Monthly Archives: January 2007

Howl’s Moving Castle through the eyes of a 4 year old

When the film club watched and discussed Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro a couple years ago, I watched parts of it with my (then) 2-year old grandson. He loved it, but at that time he was not up to watching an … Continue reading

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Weekend Films for Glenn

I had a very busy weekend a few days ago. I felt kind of rough secondary to my monthly medical treatments, so I found refuge from my nausea in theaters and while watching videos at home. First out of the … Continue reading

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THE STATION AGENT at Wine Styles

Blink and it will be February 2007, and then we can prepare to enjoy another of our “Second Saturday Series” at Wine Styles on Pearl Street in Tacoma. Thanks to all of you stalwart TFC members who braved the ice … Continue reading

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Rush to See VOLVER (2007)

Fellow members. I was at the Grand Theater this last Friday, and I was not pleased to see that they have delayed the opening of Pedro Alamodovar’s VOLVER (2006), so that they could continue to cash in on the popularity … Continue reading

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How Ron Watches Movies

David’s recent post about How We Watch Movies got me thinking about this issue. I decided to post some of my thoughts on this topic. The first time I watch a movie, I simply go with the flow and try … Continue reading

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new banner image for blogsite

I used cut and paste to prepare a new banner image for our blogsite from the membership card image file. I had to stretch it some to get it to fit exactly into the box, which distorts the image. If … Continue reading

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Glenn’s Film Picks

I joined the TFC in May 2004. We have watched about 100 movies together and discussed them. But in the interim, several other outstanding films have been at the Grand, and elsewhere and we have missed them. For your perusal, … Continue reading

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2007 Palm Springs International Film Festival

Posted by Ron Boothe Marilyn and I watched twelve films in 5 days during our visit to the 18th annual Palm Springs Festival last week. Here are a few pithy comments on the films we watched based on my memories … Continue reading

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THE SOLDIER AND THE LADY

Here is a copy of the research I did for Mohsen, who had spent a half hour discussing his frantic and long search for a film he remembered seeing in his youth in Iran, THE SOLDIER AND THE LADY. Mohsen: … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC BOW (1946)

Roger: At Mohsen’s party you mentioned another “lost” film you remember from your youth. THE MAGIC BOW (1946). You must have seen a re-release of it, as was the custom in those days of yore. I believe it was an … Continue reading

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