Trailer: The Amazing Spider-Man

By Jennifer Lipman, May 15, 2012

Andrew Garfield stars as the shy superhero in the latest version of the comic book story. The film is in UK cinemas on July 3.


The Dictator: Sacha Baron Cohen's latest role

By Jennifer Lipman, March 28, 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen stars as a fictional dictator in search of a new life in the United States.


Andrew Garfield stars as Spiderman

By Jennifer Lipman, February 7, 2012

Jewish actor Andrew Garfield puts on the Spidey Suit in the new installment in the superhero series.

The Amazing Spider-Man will be in cinemas next summer.


In Darkness: Oscar nominated Polish Holocaust film

By Jennifer Lipman, January 24, 2012

Nominated for an Academy Award, director Agnieszka Holland's film In Darkness tells the story of a family from the Lvov ghetto hidden with the help of a Polish man, and the bond that forms between them.


'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' trailer

By Jennifer Lipman, January 24, 2012

Tom Hanks stars in the film adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer's post-9/11 novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. The film is released in the UK on February 17.


Steven Spielberg's Marilyn Monroe musical series

By Jennifer Lipman, January 3, 2012

Joining a long list of Jewish creatives involved in Broadway musicals, filmmaker Steven Spielberg is the executive producer of a television show critics have already dubbed "the new Glee".


Sorkin v Spielberg at the Golden Globes

By Jennifer Lipman, December 15, 2011

A film written by Aaron Sorkin has been nominated for a Golden Globe for the second year in a row.

The Jewish screenwriter triumphed with the Best Screenplay award for The Social Network at last year's awards and could do the same at this January's ceremony.


Sacha Baron Cohen is "The Dictator"

By Jennifer Lipman, December 14, 2011

Sacha Baron Cohen in his most contreversial role yet


A Dangerous Method: Freud on film

By Jennifer Lipman, December 2, 2011

David Cronenberg's thriller follows an encounter between psychiatrists Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, and a female Russian patient. The film is set for release in February 2012.


Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt star in 50/50

By Jennifer Lipman, November 24, 2011

Director Jonathan Levine's film follows Adam, a 27-year-old diagnosed with cancer, in the bittersweet comedy starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Amjelica Huston and Anna Kendrick. The film is released in the UK on November 25.