Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Lauren Cohan, Joan Collins and Stanley Donen

At the Movies: “Captain Marvel” Opens March 8

“Captain Marvel” is the first live-action film featuring the comic book heroine. It is set in 1995.  The movie follows Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), a former US Air Force fighter pilot as she turns into one of the galaxy’s mightiest he…

Jews in the News: Andy Samberg, Gene Simmons and Jeff Tweedy

The Lowdown on Fox News/Miranda Guest Stars

The documentary “Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes” played a limited number of theaters last year and garnered mostly good reviews. It will premiere on TV on Sunday, March 3 (A&E cable, 8PM. Many encore showings).  Ailes became hea…

Jews in the News: Mark Ronson, Julie Cohen and Jason Blum

The Tribe Goes to the Oscars: 2019 Edition

 The Oscars awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24 (8PM) on ABC. Below are the ‘confirmed’ Jewish nominees in all but the technical categories.

 Acting: RACHEL WEISZ, 48, supporting actress for “The Favourite.” Weisz already won…

Jews in the News: Rachel Lefevre, Larry Charles and Sarah Silverman

Noteworthy TV and Streaming Programs

Starting on Feb. 15 on Fox (9PM) is the legal drama “Proven Innocent.” It stars RACHEL LEFEVRE, 39, as Madeline Scott, a fierce attorney who leads a team to exonerate the wrongly convicted. The back story is that Scott was the defendant in a high-pro…

Jews In The News: Drake, Barbara Streisand and Daniel Radcliffe

Grammy Time

 The Grammy awards ceremony will be presented live on Feb. 10 at 8PM (CBS). The vast majority of the awards are not presented on TV.  Here’s my list of Jewish nominees in the “TV worthy” categories. This list’s superstar is rapper DRAKE, (AKA Aubrey Drake Graham).  As…