From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Pauline Kael (June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was a Jewish-American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991. She was known for her "witty, biting, highly opinionated, and sharply focused" movie reviews.
- I Lost It at the Movies (1965)
- Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (1968) ISBN 0-31648-163-7
- Going Steady (1969) ISBN 0-55305-880-0
- Deeper Into Movies (1973) ISBN 0-7145-0941-8
- Reeling (1976)
- When The Lights Go Down (1980) ISBN 0-03042-511-5
- 5001 Nights at the Movies (1982, revised in 1984 and 1991) ISBN 0-8050-1367-9
- Taking It All In (1984) ISBN 0-03069-362-4
- State of the Art (1987) ISBN 0-71452-869-2
- Hooked (1989)
- Movie Love (1991)
- For Keeps (1994)
- Raising Kane, and other essays (1996)
Selected reviews and essays
- "Trash, Art, and the Movies", essay published in the Feb. 1969 issue of Harper's.
- "Raising Kane", book-length essay on the making of Citizen Kane published in the Feb. 20, 1971 and Feb. 27, 1971 issues of The New Yorker.
- "Stanley Strangelove", review of A Clockwork Orange from a January 1972 issue of The New Yorker.
- "The Man From Dream City", profile of Cary Grant from the August 14, 1975 issue of The New Yorker.
- "Why Are Movies So Bad? Or, The Numbers", essay published in the June 23, 1980 issue of The New Yorker.
- "A Passage to India, Unloos'd Dreams", review of A Passage to India from the January 14, 1985 issue of The New Yorker.
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