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What: The Cabin in the Woods Viewing Party When: October 9, 2013, 7:00 PM Central Time Where: Here! How: Find The Cabin in the Woods streaming on Netflix or Amazon October is a time for pumpkins, candy, costumes and scary movies!  The Central Texas Movie Fanatics will be hosting another

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In this episode of Film Club we turn up the level of ridiculous to 11 as we probe Rob Reiner’s cult classic comedy This Is Spinal Tap. Poking its sharp, satirical stick in the eye of Rock n Roll, does it still remain as fresh nearly 30 years on and

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The 26th entry into Film Club’s catalogue is the ninth pick from Mal, A Single Man. The only film thus far to come from Tom Ford is a beautifully pieced together mix of emotion as English professor George comes to terms with the death of his partner Jim in 1960’s

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This week we discus the Charlie Chaplin vehicle City Lights. Our first foray into silent cinema provides plenty to admire and like.

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Funny Games
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In this episode, Michael Haneke’s Funny Games shatters the fourth wall and divides its audience firmly down the middle.

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After a slight delay Film Club returns and throws you grunts deep beyond enemy lines as we crawl across Stanley Kubrick’s political war/anti-war classic, Full Metal Jacket.

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Hoop Dreams is the topic of episode 22 of Film Club. Listen in as we talk about this basketball documentary.

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The 22nd instalment of Film Club see’s us sink our teeth into 2009’s rock n roll vampire comedy Suck.

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Pan's Labyrinth
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In this episode we merge the very real problems of the Spanish civil war with the mysterious fantasy that lies beneath. Young Ofelia is our protagonist and veil between both worlds in Guillermo Del Toro’s epic fairy tale for Adults. Pan’s Labyrinth is a layered and enchanting forest of intrigue

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In this our 20th episode we discuss Dan’s latest pick, the noir bending thriller and all round classic Chinatown. Smart, layered and complex script, not to mention detailed and multi-dimensional characters Roman Polanski murky juxtaposition of golden Hollywood and the dirty undergrowth of corruption it hides is a tale that

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In this episode we dial back the clock and delve into the critically adored spark of French New Wave, Breathless. Over 50 years on whether, you hate it, love it or find it perplexing. Your more than likely to find its disregard of the cinematic rule book, interesting in the

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In a somewhat left field turn Mal picked the disney classic Beauty and the Beast for his latest entry into the film club catalogue. But how does its animation and its storytelling hold up against a much glossier, contemporary world of animation. Only one way to find out, put on your

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This episode see’s us enter the dark, twisted vision of Andrej Zulawksi. His 1981 cult favourite Possession is a very open ended affair which looks at faith, relationships and sexuality to name just a few. Its unorthodox manner provides many questions but it’s packed full of symbolism and punctuated with

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This episode gives us a realistic vision of post world war 2 Rome as we delve into Vittorio De Sica’s inspirational and aspirational film Bicycle Thieves. With its wonderfully effective subtleties and symbolism, it’s easy to see how much of an influence this grounded drama has become. Download Episode  

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This episode see’s us once again fly over to the land of the rising sun, as we delve into the 1989 crime centered action film Black Rain. Our second offering from Ridley Scott is somewhat of a mixed bag as it has us looking at moody settings, over powering soundtracks,

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This episode see’s us dig into Andrea Arnold’s 2009 indie drama Fish Tank. With it’s grotty and honest depiction of council estate Britain, subtle symbolism, ambiguous characters and understated performance . Fish Tank is a film with many depths too it, some of which are quietly concealed. Download Episode TRASHBAG

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