OFCS members don’t just write film reviews. Here are several articles you might find interesting.
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“I’ll Drink to That…”: Top 10 Alcoholic Movie Characters
- Excerpt: Alcoholism in the movies have been played for both dramatic and comical effect. In fact some of the binge drinking done on the big screen have garnered considerable praise and pathos resulting in many performers winning Oscars and Oscar nominations based on this very serious addiction.
Able to Disable: Top 10 Oscar-Winning Disability-Bound Movie Characters
- Excerpt: The old saying goes is that if you want to win an Academy Award then the best way is to undertake playing a disabled part or portraying a famous personality in a biopic. In some cases, actors have accomplished both themes and reached their Oscar-attaining goals
Lip Service: The Top 10 Movie Catchphrases
- Excerpt: The obligatory movie catchphrase…memorable golden dialogue for the cinematic soul. What film fan does not enjoy reciting and repeating their favorite movie quotes?
Sound on Sight: Top 10 Random “Sound” and “Sight” Movie Titles
- Excerpt: Specifically, we can recognize Sound on Sight by acknowledging movie names that contain the words “sound” and “sight” in their titles.
AFTERMATH Director Talks Production, Horror & Working with Edward Furlong
David Ichioka of “The Boxtrolls”
- Excerpt: LAIKA’s films are made in stop-motion, “the antithesis of modern filmmaking.” Normal films are created by making still photos of a moving thing. Stop motion is posing and composing still pictures that are stationary but making it look like motion.
Divine Grace: Minks Stole Remembers the World’s Biggest Star
Planes: Fire & Rescue’s Erik Estrada
The Purge: Anarchy Star Frank Grillo
Richard Linklater of “Boyhood”
- Excerpt: “This is an odd movie, because it’s a period piece film, but we were filming it in the present tense,” he explained. “You don’t get that opportunity very often.” Knowing as you film that what you are shooting won’t be seen for another decade, “you kind of look at that differently. Film’s a powerful recorder of the present. If you look at a silent film, even if you don’t like the movie, it’s a great record of how people lived and what fashions were. I had no agenda, but I thought this would demarcate its era, just by its own existence.”