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  • Holiday films that provoke, (and Some Just for Fun)

    November 21, 2012 | 2:01 pm

    In addition to the traditional family and feel-good holiday films, this season offers a small selection of unexpectedly provocative productions.

    Among the latter is the documentary “West of Memphis,” which follows an attempt to exonerate three men convicted as teenagers of the...

  • Does JDate care about Jewish weddings?

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 20, 2012 | 1:21 pm

    JDate may be a little confused about its mission.

    The online dating Website, which touts itself as “the premier Jewish singles community online” had a PR firm dredge up wedding-season publicity by releasing a list of the Top Five Jewish Celebrity Weddings of the past year.

  • Highs and Lows at the Golden Globes

    By Misha Henckel

    January 16, 2012 | 1:02 pm

    The HIGHS

    Ricky Gervais, a bit tamer but delivering as expected, with a drink in one hand and expletives on his lips. He does his job, though, making sure nobody takes themselves too seriously.

    Morgan Freemen is presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award, by Sidney Poitier and Helen...

  • Laughter: It’s the best medicine in Rogen’s ‘50/50’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 7, 2011 | 11:01 am

    In a back booth at Canter’s, Seth Rogen is digging into his matzah ball soup with gusto as his close friend, screenwriter Will Reiser, sips a glass of club soda. In person, Rogen — who has emerged as one of the leading comic actors, writers and producers of his generation —...

  • Will ‘Green Hornet’ trailer create a buzz?

    By Adam Wills

    June 22, 2010 | 1:45 pm

    The “Green Hornet” trailer is up today and, despite my initial reservations with Seth Rogan in the title role, the film looks fun—but more along Judd Apatow lines. Michel Gondry will have to work hard to differentiate “Green Hornet” from “Batman”—having pulled out the old...

  • Rogan’s ‘Green Hornet’ project endures stings

    By Adam Wills

    July 30, 2009 | 9:14 pm

    George Clooney and Jason Scott Lee were going to do it in the 1990s. Kevin Smith was writing a screenplay for it five years ago, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Jet Li rumored to star. Now Seth Rogan is hoping to star in and get “The Green Hornet” on the big screen ... if he can just get...

  • Don't 'knock' Seth Rogen, the new overweight Canadian Jewish boy leading man

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Seth Rogen feigned surprise when a CBS host joked that he did not see the
    actor in a Hollywood manual about leading men.

    "You didn't see 'overweight Canadian Jewish boy' in there?" the actor

    Critics say Rogen is spot-on as the leading man of Judd Apatow's "Knocked...