A Harvard researcher was convinced he’d found evidence of 1930s movie mogul fascism. But did he get it wrong?
How the Coen brothers and Terry Zwigoff helped create a holiday classic that angers gentiles
A match a century in the making brings two tough, funny, liberated stars into glorious alignment
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ opening December 6, pits the existential victim against the very possibility of Jewish success
In a candid conversation, the great filmmaker considers his Jewish Orpheus, banality, and his final word
What drove a veteran producer to champion—against all odds—a thriller on Polish-Jewish relations
‘First Cousin Once Removed’ shows the complexity of a man at the end of his life and the ravages—and blessings—of memory loss
The award-winning director talks about why ‘Afternoon Delight’ begins with a lap dance and ends with Shabbat
The slew of animated creatures on screen suggests that we once again feel the same fears that brought the original monster to life
Joshua Oppenheimer’s brutal film about the Indonesian genocide shows us what history looks like when blood-soaked sociopaths win
Long-lost and suppressed classics with complicated depictions of the Shoah have found a revivalist champion
The Tattler: Critics focus on the childlike nature of his humor, but there’s always been more than meets the eye to the King of Id
Dan Shadur talks about his new documentary about life under the Shah, and his parents’ golden years in Tehran