Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Randy Newman, Mel Brooks and Harvey Keitel

At the Movies: Here, Coming, and Brooks’ Funnies

The animated film “Toy Story 4” opens in theaters last week and will be playing for many weeks to come. Tom Hanks again voices Woody, the cowboy toy who is the star and hero of the whole series. Woody has many new adventures. They inclu…

Jews in the News: Adam Sandler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Beanie Feldstein

At the Movie Theaters

“Late Night,” a comedy/drama, opens “wide” on June 14. It stars Emma Thompson as Katherine Newbury, the long-time host of a popular network entertainment talk show. Newbury’s whole writing team is male and she’s attacked in the press as a “woman hating wo…

Jews in the News: Gideon Glick, Rachel Chavkin and Adam Guettel

The Tribe Goes to the Tonys: 2019 Edition

The Tony Awards, for excellence in the Broadway theater, will be presented on Sunday, June 9, at 8PM (CBS). Here are the confirmed Jewish nominees in all but the technical categories. This is atypical year in that no Jewish playwrights were nominate…

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, …