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January 2014

Time Travel

By Ron Merk We can never truly understand how people lived, loved and thought a hundred years ago, but we can get a glimpse into their zeitgeist by attending events like The [...]

January 31, 2014

Noir City Festival

By Ron Merk There’s an amazing treat in store for audiences at the Castro Theatre from January 24-February 2. It’s the Film Noir Festival. Each year, festival [...]

January 26, 2014


By Ron Merk Last evening I had the opportunity to see two episodes of the new HBO series, “Looking,” at the Castro Theater in San Francisco. With the cast and creators [...]

January 15, 2014

The Birthday of Cinema

Our friend, animation expert Karl Cohen, sent us this tidbit: Dec. 28, 1895 – THE BIRTHDAY OF CINEMA – In Paris at the Grande Cafe des Capuchines the Lumiere brothers [...]

January 10, 2014