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Canadian film director Norman Jewison dies at 97

Jewison received an Oscar nomination for “Fiddler on the Roof”, which he said was offered to him under the mistaken belief he was Jewish.

Canadian film director Norman Jewison dies at 97

Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals near-fatal heart surgery mistake

An error during a valve replacement nearly cost Arnold Schwarzenegger his life. Arnold tells what he did to recover and return to the set.

Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals near-fatal heart surgery mistake

New report could lead to new charges against Alec Baldwin

New forensics report alleges Baldwin pulled on the trigger of the gun that discharged on the set of the film "Rust" in New Mexico.

New report could lead to new charges against Alec Baldwin

Algeria pulls 'Barbie' movie from theaters

No reason given for the move, which comes after Kuwait and Lebanon banned the movie for "threatening conservative values".

Algeria pulls 'Barbie' movie from theaters

Ari Aster calls his new film 'Jewish Lord of the Rings'

Horror director says upcoming film 'Beau Is Afraid' leans into Jewish themes.

Ari Aster calls his new film 'Jewish Lord of the Rings'

In ‘The Offering’ a Jewish spirit haunts Hasidic Brooklyn

The latest Yiddish-inflected horror movie, 'The Offering,' is set in a Hasidic enclave in Brooklyn, where an ancient demon haunts locals.

In ‘The Offering’ a Jewish spirit haunts Hasidic Brooklyn

7 Motivational Movies for Students Struggling With Dissertation

Completing a dissertation can seem like an insurmountable task. But it is not impossible. And to help you get through it.

7 Motivational Movies for Students Struggling With Dissertation

Entertainment leaders to Amazon: Remove antisemitic film & book

Over 200 entertainment leaders call on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, to remove antisemitic film and book recently promoted by Kyrie Irving.

Entertainment leaders to Amazon: Remove antisemitic film & book

Why a new film highlights Jewish concepts of teshuvah, kavanah

Inside the surprisingly Jewish world of ‘Tár,’ the new movie about classical music that’s garnering awards buzz.

Why a new film highlights Jewish concepts of teshuvah, kavanah

Marvel vows 'new approach' to Israeli movie superhero Sabra

Israeli mutant superhero to make her film debut in new Captain America movie, sparking outrage from anti-Israel activists.

Marvel vows 'new approach' to Israeli movie superhero Sabra

Israeli actress joins Marvel as Israeli superhero Sabra

Israeli actress Shira Haas will join the Marvel cinematic universe in an upcoming Captain America as Israeli superheroine Sabra.

Israeli actress joins Marvel as Israeli superhero Sabra

Bob Rafelson, Jewish trailblazer of New Hollywood, dies at 89

Creator of 'The Monkees' passes away after battle with lung cancer.

Bob Rafelson, Jewish trailblazer of New Hollywood, dies at 89

What the death of Hollywood means for America

Silicon Valley is replacing Hollywood and turning movies into a mass propaganda machine for wokeness..Op-ed.

What the death of Hollywood means for America

Israeli family suing for rights to Top Gun: Maverick

The family of the Israeli writer who inspired the Top Gun franchise claims Paramount's rights to the series expired in 2020.

Israeli family suing for rights to Top Gun: Maverick

Alec Baldwin says he's protected from liability in shooting

Actor Alec Baldwin says his movie contract protects him from financial liability in fatal shooting of film's cinematographer.

Alec Baldwin says he's protected from liability in shooting

The Passion of the Antisemites

Why, as the Atlantic asked recently, is Hollywood still hiring Mel Gibson, whose Passion of the Christ movie reeks with antisemitism? Op-ed.

The Passion of the Antisemites

IDF special-forces vet on Baldwin: Bullets aren't allowed on set

Israeli expert who trains actors on using guns on movie sets describes the guidelines actors are required to follow.

IDF special-forces vet on Baldwin: Bullets aren't allowed on set

It’s time for Hollywood consider a different approach to Judaism

Enough with the ‘ex-Orthodox’ drama. Those who leave can learn to separate dysfunction from Judaism. Opinion.

It’s time for Hollywood consider a different approach to Judaism

From 'Shtisel' to 'Unorthodox': Haredi movies capturing hearts

Recent movies and TV shows portraying the haredi way of life have offered viewers an inside glance at one of Israel's largest communities.

From 'Shtisel' to 'Unorthodox': Haredi movies capturing hearts

New York movie theaters reopen after a year

Cinemas to be allowed to operate at 25% capacity, moviegoers required to remain masked throughout the show.

New York movie theaters reopen after a year

Tel Aviv to offer 'sail-in' floating cinema on HaYarkon lake

City of Tel Aviv announces launch of Israel's first-ever floating cinema, following up drive-in movie theater with 'sail-in cinema'.

Tel Aviv to offer 'sail-in' floating cinema on HaYarkon lake

New ‘kosher Netflix’ in Israel lets viewers skip immodest parts

Tov TV offers family-friendly religious-oriented alternative to Netflix, allowing users to set level of censorship and skip immodest scenes.

New ‘kosher Netflix’ in Israel lets viewers skip immodest parts

How to write a film essay

We have prepared for you an extensive guide on how to analyze a film properly.

How to write a film essay

Gal Gadot’s ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ opening postponed

Sequel to hit 2017 superhero movie starring Israeli actress pushed back due to coronavirus pandemic.

Gal Gadot’s ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ opening postponed

Oscar-winning writer Will Goldman dead at 87

William Goldman, writer of 'Princess Bride' and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' passes away.

Oscar-winning writer Will Goldman dead at 87

Holocaust films dominate foreign Oscar race

Best Foreign Language film Academy Award full of films about Holocaust, anti-Semitism,

Holocaust films dominate foreign Oscar race

Rebbe Nachman's stories brought to life in English

Entertaining, family movie filled with Torah messages can be used in schools and seminars to trigger discussions about serving G-d.

Rebbe Nachman's stories brought to life in English

Thank G-d for Israel: Time to drop Hollywood

Thank G-d for Israel: Time to drop Hollywood

Producing historical movies would greatly serve Israel's image

Producing historical movies would greatly serve Israel's image

Gal Gadot: 'Wonder Woman' can have Brett Ratner or me'

Israeli star says she will only return for 'Wonder Woman' sequel if producer accused of sexual harassment is removed.

Gal Gadot: 'Wonder Woman' can have Brett Ratner or me'

Steven Spielberg to direct film about Pentagon Papers

Famed director Steven Spielberg signs on to direct film about publishing of documents about US involvement in Vietnam in the 1970s.

Steven Spielberg to direct film about Pentagon Papers

Jerusalem rabbis: Haredi cinema would ruin the Jewish People

Community rabbis write protest letter against planned haredi culture center. 'Many pure souls are dragged to hell because of movies.'

Jerusalem rabbis: Haredi cinema would ruin the Jewish People

Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever,' And Like Music, Too

The Central Bureau of Statistics said that music, sports, and playing the lottery were among Israelis' favorite cultural activities.

Report: Israelis Have 'Lottery Fever,' And Like Music, Too

Booming Israeli Film Industry Sends Five Movies to Cannes

Critics say bigger budgets and better quality catapulting Israel to the forefront of world cinema.

Booming Israeli Film Industry Sends Five Movies to Cannes

Actor, Director Assi Dayan Passes Away at 68

Israeli director Assi Dayan, son of former Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, has passed away aged 68 at his apartment in north Tel Aviv.

Actor, Director Assi Dayan Passes Away at 68

Arabs Beat Up Israeli Director of 'Occupation' Film

French Arab youths knock director unconscious but he goes on to win Aubagne Festival's Jury's Selection for Best Film Award.

Arabs Beat Up Israeli Director of 'Occupation' Film

Director of Anti-Israel Film Detained in LA

The PA-based director of a film condemning Israel is detained in an LA airport.

Director of Anti-Israel Film Detained in LA

Woody Allen Urged to Film Next Movie in Israel

Actress Noa Tishby to Woody Allen: "Don't worry, we're gonna bring you home."

Woody Allen Urged to Film Next Movie in Israel

'Spider-Man' Visits Israel

"Spider-Man" star Tobey Maguire is visiting Israel with his family, this week and is scheduled to tour heritage sites across Israel.

'Spider-Man' Visits Israel

Iran’s Retaliation to Zionist Threats: Film Jury Boycott

An Iranian filmmaker “punishes” Israel for reported threats to attack and pulls out of a film jury because of the presence of a “Zionist.”

Iran’s Retaliation to Zionist Threats: Film Jury Boycott