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  • Top ten Jewish moments from last night’s Oscars

    by Uri Fintzy
     
    Hollywood came together last night to pat itself on the back for the 85th time, and although the Jewish king of film, Steven Spielberg, failed to bring yet another trophy after “Lincoln” lost to “Argo,” and Israel was once again on the losing spot (though not to Iran like last year, if you want to look on the bright side), we were able to find ten Jewish moments even without Billy Crystal hosting.
    Here are the top ten Jewisn moments from last night’s Oscars:
    10. William Shatner appeared as a grumpy Captain Kirk for the opening bit.
    For fans of Seth MacFarlane, the show’s host, the cameo of Shatner as his memorable “Star Trek” character did not come as a surprise, as MacFarlane is known as an avid “Trekkie.” The best thing about his appearance was his constant criticism of the host, which led to the the wonderful sock puppet rendition of the film “Flight.”
    Oscars 2013 – Opening Number With Seth… by IdolxMuzic
     
    9. Daniel Radcliffe and Joseph Gordon Levitt danced together
    The two young Jewish heartthrobs danced together with MacFarlane in a tribute to the film “High Hopes,” and later took this adorable backstage photo.

    Apparently the two can dance, and apparently Radcliffe, who was known to be a short guy, is like really really short. And speaking of short people: More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen is highest paid British actor in the US

    We pay a lot of money for Sacha Baron Cohen to make us feel uncomfortable. The Jewish London native is officially the highest paid British actor in America, according to Forbes.com, and even tops Brad Pitt and Tom Hanks in breaking the Benjamins. Last year, Baron Cohen ranked in £20 million, thanks to his film, “The Dictator,”… More ▸

  • What were the Jewish celebrities for Halloween?

    Despite the tragic events on the East Coast, which resulted in the cancellation of Heidi Klum’s annual Halloween party, Jewish celebrities still had fun and dressed up over the weekend and Wednesday night.
    Here are some of the best costumes:
    Alyson Hannigan
    Adorable glittery seahorses, with her husband and two daughters More ▸

  • Freddie Mercury film finally in the works starring Sacha Baron Cohen

    Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen was reported to be cast as the late lead singer of British rock band “Queen” Freddie Mercury two years ago, and now there is finally more information about the interesting project. Last week, Queen guitarist Brian May (the man and the curls) posted an update about the film on his personal… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen, as himself

    Has Sacha Baron Cohen finally revealed himself? The actor, who isn’t usually seen in public not in one his of many personas, agreed to a rare interview as himself with the BBC. In the interview, he talks about why comedy is an inherent part of the Jewish identity, stating that “there is an emphasis on… More ▸