Posts Tagged ‘pauline kael’

Crazy Kael.

16Dec11

I began and finished A Last Conversation with Pauline Kael today. It’s a nice little book, both easygoing and short whilst retaining a decent amount of insight. It’s written in transcript form based on an interview with Kael by a close friend – another, younger critic whose first form of contact with her was a letter […]


Shelley Duvall (Pam), Christopher Walken (Duane Hall), Carol Kane (Allison), Diane Keaton (Annie Hall), Woody Allen (Alvy Singer). Directed by Woody Allen. Screenplay by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman. Rating: 15. Running time: 93 minutes. Why do Woody Allen characters always feel like they are not characters at all, but only alter-egos of the man […]