Many Films Of Jewish Interest Coming To MSP Film Festival

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There are more than 200 films that will be a part of the MSP Film Society’s 41st annual MSP International Film Fest, and many of them are of Jewish interest. The 2022 festival, which kicks off on May 5, is a hybrid event with a full slate of in-person screenings at the new MSP Film […]

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Get Primed For ‘Maisel’! What To Watch, Not Watch This Week

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Sometimes, the best way to open up your heart to another on Valentine’s Day is to show them a good movie or television show. Gal Gadot fans are in for a special treat this weekend at the theaters, so let’s quickly into what’s worth watching, reading on, and avoiding all together this weekend in Jewish […]

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Discovering The Jewish Ties In Netflix’s ‘Cobra Kai’

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Is it better to fight back and avenge or take the higher road when dealing with bullies? An ageless question that Netflix’s hit series, Cobra Kai, bases the weight of its story upon, and which includes quite a few Jewish ties and themes. But at what point does the bullied become the bully? For Jon […]

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What To Watch, Skip This Week In Jewish Entertainment

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Corey Stoll is the Jewish everyman actor can sink into just about any ensemble you put him in. Hopefully you caught his amazing portrayal of a young Junior Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark on HBO Max, but he is getting a bigger role this month on Showtime. After having a supporting role in the […]

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Jew Review: “Hanukkah” Horror Movie Will Make You Run To Hallmark

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Disclaimer: This is a review of a slasher/horror movie, full of gore, blood, violence, gratuitous nakedness, and levels of swearing even those of us who are sailors would blush at. TL;DR for the love of all that is holy (and your sanity) do not watch this movie. This review is as PG as possible, written […]

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‘Hamilton’ Star Daveed Diggs Drops Family-Friendly Hanukkah Rap

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How many ways are there to rhyme with Hanukkah? If you’re Daveed Diggs, the Tony Award-Winning co-star of Hamilton, there are plenty. Diggs’ Puppy For Hanukkah song and video dropped just in time for Hanukkah to start next week. It’s a fun journey to find out if the kids in the video get what they […]

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The Endearing Jewishness of ‘Schitt’s Creek’

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Admittedly, I was a few years late to this glorious party as Schitt’s Creek, created by the Canadian father and son Eugene and Daniel Levy, premiered back in 2015, but that did not get in the way of me devouring all 80 episodes in 10 days. The show’s from riches to rags theme focuses on […]

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‘Fauda’ and Missed Flights

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I should have known that spending the night in a rental car watching Netflix wasn’t going to end well. It was a Thursday night — technically early Friday morning. My eldest daughter and I had just left a wedding in New York, and my flight home to Minneapolis was at 6 a.m., which would get […]

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