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"Kevin Costner has feathers in his hair and feathers in his head. The Indians should have called him 'Plays with Camera.'" -- Pauline Kael
Pauline Kael (June 19, 1919 –September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991. Earlier in her career her works were published by City Lights, McCall's and The New Republic.

Kael was known for her "witty, biting, highly opinionated, and sharply focused" reviews, her opinions often contrary to those of her contemporaries. She is often regarded as the most influential American film critic of her day.

She left a lasting impression on many major critics, including Armond White, whose reviews are similarly non-conformist, and Roger Ebert, who has said that Kael "had a more positive influence on the climate for film in America than any other single person over the last three decades." Owen Gleiberman said she "was more than a great critic. She re-invented the form, and pioneered an entire aesthetic of writing. She was like the Elvis or the Beatles of film criticism."

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Total Books: 71
The Age of Movies Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
2020 - The Age of Movies Selected Writings of Pauline Kael [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787547737064
ISBN-10: 7547737064
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Citizen Kane
2002 - Citizen Kane [Methuen Film] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413771872
ISBN-10: 0413771873
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Deeper into Movies
1998 - Deeper Into Movies (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780714509419
ISBN-10: 0714509418
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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When the Lights Go Down Film Writings 19751980
1998 - When the Lights Go Down Film Writings 19751980 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714527260
ISBN-10: 0714527262
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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State of the Art Film Writings 19831985
1998 - State of the Art Film Writings 19831985 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780714529141
ISBN-10: 0714529141
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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For Keeps 30 Years at the Movies
1996 - For Keeps 30 Years at the Movies (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780452273085
ISBN-10: 0452273080
Genres: Reference, Humor & Entertainment
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Raising Kane and Other Essays
1996 - Raising Kane and Other Essays (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714530147
ISBN-10: 071453014X
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For Keeps
1994 - For Keeps (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525938965
ISBN-10: 0525938966
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference, Humor & Entertainment
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I Lost It at the Movies Film Writings 19541965
1994 - I Lost It at the Movies Film Writings 19541965 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714529752
ISBN-10: 0714529753
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Going Steady Film Writings 19681969
1994 - Going Steady Film Writings 19681969 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714529769
ISBN-10: 0714529761
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Movie Love
1992 - Movie Love (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714529530
ISBN-10: 0714529532
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Movie Love Complete Reviews 19881991
1991 - Movie Love Complete Reviews 19881991 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780452266353
ISBN-10: 0452266351
Genres: Reference, Humor & Entertainment
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5001 Nights at the Movies
1991 - 5001 Nights at the Movies (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780805013672
ISBN-10: 0805013679
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Hooked
1989 - Hooked [A William Abrahams Book] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525247050
ISBN-10: 052524705X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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The Citizen Kane Book
1988 - The Citizen Kane Book (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780879100162
ISBN-10: 0879100168
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Substores
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State of the Art
1987 - State of the Art [Arena Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099496007
ISBN-10: 0099496003
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Taking it All in
1987 - Taking It All In [Arena Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780099481706
ISBN-10: 0099481707
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Taking It All In Film Writings 19801983 Film Writings 19801983
1986 - Taking It All in Film Writings 19801983 Film Writings 19801983 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780714528410
ISBN-10: 0714528412
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State of the Art 2
1985 - State of the Art 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525243694
ISBN-10: 0525243690
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference
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The Citizen Kane Book Illustrated with Over Forty Stills and Frame Enlargements
5001 Nights at the Movies A Guide from A to Z
1985 - 5001 Nights at the Movies a Guide From a to Z (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805006193
ISBN-10: 0805006192
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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