Articles by: Randy Ray

Hidden Flick: Air

Bees

Want a movie to add to your NetFlix Queue? Randy Ray tells you why Vanishing of the Bees is your huckleberry.

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Hidden Flick: Another Life, Brother

[Originally Published: February 8, 2011] We're honored to have Randy Ray back to kick off the fifth season of Hidden Flick - a column which examines films you might not be ...

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Hidden Flick: Sea

The water encapsulates so much of all that is life and all that dominates our planet and all that swallows up our existence and makes it pure and deep and real that one can easily ...

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Hidden Flick: Land

Crossing back into time, one feels an almost drifting sense of purpose; fleeting, at best, but often wandering outwards, amidst some other surreal force; constantly, persistently pulling and pushing one onto a destiny which is ...

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Hidden Flick: Thousand Barefoot Children

Rain Delay: The current Hidden Flick edition was delayed two weeks due to an onslaught of rain: A ladder leading from a garden to a spring, we sit on a branch and ask questions to ...

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Hidden Flick: The Mountains In The Mind

In the end, it is not our minds that fail us, but our hearts. Indeed. The resolve to hold onto one’s convictions can be a very tricky thing. Once faced with death, one is ...

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Hidden Flick: Intermission Pts. IV & V

We enter, yet again, the Hidden Theatre to see a special edition of Hidden Flick: Intermission – Parts IV and V. Once in a while, one must sit back in a mysterious locale, and gaze ...

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Hidden Flick: Another Life, Brother Reprise

Always by your side, your hand in mine; stand up to the blow that fate has struck upon you; make the most of all you still have coming to you; the tree is full of ...

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Hidden Flick: The Ocean Learns To Sway

Love is a hell of a drug. It can also be a trap. Mix a little time into the potion and one can start longing for something that cannot be duplicated. Yes, time is an ...

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Hidden Flick: Oshare, Can You See?

Deception is a tricky thing. Then again, to be deceptively simple also requires some sort of weird ethereal sleight of hand that is neither here, nor there. Ahhh…we find ourselves awash in a deluge of ...

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Hidden Flick: Wanda

[Originally Published: September 28, 2010] The Wind Will Carry Us, a poem, a moment and after that—nothing. Behind this window the night is trembling, and the earth stands still in its course, vague things lie ...

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Hidden Flick: X and Why

[Originally Published: 10/26/2010] Zelig, chameleon, “I'm 12 years old. I run into a Synagogue. I ask the Rabbi the meaning of life. He tells me the meaning of life. But, he tells it to me ...

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Hidden Flick: Being Jeremy Davies

[Originally Published: May 11, 2010] “I might choose not to risk my life for an uncertain cause. I might think that freedom won by death is not worth having. In fact...” Yeah. I know. ...

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Hidden Flick: The Wunderkind Kingdom

[Originally Published: August 17, 2010] For Mr. Marshall, who, when he heard I was penning this column a couple of years back, suggested this rather cleverly-written film as a possible Hidden Flick. Well, Big T, ...

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Hidden Flick: The Wilson Kingdom

[Originally Published: July 20, 2010] In a room like this? With you? No way. Way. Warning: this edition is hidden in a game that features hedged bets (or is it hendged?). If you’ve been ...

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