T he critic Pauline Kael back in the Eighties drew a bead on the fantastically acclaimed Meryl Streep, observing that the actress makes a career out of seeming to overcome being miscast. That annoying habit of Steep's was still evident yesterday, ... National Review, 1 week ago
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After six decades and 43 films, Frederick Wiseman , whom Pauline Kael years ago called the most sophisticated intelligence in documentary, is now enjoying more attention than ever before. He was honored with a complete retrospective of his films at ...Oxford University Press - Academic, 2 weeks ago
By The late Debbie Reynolds best movie — indeed, the movie that critic Pauline Kael called probably the most enjoyable of all American movie musicals — will be shown on about 800 screens around the country in January. Singin in the Rain, the ...TV Week, 3 weeks ago Last Tango controversy revisits abusive sex... Dotemirates.com, 1 month ago
I like filmed theatre; I think there is a charge and a glamour about filmed plays and revues and vaudeville and music hall that one rarely gets from adaptations of novels or from those few screen originals. Filmed plays are often denigrated, ...Arts Journal, 3 weeks ago
ONE of my favorite writers in any genre is the USC humanities professor Leo Braudy, justly celebrated for his Frenzy of Renown, a history of fame going back to Alexander the Great. Braudy writes widely on literature, film, ancient civilizations. the ...Arts Journal, 1 day ago
Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films By Molly Haskell Yale University Press (228 pages, $25) Film critics are not usually celebrated for their sense of charity. Theyre not usually celebrated at all, actually. But the celebrated Molly Haskell is not ...Korea Herald, 6 days ago The Making of Steven Spielberg The New Republic Online, 1 week ago
By John Anderson Film critics are not usually celebrated for their sense of charity — theyre not usually celebrated at all, actually. But the celebrated Molly Haskell is not your usual film critic, and she commits the first of her many acts of ...Gulf Times, 6 days ago
Dr Garrett FitzGerald Donald Trump's colourful ascent to the US presidency has the experts at the Cortical Institute in the South East scratching their collective eggheads, says Dr Garrett FitzGerald Hey Mr Tangerine man, play a song for me, ...Irish Medical Times, 1 week ago
How has the role of a film critic changed in the last twenty years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights . The role of professional film critics over ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago
Casey Affleck, the best actor winner at Tuesday night's New York Film Critics Circle Awards, took the podium with some ammunition; a stack of bad reviews written about previous performances in his career. "Fortunately, he's not the lead," read an ...Variety, 2 weeks ago
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