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Literally every regular human I know owns zip ties. This is like Pauline Kael on steroids.

David Fincher's "Mank" has re-ignited a 50-year-old feud between Pauline Kael, Peter Boganovich and Orson Welles

Sean Connery was cast as James Bond without a screen test. His talent was obvious. And from then on, Connery, who died at 90, was never out of place on screen. "I don’t know any man since Cary Grant that men have wanted to be so much,” Pauline Kael wrote.

Sean Connery was cast as James Bond without a screen test. His talent was obvious. And from then on, Connery, who died at 90, was never out of place on screen. "I don’t know any man since Cary Grant that men have wanted to be so much,” Pauline Kael wrote.

Noting his supreme confidence, the late film critic Pauline Kael once wrote, "I don't know any man since Cary Grant that men have wanted to be so much"

Sean Connery was cast as James Bond without a screen test. His talent was obvious. And from then on, Connery, who died at 90, was never out of place on screen. "I don’t know any man since Cary Grant that men have wanted to be so much,” Pauline Kael wrote.

Oh, my, I liked this very much. Haunting and poignant and baffling and lingering. (with a special cameo by the critical voice of Pauline Kael)

A reading from Pauline Kael on star power, then the thoughtful @MarkHarrisNYC  (PICTURES AT A REVOLUTION) plays along with our family on film lit and the future of filmmaking. Don't be put off by me calling him thoughtful! Funny, too!

@fakePOULTER  @PGATOURSMartinT  @PaigeSpiranachis  is all very true. But, as Pauline Kael would surely point out, the teen comedy genre traffics in well-established archetypes. I can't single-handedly change the movie business!

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The film critic Pauline Kael tried for years to get the word ‘shit’ printed in The New Yorker but was never successful. However, in the summer of 1979, when she was on leave, the editor allowed another writer to quote the opening lines of Apocalypse Now: ‘Saigon. Shit’.

The “I haven’t seen anyone on twitter doing X” response reminds me of Pauline Kael saying she only knew one person who voted for Nixon; an acknowledgement of a degree of insularity. Follow more people maybe?

“Cary Grant must be the most publicly seduced male the world has known.” A 1975 profile by Pauline Kael:

“Cary Grant has said that even he wanted to be Cary Grant.” A 1975 profile by Pauline Kael: #longreads 

Gene Wilder, who died today, was once described by Pauline Kael as “a magnetic blur.”

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“Cary Grant has said that even he wanted to be Cary Grant.” From #TNYarchive , Pauline Kael’s Profile of the actor:

“Cary Grant always looks as if he’d just come from a workout in a miracle gym.” Pauline Kael’s 1975 Profile:

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