The Infidel (2010) Director Josh Appignanesi The Infidel (2010) This is not only a very Jewish movie, it’s a very British and a very Islamic movie dealing with the matter of multiculturalism. Omid Djalili plays Mahmud, a Muslim who discovers not only that he’s been adopted but also that he’s Jewish. The script, written by […]
A documentary film written and directed by Lindsay Anderson in 1953. It looks at the Dreamland Fun Fair in Margate that relates to Bernard Kops’ play and novel On Margate Sands. Click on the images below or here to view the whole film.
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Ron Moody, Actor Best Known as Fagin in ‘Oliver!,’ Dies at 91 http://nyti.ms/1FVcZ7C Dickens’s Fagin, a Jew, has often been perceived as an anti-Semitic characterization, but Mr. Moody, who was also Jewish, steered clear of stereotype. “Although Dickens describes Fagin as a merry old Jew, there’s no sign of him being a Jew in his […]
Peter Sellers’ walkout seemed to spell the end of Casino Royale. But rather than capitulating, Charles Feldman reverted to his original plan and set about making a truly immense movie. Out went McGrath and original writer Wolf Mankowitz; in came a string of different directors – Val Guest, John Huston, Richard Talmadge, Robert Parrish, Ken […]