Danny Boyle’s Unlikely Best Picture Candidate, and Other Culture Highlights From This Week's ‘New York’

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He goes way back. Photo: Getty Images

Logan Hill wonders how Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire could win Best Picture. Dan Kois considers other Best Picture possibilities. David Edelstein reviews Quantum of Solace and A Christmas Tale. Rebecca Milzoff chats with Anthony Stewart Head. Emma Pearse takes a look at Australian comedian Chris Lilley's crossover potential. Sam Anderson reviews Roberto Bolaño's 2666. Justin Davidson reviews Arjuna's Dilemma and "Provenance." And Jerry Saltz spends a night in the Guggenheim.