By Pauline Kael
Clever, humorous, and unforgettable, Pauline Kael is the main fascinating and influential movie critic in the USA. Her skill to skewer an actor or director and her wit, perception, and thorough wisdom of the movie company make her by way of a long way the main worthwhile commonplace observer of the motion picture scene. This new assortment covers motion pictures that experience pop out because the past 1985 version.
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The Sandlot (1993) I can practically hear you getting fatter. —— Tommy Boy (1995) Were you born worthless, or did you have to work at it? —— Kate and Leopold (2001) Are you eating a tomato, or is that your nose? —You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (1939) I crap bigger than you. —— City Slickers (1991) 48 BTESID 01 06/18/04 4:00 PM INTELLECTUALS Page 49 You think too much, that is your trouble. —— Annie Hall (1977) INTERNET For me, the Internet is just another way of being rejected by women. —You’ve Got Mail (1998) 49 BTESID 01 06/18/04 4:00 PM Page 50 J JOY I like joy; I want to be joyous.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) It was in the reign of George III that the aforesaid personages lived and quarreled — good or bad, handsome or ugly, rich or poor—they are all equal now. ——Barry Lyndon (1975) The men who build empires die, and empires die, too. —Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) 20 BTESID 01 06/18/04 4:00 PM Page 21 How to deal with death is at least as important as how to deal with life. —Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) What do you got to lose? You come from nothing, you’re going back to nothing.
The People vs. M. that matter. ——Marlene Dietrich If you need to know the measure of a man, you simply count his friends. —The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) 31 BTESID 01 06/18/04 FRIENDS 4:00 PM Page 32 You can’t take it with you, so what good is it? Near as I can see, the only thing you can take with you is the love of your friends. —You Can’t Take It with You (1938) It happens sometimes; friends come in and out of our lives like busboys in a restaurant. —— Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) Friendship is constant in all things save in the ofﬁce and affairs of love.
5001 Nights at the Movies by Pauline Kael