‘Pawn Sacrifice’ tells the story of the 1972 World Chess Championship in Iceland, a Cold War match between Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union and American Bobby Fischer
The face of Jewish comedy breaks out the penis jokes in his new film, The Night Before
A new documentary from filmmaker Laura Bialis explores the influential music scene in a place you’d least expect
The ‘Entourage’ movie is one giant, stereotypical step backward
There’s no better place to hide from zombies than the labrynthine Old City
Plot centers on battle between Deborah Lipstadt and Nazi apologist David Irving
Taking of Pelham One Two Three director died at 89
And how leaked email gaffes could impact the entire industry
Are David Cronenberg, Ethan Coen, and others honing their artistic vision through fiction, or just more free to be gross there?
Film about his Hollywood movie empire debuted at 2014 Cannes Film Festival
In Hollywood’s twisted view of hardliners, lessons for our generals, diplomats, and politicians
Viewing Spielberg’s 1993 sci-fi classic through the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lens
Woody Allen’s 1976 flick is the Jewish actor’s favorite romantic comedy
The prolific nonagenarian appeared in more than 90 films over 60 years
Marvin Hier puts two decades of documentary filmmaking to work—but for what cause?
New Bible-based storyline bound for the big screen
Darren Aronofsky credits Mrs. Fried with the idea for the film, cast her in it
Today on Tablet, Rachel Shukert takes on slavery in the movies
In his Arab-despot farce, Sacha Baron Cohen tries too hard to get under the skin of Arabs, Jews, and Americans
Michael Chabon may finally score a hit as a screenwriter for Disney’s new sci-fi flick John Carter. But will success in Hollywood ruin his fiction?
What makes a Jewish film? To open our 100 Greatest Jewish Films week, critics A.O. Scott and Jody Rosen talk about movies from Abie’s Irish Rose to Zelig.
Tablet Magazine’s ‘100 Greatest Jewish Films’ premieres Monday
The women of the film, out of the corner, a generation later
‘Peep World,’ out next week, is sort of maybe worth your time
Natalie Portman, Oscar winner and face of Dior Cherie perfume, condemned Dior designer John Galliano’s anti-Semitic outburst. In 2005, she spoke about her deep Jewishness for the book Stars of David.
In 2004, Natalie Portman—likely to win a Best Actress Oscar for Black Swan this weekend—spent a year at Hebrew University. So did I, and it’s her fault I started smoking.
The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong
A haftorah of breaking down and sobering up
Here’s what to root for