Anti-Semites have wrongly tried to appropriate John Carpenter’s work. In actuality, one of his most iconic films is also his most Jewish.
Everything from Israel’s Best Picture winners to its top drama series are now available to foreign audiences, thanks to online streaming and English subtitles
This week on Unorthodox, Rosie Gray describes covering the wild 2016 presidential campaigns, and screenwriter Adam Linn explains what not to say to a blind person
The daring Israeli rescue mission is a story tailor-made for Hollywood, yet one it has so far failed to do justice to.
A documentary about the late singer, which features never-before-seen footage, opened over the holiday weekend
A plane carrying the 10-time Oscar nominee crashed in California on Monday
Hungarian actor Géza Röhrig stars in Auschwitz drama Son of Saul
Nazi propaganda: show it, or bury it? A new documentary takes on the question.
A scene from Maxime Giroux’s Felix and Meira, out this month in the U.S.
Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz
He wrote The Imitation Game. His mom was Jewish community liaison.
From Boyhood to Birdman, everything you need to know for Sunday night
Longtime studio head will form her own production company within Sony
Taking of Pelham One Two Three director died at 89
Pawel Pawlikowski’s bracing film up for Foreign Language Academy Award
A rabbi’s take on Ridley Scott’s new blockbuster, Exodus: Gods and Kings
Young female soldiers battle office work and boredom in dark comedy
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Warner Brothers options Rabbi David Wolpe’s book about the biblical hero
The actor talks writing, directing, and why he loves listening to books on tape
Alex Ross Perry’s often funny ‘Listen Up Philip’ is as much homage to as critique of the great American writer
Ministry of Culture wants its $400,000 back on Venice Film Festival entry
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
New Israeli films and the occasional siren at the Jerusalem Film Festival
The prolific nonagenarian appeared in more than 90 films over 60 years
Indiana Jones kicks off Spielberg retrospective at Museum of Jewish Heritage
The French film festival goes raw on depictions of incest, murder, DSK, Ukraine, Timbuktu, and stardom
The Brit beloved for his role in ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ died this week at 71
How Alejandro Jodorowsky muddled sci-fi by turning Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune’ into a New Age manifesto
Marvin Hier puts two decades of documentary filmmaking to work—but for what cause?