Jewish Journal

Young Christian Bale

By Hollywood Jew

February 28, 2011 | 7:11 pm

Steve North and Christian Bale

This is a photo posted by journalist Steve North,  a man whose mike seems to have been near every face of note in his long career as a radio and TV reporter, writer and producer. Steve hung... read on

  • Top ten moments from the 2011 Academy Awards

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 27, 2011 | 11:38 pm

    It’s safe to say there wasn’t a single surprise at the 2011 Academy Awards, perhaps the most predictable ceremony in Oscar history, with all the usual suspects taking home gold.

    “The King’s Speech” won best picture; Colin Firth, best actor; Natalie Portman, best actress; Aaron... read on

  • Charlie Sheen: Anti-semite or just pissed-off drug addict? [UPDATED, VIDEO]

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 24, 2011 | 8:04 pm

    Charlie Sheen had some very nasty things to say about his showrunner, Chuck Lorre, which hours ago, prompted CBS to cancel the remaining season of “Two and a Half Men.”

    The news has sent shockwaves throughout the industry—not only because Sheen made recent headlines about a return... read on

  • As mayor, Rahm Emanuel cozies up to his roots

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 23, 2011 | 9:10 am

    Maybe it was too fraught to be forthcoming about the J-word as Barack Obama’s chief of staff. But as newly elected mayor of Chicago? Rahm Emanuel is touting his tribalness.

    This from Maureen Dowd’s NY Times column (appropriately laden with a “Black Swan” Oscar reference; perhaps two... read on

  • Desperately Seeking Sorkin

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 20, 2011 | 3:09 pm

    I had this fantasy about Aaron Sorkin. It’s probably only natural that I should want to know him, because he is, after all, the most intelligent and sharp-witted writer working in Hollywood today. His prestige began with “A Few Good Men” (1992), surged with his creation of the 1999... read on

  • Hollywood Jew ‘Away Message’

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 18, 2011 | 3:20 pm

    Forgive me for not writing sooner, but it is after all, Oscar issue week. And for the past ten days I’ve been sleeplessly slaving away on deadline, which is why I haven’t written.

    There is much to catch up on in the world of Hollywood Jews, but the bad news is I’m rushing off to... read on

  • Errol Morris previews new ‘Tabloid’ doc for Brandeis alum

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 8, 2011 | 2:57 pm

    Last night the second floor of CAA played host to a group of Brandeis University alum who had come to salute the university’s expanding film studies program. On tap, along with the wine, champagne and tuna tartar, was a preview screening of Errol Morris’s latest documentary film... read on

  • Arianna Huffington throws Oscar soiree for ‘King’s Speech’

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 4, 2011 | 11:57 am

    The Huffpostess with the mostess cast her vote for Oscar front-runner “The King’s Speech” last night with a party feting the film at her Brentwood home.

    Inside the sprawling, high-ceilinged mansion, an eclectic crowd of Hollywood meets Huffington spilled into four rooms, sipping... read on

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