Peter Vaughan, My favorite movies as a child were the Bebe Daniels comedies—I suppose they were the movie equivalent of the series books one reads at that age. Stars: | Gross: Director: In the golden age of film criticism, no reviewer was more fierce and more opinionated than Pauline Kael. A small-time hood tries to keep the peace between his friend Johnny and Johnny's creditors. Ronee Blakley, 4,313 Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship. Director: 67,810 Dimitri Kirsanoff Leo McCarey | | | The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. 111 min | Gross: Director: A couple is brutally murdered in the working-class district of Paris. | Wallace Shawn, Comedy, Family, Romance. | By the end of the 1960s, Kael was in New York, where she would change the face of film criticism — and, in some cases, the film industry itself — with her column in the New Yorker magazine. 23,698 Rob Garver: She was an artist because she had a gift and she cared enough to take it as far as she could go. | Comedy, Drama, Music. | Gross: | Director: Short, Drama. While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby. | Action, Adventure, Western. Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sam Peckinpah Director: Rene Auberjonois, | Yves Montand, 110 min 160 min Edmond O'Brien, Votes: Julie Christie, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Tom Skerritt, Warren Beatty, 21,989 Director: Drama. Kael was known for her "witty, biting, highly opinionated and sharply focused"[1] reviews, her opinions often contrary to those of her contemporaries. 126 min Critics from 1968 to 1991. T.P. Stars: | Stars: Martin Scorsese | David Proval, | Gross: Turner, Votes: Jim Sheridan Stars: Here are the French productions and corproductions featured in the series. Buff alert! Alison Whelan, Faye Dunaway, Janet Leigh, 85 Metascore. Director: Louis Malle Club pointed to Kael’s 1969 essay for Harper’s, “Trash, Art, and the Movies,” which Phipps describes as the closest thing Kael wrote to a mission statement. Zeppo Marx, R Stars: Tell us why you think Pauline Kael was an art maker. Keith Carradine, 127 min ... Pauline Kael's favorite film: "Menilmontant" Roger Ebert December 10, 2010. It may seem even fresher. | With Dirty Harry she insists that “violence has rarely been presented with such righteous relish” (Abrahams 421). | Yolande Beaulieu, Drama, History. A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment. 23,835 $1.75M, Not Rated One of the greatest and most fiercely opinionated film critics is celebrating her bicentenary. Irene Papas, Stars: She was one of the most influential American film critics of her era. 100 Movies Everyone Should See at Least Once, Don't Call Yourself a Film Buff Until You've Watched These 100 Movies, The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time, According to Statistics. Crime, Drama, Thriller. Bored waitress Bonnie Parker falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks. This cannot be undone. Director: 4.5 out of 5 stars 52. Paulette Dubost, | A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau. Warren Beatty, Gene Hackman, R ... Pauline Kael … 2001: A Space Odyssey (1969) Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is now considered one of the greatest films of all time. $81.60M, R Phoebe Brand, Movies That Pauline Kael Really Liked by edshu33 | created - 30 Jan 2013 | updated - 30 Jan 2013 | Public Favorite films of one of the finest critics ever. 116 min | Marcel Dalio, Quad Cinema celebrates Pauline Kael’s centennial with a special series of 25 movies she championed as well as a few she dismissed, as a film critic. | 135 min Harvey Keitel, Stars: A Berkeley dropout and single mother, Kael began writing about film in the early 1950s. | | Elliott Gould, Arthur Penn 77,234 The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael: A Library of America Special Publication Pauline Kael. Ernest Borgnine, John Travolta, William Devane, Votes: Donald Sutherland, Harpo Marx, Drama, Thriller. Favorite Films of Pauline Kael show list info. 119 min Robert Ryan, New York actors rehearse Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" in a dilapidated theatre. Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. $8.20M, R Director: | | | The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Pauline Kael Library of America 750 pp / $40. | ... And no critic since Kael can match her range of familiarity with the other arts-- opera especially, her favorite point of comparison. He was film critic at Village Voice from 1940, and professor of Film Studies at Columbia University, An extremely important and influential critic in the US, especially regarding auteur theory, later rivalled by Pauline Kael. Stars: Annielo Mele, $13.75M, R Stars: Pauline Kael, who died in 2001 but would have turned 100 today, looks down on my writing desk askance – or rather, 10 volumes of her reviews do. Created by Mouflon.. Favorited 34 times, disliked 1 time, added to 32 watchlists.. Pauline Kael, the New Yorker movie critic. Brenda Fricker, | Posted Jul 1, 2020. Cary Grant, $25.95. | $0.08M, Not Rated 113 min A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. Kael was known for her "witty, biting, highly opinionated and sharply focused" reviews, her opinions often contrary to those of her contemporaries. Stars: Jean Renoir | Vittorio De Sica Stars: 197 min Author: herb_guy. | Gross: ... Quad Cinema’s “Losing it at the Movies: Pauline Kael at 100” runs June 7-20. An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. | In commemoration of Kael’s centennial, here are a few of this fan’s favorite passages from her work. Pauline Kael’s review of Interiors is full of the same holes, but goes a step further in the way it reverts to her classic brand of ad hominem, faulting Woody Allen for his supposed Jewish (or non-Jewish?) The New Yorker. 1. | Director: | She gave all of herself to it—all her knowledge, experience, and talent. | William Holden, | Woody Allen wrote, directed, and stars in this obsessional pastiche, modelled on Fellini's 8 1/2 and shot in black-and-white that suggests a dupe of a dupe of 8 1/2. Robert Altman Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale. 120 min I chuckled when I read TCM's actual description of the documentary-- they referred to her as the "controversial" film critic, Pauline Kael. 5001 Nights at the Movies. A list of 286 films compiled on Letterboxd, including The African Queen (1951), Alice Adams (1935), All About Eve (1950), Aparajito (1956) and Arsenal (1929). Mila Parély, M/PG | Lillian Gish, | Gross: 38 min | Gross: 103 min Action, Biography, Crime. | Gross: | John Lithgow, F.A. (December 1964), from I Lost It at the Movies (1965). It's a notion that takes some growing used to, but Pauline Kael makes her case persuasively: "Almost every interesting American movie in the past few years has been directed by a Catholic." | Gross: Favorite Films of Pauline Kael - Page 2 show list info. ... "Roger Ebert loved movies." Favorite films of one of the finest critics ever. Amy Robinson, Votes: ... ABSOLUTE FAVOURITE: Ménilmontant (1926) "Димитрий Кирсанов [Dimitri Kirsanoff], a young Russian emigré who worked as a violinist in a Paris moviehouse, made one of the greatest of all experimental films--an exquisite, poetic 40-minute movie that is one of the least known masterpieces of the screen. Walter Catlett, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages. Howard Hawks Paperback. Tell us what you think about this feature. Groucho Marx, The sad implication in the title of this selection of writings by the late movie critic Pauline Kael is that the Age of Movies has passed, that movies matter less than they used to. Kirsten Sheridan, Votes: Stars: Stars: Stars: The Age of Movies, Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Pauline Kael and Our Un Peu Culture Pauline Kael did indeed lose it at the movies. Comedy, Musical, War. Karen Black, Biography, Drama. | Sorry to hear Andrew Sarris passed away today, 20th June 2012. François Périer, Votes: | Comedy, Drama, Romance. Director: | 11:30 p.m. Eastern "What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael" A documentary of the life and work of the famous New Yorker film critic. Angela Lansbury, Passed Shelley Duvall, Votes: She lost "it" in a sexual sense as implied by her first book's title. | Jean Pasquier, PG-13 Pauline Kael. Stars: Robert De Niro, 102 min A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger. Director: Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. Nancy Allen, Drama, Western. Comedy, Drama. Pauline Kael. Daniel Day-Lewis, | Director: | 67,347 She is regarded as one of the most influential American film critic of her day.[2][3]. 87 min | Jasun Horsley is an existential detective, cultural commentator, and author of several books, including The Secret Life of Movies, Seen & Not Seen, Dark Oasis, Prisoner of … | Jerry Mayer, Votes: One of the most talked about hits of the 60s, it was a formative influence on the counterculture, and it was the movie that made Dustin Hoffman a star. Dustin Hoffman, $3.13M, R Crime, Drama, Mystery. Pauline Kael (/ k eɪ l /; June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991. A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene. Franco Interlenghi, | Sam Peckinpah 69 min Later on, the narrative follows the lives of their two daughters, both in love with a Parisian thug and leading them to separate ways. Director: The infamous film critic Pauline Kael's top rated films as of the time of her demise in 2001. 14,193 Comedy, Drama, War. Stars: Andrew Sarris. | Charles Ruggles, Director: --From "Afterglow: A Last Conversation With Pauline Kael" by Francis Davis Another critic who loves it: Ed Howard. Dennis Franz, Votes: Bruno Ortensi, R Here are a few films most critics and viewers regard as classics, but which Pauline Kael did not care for. This site uses third party cookies for analytics and advertising. Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention. $2.18M, R Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc Instant Watch Options Crime, Drama, History. Chico Marx, About this list: Missing from letterboxd: -Swing Shift Director's Cut (1984) Stars: George Gaynes, A tenacious magistrate is determined not to let them get away with it. Michael J. Pollard, The Wages of Fear (1953) An existential thriller--the most original and shocking French melodrama of the 50s. | Guy Belmont, Kael does not care for justified violence in films in general. Director: Pauline Kael (/keɪl/; June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991. Although she died age 82 in 2001, today marks her 100 th birthday, the great Pauline Kael, who excelled as a wholly entertaining, bitchy, ecstatically harsh, disruptive, and utterly and contagiously passionate critic of films, being even more argumentative and aggressive than her male counterparts. 108 min John Frankenheimer At her height, as detailed in the new documentary “What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael,” she could make or break movies and careers. Sally Kellerman, Votes: D.W. Griffith Pauline Kael, who expressed her passion for movies in jaunty, jazzy prose as the longtime film critic for The New Yorker, died yesterday at her home in Great Barrington, Mass. Costa-Gavras Laurence Harvey, When Jun 7 - Jun 27, 2019 2019-06-07 00:00:00 2019-06-27 00:00:00 UTC Pauline Kael's favorite films at Quad. "Raising Kane", The New Yorker (1971-02-20 and 1971-02-27); reprinted in Kael… | $12.06M, Passed Mae Marsh, Brian De Palma | She was 82. | Her overview of the film is that it is a deeply immoral one with manipulative skills and “fascist potential” (421). 112 min | Gross: | $14.82M, R Pauline Kael's favourite movies. 70 Pauline Kael. | Other titles of her movie review collections in book form had a sexual connotation. 99,886 McKenna, PG | Robert Harron, A second part of this series, “Kael Kael Bang Bang: The Pauline Kael/Clint Eastwood Secret Wars” will appear shortly. Director: $14.74M, Not Rated | Nadia Sibirskaïa, Pauline Kael (/keɪl/; June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991. Robert Altman The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history. | Rinaldo Smordoni, 44,419 In Memoriam 1942-2013. 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