Jerusalem has long been beloved by three of the world's major religions, but in spite of the renaissance in the Israeli movie industry over the past decade, it has taken a back seat to Tel Aviv.
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Footnote, Joseph Cedar's fourth film, won the award for best screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2011 and was one of the nominees for this y...
I don't think there was a movie at last fall's Toronto Film Festival (or New York after that) that thrilled me in the same way that Footnote did.
In a stark variation on the concept of two countries divided by a common language, American Jews and Israelis are two peoples unified by their lack of that shared tongue.
On Sunday, the films "A Separation" and "Footnote" will compete against one another in the Best Foreign Film category at the Academy Awards. Though th...
The landscape has definitely shifted in sportswriting, and probably in newsgathering overall. As some writers have adjusted to the new rules, requirements and technology, others have resisted the evolution.
A few thoughts about the Toronto Film Festival in general before I dive into my thoughts about the four films I saw today:
First of all, the phones: ...
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