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“She is, indeed, the Edmund Wilson of film reviewers.” ―Larry McMurtry
“She's the best film critic we've got.” ―Details
“A great critic…with a body of criticism that can be compared with Shaw's criticism of music and the theatre.” ―The Times Literary Supplement (London)
“Kael changed the way we see. Poets aren't the only unacknowledged legislators of the world; great critics write the text as well.” ―San Francisco Examiner
In a nutshell: in a few words, what Pauline thinks about those 500 films, worth keeping it by your side to consult at different momentsPublished 3 months ago by alexandre m liberman
There is no indexing on the Kindle edition of this book rendering it almost useless. I suggest getting the paperback. I wish I could get my money back.Published 6 months ago by Dan Dixon
If you claim to like movies and do not have Pauline Kael's mammoth collection of capsule reviews in your library, then you're kidding yourself. Read morePublished 18 months ago by JasparLamarCrabb
This is a good book for movie aficionados. I always enjoyed Pauline Kael's movie reviews in the New Yorker. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Anita Young
One of the most literate of film reviewers this compilation gives a much deeper review of films than most of thos popular and shallow compilations. Read morePublished on November 24, 2013 by S. murugananda
This is a must-have book, but the Kindle edition was clearly a rush job. Typos and formatting errors are present on nearly every page. Read morePublished on October 5, 2013 by Amazon Customer
For those who might think that Pauline Kael couldn't write anything of value without a 1,500 word running start, here, in its entirety, is her opinion of the 1936 Hollywood costume... Read morePublished on April 17, 2013 by Roochak
Good condition and timely delivery. I was disappointed in the brevity of the reviews themselves. I wish she would have done less movies and more space on each.Published on March 21, 2011 by Johnathan D. Istre