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Bonnie and Clyde

In the late sixties, Pauline Kael’s exhilarating review of “Bonnie and Clyde” (her first for the New Yorker) burst upon the scene, announcing a revolution in cinematic taste.

Oct 1967
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Trash, Art, and the Movies

“Does trash corrupt? A nutty Puritanism still flourishes in the arts, not just in the schoolteachers’ approach of wanting art to be ‘worthwhile,’ but in the higher reaches of academic life with those ideologues who denounce us for enjoying trash … . Do even Disney and Doris Day movies do us lasting harm? I’ve never known a person I thought had been harmed by them … ”

Feb 1969
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Floating

Oct 1989
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A Wounded Apparition

Aug 1989
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Fogged In

Jan 1989
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Raising Kane

Orson Welles’ masterpiece turns 30.

Feb 1971
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New Age Daydreams

Dec 1990
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Mother, Husband, Brother

Nov 1990
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Hits

Oct 1990
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Tumescence as Style

Is GoodFellas a great movie?

Sep 1990
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The 54th

Feb 1990
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Potency

Jan 1990
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Melodrama/Cartoon/Mess

Jan 1990
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Pulling the Rug Out

Dec 1989
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Busty, Twisty, Fishy

Dec 1989
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Vanity, Vanities

Jan 1991
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Second Takes

Nov 1989
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The Doctor and the Director

Feb 1991
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Tourist in the City of Youth

Feb 1967
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*Fahrenheit 451*

Dec 1966
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Movie Brutalists

Sep 1966