TFC Producers’ Film Picks for November 2010

Producers’ Committee Film Picks for November 2010 This month the group has bravely taken on the Millennium Trilogy, the first three films made from the best-selling Swedish novels by Stieg Larsson; tragically dead at 44 in 2004. DVD THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (2009) Directed by Niels Arden Opley @ 152 minutes. In Swedish with English subtitles. … Continue reading TFC Producers’ Film Picks for November 2010

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Dexter Was Dale

Dexter Was Dale ROUND MIDNIGHT (1986) Directed by Bertrand Tavernier Amazing how a French director and some black American jazz musicians could make a French film that comes closer to capturing the tortured soul of a jazzman than anything flickering before or after. Dexter Gordon playing Dale Turner, dedicated to Lester and Bud, with Herbie composing, arrangingand acting in it. Dexter dominated … Continue reading Dexter Was Dale

SHORT CUTS @ 924 BROADWAY

Fellow Members and Film Buffs: October came in warm and muggy, and gave us the last few wags of native summer. The plants are still extant and the big chill has not descended upon us yet. This Friday, come to the TFC Meeting Hall and watch Robert Altman’s lush film SHORT CUTS (1993). Past the midpoint of his fabulous … Continue reading SHORT CUTS @ 924 BROADWAY