Books & Culture
Two New Yorker Films Receive 2022 Academy Award Nominations
The short films “Affairs of the Art” and “On My Mind” will compete in the Best Animated Short and Best Live Action Short categories at the March 27th ceremony.
“The Worst Person in the World” Is a Sham, Except for Its Lead Performance
Joachim Trier’s drama about an intrepid and passionate young woman in Oslo reduces her to a handful of character traits.
The Singular Focus of Beach House’s Psychedelic Pop
The band’s new album, “Once Twice Melody,” showcases its clarity and consistency, offering a rejoinder to the cult of reinvention.
Humor, Beauty, and Astounding Sadness in “The Worst Person in the World”
The concluding part of Joachim Trier’s roving Oslo trilogy, starring Renate Reinsve and Anders Danielsen Lie, takes its cue from its continually surprising heroine.
Goings On About Town
A Beloved Scottish Tradition Returns After Quarantine
After a year of not performing because of the coronavirus pandemic, schoolchildren in Scotland come together for a Highland dance competition in Robbie Lawrence’s “Blue Bonnets.”