Friday, June 14, 2019

Centenary appreciation …

… The warrior critic: in praise of Pauline Kael | Film | The Guardian. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Kael’s legendary essay-review about Bonnie and Clyde was published in 1967 in the New Yorker. For a movie critic to read it now is to experience a mix of emotions: glee, euphoria, fascination, exhilaration and shame that you are not doing anything like as passionate and glorious in your own work.

No comments:

Post a Comment