Movies

  • Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow were roomies once, things were funny

    Hollywood’s two favorite Jews, Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler, once shared a $900-per-month apartment in the Valley before the days of Girls, Water Boy, Knocked Up, and Jack and Jill (did anyone even see that?). The funnymen sat down with Anderson Cooper this past Sunday on “60 Minutes Overtime” to share some details of days of their intimate living… More ▸

  • James Franco officially does everything…

    Cross “poet” off the small list of things James Franco cannot do. The Jewish over-achiever who is simultaneously an actor, singer, director, student, and novelist is writing a new poetry book. Franco has signed with the small Minnesota publisher, Graywolf Press, to release his first poetry book, “Directing Herbert White.” Up for release in April… More ▸

  • Lindsay Lohan does NOT do bar mitzvahs

    Bat Mitzvah boys, settle down– Lindsay Lohan will not be coming to your  Jewish coming-of-age celebration, no matter how good your Torah reading sounds. Earlier this week, a North Carolina booking company called 123 Talent sent out a mass email, telling clients the “Mean Girls” star would be available for bookings at small private parties,… More ▸

  • FunnyJew Andy Samberg will host Spirit Awards

      Good news for those who miss the stand up comedy of former SNL star Andy Samberg– the Internet and film star will host the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards.   Samberg, who recently starred in independent romantic comedy “Celeste and Jesse Forever,” will hand out awards to the winners of the best indie films February 23. Samberg… More ▸

  • The Hebrew Hammer is back to kill Hitler (with your help!)

    Nine years ago, Mordechai Jefferson Carver, better known as “The Hebrew Hammer,” became a modern Jewish hero after saving Chanukah from the evil son of Santa Clause. The low-budget Jewish blaxploitation film — featuring Adam Goldberg as the Hammer, Judy Greer as his love interest Esther Bloomenbergensteinenthal, Andy Dick as evil Damian Claus and others —… More ▸

  • Liev Schreiber plays a Hasidic cop in a new movie

    Interesting sites seen at the Brooklyn set of the upcoming John Turturro film “Fading Gigalo,” as actor Liev Schrieber (“Scream,” X-Men Origins: Wolverine”) and singer/actress Vanessa Paradis were dressed as kosher Hasidic Jews from Brooklyn. In fact, Schreiber was wearing the Shomrim uniforms, a licensed neighbourhood watch for Hasidic Jewish communities in Brooklyn, as Paradis was… More ▸

  • If Woody Allen directed ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ (VIDEO)

    As most of you may have heard by now, Disney bought George Lucas’ production company Lucasfilm for a whooping $4 billion last week. The meaning – the “Star Wars” franchise is now owned by Mickey Mouse & Co. — making Princess Leia a Disney princess. In addition, the new owners of Lucasfilm are now looking… More ▸

  • Steven Spielberg talks about facing anti-Semitism as a kid (VIDEO)

    On a revealing interview to “60 Minutes,” awarded filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the story of his childhood, and like most of the characters in his movies, it was anything but perfect. “I was a nerd in those days. Outsider, like the kid that played the clarinet in the band and in orchestra, which I did,” Spielberg told… More ▸

  • Larry David looks like a hippie Moses on the set of his new HBO movie

    New photos from the set of “Clear History,” the upcoming HBO film by Larry David, finally answers the question no one has ever asked – how David will look if he never shaved. Nevertheless, this hippie-Moses (or Gandalf, for the fantasy people) look looks promising, as well as the movie plot. David co-wrote “Clear History”… More ▸