THE LIGHT OF A STAR

Not Always La Dolce Vita Remembering Anita Ekberg By Ron Merk When we look up into the night sky and see a canopy of sparkles in the heavens, we may be seeing an illusion. Some of the stars that we see have long ago gone supernova, and no longer exists.  But they are so far away, often millions of light...

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JUST LOOKING

  LOOKING – Second Season Premiere Has Them Cheering in the Aisles At San Francisco’s Legendary Castro Theatre By Ron Merk I was graciously invited by HBO, along with 1400 cheering fans to the 2nd season premiere of LOOKING. It was a star-studded affair complete with most of the cast showing up for the red carpet right in front of the...

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Digi-Tell Me the Truth?

The Big Assumption That Everyone is Making about the “Future” of Digital Media May be Wrong By Ron Merk  There’s a rumor floating around that digital preservation is a real way of saving things that exist in the “real world” such as photos, sound recordings, films and videos. The assumption that many people are making is that digital is an...

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Glorious Technicolor

Technicolor – All the Colors of the Rainbow…and More! by Ron Merk When I was a kid, when people talked about color movies, they used the word Technicolor.  I remember one of my aunts saying they had just seen a new Technicolor film at the local theater. Not a color film, but a Technicolor film. Technicolor as a term for...

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film VS. digital

The digital VS. film debate rages on.. Is it a tempest in a teapot? By Ron Merk  Notice that I didn’t capitalize any of the words in the title of this article except the first work of each sentence and the VS. VS means versus or against for those of you who didn’t study Latin or are not sports fans....

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