When the lights go down

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Apr 1, 1980 - Performing Arts - 592 pages
2 Reviews
Brings together all of Kael's writings for The New Yorker over the past four years, including her famous profile of Cary Grant and her reviews of some two hundred films of the late 1970s

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Review: When the Lights Go Down: Film Writings, 1975-1980 (The Film Writings #6)

User Review  - Vincent - Goodreads

I don't always agree, but she was very writer and had certainly given a lot of thought to film. I think sometimes she is a bit anti-art film but maybe that is not such a bad thing--keeps us all in check. A good story is, after all, a good story. Read full review

Review: When the Lights Go Down: Film Writings, 1975-1980 (The Film Writings #6)

User Review  - Paul Dinger - Goodreads

Her reviews of Jaws, The Eyes of Laura Mars, and Taxi Driver under the heading of an essay on the Fear of movies is what makes this volumne one of her best and for Pauline Kael that is saying a lot. She is the lone voice to hate Star Wars and yet praise Jaws. She was a great author. Read full review

Contents

The Man from Dream City
3
Lazarus Laughs
35
Royal Flash
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Copyright

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