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Jerusalem's New Wave Cinema

Hannah Brown | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
Hannah Brown

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.

Best Films of 2012: Halftime Report

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In fact, 2012 already has thrown up a host of solid films that have nothing to do with super-heroes, comic books or massive computer-generated special effects. Hopefully, a few of them will stick in memories -- or get year-end publicity pushes -- when awards season rolls around.

Israeli Filmmaker Joseph Cedar Talks About His Footnote

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

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...

Movie Review: Footnote

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

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.

OFF-HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Movies To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

The Oscars may be history, but I'm happy to report that this year's Documentary award winner and three of its Foreign Language Film nominees are now ...

American Jews Need to See Israel's Footnote -- Oscar or No

Bradley Burston | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
Bradley Burston

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.

Lucas Kavner

The One Forum Iran And Israel Can Play Nice In

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 02.23.2012 | Home

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...

Academy Awards 2012: Foreign Language Films

David Wallechinsky | Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment
David Wallechinsky

I saw 50 of the 63 films entered in the Best Foreign Language Film category and I am happy to report that this was an exceptionally good year. If no single masterpiece stood out, there were a couple dozen good films that I would recommend for film fans of various tastes.

Footnote, Bob Ryan and News' Need for Speed

Danny Groner | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

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.

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Monday 9.12.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

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: ...