Category Archives: British Cinema

Three Essential Streaming Movies

Zero Motivation, (2014) Israel. Zohar (Dana Ivgy) and Daffi (Nelly Tagar) are two young Israeli soldiers serving on a remote army base. Stuck in the Human Resources Division, the girls are bored pencil-pushers who spend their days playing video games, singing pop songs, flirting with handsome male soldiers, and dreaming of escape to Tel Aviv. […]

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British Star Jessie Matthews Does Weddings and Bar Mitzvahs

Jessie Matthews (1907-1981) was Britain’s first and greatest international movie star. Known as the Dancing Divinity, Matthew’s tragic and scandal-ridden life was more akin to hell on earth. Born above a butcher shop in London’s Soho district, the seventh of eleven children, George, Jessie’s father was illiterate, a harsh and distant drunk. In contrast, Jessie’s […]

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