Pioneering cinematographer and director Haskell Wexler has died at the age of 93. Here’s a look at 5 great moments in his career.
Is it possible to grow up Jewish with an abiding love for Welsh poetry, Irish music and “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”? Adam Langer certainly hopes so.
Although some readers are acting as if Donald Trump was the first to bring the Yiddish term “schlong” to the mainstream, actually there have been quite a noteworthy instances from Philip Roth to Linda Tripp to Phyllis Diller.
The new Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof” is a terrific revival. But, like a slew of classic American musicals, it’s a rousing and unabashed argument for the inevitability of assimilation.
These 11 things are definitely not Sophie’s choices.
The entertaining NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” is sexist, violent and profane. But it’s awfully careful to make sure it’s not perceived as anti-Semitic. Adam Langer explores why this might be.
‘Cymbeline,’ now playing at the Public Theater, is known as one of Shakespeare’s most complicated plays. But is it too difficult for a 10-year old? Adam Langer discovers just how relatable the Bard can be.
Up until 1992, Woody Allen was a challenging, inventive, even countercultural filmmaker. But then, something changed. Was it him? Or us? After watching Allen’s new film ‘Irrational Man,’ Adam Langer offers a response.
For $585,000, you can buy a studio in Manhattan or J.D. Salinger’s house in Cornish, New Hampshire. Contemplating a move, Adam Langer ventures to the faraway land where Salinger lived in seclusion after attaining unwanted fame.
Adam Langer explains why he will always think Manny’s Coffee Shop is better than the 2nd Avenue Deli — and how he will never ever ever be a New York Jew.