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"
Tag: On The Basis of Sex
The Focus Features: 10-Movie Spotlight Collection is among four Blu-ray box sets now available from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. This is an impressive collection that combines for 11 Academy Award wins and countless nominations. Honestly, you really can’t go wrong with any film in this collection. I may be biased to the Coen Brothers’ Burn After Reading but that’s just me. In addition to Focus Features, Universal released collections for DreamWorks Animation, Illumination and Blumhouse…"Focus Features: 10-Movie Spotlight Collection"
The spotlight is on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On the Basis of Sex as the future justice begins her fight against gender discrimination. A lot of what gets covered in this film was also covered in the Solzy Award-winning documentary, RBG. This makes so much of the film feel rather redundant to say the least. I won’t lie in that I questioned why would someone want to watch a biopic when one…"On the Basis of Sex: A Conventional Biopic At Best"