I Lost It at the Movies

ISBN-10: 0714529753

ISBN-13: 9780714529752

Edition: 2001

Authors: Pauline Kael

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This is the essential Kael collection covering 1954-1965, by the writer widely regarded in the States as the best film critic around, on brilliant form on such classics as On The Waterfront, West Side Story, Seven Samurai and Lolita.
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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

James Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York, on March 22, 1947. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1969 and received a M. A. from Vanderbilt University in 1970. His first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, was written while he was working in a mental institution and was rejected by 26 publishers before being published and winning the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery. He is best known as the creator of Alex Cross, the police psychologist hero of such novels as Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls. Cross has been portrayed on the silver screen by Morgan Freeman. He also writes the Women's Murder Club series, as well as the Maximum Ride series, Daniel X series, the Witch and Wizard series, and the Middle School series for children. He has won numerous awards including the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Reader's Digest Reader's Choice Award. He also made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012 with his title I Funny: A Middle School Story and again in 2013 with his title Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!, 12th of Never, Alex Cross, Run, Confessions: The Private School Murders, Cross My Heart and The Christmas Wedding. Patterson is the co-author of Guilty Wives (2012) and Mistress (2013) with David Ellis. First Love, co-authored with Emily Raymond, made the New York Times bestseller list in January, 2014. James Patterson co-authored Private L.A. with Mark Sullivan and it made The New York Times Best Seller List in March 2014. Patterson also made The New York Times Best Seller List with Unlucky 13, Invisible, Treasure Hunters: Danger Down the Nile, and children's title Ultimate Showdown, book 5 in the Middle Scholl Series, in 2014.

Introduction: Zeitgeist and Poltergeist; Or, Are Movies Going to Pieces?
Fantasies of the Art-House Audience
The Glamour of Delinquency
Commitment and the Straitjacket
Hud, Deep in the Divided Heart of Hollywood
Retrospective Reviews: Movies Remembered with Pleasure
The Earrings of Madame de ... (1953)
The Golden Coach (1953)
Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
La Grande Illusion (1937)
Forbidden Games (1952)
Shoeshine (1947)
The Beggar's Opera (1953)
The Seven Samurai (1954)
Broadcasts and Reviews, 1961-1963
Breathless, and the Daisy Miller Doll
The Cousins
Canned Americana
West Side Story
One, Two, Three
The Mark
The Innocents
A View from the Bridge, and a Note on The Children's Hour
The Day the Earth Caught Fire
The Come-Dressed-As-the-Sick-Soul-of-Europe Parties: La Notte, Last Year at Marienbad, La Dolce Vita
A Taste of Honey
Shoot the Piano Player
Jules and Jim
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
Fires on the Plain (Nobi)
Replying to Listeners
Billy Budd
How the Long Distance Runner Throws the Race
8 1/2 Confessions of a Movie Director
Is There a Cure for Film Criticism? Or, Some Unhappy Thoughts on Siegfried Kracauer's Theory of Film: The Redemption of Physical Reality
Circles and Squares
Morality Plays Right and Left
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