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Festival of Plenty

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
When it comes to film, everybody loves a catchy tagline. And the 2016 edition of the Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival promises “Mystery, History, Mischief and More.” What more can you ask for?  

Duplass-Approved Animated Series Takes Flight

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
What started as a silly office pastime evolved into a festival-circuit comedy project that makes its television debut this week.  

45 Years

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Can an encounter, an event or a person from the distant past erase vivid experiences that followed?   

The Choice

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Yet another Nicholas Sparks adaptation, this time from director Ross Katz (an Academy Award-nominated co-producer of In the Bedroom and Lost in Translation), traffics in the typical melodrama we have come to expect from the master of love disasters.  

Hail, Caesar!

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Ethan and Joel Coen return to period Hollywood comedy, but this time — unlike the black comedy of Barton Fink — it appears that they are far more interested in slaphappy hijinks.   

Ip Man 3

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
In the late 1950s, Master Ip (Donnie Yen) maintains a peaceful existence as a Kung Fu master and teacher in the community with a wife and young son.   

Mustang

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
This film captures the innocent interactions between five sisters and some local Turkish boys during the early summer that results in scandal with harsh personal consequences.   

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Can you live by the rules of social etiquette and polite society in the face of an escalating zombie apocalypse?   

The Motion Picture Academy’s Rush to Diversity

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has heard the grumblings, and now it seems it’s letting the opposing voices know that it’s prepared to take action.   

O.J. Simpson Trial Captivates Viewers 20 Years Later

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Created and written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson recounts the murders of Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Lyle Goldman and the game-changing trial that followed.  

Fifty Shades of Black

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The spoof-tastic creative team behind A Haunted House and its sequel explores shades of off-color humor in its skewering of the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon.   

The Finest Hours

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Director Craig Gillespie  takes audiences into the eye of a horrific natural disaster as the crews of a pair of oil tankers, broken and stranded off the coast of Cape Cod, prepare for the worst while a small Coast Guard squad sets off on an implausible rescue mission.  

Jane Got a Gun

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Jane Hammond (Natalie Portman) is a typical frontier woman, a hardened wife willing to stand by her man (Noah Emmerich), a reformed outlaw with his former gang — under new leadership (Ewan McGregor) — breathing down his neck.  

Kung Fu Panda 3

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Unlikely hero Po (Jack Black) has proven that even a cuddly and loveable panda has the potential to be a great warrior.   

Better to Be Alone in ‘Mojave’

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Everything is so literal, brother, in the world of screenwriter-director William Monahan (Oscar-winning screenwriter for The Departed) out here in Mojave.