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  • Six reasons why Superman is Jesus in ‘Man of Steel’

    By Jay Firestone

    June 12, 2013 | 12:24 pm

    Last night I attended a press screening of the latest installment of the Superman franchise, “Man of Steel,” directed by Zack Snyder and produced by "Batman" director Christopher Nolan. 

    An avid comic book fan, I expected one of two portrayals of Superman. 

    Jewish or Jesus.

    ...
  • About a dog, lost and found

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 22, 2012 | 12:53 pm

    My 7-year-old son’s room is covered with posters from “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” The Empire Strikes Back” and other “Star Wars” films, and I myself have enjoyed the zeitgeist-y films “The Big Chill,” “Grand Canyon” and the “Accidental Tourist.”  So I was eager...

  • Trio of films offers eclectic choices: sea, spies, punk

    September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "The Guardian"

    Raised in a secular Jewish family in Chicago, "The Guardian" director Andrew Davis learned early the values and ethics he continues to believe in.

    "My parents taught me war is not a good thing, so do everything you can to not go to war," he says during a telephone...