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Million Dollar Movie

Posted By Alex Belth On August 26, 2010 @ 12:50 pm In Bronx Banter,Million Dollar Movie | Comments Disabled

You guys know that I’m a Pauline Kael junkie, but if I had to choose just one book of film criticism [1] I just might go with this:


Agee has two great long pieces in this collection–”Undirectable Director,” on John Huston, and another one, written for Life, on the golden age of silent comedy. But what I really love, are the brief reviews Agee did for The Nation and Time. Doesn’t matter that I haven’t seen most of the movies or even if I agree with his take. Agee is just a pleasure to read.

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[1] one book of film criticism: http://www.amazon.com/Agee-Film-Criticism-Comment-Library/dp/0375755292

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