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  • Ang Lee doing TV

    April 8, 2013 | 2:17 pm

    Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee will tackle television for the first time, directing a pilot for a show written by the Israeli writer who created the popular drama "Homeland."

    Gidi Raff's pilot for "Tyrant," about an American family caught up in a Middle East country, was picked up by the FX cable channel. FX announced last month that Lee will direct the pilot this summer.

    It is Lee's first project since the "Life of Pi," Reuters reported -- Lee won the Oscar for best director.

    The Israeli TV network Keshet is collaborating on the series.

  • Seth MacFarlane: Not an anti-Semite

    By Rob Eshman

    February 25, 2013 | 2:59 pm

    No one sends out press releases to announce that something is not anti-semitic. 

    That’s why this morning’s media is full of reports that host Seth MacFarlane’s Oscar performance last night was just shy of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s U.N. speech. 

    The Anti-Defamation League was first...

  • Our Annual Purim Spoof Cover 2013: Hagel, Kittenyahu, Lena Dunham [SLIDESHOW]

    By JewishJournal

    February 21, 2013 | 3:02 am

    Click to enlarge and see a slideshow of our past covers!

  • Saving the ‘Life of Pi’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 23, 2013 | 3:32 pm

    Elizabeth Gabler was warm, even motherly, as she ushered a reporter into her chintz-filled office in the cozy bungalow that houses the studio Fox 2000, the division of 20th Century Fox where she has served as president for the past dozen years. Dressed elegantly in an olive-colored...

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  • Finding God in ‘Life of Pi’

    By Ilana Angel

    November 26, 2012 | 7:51 am

    I saw Life of Pi this weekend and I loved it.  It was visually stunning and just so pretty I felt like I was staring at it in awe as much as I was watching it. I saw it in 3D, and while it was great, it is not required in order to love this movie, so if you have a chance to see it...

  • ‘Pi’ is approximately 3.1416% Jewish

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 20, 2012 | 3:05 pm

    Ang Lee, the 58-year-old Oscar-winning director of “Brokeback Mountain” and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” was understated and thoughtful recently as he settled into a velvet couch at the L’Ermitage hotel in Beverly Hills. He had arrived to discuss his new film, “Life of Pi,”...