The new Amy Schumer movie is too lazy for laughs says Stephen Applebaum
Playing prime ministers
Monday, May 15, 2017
Review: Madame Rubinstein
Thursday, May 11, 2017
8 non-Jews in Jewish roles
A young heroine's long journey
Film review – Alien:Covenant
Logan Lerman interview: "People don't like to s...
A director's dilemma
Maha Haj's film about a Palestinian family is a highlight of the Seret London Israeli film festival.
Ridley Scott’s prequel to the long-running space-monster franchise promises weighty philosophical musings alongside the thrills. But does it deliver?
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
The man who fought to save Europe's Jews
Ahead of a London screening of "Not Idly By -- Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust" Ned Temko looks back at the man who woke the world up to the horror of the Holocaust
Friday, May 5, 2017
A new film stars Richard Gere as a New York 'hondler'. We take a look back at some other great examples of non-Jews in Jewish roles.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
We all love Annie Hall 40 years on
It's everyone's favourite Woody Allen film, voted funniest screenplay ever. Forty years after Annie Hall was released, Nathan Abrams considers its lasting appeal.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
The latest entry in the seemingly endless series of comic-book adventures film opens with a colossal, hilarious, bang and closes with a bigger, funnier one.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Review: The Zookeeper's Wife
The Zookeeper’s Wife is a film with strong narrative potential....but does it offer enough moral complexity and depth for such a powerful subject?
Friday, April 21, 2017
When the zoo became a place to hide
A new film tells the astonishing true story of a Warsaw couple who smuggled Jewish families from the ghettos and hid them from Hitler's killers in the basement of a zoo
Review: Going in Style
Anne Joseph find a heist comedy sweet but unsatisfying
Friday, April 7, 2017
At peace with myself at last
His family rejected him because he was gay. But when a film was made about Saar Maoz, it helped him confront the past.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
James Gray: Exploring the dark and personal
Stephen Applebaum interviews director James Gray about his latest film, The Lost City of Z
Monday, March 27, 2017
Review: Another Mother's Son
Jenny Seagrove stars in this true story of a Jersey woman who who hid an escaped Russian PoW from the Nazis
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Polish Film Festival has much to offer Jewish visitors
Inevitably, there are a number of Holocaust themed films at this showcase of the best of Polish cinema and culture, writes Anne Joseph
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Review: Certain Women
Stephen Applebaum wasn't convinced by a quiet triptych of stories.
Monday, March 6, 2017
The art of the short
What's the secret of making short films that sparkle? These Israeli film-makers make every second count.
Risking death for freedom
In a new film, a daughter tells the story of the hijack plot which led to a death sentence for her father.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
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