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  • Some highlights you can find on his site include Yakuza-Eiga: A Primer, which he wrote for Film Comment in 1974 and his 2001 essay in Film Comment on his break from Pauline Kael called Pauline Kael 1919 – 2001: My Family Drama.

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  • Updates, 8 / 1: "As I watched the attractive aristocrats and climbers in his films mope through their empty lives, a part of me wanted to be just like those people: self-absorbed and miserable, perhaps, but also fashionable and sexy," recalls Pauline Kael recognized this contradiction in a famous essay, '

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  • To paraphrase Pauline Kael on Barbra Streisand, I'm finding myself falling out of like with Kathy Griffin.

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  • Can you name me one well-known film commentator that’s not a man and doesn’t have the name Pauline Kael?

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  • Even if Pauline Kael, the influential New Yorker film critic, gushed torrents of praise for him at the time, Brian De Palma never gets enough credit.

    Awakened Identities

  • Time and Newsweek did cover stories, and it provoked the most lavish praise The New Yorker's Pauline Kael ever heaped on a film, writing that it had altered the face of an art form.

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  • Pauline Kael, who reviewed movies for the The New Yorker for many years, was considered by many to be the goddess of film critics.

    Warren Adler: I Found it at the Movies

  • His sometimes over-the-top films could be polarizing, and provoked Pauline Kael to say they "cheapen everything they touch."

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  • While I hold no particular brief for the Stuart Rosenberg movie, which Pauline Kael dismissed as "a tearjerker for hip high-school students", the stage version cannot compete with it on one simple level: the evocation of a chain-gang's sufferings under a scorching Florida sun.

    Cool Hand Luke – review

  • Pauline Kael called it "the first American film that is a fascist work of art."

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