Monthly Archives: January 2008

TFC Film Picks for Jan.17-Feb.20, 2008

For those members who may not have received the handout at the 1/16/08 meeting, or have not received Roger’s Newsletter, here are our present TFC film picks:  Producer’s Film Picks for January 17-February 20, 2008 DVD & VHS Selections Pulled … Continue reading

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Veronique @ CSL

Alright fellow cinemaphiles, after three weeks of rest, after our TFC meeting Wednesday (1/16/08), we are now into the next phase, January 17-February 20th, 2008. Many of you have already managed to get to a screening of THERE WILL BE … Continue reading

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Voiceless in Manhattan

THE THIEF (1952) VOICELESS IN MANHATTAN  Director Russell Rouse was best known in Hollywood as a terrific screen writer in the late 1940’s and into the 50’s-60’s. He wrote screenplays for 18 films. He won an Oscar for his script for … Continue reading

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Marlowe Misaligned

LADY IN THE LAKE (1947) MARLOWE MISALIGNED Detective and crime novelist Raymond Chandler, it was said, was not terribly thrilled with this film adaptation of his 1944 novel. His character, Philip Marlowe, an ex-cop turned detective turning budding novelist, was … Continue reading

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January Selections Open for Discussion

Our three official discussion films for January 2008, LADY IN THE LAKE, MEMENTO, and THE THIEF are open for discussion here on our blogsite.

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There Will Be Blood at the Grand

Would any one like to go and see this film with me at the Grand?  I wanted to see it sometime over the weekend. Anita

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Memories, Who Needs Them?

I’ve decided that I would “pull a Glenn” in this review and offer you a bit of my life in order to help you understand my views of this film. So, here is a piece of me: When I was … Continue reading

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Goofs, Clues, and Games: Just a Big Distraction

Upon more study I believe we can say for sure that the “goofs and clues,” along with the “games” that the director Christopher Nolan plays on the viewers, are more of a distraction that key parts of the movie.  Having … Continue reading

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MEMENTO (2000): Colossal Conundrum

MEMENTO  (2000) Cinema of the Reverse  COLOSSAL CONUNDRUM   Director Christopher Nolan was unknown in 1996 as he took a cross-country trip with his brother, Jonathan; who pitched a storyline to him. Christopher loved it and they began to collaborate on … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth

Tacoma Film Club co-sponsored the 2006 Banned Books Events with Kings Books of Tacoma, our host for the TFC’s Third Wednesday Discussion.   We presented the film Salt of the Earth in October 2006.    Salt of the Earth (dir. Herbert … Continue reading

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