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  • NOW YOU SEE ME 2 *Movie Review*

    By Zoe Hewitt

    June 13, 2016 | 8:43 am

    Sometimes movies just need to give their audiences what they came looking for, and in this case it's heist scenes and magic.  NOW YOU SEE ME 2 really shines when it draws from the first one's playbook and showcases those elements.  

    Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, LIzzy Caplan,...

  • Game Change: A Tabloid Movie

    By Ilana Angel

    March 25, 2012 | 3:49 pm

    I finally got around to watching the HBO film “Game Change” and it was interesting.  By interesting of course I mean if you are into tabloid television, it is really interesting.  I happen to love me a little tabloid folic so it was good fun.  That said, it was fluff and I...

  • ‘Rampart’ director brings his Israeli military service to L.A.‘s mean streets

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 9, 2012 | 2:47 pm

    In the Los Angeles film noir “Rampart,” Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Dave Brown patrols the broiling-hot city hunting for bad guys. A Vietnam War veteran, Brown sees himself as a soldier and the streets as an urban jungle. He’s the cop of your worst nightmare: racist,...

  • Oren Moverman’s ‘The Messenger’: The unseen casualties of war

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 20, 2009 | 7:37 pm

    When filmmaker Oren Moverman returned to Givatayim, near Tel Aviv, on leave from his paratrooper unit during the first Lebanon War, he often shut himself in his room and repeatedly watched the Vietnam War saga “Apocalypse Now.”

    “My head was still in the combat zone,” the...

  • Final Day at Sundance:  The Israelis

    By Larry Mark

    January 25, 2009 | 7:35 pm

    By Larry Mark

    Park City’s Main Street is now home to a hummus and nouvelle-Israeli cuisine restaurant, which was so filled each evening during Sundance, that one was unable to get a reservation prior to 9 p.m.  It had previously been located a few miles from the town center.  Main...