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I'm not a movie buff, but for years I've always had books by Pauline Kael. They're different than most review books because rather than just review the movie she relates it to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by bob brocculeri
Heavily academic treatment/reviews of many films.....some so heavily academic that they had no meaning or interest to me. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bill M
If you're ever in the mood for conversational combat, go into a roomful of movie buffs and mention Pauline Kael. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Glenn J. Shea
Pauline Kael was probably the best film reviewer ever to put pen to paper. She digs deep into a movie and dissects the heck out of it to such an extent and with such a critical... Read morePublished 10 months ago by JimB
This book is an indispensable part of the library of any lover of movies. Kael was peerless and was a wonderful and vastly entertaining writer, as well as profoundly knowledgeable... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Greg Stanford
It covers her reviews from 1965-91. Kael is always amusing. It's fun to read her reviews of movies you loved or those you didn't. Read morePublished on September 13, 2013 by bkcrzy
This book is great, if you don't already own any Pauline Kael movie books. It's a compilation of several other volumes, with some new material. Read morePublished on April 12, 2013 by maymay
Two reasons to buy this book: Kael's essay on Citizen Kane and her essay on Carey Grant. Those two pieces alone make this a necessary work for every fan of cinema. Read morePublished on January 16, 2013 by J. Smallridge
Pauline Kael was as influential in my movie-viewing pursuits as Nat Hentoff was in my early love of jazz. Read morePublished on July 2, 2010 by Giuseppe C.