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Critic’s Picks: A June To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Queer classics, Indian cinema masters, the Coen brothers and favorites of former New Yorker critic Pauline Kael are among highlights from the Los Angeles retrospective and revival scene this month.

‘What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael’: Film Review | Telluride 2018

Rob Garver's doc 'What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael' dives into the life, career, personality and legacy of the fierce and famous film critic for The New Yorker.

‘Orson Welles’s Last Movie’: Book Review

Josh Karp's wild, star-studded history of the director's final film is a must-read for cinema scholars and Old Hollywood gossip-lovers alike.

Carrie: Film Review

Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore star in Kimberly Peirce's remake of the 1976 horror classic, based on the novel by Stephen King.

Tribeca: ‘Big Joy’ Filmmakers Celebrate the Life of Artist James Broughton (Q&A)

Using rare, archival footage and interviews with Broughton's friends and family, co-directors Stephen Silha and Eric Slade explore the life of one of the most influential artists to come out of the San Francisco Renaissance.

Pauline Kael Biographer: Why Writing About the Legendary Film Critic Was a ‘Tremendous Challenge’ (Q&A)

In an interview with THR chief film critic Todd McCarthy, Brian Kellow also discusses her naivete when it came to Hollywood -- and what didn't make the book.

How Hollywood Seduced and Abandoned Critic Pauline Kael (Exclusive Book Excerpt)

Brian Kellow's new biography reveals how the New Yorker critic was lured to L.A. by Warren Beatty but soon sidelined at Paramount by Barry Diller and the late Don Simpson.