But the films being screened next week are intended for the general public.
Woody Allen was honored with a Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 71st annual Golden Globes on Sunday, but not everyone was sharing in the celebration when Diane Keaton paid tribute to the Blue Jasmine director. Actress Mia Farrow, Allen’s longtime former partner and prominent Twitter user, posted on her social media account a simple “Nite… Read More
Walt Disney may be portrayed as a mensch in Saving Mr. Banks, but Meryl Streep wants everyone to know that isn’t entirely accurate. Streep took the stage at the National Board of Review awards gala in New York to present an award to Emma Thompson for her role in the film, a story about how… Read More
Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival— Culture, Community, Chutzpah The 13th-annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival opens with Hava Nagila: The Movie, a documentary romp through the history, mystery and meaning of the great Jewish standard that is musical shorthand for anything Jewish! Celebrating 13 years with “Culture, Community and Chutzpah,” the NVJFF opening night dinner-and-film… Read More
Mel Brooks is a charmer, a mensch and an intellectual. Who knew? In his movies and TV appearances, Brooks came across as a man who’d do anything for a guffaw. Loud, shameless and aggressive, he all but challenged the audience not to laugh. It scarcely needs to be said that with writing, directing and performing… Read More