Jews in the News

Stephanie "Taffy" Brodesser-Akner, Jesse Eisenberg and Adam Brody

Nate Bloom blogs on this week's Jews in the News.

Troubled Jewish Family, Cannibals, Fun Stuff, Rothschilds

“Fleishman is in Trouble” is an 8-episode mini-series that began streaming on Nov. 17 on FX/Hulu. It is based on the novel of the same name by NY Times journalist STEPHANIE “…

Jodi Kantor, Harvey Weinstein and Robert Lenkiewicz

Nate Bloom blogs on this week's Jews in the News.

She Said, Fun at a Wedding, Tulsa, & Sammy is Jewish!

“She Said”, is a dramatic film (opens Nov. 18) about JODI KANTOR and Megan Twohey, the NY Times reporters who broke the story that big-time movie producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN, now 70…

Dror Mishani, Jeff Wilbusch and Steven Spielberg

Nate Bloom blogs on this week's Jews in the News.

Jewish Detective Series, Spielberg’s Family Movie, The Last Vets

“The Calling”, an 8-episode series, begins streaming on Peacock on Nov. 10. It is loosely based on “The Missing File”, a novel (2013) by Israeli DROR MISHANI, 47.…

Paul Newman, Stewart Stern and Daniel Radcliffe

A Note About Newman, A Comedic Romp, Jewish Sports Review

From 1986-92, PAUL NEWMAN (1925-2007) sat for many recorded interviews with STEWART STERN (1922-2015). Stern was a close friend of Newman’s and the screenwriter of many hits, including  “Rebel Without a Cause”.  Newman can…

Jeremy Strong, James Gray and Tovah Feldshuh

A “Pretty” Jewish Movie; More Halloween Movies and a Sweet Treat

“Armageddon Time” was originally set to open in theaters on Oct. 21. This explains why the film's stars, Anne Hathaway and JEREMY STRONG appeared two weeks ago on talk shows to promote the film. Well, it was "yanked"…