Pauline Kael
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Kiss Kiss Bangs Bangs: Pauline Kael, Lester Bangs and the Twitter Age
15 Sep 2013 // 10:14 PM

Maybe if one writes reviews like they're the only things that matter, the way Pauline Kael and Lester Bangs did, then writing reviews is enough.

The Critic As Artful Gadfly: Pauline Kael
14 Nov 2012 // 5:20 PM

At her best, Pauline Kael was everything a film critic should be: passionate, knowledgable, in love with the movies and writing about them, willing to defend her reviews, and vicious. She was also everything movie goers despise in a critic: well-educated, argumentative, stubborn, and vicious.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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