The New Yorker on “Into Great Silence”

Into Great Silence is "ridiculously popular" in New York, according to a new article in The New Yorker. And when New York's only Carthusian shows up to talk about his order, things get even more interesting. … [Read more...]

The New Yorker’s Anthony Lane on Nick Cave’s "The Proposition"

Anthony Lane: ... “The Proposition,” in its morality as well as in its geography, is not just basic but Biblical. Directed by John Hillcoat, it shows humanity striving for a New Testament way of life with a Cain-and-Abel drama on the doorstep. … [Read more...]

Specials: Gillian Welch! Kieslowski’s Veronique! The Simpsons!

Monday specials: … [Read more...]

The New Yorker’s "Target Issue"

Apparently The New Yorker is publishing an issue that features advertisements from just one entity: Target.That just doesn't feel right. The ads are elaborate and, I must say, quite arresting. But that doesn't change the fact that they're celebrating a store that's just a few notches down from Wal-Mart.And there's something else not quite right about it. I echo one of the comments posted on this page (which features several of the ads): Isn't it a bit strange for The New Yorker to have … [Read more...]

The New Yorker meditates on Miyazaki

The genius behind such films as My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away is the subject of discussion in an online exclusive at The New Yorker this week. … [Read more...]