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TFC SCREENINGS OF THE PAST (2007)

2007 was Year 4 for the Club, & these are most of the films we screened, thought about, & discussed.  

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TFC SCREENINGS OF THE PAST (2006)

IN 2006, during the third year of the Tacoma Film Club, we screened 30 more wonderful films:

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TFC PAST SCREENINGS 2004-2005

          Some of the most popular of postings were due to the inclusion of gorgeous vintage movie posters. As we ready the Club, & ourselves for 2015, the twelfth year for us, it was fun & … Continue reading

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Martha Marcy May Marlene: A Hitchcockian Thriller with a Structure Reminiscent of Memento

The film Martha Marcy May Marlene (MMMM), directed by Sean Durkin and starring Elizabeth Olsen, is a thriller in the Hitchkockian sense. Its pace and editing create ebbs and flows of “sit on the edge of your seat” tension punctuated … Continue reading

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THE IDES OF MARCH

To further our theme, “coming of age”, the theatrical film for November is THE IDES OF MARCH, playing city wide, and all over the South Sound. As per usual, the film has been out for a few weeks, so get … Continue reading

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CONTAGION (2011)

This film is in widespread theatrical release all over the South Sound. It opened on September 9, 2011. It is screening at many local theaters, including LAKEWOOD TOWNE CENTER, REGAL LAKEWOOD STADIUM 15, LONGSTON PLACE, REGAL TALL FIRS, GALAXY UPTOWN … Continue reading

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Producer’s Film Picks for October 2011

Producers’ Committee Film Picks for October 2011 This month our group will explore the dynamics of love and death. DVD WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (1966) Directed by Mike Nichols @ 131 minutes. The film stars Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, … Continue reading

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Planet of the Project Nim Ape

I am oddly struck by the observation that two films currently showing in theaters, Rise of Planet of the Apes (2011), a fictional futuristic sci-fi film, and Project Nim (2011), a documentary about a scientific experiment carried out in the … Continue reading

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Producers’ Film Picks For September 2011

Producers’ Film Picks for September 2011 DVD Selections THE DEFIANT ONES (1958) Directed by Stanley Kramer @ 97 minutes. The film stars Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Theodore Bikel, Lon Chaney Jr., Charles McGraw, and Cara Williams. Synopsis: A white man … Continue reading

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Producers’ Committee Film Picks for August 2011

Producers’ Committee Film Picks for August 2011 The theme for this month’s three comedies is simply “that all film club members are important to us, and their film picks will be honored.” DVD EDUCATING RITA (1983) Directed by Lewis Gilbert … Continue reading

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