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

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Is the Fight Club “Real”?

Fight Club (1999) is a film, directed by David Fincher, based on a novel of the same name published in 1995 by Chuck Palahniuk. It stars Edward Norten and Brad Pitt. The Tacoma Film Club discussed Fight Club this month as representative of the theme Masculinity: Collateral Damage. I was surprised to discover during The … Continue reading Is the Fight Club “Real”?

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

PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR FEBRUARY 2015

Producers’ Committee Film Picks for February 2015 The theme for this month will be: Masculinity: Collateral Damage THEATRICAL RELEASE: AMERICAN SNIPER (2014) Directed by Clint Eastwood @ 132 minutes. The film stars Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, & Ben Reed. Synopsis: This is the true story of Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL sniper, who … Continue reading PRODUCERS’ FILM PICKS FOR FEBRUARY 2015