Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774
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Has DNA become the millennium's mnemonic device for "Do Not Arrest"? And has life "After Innocence" become a mere afterthought as exonerated felons find the mean streets they face no more humane now that they've been declared innocent? Both questions are examined at length in the compelling "After Innocence," which opens in the area Dec. 2. The camera follows the...
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Is there any current TV show more Jewish than "Curb Your Enthusiasm"? Like a Yiddish kite that soars with a broken tail, HBO''s "Curb Your Enthusiasm" mangles and minces the language with feisty flair. Larry David''s delirious dream of a series offers a tasty tam of Jewish language and living that is at once sweet and sour. And, oh, so...
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Giving thanks for a great holiday film schedule? Where better to catch up than at the Regal Warrington Crossing Stadium 22 in Bucks County, where the best of the best are being shown. That's right: It's time for that favorite of "On the Scene" contests - "Magical Monday Night at the Movies." Each of 30 winners will receive a pair...
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David Schwimmer forsakes dweebs and goes deep for ‘Duane’
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Friends? "Duane Hopwood" is his own worst enemy. The beer-guzzling, gutless gross-out of a young geezer has never met a knife he couldn't stab in his own back. Arrested for DUI, Duane nonchalantly demurs stepping into the officer's car until he can get something from the back seat - his slumbering young daughter. Is Duane Hopwood, a downtrodden divorced dad,...
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Marc Levin uses an anti-Semitic screed as a jumping-off point to examine hatred
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Just what were the protocols Marc Levin considered when making "Protocols of Zion"? "The whole concept was to take it to the streets," he says of his street theater of a film that opens on Friday, Nov. 25 at Ritz theaters. Handicam at hand, the documentary-maker addressed the concerns of anti-Semitism in post-9/11 America while using the infamous - and...
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