Archive for: Pauline Kael

A Good Holding Vessel

On being a teacher and not liking Harry Potter or Pokemon.

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Mistaking the Movies for the Trees

This essay first appeared on Splice Today. ____________________________ As a first time reader of Pauline Kael, I was surprised to discover that she’s boring as fuck. Okay, to be fair, she’s sometimes slightly less boring than that. Going Steady, her third volume from 1968 and the one which I happened to get my hands on, […]

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