Monthly Archives: April 2009

Glenn is Discussion Leader @ The Grand

This Saturday, May 2, I will be the discussion leader at the Grand Theater for IS ANYBODY THERE?, starring Michael Caine, following the 4:15pm screening. Any of you who might be interested in attending that discussion would be more than … Continue reading

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JESSE JAMES OF THE MOVIES

Jesse James of the Movies Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw in the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang. Already a grand celebrity when he was … Continue reading

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THE SOLOIST IS NOW PLAYING

On this Friday, April 24, 2009, the theatrical film we chose for the club members to see opened up city and county wide. This film is already stirring up Oscar buzz for Jamie Foxx, and Robert Downey Jr. never fails … Continue reading

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ASSASSINATION @ CSL

Dear Film Club Members & Movie Lovers: April is waning, first too cold, and then almost too hot, with flowers and vegetables almost not sure how to proceed. April will make its exit this week, and this Friday, May 1, … Continue reading

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TFC HAS NEW HOME

Tacoma Film Club Members and Friends:   Back in 2004, when founder James Hume created the Tacoma Film Club, we used to meet on the third floor of the PANTAGES THEATER. There was an old conference room up there, cold … Continue reading

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Philippe Petit: Update

Peter Farnum ran across this interesting and informative article on our man on wire guy, Philippe Petit. It was from The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/14/nyregion/14highwire.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y Glenn SAME MAN, NEW WIRE, IN A DIFFERENT MANHATTAN VENUE April 14, 2009 By COREY KILGANNON One … Continue reading

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Frankenstein (Dir. James Whale, 1931)

“Frankenstein the Monster” Little did it occur to me a few months ago when I viewed James Whale’s film Frankenstein of 1931, complete with the scene of the drowning of Maria, that I would wonder what horror would creep up … Continue reading

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TFC Film Choices for May 2009

Producer’s Committee Film Picks for May 2009   DVD & VHS:   THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD (2007) Directed by Andrew Dominik @ 160 minutes. The film stars Brad Pitt, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker, Casey … Continue reading

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TFC MONTHLY MEETING

In way of a reminder, our montly TFC meeting will be next Wednesday, April 15, 2009. We meet at King’s Books, located at 218 St. Helens Avenue, in Tacoma, WA. The films that will be discussed are: SLEEPER (1973) Directed … Continue reading

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MAN ON WIRE @ CSL

Fellow Members and Film Buffs:   April is here, and spring has sprung, at least for a few fleeting days, and TFC is screening MAN ON WIRE (2008) at CSL this Friday, April 10, 2009. Director James Marsh, known primarily … Continue reading

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