Monthly Archives: November 2007

TFC Holiday Calendar: Christmas Party and Screenings @ CSL

Fellow cinemaphiles:   The joyous holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving is now but a memory of turkey leftovers and pounds gained. Christmas is on the horizon with all its pomp and glory, with New Years Eve close on its coattails. … Continue reading

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Review of AMERICAN BEAUTY (1999): the Long Version

AMERICAN BEAUTY (1999) ROOT ROT  Director Sam Mendes is a very well known Theater director in England. He had directed actors like Judi Dench and Ralph Fiennes in classical roles, working with the Royal Shakespeare Company.  He directed Nicole Kidman in … Continue reading

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The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

We are very fortunate to have writer Sherman Alexie living here in the Northwest. He just won a National Book Award for his latest novel THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN. He wrote the screenplay for SMOKE SIGNALS, … Continue reading

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Darjeeling Limited is now open for discussion

Our November 2007 film selection, Darjeeling Limited, is now open for discussion. Members who would like to Post an Official Commentary about this film are welcome to do so (Contact Ron or Roger if you would like to have posting … Continue reading

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Chumscrubber is now open for discussion

Our November 2007 film selection, Chumscrubber, is now open for discussion. Members who would like to Post an Official Commentary about this film are welcome to do so (Contact Ron or Roger if you would like to have posting privileges … Continue reading

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American Beauty is now open for discussion

Our November 2007 film selection, American Beauty, is now open for discussion. Members who would like to Post an Official Commentary about this film are welcome to do so (Contact Ron or Roger if you would like to have posting … Continue reading

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Fellowship with a capital “F”

Without sounding too saccharine I must thank all that attended our TFC meeting last night. Because the meeting time had changed from our “normal” day, it was wonderful that so many of you got the word, and adapted your schedules … Continue reading

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THE CHUMSCRUBBER @ CSL: Correction and Redemption

Fellow Members:   What a whirlwind of confusion regarding the screening of THE CHUMSCRUBBER (2005). We have canceled the screening at the Coffee House because the film was not suitable for that venue. We are truly fortunate that Reverend Frances … Continue reading

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Screening Corrections and Kudos

Members All: Well, we did it! We got through our screening of AMERICAN BEAUTY (1999) @ CSL. Oh yes, and thanks to Chiko for correcting me –CSL stands for the Center for Spiritual Living of Tacoma, not spiritual “learning” as … Continue reading

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THE CHUMSCRUBBER @ ORIGIN 23

Fellow Members:   We are fortunate to have arranged for a second screening this month. Mohsen M. set up a viewing time at ORIGIN 23, on the corner of 6th and Union. We will watch the #2 pick for the … Continue reading

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