Monthly Archives: January 2011

JEAN DE FLORETTE @ 924 BROADWAY

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: February is now upon us, and the eighth year of our Club marches on. This month we are viewing “historical” films; two of them are French classics–more like one 4-hour film made into … Continue reading

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Zhivago’s Zeitgeist

Zhivago’s Zeitgeist In 1965, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO made a ton of money, more than all the other David Lean films lumped together, but it was created in its own chaos, and its production blemishes and secrets were covered up in make up and costume, conspiracies, politics, … Continue reading

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THE KING’S SPEECH @ THE GRAND CINEMA

THE KING’S SPEECH Rating: R Length: 118 minutes Year: 2010 Actors: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Guy Pearce After the death of his father King George V (Michael Gambon) and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy … Continue reading

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Producers’ Film Picks For February 2011

PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR FEBRUARY 2011 DVD JEAN DE FLORETTE (1986) Directed by Claude Beri @ 120 minutes. In French with English subtitles. The film stars Yves Montand, Gerard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu, and Ernestine Mazurowna. Synopsis: Based on Marcel Pagnot’s epic … Continue reading

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Quiet Shoes

I haven’t seen this film, but it was locally produced here in Tacoma so thought I would give it a plug here. It had a premier at The Rialto last summer and is now available on DVD. I would be … Continue reading

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SHINE @ 924 BROADWAY

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: We had a tremendous turn-out last Friday for THE DRESSER, including several new folks, several of which became members. Join us this Friday, January 14, 2011, for a screening of the Oscar-winning Australian … Continue reading

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THE DRESSER @ 924 BROADWAY

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: The holidays have finally exhausted themselves, and now their furor, tinsel, and champagne fade, like watching the relatives drive off, headed home, back to their lives. We, at the Tacoma Film Club are … Continue reading

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