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New Yorker Film Critic Says, "Good Movies Never Make You Feel Virtuous"

Every three years or so, a collection of Pauline Kael's movie reviews are collected into a book. Her forthcoming anthology is called Hooked. Kael believes film once served as a kind of common culture, and bemoans the fragmentation of movie audiences. She joins Fresh Air to talk about the state of the film industry and the changing tastes and expectations of audiences.




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Other segments from the episode on October 7, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 7, 1988: Interview with Pauline Kael; Commentary on language and character development in films; Interview with Tobe Hooper; Review of Graham Greene's novel "The…


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