Carl Laemmle: Universal Founder profiled

Carl Laemmle is a very informative and fascinating documentary that profiles the pioneering founder of Universal Studios. James L. Freedman goes deep into the archives in a documentary that certainly targets both film nerds and the Jewish community.  Carl Laemmle was a guy who left his hometown for a better life in America and he never forgot his roots.  It didn’t matter that Germans didn’t like him in the 1930s.  He saw what was happening to…

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The Last: Audience Will Ask Questions

The Last is one of those films in which the audience is going to be left with questions but mainly we’re left to ask ourselves–what would we have done? It’s a normal Rosh HaShanah afternoon for the Dorman family as everyone gathers around for the Tashlikh service.  Little do they know that the normalcy they experience will soon be changing.  Much of the conversation relates to special-needs teacher Josh (AJ Cedeño) and his engagement to…

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