Originally written for The New Yorker magazine between June 1980 and June 1983, her reviews bring to life over 150 films including Blade Runner, Tootsie, The Return of the Jedi. Her scathing essay, 'Why Are Movies So Bad' is also included in which Miss Kael takes on the Hollywood money-men whose love of a swift and easy financial return has led to the alarming number of truly bad films which are on show today.
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Winner of the American National Book Award for her film criticism in 1974, Pauline Kael was, until her retirement in 1974, a reviewer and critic of films and filming for over thirty years. Other titles by Pauline Kael available from Marion Boyars are: I Lost It At the Movies, Going Steady, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Reeling, When The Lights Go Down, Taking It All In, State of the Art, Hooked, Movie Love, Raising Kane and Other Essays and 5001 Nights at the Movies.
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