David Edelstein Reviews Nine Movies, and Other Culture Highlights From This Week’s New York


In this week's magazine, New York's David Edelstein reviews Revolutionary Road, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Doubt, Gran Torino, The Wrestler, Che, The Reader, and Where God Left His Shoes. How's Jim Carrey on money these days? Willa Paskin investigates. Bilge Ebiri catches up with Julia Ormond. Justin Ravitz raps with Sandra Bernhard. Noah Marcel Sudarsky talks with Vik Muniz on guest-curating his new MoMA show. Boris Kachka lobs questions at playwright David Lindsay-Abaire about his Shrek the Musical. Sam Anderson reads Susan Sontag's diary. And Justin Davidson reviews Alisa Weilerstein.