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  • Fall Films: Identity crises, controversy, conflict, creativity and chicanery

    September 10, 2012 | 3:54 pm

    A careful search has uncovered a small treasure trove of unusual and provocative films slated for release this fall.

    Two of these focus on the crisis of identity experienced by unsuspecting young men who suddenly discover they have Jewish roots.

    In “The Other Son,” by...

  • ‘That’s My Boy’ reviews:  They could have been worse

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 17, 2012 | 9:05 pm

    Adam Sandler’s raunch-fest “That’s My Boy” hit theaters in time for Father’s Day, starring Jewish icons Sandler and Andy Samberg (“Saturday Night Live”) as the reconciling father and son. And not unexpectedly, critics aren’t exactly embracing the film, while...

  • Silly, silly Susan Sarandon: Who you callin’ Nazi?

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 18, 2011 | 6:56 pm

    Last weekend, at the Hamptons Film Festival in Sag Harbor, the actress Susan Sarandon referred to Pope Benedict XVI as a ‘Nazi’.

    During an onstage interview with actor Bob Balaban, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Sarandon mentioned she had sent the Pope a copy of “Dead Man...

  • Susan Sarandon knocked for calling pope a Nazi

    October 18, 2011 | 12:26 pm

    Susan Sarandon is under fire after referring to the German-born Pope Benedict XVI as a Nazi.

    The actress made the comment during an interview Saturday with actor Bob Balaban at the Hamptons International Film Festival. Sarandon was discussing her 1995 Oscar-winning film “Dead Man...