“Motherless Brooklyn” is the “La La Land” of film noir.
Spun throughout the episodes is a thread of disquiet thrumming explicitly for American Jews.
“Even when he didn’t feel religious, he was constantly viewing himself as the product of that lower-middle-class New Jersey immigrant Jewish family.”
Chantal was the perfect blend of fan and pioneer.
Keaton received his nickname “Buster” from Harry Houdini, who was born Erik Weisz.
Yes, you read that right — Neil Diamond in blackface.
His face, his voice and his general demeanor conveyed not only a uniquely American story but a uniquely Jewish-American one.
Nadav Lapid’s “Synonyms’ suggests that Jews should fret less over the length of their manhood and worry instead about the girth of their souls.
“The Spy” is more accomplished than most shows of its stripe in juggling a human story and a well-crafted tale of international intrigue.
Charlotte Gainsbourg, star of “Promise at Dawn,” weighs in on Judaism, her father, Lars Von Trier’s anti-Semitism and the “Me Too” movement.
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