“The only Requirement for a Mel Brooks film is that you come in ready to laugh,” Brooks says in the opening pages of his new memoir, “All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business.”
“What She Said” is a new film that tackles the perils that a rape victim endures when they bring a criminal case to trial.
As family stories are passed down from generation to generation, it’s understandable that some of the details get muddled over the years.
Writer, director & producer Brian Volk-Weiss on the new series “The Center Seat: 55 Years Of Star Trek,” “The Movies That Made Us” &...
Back in July 2021, I first had the pleasure of interviewing writer, director, producer and studio head Brian Volk-Weiss for a second time. He...
The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which opened in September, is not just a celebration of the 93 films that have won Best Picture, or props behind glass.
Bobby Slayton On His New Book “A Small Book Of Jewish Comedians,” Career Highlights, Las Vegas & More
Bobby Slayton – nicknamed both “Yid Vicious” and “The Pit Bull Of Comedy” to those who know him well -- has been performing his...
On a recent October evening, hundreds of music industry influencers gathered in Beverly Hills to talk Israel, peace and music at an event that Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) put together.
The eleventh season of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” began this week to much anticipation from fans. “Curb” continues to offer slice-of-LA-life comedy surrounding the show’s curmudgeon-in-chief, Larry David.
Academy Award-winning documentarian Terry Sanders found a way to take a story of a federal judge and make it not only watchable, but inspiring as well.
Actress Sarah Podemski sees much kinship between indigenous communities and the Jewish people, particularly when it comes to humor.
The first response actor Stephen Tobolowsky gets when people learn the name of his new audio theater production, “A Good Day At Auschwitz,” is usually outrage.
Actor Brett Goldstein knows what it takes to reach for his dreams.
Eleven days after September 11, 2001, Congress passed a law to disburse billions of dollars in compensation to the families of victims.
If you saw a Hollywood film around the middle of the last century, you would be quite sure that all the leading actors — whether of Jewish, Italian or Greek descent — portrayed clean-limbed and straight-nosed Anglo-Saxon types.
Simply put, few people in entertainment are not only as prolific as Brian Volk-Weiss while still quality-centric.
Comedian Billy Crystal and actress Tiffany Haddish are so close that Crystal read a Torah portion at Haddish’s 2019 bat mitzvah ceremony in Los Angeles.
Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield apologized for moderating a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which participants made a slew of antisemitic remarks.
The Jewish Story Partners foundation, which Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw helped found to fund Jewish-themed documentary films, announced its first slate of grantees.
Songwriter Diane Warren knows what it takes to bridge divides.
Ruderman Foundation Grants $1M to Academy Right Before The Oscars to Promote Accessibility and Equity
The grant will help push new perspectives on filmmaking and film history as well as an accessible and equitable experience for audiences of all backgrounds, including those with disabilities.