Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Adam Sandler, Scarlett Johansson and Billy Crystal

At the Movies: Billy Ray is Kosher, Sandler Finally Finds a Gem, More

Opening on Dec. 13th are “Richard Jewell” and “Uncut Gems”. The former is a Clint Eastwood bio-pic about Jewell, a security guard who found a backpack with three pipe bombs at the Atlanta site of the August,1996 O…

Jews in the News: Lizzy Caplan, Tiffany Haddish and Craig Gerber

Streaming and TV Choices: Catch-Up and Look Ahead

Last month, the new Disney Plus cable channel premiered the first season of “High School Musical: the Musical.” New episodes air on Friday. The premise is that a high school teacher decides to put on a stage version of the TV show. A ver…

Jews in the News: Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Stern and Jennifer Grey

A Stylish Murder Mystery

 Opening in theaters on Nov. 29th is “Knives Out,” which is described as a “witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end.” Christopher Plummer plays Harlan, a famous crime novelist who is murdered on his estate right a…

Jews in the News: Josh Gad, Marielle Heller and Daniel Goldman

At the Movies: Opening Nov. 22

 “Dark Waters” and “Frankie” open in “select theaters” on Nov. 22. Check local listings for theaters near you.  "Dark Waters” is based on the true story of Robert Billot (played by Mark Ruffalo), a corporate defense lawyer who switched sides an…

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…