THE STRAIGHT STORY @ 924 BROADWAY

Fellow Film Club Members and Movie Buffs: Gosh, April is a week old, and the signs of spring are everywhere. In the spirit of great cinema, the Tacoma Film Club is proud to continue with its theme, “alternate paths to reconciliation, remembrance, and acceptance of the end.” Our second screening this month will be THE … Continue reading THE STRAIGHT STORY @ 924 BROADWAY

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MIDNIGHT COWBOY @ 924 BROADWAY

Fellow Film Club Members and Movie Buffs: Yes, spring has arrived, and as April dawns and the fools withdraw, the Tacoma Film Club is pleased to continue with their theme, “alternate paths to reconciliation, remembrance, and acceptance of the end.” We will begin with this month’s screening of MIDNIGHT COWBOY (1969), a film that really … Continue reading MIDNIGHT COWBOY @ 924 BROADWAY

Producers’ Film Picks for April 2011

Producers’ Committee Film Picks for April 2011 This month the club has picked three more outstanding films. Theme: Alternate paths to reconciliation, remembrance, and acceptance of the end. DVD MIDNIGHT COWBOY (1969) Directed by John Schlesinger @ 113 minutes. The film stars Jon Voight, Dustin Hoffman, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro, Barnard Hughes, Bob Balaban, and Jennifer Salt. Synopsis: Hayseed, Joe Buck, travels from … Continue reading Producers’ Film Picks for April 2011

Blade Runner: Dangerous Days

BLADE RUNNER (1982) Dangerous Days In 1982 when BLADE RUNNER hit the theaters in California, I was struggling midst my short-lived practice marriage, and I needed to be thrust decades into the future, to find a world where despair ruled, where chaos played in the streets, where men played at being gods, creating artificial life--that … Continue reading Blade Runner: Dangerous Days