Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774
'Only Human' is a Spanish-Jewish jambalaya
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In loco parentis? Forget the parents; this whole family is loco. "Only Human" is a "Meet the Fockers" over frittatas, a loopey Lope de Vega novel in which the inquisition comes down to this: "Mommele, Poppele, meet my fiance, the Palestinian." Opening Friday at Ritz theaters, "Only Human" is only one of the funniest comedies of the year, a Spanish-Jewish...
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Driving Miss Guided? "Who Killed the Electric Car?" is a gas. But who knew that this movie murder mystery with moxie could mischievously produce such road rage and fuming fans? Which is exactly what has happened since "Car" opened, creating a current concern over how the gas guzzlers -- those in the oil industry -- have given the shaft to...
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phraim 'Elliott' Yamin has his own story to tell
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Knight of the nice guys, Elliott Yamin is being kept busy this summer having "Idol" time on his hands. Nice guys don't necessarily finish last; maybe third. And, in Yamin's case, missing the finals -- and the king's throne -- didn't mean being out of the money or being kept from the roundtable's riches. A third-place finish? He's just beginning...
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His is a tower of song with music as mortar and poetry as posterboard upon which he posts the heart and soul of a pop generation lost in paradise. If he builds it, they have sung it. But don't expect Leonard Cohen's compositions to be digested by the Architectural Digest crowd; his is a canon of creativity that towers above...
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Did Clark Kentetsky just shorten his name to get a good job? And just how many shuls were there on Krypton?
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Truth, justice and the ... Yiddish way? Sure, "Superman Returns" after five years. But who knew Supersized would mean he'd be coming back circumsized? And does a Man of Steel still need some grape juice to handle the pain? That must be some pair of scissors. "Well, I'm not saying Superman is Jewish, but certainly his creators, Jerry Siegel and...
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