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Tom Hanks, Justin Bieber dance together

by Anthony Weiss, JTA

3 days ago

Screen shot from Instagram

Amidst a tumultuous world, a reminder of life’s simpler pleasures. We humbly offer you a video, shot by Justin Bieber at his manager Scooter Braun’s wedding, of Tom Hanks, resplendent in a... read full article

  • U.S. war hero Louis Zamperini, inspiration for ‘Unbroken,’ dead at 97

    Reuters

    1 week ago

    Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97, Universal Pictures said in a statement.

    [Related: Louis Zamperini goes to shul]

    Zamperini died after a 40-day...

  • Filmmaker Paul Mazursky dies at 84

    By Tom Tugend

    1 week ago

    Filmmaker Paul Mazursky, whose perceptive social satires explored the nascent sexual revolution of the 1960s and ‘70s and created complex Jewish characters, died June 30 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

    The cause of his death at 84 was pulmonary cardiac arrest.

    In 17 films,...

  • Shia LaBeouf arrested at New York performance of ‘Cabaret’

    Reuters

    2 weeks ago

    Actor Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the "Transformers" movies and the play "Nymphomaniac," was arrested inside New York's Studio 54 during a performance of "Cabaret," police said.

    The actor was charged with criminal conduct and disorderly conduct and taken into custody, NYPD...

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  • Gary Oldman apologizes for his anti-Semitic Playboy interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Jewish Journal

    2 weeks ago

    Actor Gary Oldman apologized for defending Mel Gibson’s 2006 drunken anti-Semitic rant and saying that Jews run Hollywood on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night.

    Watch the full apology, here:

    In an open letter to the Anti-Defamation League sent late Tuesday, and published online by Deadline.com, Oldman wrote, “I am deeply remorseful that comments I recently made in the Playboy Interview were offensive to many Jewish people.

    Read more, here.

  • North Korea slams U.S. movie on leader assassination plot; Un calls it ‘act of war’

    Reuters

    2 weeks ago

    North Korea on Wednesday denounced a forthcoming American comedy film featuring a plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong Un as an act of terrorism and threatened to unleash a "merciless counter-measure" if Washington failed to ban the movie.

    The movie "The Interview", starring...

  • Gary Oldman apologizes for Playboy comments

    JTA

    2 weeks ago

    Actor Gary Oldman apologized for defending Mel Gibson’s 2006 drunken anti-Semitic rant and saying that Jews run Hollywood.

    In an open letter to the Anti-Defamation League sent late Tuesday, and published online by Deadline.com, Oldman wrote, “I am deeply remorseful that comments...

  • Simon Wiesenthal Center founder statement on Gary Oldman

    Simon Wiesenthal Center

    2 weeks ago

    In a recent interview in Playboy magazine, actor Gary Oldman defended Mel Gibson – who has caught making anti-Semitic statements – as a victim of political correctness and hypocrisy. In response to Oldman’s comments, Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal...

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