The playwright Harold Blumenthal is already dead at the start of "Blumenthal" and so, for the most part, is the movie.
Danni Reisfeld's film about a young man's attempts to rise above his crime-ridden ghetto life is rough, formulaic but effective.
Calling it "Funny Old Jews Telling Hilarious Old Jokes" would give auds a better idea of the joy that's in store for them.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
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The Anti-Defamation League honored Ryan Kavanaugh Oct. 11 at the Beverly Hilton.
In a stunning development given his history of anti-Semitic remarks, Mel Gibson is teaming with "Showgirls" scribe Joe Eszterhas on a screenplay about Jewish hero Judah Maccabee.
More than 1,300 guests celebrated 100 years of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar on May 25.
NBC Universal TV's Marc Graboff will be feted Nov. 30 with the Corwin Human Relations Award from the American Jewish Committee.
Watching Steve Solomon perform "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy" is a bit like listening to a mockingbird. You'll catch a little Alan King here, a pinch of Seinfeld there…
After decades of touring her act, Judy Gold has become an expert comedian. In her one-woman show, "25 Questions for a Jewish Mother,"she never misses a comic or dramatic beat as she tries to prove…
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