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So far Ted Metrakas has created 95 blog entries.

Wakefield

This savage journey of self-discovery is that rarest thing nowadays: a film for adults.

By |June 4th, 2017|Book adaptation, Top Picks|0 Comments

The Wall

A welcome addition to the growing collection of films depicting the Iraq War.

By |May 14th, 2017|Top Picks, War|0 Comments

Risk

In some ways, Risk is one of the more fascinating recent depictions of the cult of personality.

By |May 5th, 2017|Documentary|0 Comments

Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992

A comprehensive, insightful look at a major historical event with repercussions that are all too easily felt to this day.

By |April 28th, 2017|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments

God Knows Where I Am

The scariest, saddest film of the year.

By |April 9th, 2017|Documentary, Top Picks|1 Comment

Cries from Syria

This documentary is essential viewing for anyone interested in understanding the world as it is today, in all of its boundless horror.

By |March 11th, 2017|Documentary, DVD/Streaming/On Demand, War|0 Comments

The Freedom to Marry

The documentary depicts with admirable meticulousness the tireless efforts of those who fought for marriage as a universal right.

By |March 3rd, 2017|Documentary, GLBT|0 Comments

From Nowhere

An unparalleled dramatization of one of the most relevant plights in America today—the life of undocumented teenagers.

By |February 17th, 2017|Teen, Top Picks|0 Comments

Chapter & Verse

A clear-eyed, unsentimental yet hopeful story of redemption in today’s America.

By |February 17th, 2017|Drama, Top Picks|0 Comments