Jewish Journal

Portman + Kunis = Sapphic ballet action

By Adam Wills

August 25, 2009 | 7:51 pm

Director Darren Aronofsky (“The Wrestler”) might as well go to Vegas and put money down on fanboys lining up in droves to see his ballerina thriller “Black Swan” ... that is if a... read on

  • ‘District 9’ not so alien for Jews

    By Adam Wills

    August 14, 2009 | 6:24 pm

    District 9” is not a Jewish film per se, but the plight of the aliens echo themes Jews can readily identify with, from intolerance and hate aimed at immigrants to welcoming the stranger and seeking justice.

    Many who’ve seen the film have drawn parallels to apartheid,... read on

  • Voice of ‘Roger Rabbit’ talks sequel

    By Adam Wills

    August 12, 2009 | 3:22 am

    Charles Fleischer spoke with GeekHeeb Tuesday night, and he confirmed the prospects for a “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” sequel are good.

    If you don’t recognize the name, he’s the voice of Roger Rabbit (along with Benny the Cab and two of the weasels in the Toon Patrol). And... read on

  • LaBeouf gets own religion

    By Adam Wills

    August 4, 2009 | 7:50 pm

    “Transformers” star Shia LaBeuof is now the focal point of a new religion—Shiantology.

    For those sick of the Jedi Church—with its invisible “force”—Shiantology offers worshippers something a little more tangible: the actor who shared screen time with Han Solo himself. 

    Started in... read on

  • The Shat calls out HP

    By Adam Wills

    August 2, 2009 | 4:45 am

    William Shatner, fresh off his Palin poetry slam, set his sights on HP. Employees at the company’s Palo Alto headquarters found a robocall voicemail message from the “Star Trek” actor last week, telling them to get on the green bandwagon, like Apple.

    The publicity stunt, which was... read on

  • ‘Zombieland’ trailer now online

    By Adam Wills

    July 31, 2009 | 1:36 pm

    Sony has released its first trailer for Ruben Fleischer’s “Zombieland,” an action-horror-comedy set in a world overrun by – you guessed it – zombies.

    Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) doesn’t have... read on

  • Bruckheimer nabs ‘Robot’ rights

    By Adam Wills

    July 31, 2009 | 11:07 am

    In “World War Robot,” a graphic novel by Ashely Wood (“Tank Girl,” “Judge Dredd”), the human race is divided over religion and politics, waging war between Earth and Mars, with giant robots making the battles more intense. During Comic-Con, Jerry Bruckheimer closed a deal... read on

  • Rogan’s ‘Green Hornet’ project endures stings

    By Adam Wills

    July 30, 2009 | 9:14 pm

    George Clooney and Jason Scott Lee were going to do it in the 1990s. Kevin Smith was writing a screenplay for it five years ago, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Jet Li rumored to star. Now Seth Rogan is hoping to star in and get “The Green Hornet” on the big screen ... if he can just get... read on

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