In her recent podcast, Sarah Silverman commented about the recent casting of Kathryn Hahn as the late Jewish comedian Joan Rivers. Speaking on her podcast, the comedian remarked: “There’s this long tradition of non-Jews playing Jews, and not just playing people who happen to be Jewish, but people whose Jewishness is their whole being. One could argue, for instance, that a gentile playing Joan Rivers correctly would be doing what is actually called ‘Jewface.’” Silverman…"Sarah Silverman Talks Casting Non-Jews As Jews"
The Oscar-nominated Munich, one of two Steven Spielberg films released in 2005, marks its 15th anniversary since the theatrical release. After so many fun Spielberg films in the early 1990s, the latter half of the decade saw his return to serious dramas. The beginning of the 2000s is no exception. Much like 1993, Spielberg had room for sci-fi and a serious drama. Though in this case, both films also deal with the subject of terrorism. …"Munich: Steven Spielberg Film Marks 15 Years"
Steven Spielberg’s life and career is celebrated in Spielberg, a new documentary from HBO. From award-winning director Susan Lacy, Spielberg’s life is documented in 2.5 hours and that amount of time alone isn’t enough to cover everything in Spielberg’s career. Many films are allotted to just a glimpse in a montage that covers Spielberg’s filmmaking career and even then, there are a number of Spielberg films that manage to get left out. “I avoided therapy…"Spielberg: HBO Documentary celebrates Steven Spielberg"