Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Elizabeth Banks, John Forsythe and Clive Davis

Movie Notes and a Lox Tale

“Ford v. Ferrari” opens  on Friday, the 15th. In 1963, the Italian car company Ferrari was approached by Ford with a buy-out offer. Talks ended when Enzo Ferrari realized that a buy-out would include the purchase of his company’s highly successful racing pr…

Jews in the News: Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Kravitz and Ezra Miller

Movie Theater or Streaming: Your Choice

“A Marriage Story,” a Netflix film, opens in limited theater release on Nov. 6 and begins streaming on Netflix on Dec. 6.  It has received 100% good advance reviews from leading critics. Capsule plot: a stage director (Adam Driver) and an actress…

Jews in the News: Harvey Keitel, Tiffany Haddish and Gordon Sondland

In Theaters and Streaming

 “The Irishman,” a Martin Scorsese film, opens in limited theater release on November 1. Netflix financed this expensive film and it will begin streaming on Netflix on Nov. 27. Its received across-the-board great advance reviews and if you have a chance to see…

Jews in the News: Michael Douglas, Jane Seymour and Sarah Silverman

Briefly Noted: Kominsky, Kremer, and Silverman

The second, 8-episode season of “The Kominsky Method,” the hit Netflix comedy series, begins streaming on Oct. 25. It stars MICHAEL DOUGLAS, 75, as Sandy Kominsky, a Hollywood acting coach. ALAN ARKIN, 85, co-stars as Norman, his best frien…

Jews in the News: Jesse Eisenberg, Jenny Slate and Adam Schiff

Zombies and Slate

“Zombieland Double-Tap” is a sequel to “Zombieland” (2009), a box office and critical hit that featured a lot of wry humor. In the original, JESSE EISENBERG, now 36, starred as Columbus, a nerdy guy who cleverly avoids being bit and becoming a zombie. Gradually, he…