I lost it at the movies: film writings, 1954-1965

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M. Boyars, Jan 1, 1994 - Performing Arts - 250 pages
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I Lost It at the Movies is vintage Kael on such classics of post-war cinema as On the Waterfront, Smiles of a Summer Night, West Side Story, The Seven Samurai, Lolita, Jules et Jim, etc., writing comments so fresh and direct, it's as if the movies had only been released last week.

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Ms. Kael was a fine writer. - Goodreads
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All of Kael's writing is about Kael, never the movie. - Goodreads

Review: I Lost it at the Movies: Film Writings, 1954-1965 (The Film Writings #1)

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Ms. Kael was a fine writer. Her reviews and opinions are wry, engaging and clear evidence of an educated mind at work. There is no doubt she loved the cinema down to her very bones. Had I seen a few ... Read full review

Review: I Lost it at the Movies: Film Writings, 1954-1965 (The Film Writings #1)

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Dear Pauline. When she was right, no one could top her. When she wuz wrong (often), did it make any difference? ~~ Yes, she had her own fuked sex issues...but she was superbo writer; film critics today cant fart without stinking or, worse, boring. Read full review

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