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  • Golden Globes’ Jewish winners

    Among the crop of victors at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards were a noteworthy bunch of Jewish Hollywood types. Best Screenplay, Motion Picture went to Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel) for “Her.” Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie is Michael Douglas, who played Liberace in “Behind the Candelabra.” Possibly the most controversial of the bunch… More ▸

  • Mia and Ronan Farrow not thrilled about Woody Allen’s Golden Globes award

    While it’s unclear how Woody Allen felt about receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at last night’s Golden Globes (the Jewish film legend skipped the show), the Internet knows exactly where Mia Farrow and the ex-couple’s son, Ronan Farrow, stand. “Nite all,” Ms. Farrow tweeted before Diane Keaton appeared to accept the award… More ▸

  • Ronan Farrow: Son of Woody Allen or Frank Sinatra? Whatever

    Mia Farrow has revealed in a recent Vanity Fair piece that her son Ronan, long assumed to be the lone biological offspring of Farrow and Woody Allen, might really be the child of  Frank Sinatra. No DNA tests prove this, but when you juxtapose the right photos it seems entirely unlikely. While one might think it would… More ▸

  • Woody Allen to be honored at Golden Globes

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has chosen Woody Allen to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards. The honor is given every year to someone who has “made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment,” and Allen, 77, surely fits the bill. The prolific actor/writer/director has churned out over 45… More ▸

  • Watch: Woody Allen as a pimp in ‘Fading Gigolo’ trailer

    It’s hard to decide what seems more unlikely: Woody Allen playing a pimp, or Woody Allen starring in someone else’s film. Believe it or not, in “Fading Gigolo,” the legendary Jewish director does both. John Turturro wrote and directed the film, in which Allen plays a bookseller who picks up some work pimping out Turturro’s… More ▸

  • Woody Allen scores with ‘Blue Jasmine’

    It’s no “Wolverine” or anything, but Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine” is one of the biggest hits of the summer so far–relatively speaking. According to the Los Angeles Times the movie brought in $612,767 this weekend, which might sound modest for a summer flick, but keep in mind it was only screened in six venues. At $102,128 per… More ▸