Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Beanie Feldstein, Ben Platt and Peggy Lipton

At the Movies: Flying High, One way or another

Opening May 24 is the teen comedy “Booksmart”. It centers on Amy (BEANIE FELDSTEIN, 25) and Molly (Kaitlyn Dever), best friends and high school seniors. They decide to break-out of their bookish rut by going to a wild graduation party. But …

Jews in the News: Josh Gad, Art Garfunkel and Andrew Garfield

At the Movies

“A Dog’s Journey” is a film sequel to hit 2017 film “A Dog’s Purpose.” Both are based on a series of novels that tell their story from the dog’s perspective. The novels/films center on a dog named Bailey who changes the lives of his human families. JOSH GAD, 38, …

Jews in the News: Chuck Lorre, Dave Franco and Billy Crystal

At the Movies: Con-Women and Elderly Cheerleaders

“The Hustle” stars Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson as female scam artists who team-up, in the words of the publicity release, “to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them.”  TIM BLAKE NELSON, 54, has a large supporting ro…

Jews in the News: Seth Rogen, Ed Asner and Aly Raisman

At the Movies: Romance and Snappy Seniors

Opening on May 3 is “Long Shot,” a romantic comedy/drama starring SETH ROGEN, 36, and Charlize Theron. Rogen plays Fred Flarsky, a brash reporter for a liberal alt-weekly. The job he loves disappears when a conservative media baron buys his pape…

Jews in the News: Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Levin and Jake Gyllenhaal

Avengers and Emily Dickinson

“Avengers: Endgame”, which opens on April 26, is a direct sequel to “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018).  In “Endgame”, the surviving members of the Avengers work to reverse the damage caused by Thanos in “Infinity War.” The Jewish cast members are …