Monthly Archives: February 2016

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE @ CSL

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: The Producer’s theme for this month is: Depending on the kindness of strangers; A Comedy, A Tragedy, A Farce. Have we dodged a harsh winter? It seems so, with the median temps being in the … Continue reading

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There’s A Moral Here

PAUL MCCARTNEY “SOMEONE’S KNOCKING AT THE DOOR” (knock knock) Refugees are People. We are All Together on This Boat Called Life Someone’s knocking at the door (outside) Somebody’s ringing the bell (inside) Someone’s knocking at the door (outside) Somebody’s ringing … Continue reading

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PRODUCER’S FILM PICKS FOR MARCH 2016

Producer’s Film Picks for March 2016 The Producer’s theme for this month is: Depending on the kindness of strangers; A Comedy, A Tragedy, A Farce. THEATRICAL RELEASE THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015) Directed by Nicholas Hyter @ 104 minutes. The … Continue reading

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Knocking Around With Strangers: March Films

. “Who ever you are , I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” – Blanche DuBois To depend on the kindness of strangers is OK on occasion, but it’s pretty risky business if relied upon as a way … Continue reading

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February Film Discussion on Wednesday Night

Remember that we meet this Wednesday night at 7pm to discuss our February film selections. For more details, visit our website.

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The Problems with Tango

“Last Tango in Paris” has been controversial since its first release in 1972. At that time it was immediately heralded as a transformational work that would change the scope of motion picture expression. Pauline Kael exclaimed that “Tango has altered … Continue reading

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Hats and Howls in Last Tango in Paris

“ When We Dead Awaken Who am I and where do I fit? I exposed myself wholly and unreservedly to your gaze But as once upon a time I was now time passes me by in a rush My melancholy, … Continue reading

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Anomalisa ends at The Grand this Thursday

It looks like the last showing of our February theatrical discussion film, Anomalisa, at The Grand Cinema will be this Thursday, so if you have not seen it yet, get out and do so within the next couple days.

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THE LAST TANGO IN PARIS @ CSL

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: The theme for the Tacoma Film Club, now in its twelfth year is: Tango Hotel: Ennui and the World. This month we combine writer directors Charlie Kaufman, Bernardo Bertolucci & Sophia Coppola into an … Continue reading

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Seeing “Lost in Translation”

Who am I! & Where Do I Fit In The World? This month’s movies are from three gifted writer-directors intent on holding such a conversation – three silver screen visionaries who approach this question from perspectives that reside at the … Continue reading

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