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Found a copy of this review (in my opinion, one of Pauline Kael's best pieces of writing) on Reprinting it here: THE EXORCIST Pauline Kael, The New Yorker, January 7, Shallowness that asks to be taken seriously—shallowness like William Peter Blatty's—is an embarrassment. The title of the new feature documentary by Rob Garver, “What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael,” is a the film, the legendary critic for New Yorker is presented not merely as a key figure of film culture of the second half of the 20th century, but also as an artist in her own right: a woman for whom writing about movies constituted an act of self-discovery and emancipation.
For a more extended discussion, see Pauline Kael's book Going Steady. The Bespoke Overcoat US (): Drama 37 min, No rating, Color This minute film directed by Jack Clayton (his next was his first feature, ROOM AT THE TOP) is one of the best short-story films ever made. Nowadays, no writer in any field exercises the influence Pauline Kael wielded as a film critic. Hired by the New Yorker in , she was handed a platform at America’s most culturally prestigious publication at the moment when film was about to change. A younger generation of filmmakers was on the rise and along with their generational cohort across the world, they were intent .
The new Pauline Kael biography by Brian Kellow gets into this a bit, and it's not flattering to Kael at all. At one point he quotes Kael's review of the film "The Sergeant," starring Rod. Raising Kane by Pauline Kael, unknown edition, We redesigned our Book Pages — can you share feedback? Pauline Kael on the best film ever made., Sight and sound. ID Numbers Open Library OLM Lists containing this Book. History Created Decem ;.
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The Best Film Ever Made is pages devoted to the making of, critical reaction to, and legacy resulting from Citizen Kane. Based on the first pages of the book, where she bashes Herman Mank Pauline Kael is held up as the epitome of what it means to be a film critic/5.
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PAULINE KAEL: TOP RATED FILMS. Menu. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events. Celebs.
Born Today Most Popular Celebs Most Popular Celebs Celebrity News. Pauline Kael (/keɪl/; J – September 3, ) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from to Kael was known for her "witty, biting, highly opinionated and sharply focused" reviews, her opinions often contrary to those of her contemporaries.
In this week’s issue, I write about Pauline Kael, who was a New Yorker film critic from toand whose reviewing helped establish several movies. Thomas Schatz, Pantheon Books, I Lost It At the Movies Pauline Kael, Little, Brown, Final Cut Steven Bach, William Morrow, Indecent Exposure David McClintick, William Morrow, A Life Elia Kazan, Alfred A.
Knopf, ↑ Back to contributors’ list Edward Buscombe. Critic, UK. Signs and Meaning in the Cinema Peter Wollen. 15 of Pauline Kael’s Greatest Takes Jam Pauline Kael, perhaps the most passionate and formative of all American film critics, was able to transform 20th century cinema with.
Kael dubbed the film "Slimelight" and began publishing film criticism regularly in magazines. Kael later explained her writing style: "I worked to loosen my style—to get away from the term-paper pomposity that we learn at college.
I wanted the sentences to breathe, to have the sound of a human voice.". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. "Raising Kane" is a book-length essay by American film critic Pauline Kael, in which she revived controversy over the authorship of the screenplay for the film Citizen Kane.
Kael celebrated screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, first-credited co-author of the screenplay, and denigrated the contributions of Orson Welles, who co-wrote, produced and directed. By Alan Jacobs Novem In early Pauline Kael published a pair of essays in the New Yorker about Citizen Kane, on the 30th anniversary of that film’s creation.
Most people, critics and audiences alike, consider Casablanca the greatest love story on film. It is ranked #2 on the American Film Institute Top Films of all time and took home Oscar gold for Best Picture and Director.
The film is filled with many memorable quotes, characters and scenes. Most consider it a perfect film, except Pauline Kael. It is one of the few films ever made inside a major studio in the United States in a picture which he thinks must be the best picture he ever saw.
Pauline Kael wrote for The New. Who says film critics always get it right. We rounded up the best bad reviews of classic movies, trashed by everyone from Roger Ebert to Pauline Kael.
by Pauline Kael If ever there was a great example of how the best popular movies come out of a merger of commerce and art, The Godfather is it. The movie starts from a trash novel that is generally considered gripping and compulsively readable, though (maybe because movies more than satisfy my appetite for trash) I found it unreadable.
Pauline Kael () was likely the most powerful, and personal, movie critic of the 20th century. Writing for The New Yorker and publishing a dozen best-selling books, she ruthlessly pursued what made a movie or an actor’s performance work, or not, and why. Her passion made her both admired and despised amongst her readers and her subjects.
Read Movie and TV reviews from Pauline Kael on Rotten Tomatoes, where critics reviews are aggregated to tally a Certified Fresh, Fresh or Rotten Tomatometer score. Documentary on mid-century film critic Pauline Kael, “What She Said: The Art Of Pauline Kael,” accompanied by seven of her favorites, including five on 35mm: Robert Altman’s essential “McCabe & Mrs.
Miller,” Renoir’s “The River,” “Bonnie and Clyde,” Scorsese’s “Mean Streets,” De Palma’s “Casualties of War,” as well as Bertolucci’s “Last Tango in Paris. A second part of this series, “Kael Kael Bang Bang: The Pauline Kael/Clint Eastwood Secret Wars” will appear shortly.
Jasun Horsley is an existential detective, cultural commentator, and author of several books, including The Secret Life of Movies, Seen & Not Seen, Dark Oasis, Prisoner of. Kael could be very good when writing about actors, and also about the impact of films on culture at large.
More than her notorious review of Last Tango in Paris (which is a bit over the top), she wrote an excellent early piece about On the Waterfront which perfectly captured Marlon Brando's impact on. For a more extended discussion, see Pauline Kael's book Going Steady.
The Night of the Hunter US (): Thriller 93 min, No rating, Black & White, Available on videocassette and laserdisc Despite its peculiar overtones of humor, this is one of the most frightening movies ever made (and truly frightening movies become classics of a kind).
The acid wit of Pauline Kael: how America's sharpest film critic changed the way we watch movies Save 'The dirty reality of death': Kael made her. How Pauline Kael changed movie criticism dismiss this as undoubtedly the best movie ever made in Pittsburgh, but it also happens to be one of the most gruesomely terrifying movies ever made.