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    Is the Auteur a Brand?

    What is an auteur? Richard Brody ponders in The New Yorker.

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    Defending Anthony Lane's Scarlett Johansson Profile

    If an actor's body is an instrument, why can't we talk about how they play it?

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    Darren Aronofsky Opens Up About 'Noah' Controversy, Plus First Clip & International TV Spot Rain Down

    Darren Aronofsky is no stranger to controversy. In the latest issue of The New Yorker, the director opens up about his struggles to wrest final cut of "Noah" from Paramount. Highlights here, plus watch the first official clip from the film starring Russell Crowe, and an international TV spot.

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    Walter White Finds an Unexpected Rival in His Lab on Latest New Yorker Cover

    Showcasing an idea that's timely for several reasons, The New Yorker unveiled its latest magazine cover, featuring veteran cartoonist Barry Blitt's "Bad Chemistry" piece in a current events fiction to nonfiction fusion.

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    The New Yorker Enlists Two Television Icons to Mark the DOMA Ruling

    The New Yorker released a look at its newest cover image today, and it's one that marks the Supreme Court's landmark June 26 ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act with the help of two small screen icons. "Sesame Street" characters Bert and Ernie are shown cuddling in front of a television as news of...

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    Kickstarter Watch: New Yorker Cartoonists Documentary

    Wow! Here's a documentary I want to see. Joanna Sokolowski is very close to making her goal on Kickstarter and I'm hoping to spread the word here to help make it happen. Sokolowski is associate producer for Very Semi-Serious, a documentary about the people and culture surrounding New Yorker cartoon...

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    Why Roger Ebert was Unique; The Web Says Goodbye to Our Most Famous Critic: Memories, Writing and Video

    The reaction to Roger Ebert's death has been overwhelming and gratifying. The major news networks, CNN, Frontline, you name it, they covered it. Every single movie site or reviewer or blogger or anyone who cared about movies weighed in.

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    Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh Takes Legal Action Against 'New Yorker' Burkle Profile, UPDATE

    Following journalist Connie Bruck's Ron Burkle profile published Monday in The New Yorker entitled "Cashier du Cinema," which depicts Relativity Media CEO Ryan Kavanaugh as an incompetent businessman (which Hollywood insiders have long suspected) who has lost control of his company to Burkle, Kavana...

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    Hamm, Dunham and Karpovsky Teach Us About The New Yorker iPhone App

    Anything co-starring Jon Hamm and Lena Dunham is bound to have merit, and the same goes for this laugh-out-loud New Yorker iPhone app skit. Hamm plays a talkshow host and Dunham plays Lonny Dolan (or something like that), a celeb with "high degree of difficulty" pants and an upcoming movie called "T...

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    The New Yorker Salutes 'Seinfeld' With This Week's Caption Contest

    Every week The New Yorker offers up a cartoon and allows readers the chance to submit their own caption. It's a feature that's attracting contestants from all over, among them Roger Ebert, who confessed in 2009 that he has "entered the New Yorker's cartoon caption contest almost wee...

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