Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774
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Two thumbs up for Max Winkler's first major film? He's halfway there, having already gotten a thumb up, making the "Aaay!"-list of choices from his father, the Fonz. But then, Henry Winkler had some advice for his young son: "Be honest with yourself." But can the son take the advice of dear old dad and do it to the Max?...
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As "The Human Resources Manager" at a bread factory in Jerusalem, the title character in Eran Riklis' award-winning film cuts the chaff from the wheat when it comes to employees. But his job and life become ever more complicated when the body of a suicide bombing victim turns up unclaimed at the morgue with only a pay stub from her...
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Israeli director puts his ear to the ground of a Bedouin village, and is startled at just what he doesn't hear
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Silence is golden and, in some cases, pure gold. Just look at filmmaker Oded Adomi Leshem's bulging bio and see it glisten from the addition of "Voices From El-Sayed." El-Sayed says it all for the Israeli director's career soundtrack as he shows his film about the Israel village with, it is reported, the most deaf/hearing-impaired residents per capita on the...
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Israeli Oren Peli offers an insider's look at 'Insidious'
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Oren Peli is a super natural as a horror-meister. The guy scares the hell out of me. But, as Oren knows, it's nothing personal; all professional. After all, what's not to like about this 39-year-old sweet sabra of a one-time software programmer now programming hard-hearted spine-chilling chillers? Peli pelts the movie-goer with popcorn flicks that seemingly pop out of the...
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Son's film disputes commission's faulting his father in part for Yom Kippur debacle
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MOVIE MANIA Father's daze? What better way to define the dizzying dips of befuddlement and undeniable deep sense of frustration that met Yair Elazar on his quest to find out about his mysterious father? Yair yearned for those evasive truths that would define the dad he knew only briefly since he died when Yair was only 10. But the missing...
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