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So far Ted Metrakas has created 96 blog entries.

Chapter & Verse

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

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

Off the Rails

Telling a story both tragic and unusual, the documentary successfully persuades viewers to empathize with a man mocked with glee by the local tabloids.

By |January 20th, 2017|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments


As an example of using art to bring the past to life as a way of honoring and understanding it, Tower is one of the year’s most unique and powerful films.

By |December 17th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

A rousing call to arms for anyone interested in honest, issues-based journalism, this documentary could not be timelier.

By |November 28th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments

The Ivory Game

Executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the documentary exposes the thriving market for ivory and starts a dialogue toward ending it. In this aim, the film is a smashing success.

By |November 3rd, 2016|DVD/Streaming/On Demand, Environmental|0 Comments

Do Not Resist

The film could not be timelier, and it offers answers to one of the most vital questions of our time—why are citizens being treated like enemy combatants?

By |October 14th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments

Theo Who Lived

A vivid documentary about the two-year imprisonment of an American freelance journalist in war-torn Syria. A remarkable chronicle of empathy.

By |October 8th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks, War|0 Comments


Oliver Stone’s film covers a nine-year period in the life of security systems administrator turned whistleblower Edward Snowden, from an idealistic Special Forces enlistee to becoming the most wanted man in the world.

By |September 25th, 2016|Biopic|0 Comments

Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four

In 1998, four young San Antonio women were sentenced to 82.5 years in prison between them, on accusations that didn’t even rise to the level of baseless.

By |September 15th, 2016|Documentary, GLBT, Top Picks|0 Comments