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
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”?
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
Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: The theme for this month is: Masculinity: Collateral Damage. February marches on & winter is showing all the signs of being kind to us, wet & warm without a kiss from the polar vortex. Still, we do have six more weeks to keep our fingers crossed. Join the … Continue reading FIGHT CLUB @ CSL
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