The Schmooze

The Schmooze lies at the intersection of high and low culture. Here, the latest developments and trends in Jewish art, books, dance, film, music, media, television and theater are all assimilated into one handy pop culture blog.

Why the would-be heir to Nora Ephron is the least romantic rom-com you’ll ever see

“Dating And New York,” the most straightforwardly-titled film to hit theaters this fall, is supposed to take place over a number of months. But you wouldn’t be able to tell, because nearly every scene in this rom-com takes place in peak leaf-peeping season.

Your exclusive Jewish guide to the Met Gala

After a year off, the most fashionable charity event returns with a suit made of maps and tearaway golden armor.

Larry David loves fashion, just not at New York Fashion Week

A video of Larry David plugging his ears and looking miserable at NYFW is going viral. But the comedian is actually a fashion icon.

Five questions for ‘Call My Agent’ star Liliane Rovère

“I don’t have my youth anymore. I don’t have my beauty. But I feel more united, I feel better in my own skin.”

Netflix wants you to believe ‘My Unorthodox Life’ is a feminist fairytale — is it?

In “My Unorthodox Life,” women who wear trendy outfits are unequivocally empowered, while those who don’t are benighted and oppressed.

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