Monthly Archives: May 2007

Film Picks for the TFC June 20th Meeting

For the benefit of those members who did not receive a paper copy of these Producer’s Committee Picks, or have not received the TFC Newsletter email from Roger K., here they are yet again. Enjoy!  Here are the Producer’s three picks … Continue reading

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AWAY FROM HER Opening at the Grand

Fellow Members: AWAY FROM HER (2006) with Julie Christie is opening tomorrow at the Grand. This gives us more than a month to see it before our June 20th TFC meeting. However, remember that the Grand’s policy for length of … Continue reading

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The Conversation is now open for discussion

Our May 2007 film selection, The Conversation, is now open for discussion. Members who would like to Post an Official Commentary here are welcome to do so (Contact Ron or Roger if you would like to have posting priveleges to … Continue reading

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After the Wedding – The Predator Makes One Last Kill

After the Wedding (2006) Spoiler Alert: The plot in this film contains a few “surprises”.  I do not discuss the plot of the film explicitly in this commentary, but I do make indirect reference to some of the “surprises” so … Continue reading

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Picture Technology and Cubistic Narrative

Picture Technology and Cubistic Narrative. Reviews: Articles discussed: “The Big Picture: Hollywood Looks for a Future,” The New Yorker (January 8, 2007), by David Denby (A Critic At Large). “The New Disorder: Adventures in Film Narrative,” The New Yorker (March … Continue reading

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The Lives of Others – A film for our times

Back in the late 1960s and early 1970’s I was a graduate student at the University of Washington in Seattle. Walking the streets on the University Ave back then one would encounter lots of “street people” of various sorts on … Continue reading

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After the Wedding discussion Saturday at the Grand

The Danish film After the Wedding is opening at the Grand Cinema this weekend. Film club member, David Gilmour, will be leading a discussion of the film following the ~4 pm showing on Saturday, May 5. Also some of us … Continue reading

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Kudos to the Producer’s Committee

Themes and memes   When we film club members get together casually for coffee and conversation, the discussion of movies easily turns to what one or another thinks a film was about, the central theme or main point.  Some of … Continue reading

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