In 2013, veteran film editor William Goldenberg said, he was “humbled and thrilled” when he took the stage at the Dolby Theatre to accept his first Academy Award for cutting Ben Affleck’s Iran thriller, “Argo.” It had been a race in which he had the distinction of competing against...
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Tag: Oscar Nomination
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When I spoke to filmmaker Ben Lewin of “The Surrogate” recently, he said he was “cautiously optimistic” and more than a bit cynical about his film’s chances at the Sundance Film Festival, but turns out he need not have worried. His fact-based movie—about a paralyzed...
July 18, 2011 | 5:14 pm
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The story of two movies vying to represent Israel in the Oscar race is full of intrigue, confusion, backbiting and alleged skullduggery.
The films themselves are also quite interesting.
The brouhaha comes at a time when the Israeli film industry is gaining...
November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm
UCLA judicial board nom questioned for Jewish backgroundSHARES
German Jewish leader warns against wearing kipah in Muslim neighborhoodsSHARES
Meet Oscar-winner Graham Moore: Hollywood’s newest Jewish writing prodigySHARES
Ewan McGregor to direct adaptation of Philip Roth’s ‘American Pastoral’SHARES