Monday, November 19, 2018

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A Jew Named Oscar?

17:10 25 January in Culture
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Oscar nominations were announced yesterday, and Jews and Jewish-themed movies, as you might expect, were among the honorees. Woody Allen (yes, he's Jewish!) racked up four nominations for "Midnight in Paris" (though nothing for Adrien Brody, whose version of Salvador Dali is the only way...

The Jewish National Pastime

11:42 27 June in Culture
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By Aarian Marshall Some people collect stamps, others baseball cards—Neil Keller collects famous Jews. He speaks quickly, with a slight lisp, and with his red polo and faded jean shorts, looks like he took a wrong turn on the way to a suburban Little League game,...

Hollywood, Oscars and the Jews

14:54 25 January in Latest, Politics
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By Sophie Taylor This morning's Oscar nominations did no favors to anyone hoping to dispel the myth that Jews control Hollywood. In the nine most prominent categories, all but one (supporting actor) included at least one Jewish Hollywood player; Jews represented nearly a quarter of the...

Inglourious Basterds Trailer is out; Tarantino Still Insane

13:16 02 March in Arts & Culture, Culture, Latest
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pel3GE97evA] Here's the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's newest bloody assortment of moving pictures. This one's called Inglourious Basterds and includes Brad Pitt and a whole bunch of dead Nazis. Oh, and it's a remake of a 1978 movie by the same name (but spelled...