Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Harrison Ford, Jack Black and Zoe Kravitz

At the Movies: Something Wild and Something Not Seen

Opening on Friday, Feb. 21 are “Call of the Wild” and “The Invisible Man”.  “Call” is based on the famous 1903 novel by Jack London. It’s the story of Buck, a very big dog whose idyllic life in Northern California ends when…

Jews in the News: Noah Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Jake Gyllenhaal

New Streaming/Broadcast Offerings

“The Interrogation” began streaming on CBS All Access on February 6.  The entire 10-episode first season was released. In the first episode, a young man is convicted of brutally murdering his mother. He’s sent to prison for life, but continues to ins…

Jews in the News: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johanson and Diane Warren

The Most Complete Oscar Guide for the Tribe

 The Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, Feb. 9 (ABC; starts at 8PM EST). Again this year there will be no host. Here are the Jewish nominees in all but the technical categories.

 ACTING: Lead actor: JOAQUIN PHOENIX, 45, Joker; Lead…

Jews in the News: Fran Drescher, Dan Levy and Rachel Specter

Streaming/Broadcast Offerings

 “The Stranger”, an original Netflix 8-episode series, will premiere on January 30. It’s based on a 2015 novel of the same name by huge-selling mystery/thriller novelist HARLEN COBEN, 35.  The book was set in New Jersey, where Coben was born and still l…

Jews in the News: Adrien Brody, Jeff Goldblum and Jack Antonoff

New TV/Streaming Offerings

 “Outmatched,” a Fox sit-com, starts on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 8:30 PM. It’s about a blue collar couple (Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson) who live in Atlantic City, New Jersey. They are trying to raise four kids—three of whom just happen to be certified geni…