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Wear Your Film Critic Nerdiness Like a Rock Star With This Pauline Kael T-Shirt

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 2, 2013 11:31 AM
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I'm not really in the habit of plugging products on this blog, but this one is just too cool -- okay, so cool may not be the right adjective so let's go with dorktastic -- to ignore.

Actually, Pauline Kael Did Occasionally Watch Movies More Than Once

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 20, 2012 2:29 PM
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An interesting tidbit that came out of our Criticwire panel discussion at the Digital Hollywood Summit.

Republican Election Woes Blamed on "Pauline Kaelism"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 12, 2012 11:32 AM
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The whole thing stems from Kael's famous comment on Richard Nixon's reelection in 1972.

Weekend Reel Reads: Mailer, Kael and Ruiz

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 26, 2012 12:48 PM
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This week's collection features a consideration of the films of Norman Mailer, a tribute to the prose style of Pauline Kael and a closer look at how Raul Ruiz' final film came to fruition.

The '70s, When Critics Mattered

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 16, 2012 4:19 PM
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  • 4 Comments
And why they still matter today, in a new way, thanks to three little letters.

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