Category Archives: Film

9. Don Hertzfeldt

Film Club presents a Chronicle of Short Films by Don Hertzfeldt “My spoon is too big!” “I am a banana!” You may recognize these classic lines from Don Hertzfeldt animated viral short Rejected (2000) where a series of off-the-wall family … Continue reading

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8. Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986)

Film Club presents Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986) by Hayao Miyazaki Taking a break from live-action feature films we turn towards some animated gems! We’ll be screening an animated film by Hayao Miyazaki, often referenced as the Walt Disney … Continue reading

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7. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Film Club presents Pulp Fiction (1994) by Quentin Tarantino Apologies for the short notice folks! But alas, we shall be screening the crime classic Pulp Fiction on Monday, directed by none other than the Quentin Tarantino. Starring John Travolta, Samuel … Continue reading

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6. Casablanca (1942)

It’s Valentine’s Day. We’re watching Casablanca (1942). ‘Nuff said. Screening on Monday, February 14th, 2011 6:30 to 8:20 pm @ BSB 120 Hope to see you there! (Obligatory: bring your dates!) Here’s the trailer: IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034583/

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5. Lost in Translation (2003)

Film Club presents Lost in Translation (2003) by Sofia Coppola Maybe it’s no surprise that the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola, the director of the Godfather, would also have a knack for film-making but I feel Sofia has proved her … Continue reading

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4. Black Dynamite (2009)

Film Club presents Black Dynamite (2009) by Scott Sanders Ah! What better way to kick off the new year and new semester with the action packed parody of the 1970’s blaxploitation film by Scott Sanders, co-written by Sanders, Michael Jai … Continue reading

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3. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Film Club presents The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) by Wes Anderson So this is the other film that we’ll be watching the week after Oldboy. A contrast to the dark seriousness of Oldboy, this will be a fun laid back screening. … Continue reading

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2. Oldboy (2003)

Film Club presents Oldboy (2003) by Chan-wook Park Sorry for the delay everyone. There were some issues with room booking so we’ve had to push back  the date back, so we’ll be doing a back-to-back film screening to make up … Continue reading

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1. Sleuth (1972)

Film Club presents Sleuth (1972) by Joseph L. Mankiewicz We shall kick off the year with something light and entertaining! Screening on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010                                                                           6:30 pm to roughly 9:00 pm (the film is about 2 hours 20 minutes)                                      … Continue reading

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Welcome to Film Club

Film Club is a brand new (as of 2010) MSU approved club at McMaster University. The purpose of the club is really to get a bunch of students who like film, meet up every 2 to 3 weeks and enjoy … Continue reading

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