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"
Amazon surprised us all by dropping season 3 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel a few hours earlier but the third season is the best season yet. The series takes us away from the Catskills and on the road with Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan). This season, Midge is on tour for the first time and opening up for Shy Baldwin (Leroy McClain). That’s not to say that we don’t miss out on New York City…"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 3 Is Here"
As the period comedy returns for a second season on Amazon Prime, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel brings the funny with a superb performance from Rachel Brosnahan. Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) isn’t afraid of telling it like it is. This is never more true than in the season’s second episode. While there men have made the argument that women aren’t funny, Midge turns this idea on its head. In telling the bunt truth–even in a…"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 2 Brings Laughs"
The American Film Institute has announced the honorees of the AFI Awards 2018, celebrating the most outstanding achievements in both film and television. There were ten films, ten TV series, and an AFI Special Award for Roma. These films and series were honored for what AFI considers to be culturally and artistically significant. Because Roma comes from a Mexican-born director and filmed in Mexico, the film doesn’t meet the criteria to be considered as an…"AFI Awards 2018 Honorees Announced"