2000 - Uneasy Beginnings

Meeting #1
Member: Matt/Andrew
Theme: Director David Lynch
Date: March 2000
Restaurant: Five and Diner
Movies: Blue Velvet (1986) Lost Highway (1997) Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) Wild at Heart (1990)
Notes: First film club meeting, formed to meet the needs of a bunch of guys who always started talking about movies when they got together; original members are Matt Loop, Johnny Bobosich, Andrew Stephen and Laurence Simner

Meeting #2
Member: Laurence
Theme: Director Stanley Kubrick
Date: April 2000
Restaurant: Rockwaters
Movies: Eyes Wide Shut (1999) Full Metal Jacket (1987) The Shining (1980) Paths of Glory (1957)
Notes: First meeting for Christopher Doty

Meeting #3
Member: Johnny
Theme: Actor Warren Beattie
Date: May 2000
Restaurant: East Side Marios
Movies: Reds (1981) Ishtar (1987) Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Shampoo (1975) Bulworth (1998)
Notes: First meeting to carry the standard five films

Meeting #4
Member: Chris
Theme: Movies That Killed My Career 1947-48
Date: June 2000
Restaurant: Pagoda Palace
Movies: Monsier Verdoux - Charles Chaplin (1947) The Lady From Shanghai - Orson Welles (1948) Unfaithfully Yours - Preston Sturges (1948) Rope - Alfred Hitchcock (1948) State of the Union - Frank Capra (1948)

Meeting #5
Member: Matt
Theme: AFI Top 10 - Worthy or Not?
Date: September 2000
Restaurant: Casey's
Movies: 1.Citizen Kane 2. Casablanca 3.The Godfather 4. Gone with the Wind 5.Lawrence of Arabia 6. The Wizard of OZ 7.The Graduate 8. On the Waterfront 9.Schindler's List 10.Singin' in the Rain
Notes: Record-holder for most films viewed

Meeting #6
Member: Andrew
Theme: Horror Movies
Date: October 2000
Restaurant: Mexicali Rosa's
Movies: Nosferatu (1922) The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) The Exorcist (1973) The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) Halloween (1978)
Notes: First meeting for Greg Hanbuch, first meeting to feature a silent movie, Nosferatu

Meeting #7
Member: Laurence
Theme: John Hughes
Date: November 2000
Restaurant: Mongolian Grill
Movies: Breakfast Club (1985) Weird Science (1985) Uncle Buck (1989) Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Notes: Widely regarded as the lamest movie club choice ever
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