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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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Five Film Favorites: The 1970s, when Art Houses Ruled

Some film buffs like to convince anyone who will listen that the 1970s was the best decade for filmmakers. Does that mean it was the best decade for audiences, too? Maybe. By the ‘70s, many who had grown up watching … Continue reading

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The Five Best Film Going Experiences I’ve Had

The premier of Henry Hampton’s groundbreaking six hour documentary history of the Civil Rights Movement EYES ON THE PRIZE at The Film Forum in New York, 1987: I’ve never sat under a projection beam in a dark theater so moved … Continue reading

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