Monthly Archives: May 2009

THE VISITOR @ CSL

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs:   May has meandered, leaving sultry late spring temps and light-footed wanderings for all of us. June has come onto the stage of our lives, yet again, and this Friday, June 5, 2009, … Continue reading

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GOODBYE SOLO OPENS @ THE GRAND

Fellow Members & Movie Buffs: Now is the time, Friday May 29, 2009. The Grand has opened up our theatrical film GOODBYE SOLO right on schedule. Please remember the drill–the Grand often only runs a film for one to two … Continue reading

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TFC Film Picks For June 2009

The Producer’s Committee Film Picks for June 2009Theatrical; Opening at the Grand Theater May 29, 2009GOODBYE  SOLO (2008) Written and Directed by Ramin Bahrani @ 91 minutes.Starring Souleymane Sy Savane, Red West, Diana Franco Galindo, and Mamadou Lam. Synopsis: Solo is an immigrant, a Senegalese … Continue reading

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Ratings of May Discussion Films Now Posted on TFC Website

Click on these links to see ratings of films discussed during our May 2009 meeting: August Rush Assassination of Jessie James by the Coward Robert Ford The Soloist

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See You All On Broadway

Fellow Club Members and Interested Friends: Just another friendly reminder that tomorrow night, Wednesday, May 20, 2009,  the Tacoma Film Club will NOT be meeting at King’s Books; and we will meet at 7pm at 924 Broadway, across from the … Continue reading

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THE SOLOIST: The Rest of the Story

The L.A.Times columnist becomes an unlikely advocate and friend to a mentally ill homeless man who was once a musical prodigy. By Edward Humes April 21, 2008   LOS ANGELES’ skid row, as Steve Lopez writes in “The Soloist,” is … Continue reading

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La Strada

La Strada by George Bilgere A dollar got you a folding chair in the drafty lecture hall with a handful of other wretched grad students. Then the big reels and low-tech chatter of a sixteen-millimeter projector. La Strada. Rashomon. HMS … Continue reading

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DEAD OR ALIVE?

D E A D    O R    A L I VE It is kind of a fun trivia game to try and remember which celebrity is still alive, and who has passed away. I will make up some lists and you … Continue reading

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AUGUST RUSH IN MAY @ CSL

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Lovers:  This Friday, May 8, 2009, the Tacoma Film Club is pleased to celebrate the end of the first week of May with a happy film, a very modern remake of OLIVER TWIST, with … Continue reading

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Kirsten Sheridan: Bold New Voice

Since this director is not widely “known”, I thought folks might be interested in learning more about her…………..Glenn   Kirsten Sheridan follows in her father’s footsteps  Her father directed My Left Foot. Now Kirsten Sheridan has made her first Hollywood … Continue reading

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