Dawn of the Planet of Qasem Suleimani

In Hollywood’s twisted view of hardliners, lessons for our generals, diplomats, and politicians

The Theology of ‘Jurassic Park’

Viewing Spielberg’s 1993 sci-fi classic through the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lens

Paul Rudd Loves ‘Annie Hall’

Woody Allen’s 1976 flick is the Jewish actor’s favorite romantic comedy

‘The Misfits’ Actor Eli Wallach Dies at 98

The prolific nonagenarian appeared in more than 90 films over 60 years

Hollywood’s Oscar-Winning Rabbi Takes Jewish History to the Stars

Marvin Hier puts two decades of documentary filmmaking to work—but for what cause?

‘Son of God’ Continues the Biblical Movie Trend

New Bible-based storyline bound for the big screen

How A Middle School Teacher Inspired ‘Noah’

Darren Aronofsky credits Mrs. Fried with the idea for the film, cast her in it

A Film Theory

Today on Tablet, Rachel Shukert takes on slavery in the movies

The Not-So-Great ‘Dictator’

In his Arab-despot farce, Sacha Baron Cohen tries too hard to get under the skin of Arabs, Jews, and Americans

Fantasyland

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?

Visionaries

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.

A List of Our Own

Tablet Magazine’s ’100 Greatest Jewish Films’ premieres Monday

Is ‘Dirty Dancing’ the Most Jewish Film Ever?

The women of the film, out of the corner, a generation later

A Sort of, Maybe Jewish Movie

‘Peep World,’ out next week, is sort of maybe worth your time

‘Proud to Be Jewish’

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.

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