PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR MARCH 2015

Producers’ Committee Film Picks for March 2015 The theme for March is: Identity & Memory; Am I whom I remember or who I forgot? DVD IRIS (2001) Directed by Richard Eyre @ 91 minutes. The film stars Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, & Hugh Bonneville. Synopsis:  This is the true story of famous novelist Iris Murdoch, … Continue reading PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR MARCH 2015

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Freudian Psychosexual Stages of Development in Fight Club

Fight Club (1999) In my previous posting about Fight Club I argued that the fight scenes are not meant to be taken literally, but represent a struggle taking place “inside the head” of the narrator. In other words it is a psychological film, and those who watch and interpret it primarily as being a violent … Continue reading Freudian Psychosexual Stages of Development in Fight Club

An introduction to the Tacoma Film Club screening of Fight Club

Fight Club (1999) is directed by David Fincher and is based on a novel of the same name published in 1995 by Chuck Palahniuk. It stars Edward Norten and Brad Pitt. The theme for our discussion films this month is, Masculinity: Collateral Damage. When I used to teach Introductory Psychology, I had the students participate … Continue reading An introduction to the Tacoma Film Club screening of Fight Club