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Author Kael, Pauline.

Title The age of movies : selected writings of Pauline Kael / edited by Sanford Schwartz.

Imprint New York : Library of America, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.437 KAE    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    791.437 KAE    Available
Description xxiv, 828 p. : port. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction / Sanford Schwartz -- Movies, the Desperate Art -- from I Lost it at the Movies. The Glamour of Delinquency ; The Golden Coach ; Shoeshine ; Breathless, and the Daisy Miller Doll ; West Side Story ; Lolita ; Jules and Jim ; Billy Budd ; Yojimbo ; Devi ; Hud, Deep in the Divided Heart of Hollywood -- from Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Laurence Olivier as Othello ; Marlon Brando: An American Hero ; Movie Brutalists ; Tourist in the City of Youth [Blow-up] ; Movies on Television ; Orson Welles: There Ain't No Way [Falstaff / Chimes at Midnight] ; Bonnie and Clyde -- from Going Steady. Movies as Opera [China Is Near] ; A Minority Movie [La Chinoise] ; Faces ; A Sign of Life [Shame] ; Trash, Art, and the Movies ; Saintliness [Simon of the Desert] -- from Deeper into Movies. The Bottom of the Pit [Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid] ; High School ; Fellini's "Mondo Trasho" [Fellini Satyricon] ; Notes on Heart and Mind ; The Poetry of Images [The Conformist] ; Pipe Dream [McCabe & Mrs. Miller] ; Helen of Troy, Sexual Warrior [The Trojan Women] ; Louis Malle's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog [Murmur of the Heart] ; Urban Gothic [The French Connection] ; The Fall and Rise of Vittorio De Sica [The Garden of the Finzi-Continis] ; Stanley Strangelove [A Clockwork Orange] ; Alchemy [The Godfather] ; Collaboration and Resistance [The Sorrow and the Pity] -- from Reeling. Tango [Last Tango in Paris] ; Pop Versus Jazz [Lady Sings the Blues] ; The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Book ; Days and Nights in the Forest ; A Rip-Off with Genius [Marilyn] ; After Innocence [The Last American Hero] ; Everyday Inferno [Mean Streets] ; Movieland-- The Bums' Paradise [The Long Goodbye] ; Moments of Truth [The Iceman Cometh] ; Politics and Thrills ; Survivor [Sleeper] ; Killing Time [Magnum Force] ; Cicely Tyson Goes to the Fountain [The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman] ; The Used Madonna [The Mother and the Whore] ; When the Saints Come Marching In [Lenny] ; Fathers and Sons [The Godfather, Part II] ; Beverly Hills as a Big Bed [Shampoo] ; Coming: Nashville -- from When the Lights Go Down. The Man from Dream City [Cary Grant] ; All for Love [The Story of Adèle H.] ; Walking into Your Childhood [The Magic Flute] ; Notes on the Nihilist Poetry of Sam Peckinpah [The Killer Elite] ; The Artist as a Young Comedian [Next Stop, Greenwich Village] ; Underground Man [Taxi Driver] ; Sparkle ; Notes on Evolving Heroes, Morals, Audiences ; Hot Air [Network] ; Marguerite Duras [The Truck] ; A Woman for All Seasons? [Julia] ; Shivers [The Fury] ; Fear of Movies ; Bertrand Blier ; The God-Bless-America Symphony [The Deer Hunter] ; Pods [Invasion of the Body Snatchers] -- from Taking It All In. Why Are Movies So Bad? or, The Numbers ; The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith ; The Man Who Made Howard Hughes Sing [Melvin and Howard] ; Used Cars ; Religious Pulp, or The Incredible Hulk [Raging Bull] ; Atlantic City ; Hey, Torquemada [History of the World, Part I] ; Portrait of the Artist as a Young Gadgeteer [Blow Out] ; Pennies from Heaven ; Shoot the Moon ; Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip ; E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial ; Up the River [Fitzcarraldo, Burden of Dreams] ; Tootsie ; Memory [The Night of the Shooting Stars] -- from State of the Art. A Masterpiece [The Leopard] ; The Perfectionist [Yentl] ; Golden Kimonos [The Makioka Sisters] -- from Hooked. Out There and In Here [Blue Velvet] ; Irish Voices [The Dead] ; The Lady from the Sea [High Tide] -- from Movie Love. Unreal [Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown] ; A Wounded Apparition [Casualties of War] ; Satyr [My Left Foot] ; The Grifters.
Subject Motion pictures -- Reviews.
Added Author Schwartz, Sanford, 1946-
ISBN 9781598531091

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