Tag archive for ‘Academy Awards’
Gali Raz On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Sacha Baron Cohen: Oscars appearance as Ali G was against Academy’s orders

  Sacha Baron Cohen has revealed his appearance as wannabe gangster Ali G during the Oscars ceremony was in defiance of the Academy’s request for him not to appear in character. “The Oscars sat me down More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Branko Lustig, ‘Schindler’s List’ producer donates Oscar to Yad Vashem

  Auschwitz survivor Branko Lustig, one of the producers of Schindler’s List, presented his Academy Award to Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial on Wednesday, saying it had found its More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Patricia Arquette Wins Oscar for ‘Boyhood’

The inevitable has become a reality. Patricia Arquette is the Academy Award winner for the best performance by an actress in a supporting role for 2015. She won for her performance in the movie “Boyhood.” The More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Watch: Atlanta’s 15th Annual Jewish Film Festival Starts Wednesday

The 2015 AJFF opens this Wednesday with the Opening Night Gala at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center and the Atlanta Premiere of Above and Beyond, the little-known true story of a ragtag band of volunteer More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Billy Crystal Says Neil Patrick Harris Does Not Need his Advice

Billy Crystal says that Neil Patrick Harris does not need any advice from the iconic comedian on how to host the Oscar Awards ceremony. The 8 time Oscar host told Variety, “He doesn’t need my advice. He’s More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Israeli Short Film Aya Nominated for Oscar

While it’s much praised film Gett was left out of the final cut for the Oscar nominations for best foreign language film, Israel will still be represented at this year’s Academy Awards. Its short film More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Top 10 Movies in 2014 with Jews in Them: #4 Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

For the complete list check out: Top 10 Movies in 2014 with Jews in Them This an Israeli film from the brother and sister team of Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz who co-wrote and co-directed it. It deals More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

‘The Social Network’ Hurt Mark Zuckerberg’s Feelings

Among the 32, 000 leaked Sony emails are expressions from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg that the Aaron Sorkin film, “The Social Network, ” hurt his feelings and he tried to prevent it from More...

Joab Nevo On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Sylvester Stallone to Write and Star in Rambo 5

–   After he granted his Rocky a proper swan song in the form of 2006’s “Rocky Balboa”, Sylvester Stallone plans to do the same with his second-most famous cinematic alter-ego. More...

Stanley Green On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Randy Newman to be presented with this year’s ICON Award for Longevity in the field of Artistic Excellence

– Newman, the veteran singer, songwriter and composer will be presented with his award the 2014 ICON Awards gala to be held in June in Beverly Hills. – – Randy Newman contribution to More...

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