The New Yorker (8 & 15 February 2016)

The hot Yorker is an American journal of reportage, statement, feedback, essays, fiction, cartoons, satire and poetry released by way of Conde Nast courses. beginning as a weekly within the mid-1920s, the journal is now released forty seven instances in step with yr, with 5 of those matters overlaying two-week spans. even though its reports and occasions listings frequently specialise in cultural lifetime of manhattan urban, the hot Yorker has a large viewers outdoor of latest York and united states. it really is popular in its commentaries on pop culture and whimsical Americana; its awareness to trendy fiction by means of the inclusion of brief tales and literary studies; its rigorous truth checking and copyediting; its journalism on global politics and social concerns; and its recognized, single-panel cartoons sprinkled all through every one factor.

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Film Forum; Feb. ) 1 REVIVALS AND FESTIVALS Titles with a dagger are reviewed. Anthology Film Archives The films of Dziga Ver- tov. Feb. ” G • Feb. 6 at 4: “A Sixth of the World” (1926; silent). • Feb. 7 at 4: “The Eleventh Year” (1928; silent). ” Feb. 11 at 9:15 and Feb. 13 at 7: “Modern Romance” (1981, Albert Brooks). • Feb. 12 at 7 and Feb. ” G BAM Cinématek The films of Michael Mann. Feb. 5 at 2, 4:30, 7, and 9:30 and Feb. 7 at 4:30 and 9:30: “Thief” (1981). • Feb. 6 at 2, 5:30, and 9: “Heat” (1995).

OF ENTHUSIASMS SLEIGHT OF NO HANDS Blizzard of ’16 approached the A city gate, Ricky Jay, the sui-generis conjurer, scholar, storyteller, actor, antiS THE quarian collector, and incorrigible perfectionist, knew what not to do. A couple of weeks earlier, he and his wife, Chrisann Verges, had arrived from Los Angeles at their pied-à-terre on the Upper West Side. They’d been all over town, and the only remaining item of business before heading home was the opening party, a few days later, of “Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger’s Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Rapid industrialization under a fiveyear plan is filmed with high-contrast, abstract flamboyance and audacious optical manipulations. B. (Anthology Film Archives; Feb. ) The 5th Wave Aliens are here, and they are taking over; in fact, we may not even notice them until it’s too late, since they can resemble us in every way. Such is the politically charged foundation of J. Blakeson’s film, which is adapted from the novel by Rick Yancey. The book was aimed squarely at young adults, and the movie is packed with them, starting with Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz), who is busy enjoying high school in Ohio when—total bummer—the world begins to end.

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