I Lost It at the Movies

I Lost It at the Movies

By Pauline Kael

Marion Boyars Publishers, Paperback, 9780714529752, 250pp.

Publication Date: January 1994

"I Lost it at the Movies" is vintage Kael on such classics of post-War cinema as "On the Waterfront, Smiles of a Summer Night, West Side Story, The Seven Samurai, Lolita, Jules et Jim" etc. Her comments are so fresh and direct, it's as if the movies had only been released last week.

About the Author
Pauline Kael won the National Book Award for her film criticism in 1974. The film critic for "The New Yorker" from 1968 to 1991, she is the author of more than a dozen books on the movies.