Steven Spielberg

  • 6 No Bacon’s Spectacular Oscar recap!

    It wasn’t the funniest Academy Awards show. It wasn’t the most surprising Academy Awards show. It was definitely not the most interesting Academy Awards show. But watching the Academy Awards is kind of like going to see that great aunt you only see once a year — it can be long, boring, even funny at times. But eventually, while you are glad to get it over with, you’re also glad you went.
    Except for a handful of moments, nothing exceptional went down last night. And despite the fact that the Israeli entry lost to the Iranians, it was a pretty good show.
    After the jump, highlights of the show from a Jewish perspective (or in other words, from a general perspective): More ▸

  • Tssssss… This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. 2012 Oscar nomination are in! And they have Jews! And Israelis! 2. Is Drew Barrymore converting??? 3. Grandma Joan is maaaaaaad at Chelsea Handler 4. Maurice Sendak gives… More ▸

  • 2012 Oscar nomination are in! And they have Jews! And Israelis!

    The 2012 Academy Award nominations were posted a few hours ago and it seems like Billy Crystal will be hosting a big ol’ Jewish party to once again reaffirm that we control Hollywood. Three Jewish filmmakers are nominated for best film (though there are nine nominated films so it’s not as exciting): Steven Spielberg for… More ▸

  • Thursday Listicles!

    Happy week-after-MLK day everybody! For those of you who had Monday off, I hope you enjoyed the last month of 4-day work weeks. For the rest of you, don’t worry. My day off wasn’t that much fun anyway. Basically I just enjoyed the weather and slept and ate well and giggled all day… anyway. Lists!… More ▸

  • Congrats to the tribe members nominated for Golden Globes!

    The Golden Globe nominees were announced today, and once again the Jews really just dominate that shiz. Below is the list of nominations that are Jewishly inspired, whether through actors, directors, or just general holiness. Mazal tov, kiddos!         Best Motion Picture: Drama -          Moneyball (Jonah Hill and Aaron Sorkin) Best Motion… More ▸

  • This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Watch Sarah Silverman and her sister’s “Jewy” interview 2. Exclusive interview with The GAG Quartet, the Israeli band behind the latest YouTube sensation 3. Sacha… More ▸

  • Steven Spielberg to direct new “Moses” movie

    According to the Hollywood rumor mill, Steven Spielberg is in talks with Warner Brothers Pictures to direct a new movie called “Gods and Kings.” The movie will focus on Moses’ life, beginning with his birth and ending, one can only assume, with his anticlimactic death after NOT getting into Israel. The script was written by… More ▸