Tag Archives: jewish

The Book Thief (2013) Rated PG-13

A young German girl during World War II steals books and shares them with others. All the while, her adoptive parents hide a Jewish friend in the basement. Based on the book by Markus Zusak. Starring Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, … Continue reading

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Blackkklansman (2018) Rated R

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer in Colorado Springs, CO, infiltrates the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a fellow officer who happens to be Jewish. Based on real events in the book  Black Klansman: Race, Hate, … Continue reading

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Alan and Naomi (1992) Rated PG

 A young Jewish boy is asked to befriend a girl whose parents were killed by the Nazis.  Based on the book by Myron Levoy. Starring Lukas Haas, Vanessa Zaoui, Michael Gross. This is a great family film about a girl who … Continue reading

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The Younger Generation (1929) Rated TV-G

A story of disconnection between a Jewish social-climbing son and his Old World parents. Adapted from a play by Fannie Hurst called It Is to Laugh. Starring Jean Hersholt, Lina Basquette, Ricardo Cortez. This is one of Frank Capra’s first … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 7, 2015

 Woman in Gold (PG-13) Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, and Tatiana Maslany.  5 Flights Up … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day 2015

Fiddler on the Roof (1971) Rated G Director Norman Jewison chronicles the trials of Jewish peasant Tevye, the humble father of three strong-willed daughters and husband to oft-objecting wife Golde in pre-revolutionary Russia.    It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated … Continue reading

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Christopher Lee (1922-2015)

  (1922-2015) The Bible Collection: Moses (1996) Rated NR An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Films of 2014

These films are ones that I watched for the first time this year and are the best I have seen this year. They are not usually released this year. Here are the films in no particular order:  Straight A’s (2013) Rated R Pressured by … Continue reading

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Hitched for the Holidays (2012) Rated PG-13

A couple get together for the holidays to keep their overburdening family off them about their relationships. Starring Joey Lawrence, Emily Hampshire, Linda Darlow, Marilu Henner This is a typical Hallmark Christmas Romance movie. It has a great story line with … Continue reading

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