Rachel Weisz Tries Funny, and Other Culture Highlights From This Week’s ‘New York’

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In this week's issue of New York, Logan Hill checks in with Rachel Weisz on the eve of her first foray into comedy, in The Brothers Bloom. Additionally, Logan talks to Josh Brolin on the eve of his first foray into comedy, in W.; takes stock of this fall's bro movies; raps with Che star Benicio del Toro; chats with Synecdoche, New York's Catherine Keener; and insists that you watch Beverly Hills Chihuahua baked. Boris Kachka interviews The Seagull's Peter Sarsgaard, Top Girls' Elizabeth Marvel, and Toni Morrison. Carla Berwick talks to anti-portraitist Marlene Dumas. Also, 30 art installations you can't miss! Emma Pearse speaks (English, thankfully) with Sigur Rós. Jada Yuan checks in with the always delightful Young Jeezy. Katherine Ward gives a Billy Elliot primer. Jeremy McCarter talks to Raúl Esparza and Stephen Sondheim. Rebecca Milzoff interviews Daniel Radcliffe's six horse-playing Equus co-stars. Lane Brown imagines Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes's fall in New York. Nick Catucci weighs in on the new Oasis album. Emily Nussbaum talks to J.J. Abrams about his new show, Fringe. Chris Rovzar and Jessica Pressler recap six New York–based shows. Katie Charles and Emma Pearse debate the merits of Kath and Kim and Little Britain USA. Justin Davidson counts down the days until the premiere of the Met's Doctor Atomic. Also, if you're overwhelmed by all your entertainment options this fall, you may want to consult Vulture's Recommend-O-Matic for advice on the best in books, movies, theater, and TV.