2004 - Deeper Into Movies

Meeting #33
Member: Nick
Theme: My First Time Was In My Twenties
Date: January 2004
Restaurant: The Marienbad
Movies: Pi (1998) Donnie Darko (2001) Clerks (1994) The 400 Blows (1959) Being John Malkovich (1999)

Meeting #34
Member: Chris
Theme: Broken Dreams & Bad Scenes: A Litany of Failed Film Projects
Date: February 2004
Restaurant: The Family Circle
Movies: Greed (1924) It's All True (1943) Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (1962) Hearts of Darkness (1979) Lost in La Mancha (2001) Bonus: My Best Fiend (1999)

Meeting #35
Theme: Licence to Thrill: The Evolution of Bond
Date: March 2004
Restaurant: Mongolian Grill
Movies: Goldfinger (1964) On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) Moonraker (1979) The Living Daylights (1987) The World Is Not Enough (1999) Bonus: Dr. No (1962)

Meeting #36
Member: Andrew
Date: April 2004
Theme: Quentin Tarantino: Writer. Director. Actor?
Restaurant: Smitty's Pancake House
Movies: Reservoir Dogs (1992) Pulp Fiction (1994) From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) Jackie Brown (1997) Kill Bill Volume 1 (2003) Bonus Film: Kill Bill Volume 2 (2004)

Meeting #37
Member: Laurence
Date: May 2004
Theme: The Psychedelic 60s
Restaurant: TBA
Movies: Batman: The Movie (1966) The Trip (1967) Psych Out (1968) Yellow Submarine (1968)
Easy Rider (1969)

Meeting #38
Member: Greg
Date: June 2004
Theme: Paul Newman: Profile of a Winner
Restaurant: Max Slivers
Movies: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), The Hustler (1961), Hud (1963), Cool Hand Luke (1967), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) Bonus Film: The Sting (1973)

Meeting #39
Member: Joint Club Selection
Date: July 2004
Theme: Secret Shames
Restaurant: Prince Albert's Diner
Movies: Freddy vs Jason (Matt), The Blood of Heroes (Greg), UHF (Nick), House of 1000 Corpses (Andrew), Bedtime for Bonzo (Chris), Career Opportunities (Laurence)
Notes: Greg accuses of Chris of selecting a better-than-average film in order to showboat in front of the media; Chris' alternate shame was Popeye
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Member: Nick
Date: September 2004
Theme: Covering Conflict: Journalism in War
Restaurant: Hook's
Movies: Salvador (1986), Welcome to Sarajevo (1997), Harrison's Flowers (2000), War Photographer (2001), Live from Baghdad (2002)

Member: Chris
Date: October 2004
Theme: I, Monster: Understanding Mass Murderers
Restaurant: The Honest Lawyer
Movies: M (1931), Gun Crazy (1949), Peeping Tom (1960), In Cold Blood (1967), A Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995), Monster (2003)

Member: Matt
Date: November 2004
Theme: Dungeons and Drag-ons...
Restaurant: The Elephant and Castle
Movies: The Thief of Bagdad (1940), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), Clash of the Titans (1981), Conan the Barbarian (1981), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Notes: Five of the reasons why a fantasy movie hadn't won an Oscar until Lord of the Rings!