Posts Tagged “Pauline Kael”

Hardcore: Paul Schrader in the 70′s – 1

08.29.2010  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series

Inspired by Elliot Lavine’s typically-inspired grab-bag film series NOT NECESSARILY NOIR, currently in progress at the Roxie Theater, I’ve been contemplating a particular theme (from among many possible) dealing with several works in this series, most of which have yet to play:

Nobody has ever talked more cogently about film than Paul S... More

Four Dialogues 4: On Elaine May

08.28.2009  |  By
Filed under: Conversations

Earlier this summer Miriam Bale asked if I might contribute to a weeklong compendium of comedy criticism under the title Comedy v. Criticism—this leading towards a screening of Elaine May’s film Ishtar at DCTV in New York on August 31st. (Richard Brody’s blurb on it here.) Miriam and I have talked about May for years, and this seemed ... More