Saul Austerlitz

Saul Austerlitz is a writer and film critic in New York.


Articles by Saul Austerlitz

The Ones that Missed the Cut

Earlier this week, Saul Austerlitz wrote about his recent author tour and five not-as-terrible-as-you-think movies. He has been blogging all ...

Five Not-As-Terrible-As-You-Think Comedy Movies

Saul Austerlitz is the author of Another Fine Mess: A History of American Film Comedy. He will be blogging all ...

Messing Around on Tour

Saul Austerlitz is the author of Another Fine Mess: A History of American Film Comedy. He will be blogging all ...

Jews in Animated TV

Laughing at and with Jews on The Simpsons, South Park, and Family Guy.

Jews in Television in the 2000s

From Larry David to Sarah Silverman.

The Three Stooges

Three Jewish boys create a cycle of timeless stupidity.

Hip Hop Hoodios

A Latino Jewish urban collective.

Jon Stewart

Not your ordinary Jewish funny man (okay, maybe he is).

The Marx Brothers

Three Jewish boys make their mark on comedy.

Barbara Streisand’s Yentl

The significance of this 1983 film based on an Isaac Bashevis Singer story.