The Grab Bag (Nov. 27, 2013)

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


Hunger Games: Catching Fire Tributes Alan Ritchson And Stephanie Leigh Schlund

Billy Donnelly @ This Is Infamous


Bruce Dern: Breaking from the Pack

Glenn Lovell @

  • Excerpt: Dern, a shoo-in for a best-actor Oscar nomination, is in it for the long haul.

Awards Coverage

Oscar Preview: Weekend of Nov. 15-17, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances of “Nebraska”.

Other Articles

Destroy All Monsters: It’s Time To Get Over “The Truth”

Matt Brown @ Twitch


Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Kosovo Short Film Review

In Defense of Digital Projection

Mike McGranaghan @ Film Racket

  • Excerpt: We are at the dawn of a new era, one that brings some positive benefits not only for motion picture studios and theater chains, but for regular moviegoers as well.

John Hines Radio Show (11/15)

Bob Cashill @

  • Excerpt: Reviews of current DVDs/Blu-rays with WCCO-CBS radio host John Hines.

John Hines Radio Show (11/20)

Bob Cashill @

  • Excerpt: Reviews of current cinema with WCCO radio host John Hines

El Lado Frío de la Almohada

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

  • Excerpt: Spanish Short Film Review

The Morning After: Nov. 18, 2013

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Short reviews of “Short Term 12”, “Dallas Buyers Club”, “The Place Beyond the Pines”, “100 Bloody Acres” and “ABCs of Death”.

New releases Nov. 19

Phil Villarreal @

Vengeance Is Mine, Sayeth the Bulleid: Kimberly Peirce’s Carrie

Andrew Wyatt @ The Curator

  • Excerpt: Carrie has always been a female-centered story, but in Peirce’s hands it becomes more decisively concerned with the experience of American girls.

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