The Reel Dad: Movies to celebrate the Jewish holidays

For people of the Jewish faith, these weeks each fall hold special meaning. And movies join in the celebration. Here are a few of my favorites at this time of year, and all year long. Enjoy.   Fiddler on the Roof (1971) It’s been a long day. As the dairy farmer prepares to make his final deliveries before the Sabbath … read more

Some intriguing drama this weekend

With the change of seasons, a favorite movie on television can be a welcome break from the spring chores. Here’s what is playing this weekend on broadcast and cable stations.   The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) Barbra Streisand is never dull on screen even when the movie isn’t as entertaining as she intends. This tale of an unusual relationship … read more