5001 Nights at the Movies

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Macmillan, May 15, 1991 - Performing Arts - 945 pages
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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

Contents

I
1
II
42
III
112
IV
168
V
208
VI
232
VII
275
VIII
313
XV
538
XVI
561
XVII
606
XVIII
610
XIX
649
XX
740
XXI
802
XXII
811

IX
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X
377
XI
389
XII
403
XIII
444
XIV
513
XXIII
821
XXIV
852
XXV
853
XXVI
862
XXVII
867
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Pauline Kael won the National Book Award for her film criticism in 1974. The film critic for The New Yorker from 1968 to 1991, she is the author of more than a dozen books on the movies.

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