The new documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, RBG, premiered in May to rave reviews. The film traced her status as a Jewish feminist icon, and gave viewers a rare glimpse into her life — her…marriage, her workout, and more. And if you missed it in theaters, have no fear: The film is coming to TV. CNN will air RBG on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 3rd), as well as on the evening that Rosh Hashanah begins, on Sunday, Sept. 9th. (What a way to celebrate the New Year!) The movie has already… >> Read More
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is probably not going to win any awards, but it will win your heart.
The movie — a sequel-prequel hybrid to the 2008 film based on the Broadway musical —…premiered this weekend to (mostly) rave reviews. And I'm here to tell you: it is 100% worth seeing, because it's a genuinely meaningful ode to moms. A quick refresher on the first film: Sophie (played by Amanda Seyfried) is getting married to Sky (Dominic Cooper), and wants her dad to be at her wedding. Reading… >> Read More
Incredibles 2 was 14 years in the making. And many felt like the wait was worth it: The film widely received rave reviews and broke records in its opening weekend, earning $180 million, the…most ever for any animated film. When the first trailer came out in February 2018, many were worried the film would fall into "Dad is incompetent at being a parent" jokes. The plot, as the trailer laid out, shows Elastigirl (voiced by Holly Hunter) going back to work as a superhero, while her husband, Mr. Incredible (Craig… >> Read More
Unless you are living completely off the grid — and if you are, mazel tov! — you’ve probably noticed that superhero movies are having a major moment these days.
Back when my kids were…little, I was completely, thoroughly, 100% anti-superhero. The kids I knew who were into superheroes always seemed to be beating the crap out of each other, so we basically banned all superheroes from our home. After nearly a decade of superhero-free living, things changed drastically last summer. Superheroes came on the scene in our family,… >> Read More
When it comes to living long, happy lives, nobody knows more about it than our grandparents. But do we listen to them enough? Jewish filmmaker Sky Bergman wants to make sure we do.
Lives Well…Lived is an adorable new documentary coming out today, April 20th. The movie, inspired by her Italian-American grandmother who recently passed away at 103, features life advice and stories from 40 people who have lived long, full lives. Much of the advice in this documentary is what you'd expect — follow your passions, don't be fearful, stay active,… >> Read More