Posts Tagged ‘HBO’

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Celebrity Jews – Maisel and More

MAISEL AND MORE: TV CATCH-UP AND LOOK AHEAD Nate Bloom COLUMNIST The second season of the mega-hit Amazon series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will be streamed, in its entirety, beginning Wednesday, Dec. 5. As most know, the show is set in the late ’50s and the title character, Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan), is a Jewish…

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Celebrity Jews: At the Movies and TV/Streaming Catch Up

AT THE MOVIES Opening Oct. 19: The original Halloween (1978) movie starred Jamie Lee Curtis, now 58, as Laurie Strode, the only survivor of a killing spree by Michael Myers, a mental patient who stalked Strode. The original was a hit and it spawned 11 sequels and re-makes. The “new” Halloween movie (called Halloween) again…

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Judaism And Curb Your Enthusiasm

Sponsored by The Lash Lounge Many people, including yours truly, are fans of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the TV show created by Larry David who, as Kanye West says, “is the mind behind Seinfeld.” In this show, Larry David plays an exaggerated version of himself. Since David is Jewish and he is one of the writers, the show…

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Celebrity Jews: Blockers And TV/Streaming News

AT THE MOVIES Blockers, which opens on April 5, is a light but quite raunchy comedy. Basic plot: When three parents in a nice Midwestern suburb stumble upon their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal. Ike Barinoltz, 41, plays…

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