The Age of Movies

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The Age of Movies

Selected Writings of Pauline Kael

By Pauline Kael; Sanford Schwartz (Editor)

Library of America, Hardcover, 9781598531091, 828pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 2011

Kael delivers appraisals of films that defined an era, along with many others, some awaiting rediscovery, all providing the occasion for masterpieces of observation and insight, alive on every page. 750 pp. 8,000 print.

About the Author
Pauline Kael reached national attention in the 1960s, first in a brief stint as critic for The New Republic, finally as a longtime fixture at The New Yorker (1968-1991). She was considered by many to be the most influential American film critic of the last 50 years.She died in September of 2001."

Thursday, Nov 3, 2011

American film critic Pauline Kael was a brash, exuberant female writer at a time when most of her colleagues were buttoned up � and male. The Age of Movies, a new collection of selected essays and movie reviews from Kael, showcases the gutsy and passionate style that made her a household name. More at

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