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  • New Film

    By Joy Bennett

    1 week ago

    Today I attended an advance screening of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby:  Them directed by Ned Benson starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy.  This introspective, somewhat unsettling film studies a married couple after a tragic event affects them, and how they each cope, separately and together.  Nicely acted, a moving, heartfelt film.

  • Watch: Mila Kunis, James Franco, and Zach Braff in ‘Tar’ trailer

    November 12, 2013 | 9:55 am

    And now for your viewing pleasure, the trailer for the indie film “Tar,” or as we like to call it, a film featuring a supremely high ratio of Jews.

    There’s the sexy Mila Kunis, the highly roast-able James Franco, and the quintessential Kickstartering Jersey boy next door, Zach...

  • Oscars win awards for sexism, homophobia, anti-Semitism and racism

    February 25, 2013 | 10:36 am

    Was anybody else offended by the not-very-subtle onslaught of sexist, racist, homophobic and anti-semitic "jokes" at the Oscar ceremony on Sunday night?

    It seems as though the Oscar writers think that Hollywood is so liberal that it can get away with making offensive comments...

  • SAG Awards: The Talent get it Right

    By Misha Henckel

    January 30, 2012 | 11:28 pm

    For an actor, there’s nothing like being recognized by your colleagues and peers. They are the ones who know what it takes to achieve excellence in the chosen craft. They know what it means to suffer years of rejection. They know how much hard work and “luck” is required for it...

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  • Sam Worthington on Playing a Holocaust Survivor and Mossad Agent in “The Debt” [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 30, 2011 | 11:57 pm

    When Sam Worthington (“Avatar,” “Terminator Salvation”) walks into an interview at the Four Seasons Hotel, he looks nothing like the tormented Holocaust survivor and Mossad agent he plays so soulfully in the spy thriller “The Debt,” opening Aug. 31. His short-cropped hair...

  • Jessica Chastain and John Madden on “The Debt”

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 23, 2011 | 6:33 pm

    As Jessica Chastain was preparing for her role in the Mossad thriller “The Debt,” her voluminous research led her to the story of a survivor who witnessed the destruction of her entire family in the Holocaust. “It was a woman’s memory of something she had seen as a young...

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