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Just a Few Words

By Ron Merk As we approach the 4th of July, our American Independence Day, I think it’s a good idea to remind ourselves why we fought our revolution, and what we got [...]

July 28, 2013

Raising a Red Flag

By Ron Merk It has never been my object in the pieces that I write to be “political” as that term is generally understood, but instead to offer my opinion on a variety of [...]

July 28, 2013

Lia Russell and Ian McCaul

I’m pleased to welcome Lia Russell and Ian Mc Caul. I gave Lia and Ian an unusual assignment in asking them to both attend the same screening of the film “Terms and [...]

July 28, 2013

Terms and Conditions May Apply

By Lia Russell Is privacy dead? Documentary filmmaker Cullen Hobeck poses this question in Terms and Conditions May Apply, a new documentary film in which he explores how [...]

July 28, 2013

“Hannah Arendt”

By Ron Merk I will admit right away that this was a very difficult film to review. There’s no question that the story of Hannah Arendt, and how she went to Israel to [...]

July 28, 2013

San Francisco Movie Bears

By Ron Merk The is a rave… with no qualifiers. There’s a great group of guys, mostly furry and definitely friendly, who call themselves The San Francisco Movie [...]

July 28, 2013

The PC Police Are Back At Work

By Ron Merk A “furor” has recently arisen over the hiring by NBC on a non-paraplegic actor, Blair Underwood, to step into the role of “Ironside,” previously played by [...]

July 28, 2013

Right or Wrong!

A Rant by Ron Merk This has nothing to do with film, certainly at first glance. But trust me, I’ll get to that! This piece is ostensibly about the breakdown of the [...]

July 28, 2013

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