The Movie Club met on December 17th at the home of Alba Foreman to discuss the award winning 2012 film “Silver Linings Playbook”. Despite the film’s serious subject matter which fostered an insightful discussion, it culminates in a miraculous ballroom dance routine that brings Christmas joy and hope to the fictional family and the viewers. Alba’s homemade “coquito” (traditional rum-based Christmas drink in Puerto Rico) was again present and enjoyed.
Back row left to right: Carol Osten, Maryann (guest), Jayne Kotey, Kamala Prahl, Alba Foreman, Jeanine Birbil
Coquito has pride of place and the red saw by the cake is an actual cake cutter and
The Movie Club met on March 19th, 2019 to continue this year’s focus on the films of Alfred Hitchcock. His very complex “Vertigo" provided a lively and entertaining discussion about obsession and control.
Back row left to right: Kitty Gross, Carol Osten, Alanna Stark, Kamala Prahl, Jayne Kotey, Jeannine Birbil
Holiday Coquito was served by Alba Foreman at the meeting of the Movie Club on December 18th, 2018 - a great way to get into the holiday spirit! The group discussed the hilarious Christmas film REF and then viewed a 30 minute 1950's crime drama episode from Alfred Hitchcock Presents titled Back for Christmas.
The Movie Club met on December 19th at the home of Alba Foreman to discuss the British Christmas movie How About You. The movie discussion was very engaging especially with the delicious "Coquito" and calorie free cookies. We had a special guest at the meeting, Mark Foreman, a movie expert and a big supporter of his charming wife, Alba. Mark presented a summary of the different features that are quite common in all Christmas movies. He offered an example of a Christmas movie storyline, how each one of us can make a Christmas movie if we try . . .
Front row left to right: Jeannine Birbil, Eileen Berke, Rebecca Freedman, Evelyn Baran, Marilyn Huebner Back row left to right: Kitty Gross, Carol Osten, Alba Foreman, Jayne Kotey, Stacey Gillman, Kamala Prahl
The Movie Club celebrated their 1st year anniversary on January 17th, 2017 at the home of Stacey Gillman. The discussion of the movie, Harold and Maude, was excellent, the chocolate anniversary cake was delicious and the little dog was a charming addition to our passionate discussion of a woman's power to bring the joy of life to a lonely heart.
The ladies discussed Joyeux Noel at the home of Alba Foreman - December 20th, 2016
Front Row left to right: Elyse Kuhn, Rebecca Waterman, Joan Magiet, Eileen Berke, Myrna Block Back row left to right: Stacey Gillman, Kamala Prahl, Carol Osten, Jayne Kotey, Karen Mathis, Alba Foreman, Evelyn Baron, Danielle McCann