‘Jeruzalem,’ the new Israeli horror film about a zombie Armageddon, is an equal-opportunity disaster for Jews, Arabs and others and a sharp commentary on the eternally embattled city.
Forget Iran and anti-Semitism. Lavie Tidhar’s newly released short-story anthologies ‘Jews Versus Aliens’ and ‘Jews Versus Zombies,’ have Jews literally taking on a whole new world of challenges.
This year, Israel unleashes two of its first zombie films. Is there some meaning behind this outbreak, other than the worldwide popularity of the genre?
‘My early career was like stages of grieving,“ award-winning comic and graphic novelist Bob Fingerman said at the launch of his exhibit at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art.
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‘World War Z’ has been called the most pro-Israel movie ever made. But it’s more of an anti-pacifist manifesto than a full-on endorsement of Zionism.
Cinephiles who happen to be both zombie movie fans and Israeli film buffs will be glad to know that the first Israeli zombie movie is set to be released this coming June.
The Shmooze reported a few months ago that the race was on among Israel’s top actresses to land a part opposite Brad Pitt in “World War Z,” a zombie thriller set for release in 2014.