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  • Two Jews On Film Oscar Picks 2013

    By Joan Alperin-Schwartz

    February 19, 2013 | 10:34 am

    2012 was a great year for films. 

    We had an old fashioned spaghetti western that blended over the top comedy, violence and the horror of slavery from the always exceptional Quentin Tarrantino ('Django Unchained)...

    Several films based on real...
  • Basterds “A Mirror to Our Soul”

    By Rob Eshman

    February 28, 2010 | 10:20 pm

    The Journal will have a story this week looking at the reaction and conversation generated by Inglourious Basterds, one of this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Picture.  The movie has been in general release for several months, plus there have been screenings in Los Angeles...

  • Bender, Tarantino and Waltz join Jewish leaders to talk ‘Basterds’ at private screening

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 2, 2009 | 1:17 pm

    After Hitler got his due, you’d think a theater full of the Los Angeles Jewish community’s finest—rabbis, professionals, philanthropists—would deliver an earful to the filmmakers of “Inglourious Basterds,” the most playful and provocative riff on World War II perhaps in the history...

  • Tarantino and “Basterds” Come to Israel

    October 2, 2009 | 3:50 pm

    Quentin Tarantino winced as the young Israeli journalist took the microphone and asked what must rank as one of the heavier questions he’s ever encountered: “How do you relate to the Jewish tragedy of the Holocaust personally?”

    “How do I answer that?” Tarantino replied, his eyes...