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Celebrity Jews – News Shows & Emmy Round-Up

NEW SHOW CATCH-UP AND LOOK AHEAD Now streaming on Hulu is The First, an eight-episode limited (i.e., no second season) series about the first mission to Mars. Sean Penn, 58, stars as an astronaut selected for the mission. Reviews have praised Penn’s performance and the series in general. Critics say that the show takes too…

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Celebrity Jews – Movies, TV And A PSA

AT THE MOVIES Opens Aug. 10: Dogs Days is a romantic comedy that seems appropriately titled. It’s a breezy little movie that doesn’t tax your mind during the summer heat. We are all familiar, now, with the ensemble anthology film — a bunch of strangers have something in common (a holiday they all celebrate, etc.)…

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Celebrity Jews: Movies, Binge-Watching And Sports

AT THE MOVIES Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is based on the true-life story of the late John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix, 48). His severe alcoholism led to a car accident that left him a quadriplegic. Callahan gradually regains the will to live via an unlikely mentor: a rich, gay guy named Dexter…

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The O.C., Judaism And Seth Cohen

Lately, I’ve been into older shows, and one show that I recently delved into was The O.C. The O.C. took place in the early 2000s, something that’s evident in the way the characters dress and the things they say. The show features a group of teenagers and their families who live in Newport Beach, Orange County,…

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Celebrity Jews: Solo, TV, And Michelle Wolf

THE SECOND JEWISH SOLO Opens Friday, May 25: The latest Star Wars film, Solo: A Star Wars Story, is described as a “space Western.” The film covers Han Solo’s early days as a smuggler and his friendship with Chewbacca, a Wookie. We also find out how he met Lando Calrissian. Alden Ehrenreich, 28, plays Solo,…

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Celebrity Jews: At The Movies, Gottfried And Horsey Stuff

AT THE MOVIES The comedy Book Club opens on Friday, May 18. Here’s the basic plot: Diane (Diane Keaton, 72) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Her daughter, Jill, is played by Alicia Silverstone, 41. (This is Silverstone’s first major studio film in 12 years.) Diane’s best friends are Sharon (Candice Bergen, 71),…

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Celebrity Jews: Streaming TV And Movie Updates

THE YOUNG PICASSO IS JEWISH AND OTHER STREAMING STUFF The National Geographic series Genius told the life story of Albert Einstein in its premiere 10-episode season last year. The new season, which started on April 24, tells the life history of Pablo Picasso (1883-1973). The role of Picasso is shared between Alex Rich, 29, as…

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