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A Modern Deluge of Jewish Movie Stars

Back in the day, the glorious days of Hollywood, especially the 1930s and 1940s, Jewish characters were kept at a minimum and stereotyped as immigrants. Hollywood was the greatest Protestant plastic art form – ironically – built and created by Jews … Continue reading

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The Shattered Soul

There’s a question at the center of Black Swan (opening today at Richmond’s Bow Tie Cinemas), and it’s a curious one. My initial impression was that this ballet film would ask us to consider the nature of art, and most specifically: … Continue reading

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