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McMaster's Film Club circa since 2010

13. Providence (1977)

Film Club presents Providence (1977) by Alain Resnais There was a week hiatus but film club is back for at least (hopefully) three more screenings  before this semester is over! The next film is Providence which is a blend of … Continue reading

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12. Impromptu Film Screening

IMPROMPTU FILM SCREENING! Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 @ 6:30 pm Psychology Building Lobby What will we watch you ask? It’s a surprise.

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11. Network (1976)

Film Club presents Network (1976) by Sidney Lumet The plot of the film is centralized around an aging news anchor Howard Beale who is fired by the network due to poor ratings. This event is a catalyst that turns Howard … Continue reading

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10. Brick (2005)

Film Club presents Brick (2005) by Rian Johnson Finally! The first screening of Film Club has arrived! We’ll be screening films back to back the coming weeks (instead of every other week) alternating Wednesday & Thursday. But back to Brick … Continue reading

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Film Club 2011-2012

Greetings everyone! Film Club has been ‘renewed’ for another year at McMaster and will provide ongoing film screenings for the academic year! We were able to show nine films last year and we will try to push for 10-12 across … Continue reading

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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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