Film Club’s September 2015 Schedule: Broad Green, Lost Weekend & 35mm Features

Here is a full list of upcoming screenings with Film Club at our local Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for the month of September 2015.

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Film Club’s September 2015 Schedule: Broad Green, Lost Weekend & 35mm Features

Punching a Camel and Oil-Soaked Bosoms; Monty’s Childhood Discussion on Schwarzenegger’s 1982 Conan the Barbarian

I can’t review Conan the Barbarian. That’s the first thing I told Andy when he suggested I write this, and it’s still true. I’ve seen Conan the Barbarian (1981) 80 million times clutching plastic or wooden facsimiles of medieval weaponry, and so has everyone I know. If you were a rural mountaintop dwelling, 20-sided die rolling, comic book reading, fantasy fiction obsessed boy in the 80’s who knew lots of things about plate mail before he knew even one thing about unhooking a bra strap, you can’t review Conan the Barbarian. I’ve seen the movie so often that it has congealed in my brain into a bunch of quotes about steel, Arnold punching a camel in the face that one time, and endless heaving oil soaked bosoms (some of which belong to Conan). I can’t review Conan the Barbarian or believe there could be someone who hasn’t seen it who is willing to sit through a 35-year-old fantasy movie starring the former Governor of California. However, like Crom (strong on his mountain), I am going to try (mainly out of fear of Andy and his wife. THEY HAVE TATTOOS). Continue reading “Punching a Camel and Oil-Soaked Bosoms; Monty’s Childhood Discussion on Schwarzenegger’s 1982 Conan the Barbarian”

Punching a Camel and Oil-Soaked Bosoms; Monty’s Childhood Discussion on Schwarzenegger’s 1982 Conan the Barbarian