- Pauline,1919–2001, U.S. film critic.
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It is republished here with permission from Kael's daughter; please enjoy the review, originally titled, “Three Cheers.”The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession
November 22, 2014
Across the table, Kael was looking at me, smiling and tapping out the same beat.
In the interest of full disclosure, Kael was a friend of mine.
Was there ever a critic who could conjure up a great performance like Kael?
He remembers hanging out with her, says she is still worth reading, and offers up his favorite Kael zingers.