Zero Dark Thirty and Rendition: Contrasting Depictions of the Role of Torture in the War on Terrorism

The Tacoma Film Club had a spirited discussion last night about the films Zero Dark Thirty (2012) and Rendition (2007), and in particular their depictions of the role of Torture in the War on Terrorism. Strong, contrasting views about these issues were expressed by several film club members. This is not surprising given the strong … Continue reading Zero Dark Thirty and Rendition: Contrasting Depictions of the Role of Torture in the War on Terrorism

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PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR FEBRUARY

  Producers’ Film Choices for February 2013 The Tacoma Film Club theme for this month will be “the quest to find fugitives--and the price paid for succeeding in the search.” THEATRICAL: ZERO DARK THIRTY (2012) Directed by Kathyrn Bigelow @ 157 minutes. The film stars Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, James Gandolfini, … Continue reading PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR FEBRUARY