Batman is a Tool: A Review of The Dark Knight

(This was first published on my myspace blog, in a slightly different form. I hope you all find it annoying, brash, poorly articulated, with a sloppy, ill-defined and barely supported thesis, but kind of funny. Most of all, I hope that it inspires a few comments, which I welcome. Sincerely, Dana B.) “Industrially produced fiction has become one of … Continue reading Batman is a Tool: A Review of The Dark Knight


Glenn Leads Woody @ the Grand

Fellow Film Club Members:   I have the privilege and pleasure of being the discussion leader for this film this Saturday, August 26, 2008; immediately after the 4:45pm screening, in the lower lobby. As luck would have it, this will be the theatrical film picked by the Producer’s Committee for next month’s choices. Please join … Continue reading Glenn Leads Woody @ the Grand


Fellow TFC Members:   Our second screening for August will happen this very Friday, August 8, 2008. We will watch BOOGIE NIGHTS (1997) at the Center for Spiritual Living, located at 206 North J Street, in Tacoma. Director Paul Thomas Anderson has only directed (5) features, and yet he is already considered the premier “young” … Continue reading BOOGIE NIGHTS @ CSL