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Postby ksrymy » Wed Jul 27, 2011 8:54 pm

I'd be more than happy to participate.
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Postby kaytodd » Fri Jul 22, 2011 12:36 am

I am looking forward to participating in this as well.
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Re: Film Club

Postby OscarGuy » Thu Jul 21, 2011 2:57 pm

We'll probably start this up in August for a September discussion. Since Sabin was the first response, we'll let him pick the first film. We have one participant from my site so far out of the seven who've shown interest. Hopefully, we'll pick up more.
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Postby Bog » Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:57 pm

Should there be a theme (director, writer, genre, time period, etc.) for each time around the circle...or should we attempt to leave it as random as can be? This would give the potential for In the Mood for Love to be followed by Cat on a Hot Tin Roof followed by White Hunter Black Heart

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Postby Big Magilla » Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:15 am

Just caught this. Seems like a fine idea. I think we would want to limit selections tofilms available on Netflix as that seems to be most people's principal source.

Picks by decade would be good. We might limit selections to films at least ten years old. Selections should be made by members in the order in which they express interest, wouldn't you think?

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Postby OscarGuy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:28 am

Do we want to restrict genres? How old a film do we want to limit it to? Do we want to do rounds within a specific decade (such that each person suggests a specific film from a set period and after everyone's selected, we move to a new period)?

I hope no one minds having the discussions on my website, since I'd like to keep this in public view to allow others to chime in if they want.
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Re: Film Club

Postby Bog » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:05 am

Seems like a perfectly fine idea to rotate the selections around the group...I don't think in a situation like this we have the ability to worry which films certain members have seen or not, per se. The discussion can still be lively and someone's view having seen it years back may differ today, etc. It seemed some of the most popular choices for Oprah's club were East of Eden and the summer Faulkner series...so choosing a film of Citizen Kane's ilk should be no matter.

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Re: Film Club

Postby dws1982 » Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:28 pm

I would say let each participant take turns picking. Either that, or everyone suggests a title (something that is reasonably easy for everyone to access) and the participants all vote on which one to go with.

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Re: Film Club

Postby OscarGuy » Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:42 pm

I'll probably post to invite people from my website as well.

Here's the question. How should we sort it out? Obviously picking something famous like Citizen Kane would be kind of pointless since most everyone who would participate has seen it.

Has anyone participated in a book club and know how they typically select books?

Would we go with newer movies? Older movies? or a mixture?
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Re: Film Club

Postby dws1982 » Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:00 am

I'd be interested too.

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Postby FilmFan720 » Sat Jul 09, 2011 10:30 am

Sounds like it could be fun!
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Re: Film Club

Postby Bog » Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:28 am

I'd give it a whirl

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Re: Film Club

Postby Sabin » Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:42 pm

Yeah, I'd be interested.
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Film Club

Postby OscarGuy » Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:19 pm

Would anyone be interested in this kind of event? You wouldn't have to buy the film, just get it from Netflix or rent it, but it would work just like a Book Club where you pick one movie each month to watch and then come together to discuss it? I'm thinking about starting something like it for my site. Ideas?
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