones

Stefan Pape @ HeyUGuys

Interview with John Carney

Kristen Lopez @ Awards Circuit

Festivals: General Coverage

Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival 2014: Your guide to the best of the 41st regional film showcase

Jamie S. Rich @ Oregon Live

  • Excerpt: Since 1973, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival has showcased talent from all across the upper-left corner of the country. This year’s program has more than 45 new shorts and feature-length motion pictures to choose from.

Awards Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances for “Nightcrawler”


Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def

The Walking Dead: ‘Slabtown’ Lets Beth Fly Solo

Brent McKnight @ Giant Freakin’ Robot

  • Excerpt: Not the worst episode of “The Walking Dead,” ‘Slabtown’ is the first installment of season 5 that has filler and wastes time.


The Highs and Lows of Adoption in Cinema

Mike McGranaghan @ Film Racket

Why the Announcement of the Urban Movie Channel Gives Me Pause

Candice Frederick @ Reel Talk Online

Reviews of Short Films

17 Anni

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Swiss Short Film Review

Corpo Palco

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Film Review

Recently in the Woods

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: German Animated Short Film Review

This is the Way

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Dutch Documentary Short Film Review


Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Portuguese Short Documentary Review

Other Articles

Bert Williams: 100 Years in Post-Production”

Donald Levit @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews


Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

The Morning After: Nov. 3, 2014

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Short review of “Fury”

October Horror Block is Here!

James Jay Edwards @

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Apollo 13

Sarah D Bunting @ Tomato Nation

Tightwad Terror Tuesday for 11-4-14 – The Best Free Movies on the Web

James Jay Edwards @

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