5001 Nights at the Movies

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Henry Holt and Company, 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)

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This book took me over a year to finish (slow and read in fits and starts) and it was time well spent on all those short subway rides. I love reading good film criticism. In this age there is an ... Read full review

Review: 5001 Nights at the Movies (The Film Writings)

User Review  - Evelyn - Goodreads

This book took me over a year to finish (slow and read in fits and starts) and it was time well spent on all those short subway rides. I love reading good film criticism. In this age there is an ... Read full review

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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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