Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
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Pentateuch Envy, Anyone? Steins? Their cups runneth over - way over, as this at-times very funny film will have viewers not so much beaming from the bimah as bemoaning where all the flour has gone? Why, to build a Bar Mitzvah cake that would sink a Titanic - if that weren't already in play as the theme for the young...
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It's a Mother's Day present with a past. Such was the gift lovingly provided by Lee Caplin, whose call to his mother two years ago that they had gotten rights to adapt a book to film provided a social security for Ruth Sacks Caplin that no government check could compete against. How dramatic a real-life script when you're an 85-year-old...
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Sylvia Kauders is as comfy with 'The Sopranos' as 'The Goldbergs'
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So, tell me, Sylvia, first thing you thought of when you woke up this morning … gotta get a gun? More like a hamantashen, laughs the actress whose face has launched a thousand ship-shape parts. These days, her countenance can be counted on to show up in "The Sopranos," where the Center City resident is a good goomba of a...
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First things first … "One Last Thing" does not have a terminal attack of the "cutes," despite a synopsis that says love is always having to say you're horny. Opening on Friday, May 5, this small but sizable film about a dying teen's wish to go out with a bang - an evening of love with a supersized supermodel -...
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Inevitably, it is the ineffable, unutterable urgency of 9/11 that calls out for conversation now. From the battle cry of "Let's roll" to the fatigued tears of "Let's talk," "United 93" director Paul Greengrass has his ear to the ground and his audience in the air as he's about to pry open the blighted black box of the unspeakable on...
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