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    Jewz in the Newz

    Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Entourage Redux “Entourage,” the HBO show that ended in 2011, returns as a feature film (opens Wednesday, June 3). The series ended with super-agent Ari Gold (played by JEREMY PIVEN, 49) becoming a film studio head. The movie has Ari risking his career by “greenlighting” a big budget film starring [ Read More...]

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    Thursday, May 21st, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist At the Movies: Opens May 22 “Tomorrowland” is a sci-fi fantasy starring George Clooney as a former boy genius who bonds with a bright, science-minded teen (Britt Robertson). Together they embark on a dangerous and life altering mission to a mysterious place called “Tomorrowland.”  The screenplay is by DAMON LINDELOF, [ Read More...]

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    Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist At the Movies: Opens Friday, May 15 “Mad Max: Fury Road” is the fourth in the series of “Mad Max” films and the first in 30 years. After a series of worldwide apocalyptic disasters, Mad Max (Tom Hardy) meets Furiosa (Charlize Theron), a woman trying to cross a huge desert. [ Read More...]

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    Thursday, May 7th, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Friends Creator Returns The new Netflix series, “Frankie and Grace,” will premiere on Friday, May 8. Per Netflix practice, the whole first season is released at once. The series stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda (who co-starred in the hit flick “9 to 5”) as long-time rivals who are brought [ Read More...]

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    Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist More Avenging Another huge “Avengers” movie, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” opens on May 1. Reprising their respective roles as Iron Man and Black Widow are Robert Downey, Jr., 50, and SCARLETT JOHANSSON, 30.  Downey, by the way, is getting “more Jewish” as time passes: he calls himself Jewish more often; [ Read More...]

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    Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist At the Movies: Opening Friday, April 24 “Adaline” is a romantic fantasy-drama. The title character (Blake Lively) was born in 1908 and twenty years later she’s in an accident that ‘magically’ stops her from aging. To avoid attention, she conceals her changing identities from all but her daughter (Ellen Burstyn). [ Read More...]

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    Thursday, April 16th, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Working the Diamond: Jewish Baseball Players The following Jewish players were on a major league roster as of opening day (April 6).  All the players listed below have at least one Jewish parent and were raised either Jewish or secular. Players: RYAN BRAUN, 31, outfielder, Milwaukee Brewers.  Braun was named rookie-of-the-year in [ Read More...]

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    Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

    By Nate Bloom At the Movies The Longest Ride”, which opens of Friday, April 10, is based on a 2013 novel of the same name by Nicholas “The Notebook” Sparks. Basic plot: after being trapped in an isolated car crash, the life of 91-year-old Jewish widower, Ira Levinson, becomes entwined with that of young college [ Read More...]

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    Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist Depeche Mode in Israel A couple of weeks ago, Dave Gahan, the front man for the famous Brit New Wave band Depeche Mode, made a surprise visit to Israel. He was there to attend the Jewish wedding of his son, JACK GAHAN, 27, to Israeli native SIGAL MAMIS. (Given Israeli [ Read More...]

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    Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

    By Nate Bloom Contributing Columnist New on TV and Durst Background “Weird Loners” premieres on Fox on Tuesday, March 31. Four 30-somethings, who haven’t had romantic luck, end up living together in a Queens, New York  townhouse. One of the two female residents is Caryn Goldfarb, a high strung dental hygienist who is “Jewish-by-adoption.” (Becki [ Read More...]


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