The more Ilan Rosenberg pondered the Chanukkah story, the more the Hollywood stunt performer came up with one explanation for how a group of Jewish guerilla fighters beat the much larger Greek army. Maybe the Maccabees had possessed superhuman powers.
The Tribeca Film Festival brings no shortage of Jewish topics this year, from Mel Brooks joking about the Holocaust, to an anti-Semitic Hungarian politician who becomes an Orthodox Jew.
It’s been flop after flop for Adam Sandler. How did his box office career go from $4 billion in ticket sales to ice cold? We break it down.
Passover is now five days away. That means matzo, matzo, and more matzo — kind of a mood killer. Here are 6 things you should watch to get you revved up for Seder.
Sony has scrapped the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy ‘The Interview’ amid North Korean threats and a cyberattack. Ezra Glinter explains why it’s really a victory for good over evil.
May-December relationships are a surprisingly large staple of Hollywood romances. Here are 8 of the best, from ‘The Graduate’ to ‘American Pie.’
On paper, filmmaker Darren Aronofsky making a biblical blockbuster seemed inevitable. Hollywood’s obsession with the Bible is well established, and Aronofsky’s movies had steadily been growing in budget and ambition: His 2006 work, “The Fountain,” elegantly played with themes of love and existence unfolding over millennia, and 2010’s “Black Swan” grossed more than $300 million worldwide.
After comedies and action heroes dominate theaters during the summer, fall is the great comeback season for movies. Here are eight Jewy films to look out for in the coming months.
Robert Shepyer is working on a new satirical film, ‘Not Another Pretty Face,’ about a woman who accidentally lands her ideal role in Hollywood — one written for a man.
It’s been 15 years since Tova Ross snuck into movie theaters and watched coming of age romantic comedies as an Orthodox teenager. But the experience stuck with her.