Film Reviews and Commentary

72 Music Video Competition Screening

Sidney Moore

May 24th, 2016

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From May 19 through the 22, nine teams of local filmmakers partnered with nine local musicians to participate in the second annual EFS 72 Hour Music Video Competition. The event kicked off last ......

Q&A – Sierra Swan

Sidney Moore

May 17th, 2016

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From May 18 through 22, local filmmakers and musicians will collaborate together during the 2016 EFS 72 Hour Music Video Competition. EFS blogger Sidney Moore spoke with Eugene-based filmmaker ......

Q&A – Matthew Edewaard

Sidney Moore

May 11th, 2016

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From May 18 through 22, local filmmakers and musicians will collaborate together during the 2016 EFS 72 Hour Music Video Competition. EFS blogger Sidney Moore spoke with Eugene-based musician ......

Q&A – Dr. André Sirois

Sidney Moore

May 1st, 2016

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From May 18 through 22, local filmmakers and musicians will collaborate together during the 2016 EFS 72 Hour Music Video Competition. EFS blogger Sidney Moore spoke with University of Oregon ......

Q&A – Tim Williams, Oregon Film

Sidney Moore

March 8th, 2016

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While crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter have significantly increased opportunities for financing film productions, other funding resources exist in Oregon for filmmakers. Recently, the ......

Q&A – Sean Sisson, Filmmaker

Sidney Moore

February 29th, 2016

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Sean Sisson is a Florence-based filmmaker who won the “Audience Award” at last year’s EFS 72 Hour Horror Film Competition with his short film, Glorious. Last month, he launched a successful ......

GOES TO 11 – Trumbo (2015)

Sidney Moore

February 2nd, 2016

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Hollywood turns the camera to the past to look at its own dark history in Trumbo. Ian McLellan Hunter and Robert Rich were the names inscribed on the Oscars that should have gone to Dalton ......

GOES TO 11 – Brooklyn (2015)

Sidney Moore

January 29th, 2016

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Moving out on your own for the first time can be a difficult experience for many, filled with homesickness and financial troubles. Yet it’s something everyone does, usually when they’re freshly ......

AS PITHY AS IT GETS – Suffragette (2015)

Alice Chou

November 25th, 2015

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As the fights for racial, gender, and sexual equality continue in our present time, Suffragette, a well-intentioned but flawed film, brings us back to the early struggles for women’s voting ......

SO IT GOES – Crimson Peak (2015)

Sarah Gough-Piazza

November 18th, 2015

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Guillermo del Toro is known for his visually stimulating and commonly disturbing ways of filmmaking, from his 2013 blockbuster hit Pacific Rim to his Spanish cult classic Pan’s Labyrinth. With ......