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Friday, June 11, 2021

Harmony Rules in “In the Heights” by Anthony Lane

Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical presents an uplifting portrait of a Dominican neighborhood in New York where political strife rarely intrudes.

SOURCE: The New Yorker Subscription at 07:39AM
Monday, February 22, 2021

Tom Stoppard’s Charmed and Haunted Life by Anthony Lane

A new biography enables us to see beneath the intellectual dazzle of the playwright’s work.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

Denzel Washington Sweats “The Little Things” by Anthony Lane

Few actors rise so effortlessly above poor material, but the implausibilities of John Lee Hancock’s film are a challenge for Washington and his co-stars.

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Friday, December 14, 2018

“Mary Poppins Returns,” Reviewed by Anthony Lane

Anthony Lane reviews Rob Marshall’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” starring Emily Blunt, Ben Whishaw, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Emily Mortimer.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

“A Star Is Born” and “The Old Man and the Gun,” Reviewed by Anthony Lane

Anthony Lane reviews Bradley Cooper’s remake, starring Lady Gaga, and David Lowery’s genial tale of an elderly bank robber, starring Robert Redford.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

“The Meyerowitz Stories,” “Only the Brave”: What to See in Theatres This Weekend by Anthony Lane

Anthony Lane and Richard Brody review movies currently in theatres, including “The Meyerowitz Stories,” “Only the Brave,” “Wonderstruck,” and “Marshall.”

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Friday, September 29, 2017

What to See in Theatres This Weekend: “Battle of the Sexes,” “Stronger,” and More by Anthony Lane

Anthony Lane and Richard Brody review films currently in theatres, including “Battle of the Sexes,” “Stronger,” and more.

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

What to See in Theatres This Weekend: “First They Killed My Father,” “Ex Libris,” and More by Anthony Lane

Richard Brody and Anthony Lane review films currently in theatres, such as “First They Killed My Father,” “Ex Libris,” “The Unknown Girl,” and more.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

What to See in Movie Theatres This Weekend by Anthony Lane

Richard Brody and Anthony Lane recommend movies to see in theatres, including “Detroit,” “Good Time,” “Dunkirk,” and “Whose Streets?”

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Friday, August 11, 2017

What to See in Movie Theatres This Weekend by Anthony Lane

The New Yorker’s film critics Anthony Lane and Richard Brody offer quick takes on current theatrical releases, like “Detroit,” “Whose Streets?,” and “Columbus.”

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Friday, August 4, 2017

What to See in Movie Theatres This Weekend by Anthony Lane

Richard Brody and Anthony Lane offer quick takes on current theatrical releases, including “Dunkirk,” “Girls Trip,” “Columbus,” “Lady Macbeth,” and more.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

What to See in Movie Theatres This Weekend by Anthony Lane

Recommendations on current films, including “Dunkirk,” “Girls Trip,” “Lady Macbeth,” “Person to Person,” and “War for the Planet of the Apes.”

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Friday, July 21, 2017

What to See in Movie Theatres This Weekend by Anthony Lane

Richard Brody and Anthony Lane offer quick takes on current theatrical releases, including “Girls Trip,” “Lady Macbeth,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” and “The Big Sick.”

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Fun in “La La Land” by Anthony Lane

Boy meets girl, stuck in a traffic jam, and honks at her. Girl gives boy the finger. Boy drives on. Boy meets girl again, in a bar, and brushes past. Girl thinks boy is a jerk. Boy meets gir…

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Postscript: Mike Nichols (1931-2014) by Anthony Lane

It would be too much to say that Mike Nichols contained multitudes, but, whatever was going on in there, it must have been a hell of a party. Now that he has died, those of us who never met …

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Anthony Lane: “Jersey Boys” and “Venus in Fur” reviews. by Anthony Lane

There was a moment in Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas” (1990) when Karen (Lorraine Bracco) went to find Henry (Ray Liotta) after he stood her up for dinner. She confronted hi…

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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Anthony Lane: “Les Miserables,” “Django Unchained,” and “Amour” reviews. by Anthony Lane

The long and thunderous film of “Les Misérables” arises from the stage musical, which itself was adapted from Victor Hugo’s enormous novel. Yet the story, at heart, is…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Michael Sheens Improv Theatre in Wales : The New Yorker by Anthony Lane

Just another Saturday night at the Seaside Social and Labour Club. Downstairs, men playing pool and snooker, with soccer on a large TV

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