5001 Nights at the Movies
The intelligent person’s guide to the movies, with more than 2,800 reviews Look up a movie in this guide, and chances are you’ll find yourself reading on about the next movie and the next. Pauline Kael’s reviews aren’t just provocative---they’re addictive.
These brief, informative reviews, written for the “Goings On About Town” section of The New Yorker, provide an immense range of listings---a masterly critical history of American and foreign film. This is probably the only movie guide you’ll want to read for the sheer pleasure of it.
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Review: 5001 Nights at the Movies (The Film Writings)User Review - James - Goodreads
So great that all other film writing seems even more pointless than it already is. Read full review
Review: 5001 Nights at the Movies (The Film Writings)User Review - Stephen - Goodreads
Hard to dispute Kael's standing as a premier movie critic though, of course, one can always dispute her opnions of particular movies. A great book to keep around for quick browsing. At times, Kael ... Read full review