Reactions to Helen and Paul in Le Boucher

Comments on our Discussion of Le Boucher I value our discussions because I learn so much from other’s perspectives.  Last week was no different. In retrospect I want to take back my characterization of Helen as “evil.”  That is a George Bush word, that has some religious connotations that I think we should use sparingly … Continue reading Reactions to Helen and Paul in Le Boucher

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Plagiaristic Pornography WHY I HATED THE MOVIE NINE.

In 1963 I lived just outside of New York City.  My friends and I could be at any number of art theaters uptown or in Greenwich Village in well less than an hour. We were seniors in high school, we had already been accepted into college.  So of course we sat around wondering what life … Continue reading Plagiaristic Pornography WHY I HATED THE MOVIE NINE.

Let’s Talk about the Suburbs of the 1950s

First I’d like to thank the Producers for choosing three films that together created an important and coherent theme for our February discussion. Their incredible, to me, breadth and depth of knowledge of film enhances the fun and learning that I get by belonging to the Tacoma Film Club. We owe them a “thanks” that … Continue reading Let’s Talk about the Suburbs of the 1950s

Kieslowski – Art and Messages – Section 5. “The Double Life of Veronique” – What is it “About”? This Blogger’s Musings

First of all I have to say that until I decided to write this blog and contribute it to the TFC web site I never, ever, spent anytime on the question “what is the film Veronique about?” The first time I saw this movie I absolutely loved it simply because it moved me emotionally. How … Continue reading Kieslowski – Art and Messages – Section 5. “The Double Life of Veronique” – What is it “About”? This Blogger’s Musings