Jojo Rabbit: a film review by James Berardinelli

December 25, 2019 by  

It’s not hard to understand how something like Jojo Rabbit might divide audiences. Comedies about Hitler, the Holocaust, and the Third Reich can be difficult to sell, even if there’s an underlying seriousness to the subject matter. [Read more]

The Other Story: screening at the Jewish International Film Festival

October 30, 2019 by  

The Other Story is an Israeli movie from director and co-writer Avi Nesher. It is a fascinating movie that juxtaposes relationships in the religious orthodox community, against secular relationships in modern-day Israel. [Read more]

Working Woman: a movie review by Toni Susskind

September 25, 2019 by  

Written by Michal Aviad, Working Women is a powerful movie that highlights gender exploitation, by turning the spotlight on sexual harassment in the office. [Read more]

An Unexpected Love – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

July 2, 2019 by  

It seems that folks in Argentina have a fairly relaxed outlook on life. It certainly appears so in this charming romantic comedy from director/writer Juan Vera.

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Tolkien – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

June 13, 2019 by  

It is not necessary to have read The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien to view this offering from director Dome Karukoski (Tom of Finland).   However, for aficionados of the books or movies, clues to the author’s ideas are strewn throughout the production and it is fun to take note of them.

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