Film Commentaries by Tacoma Film Club Members

Ron Boothe General Comments About Modes of Watching and Interpreting Films


Commentaries about Specific Films (in alphabetical order)

A Scanner Darkly

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Adaptation

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


After Life

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


After the Wedding

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


American Beauty

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Away from Her

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Babel

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Belly of an Architect

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Bicycle Thief

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Big Fish

  Commentary by James Hume

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Birdman

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Bladerunner

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Born Into Brothels

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Breathless

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Brick

  Commentary by John Kephart


Broken Flowers

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Chaos

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Cinderella Man, The

  Commentary by Cherry Jensen

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Closely Watched Trains

  Commentary by John Kephart

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Cold Fever

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Conformist, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Corporation, The

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Cradle Will Rock

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Crash

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Crying Game, The

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Dark Night, The

  Commentary by Dana B.


Dersu Uzula

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Die Hard

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Dogville

  Commentary by Cherry Jensen

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  First Commentary by David Gilmour

  Second Commentary by David Gilmour

  Third Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Anita Reeves


Donnie Darko

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Anita Reeves

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Double Life of Veronique, The

  Commentary by Peter Farnum

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Dream Girls

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Empty Mirror, The

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Ted Williams

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Fail Safe

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Family Viewing

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Far From Heaven

  Commentary by Peter Farnum


Fight Club

  Background information by Glenn Buttkus

  First Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Second Commentary by Ron Boothe


Fog of War, The

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


French Lieutenant's Woman, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Gone Baby Gone

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Howl’s Moving Castle

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Incident, The

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Interview with the Assassin

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Jamon Jamon

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Johnny

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Juno

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Lady in the Lake

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Le Quattro Volte

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Le Samourai

  Commentary by John Kephart

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Life of Pi

  Commentary by Richard Dorsett

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Lives of Others, The

  Commentary by Ron Boothe [NOTE -- It might not be immediately obvious that this commentary is about THE LIVES OF OTHERS. However, you will see why I include it here if you read to the end.]


Machinist, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, The

  Commentary by Peter Farnum


Martha Marcy May Marlene

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


McCabe & Mrs. Miller

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Melancholia

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Memento

  Commentary by Ron Boothe [7 postings about this film. This link gets you to the first. A link to the next provided at bottom of each post]

  Commentary by Peter Farnum

  Commentary by Peter Farnum

  Commentary by Anita Reeves

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Peter Farnum


Million Dollar Baby

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Monsoon Wedding

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


My Boys are Good Boys

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


My Neighbor Totoro

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Naked Lunch

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Napoleon Dynamite

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


New World, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Nightmare Before Christmas

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Nights of Cabiria

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


No Country for Old Men

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Once Upon a Time in the West

  Commentary by Anita Reeves

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Off the Map

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Open Water

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Other, The

  Commentary by John Kephart

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Particle Fever

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Pi

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Playtime

  Commentary by John Kephart

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Polar Express

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Pollock

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Primer

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Project Nim

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Prophecy

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Quills

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Rancho Deluxe

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Ray

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Reanimator

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Rebels of the Neon God

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Revolutionary Road

  Commentary by Peter Farnum


Sea Inside, The

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Seconds

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Shaun of the Dead

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Short Cuts

  Commentary by Jodie DuBay


Sideways

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Silver Linings Playbook

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Sin City

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Sliding Doors

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Snow Cake

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Soloist, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Sorcerer

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by James Hume


Spider Baby

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Spirit of the Beehive

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Spring Summer Fall Winter and Spring

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Stevie

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Sullivan's Travels

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Sweet Smell of Success

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Swimmer, The

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Synecdoche New York

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


There Will be Blood

  First Commentary by David Gilmour

  Second Commentary by David Gilmour


Thief, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Thief of Bagdad, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Tropical Malady

  Commentary by Ron Boothe


Village, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Volver

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Waking Life

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Anita Reeves


Walkabout

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Whose Life is it Anyway?

  Commentary by David Gilmour


Wild in the Streets

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by James Hume


Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Cherry Jensen


Wind Will Carry Us, The

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins


Woman in the Dunes

  Commentary by Ron Boothe

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus


Woodsman, The

  Commentary by David Gilmour

  Commentary by Glenn Buttkus

  Commentary by Jim Robbins

  Commentary by Ron Boothe