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‘Radioactive’ - A tale of love and fallout

Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win it twice, and the only person to win it in two different fields.

By KATIE WALSH
29/07/2020
Film camera (illustrative)
How Israeli filmmakers are managing to work during the coronavirus crisis

While hundreds of thousands of entertainment-industry workers have been badly hurt by the novel coronavirus crisis’s impact on film and television here, a lucky few have found employment.

Actress Olivia de Havilland, former Oscar winner introduces fellow former Oscar winners as they pose
'Gone With The Wind' star Olivia de Havilland dies aged 104

She died of natural causes at her home in Paris, where she had lived for more than 60 years, it said, citing her publicist.

By REUTERS
26/07/2020
Stellan Skarsgaard, left, as Hans in "The Painted Bird."
Gruesome adaptation of Holocaust novel 'The Painted Bird’ now on demand

In the 1960s, the author Jerzy Kosiński’s suggested that the novel — about a Jewish boy who witnesses sexual deviance and violence during World War II — was autobiographical

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
22/07/2020
Singer Beyonce at the 2011 MTV Music Video Awards
Beyonce sports Israeli-designed wedding dress in Disney+'s 'Black is King'

In a shot from the film, she appears in an elaborate white wedding gown by Alon Livne, a designer whose creations she has worn in the past

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in a scene from the 1987 film "Dirty Dancing."
A new ‘Dirty Dancing’ film is potentially in the works

Lionsgate holds distribution rights to the original Dirty Dancing films, which include the 2004 prequel Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
17/07/2020
Seats are spaced by cardboards of movie characters aimed at social distancing ahead of the reopening
Movie theaters may never reopen after coronavirus

Studios, meanwhile, are dealing with their own dilemma of when they can start safely releasing blockbusters again.

By RYAN FAUGHNDER / LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS)
15/07/2020
‘The Old Guard,’ breathes fresh life into superhero cinema

Superbly played by Charlize Theron, Andy leads a small, tough and very handsome team of fellow immortals who have intervened with quietly deadly force in some of humanity’s most momentous skirmishes.

By JUSTIN CHANG
15/07/2020
With ‘Stateless,’ Cate Blanchett tackles the ‘human drama’ of immigration

The drama is set during the mid-aughts, as wars in Iraq and Afghanistan sent thousands fleeing to other countries, including Australia, with the hopes of beginning a new life.

By MEREDITH BLAKE/TNS
15/07/2020
Members of Chesed Shel Emes, a burial society based in Brooklyn, transport a body for burial at the
New Yiddish horror film trailer shows a Jewish burial gone terribly wrong

Much of “The Vigil” appears to be in Yiddish, and it stars actors who have previously appeared in Jewish-themed productions.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
13/07/2020
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