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By Pauline Kael

Clever, humorous, and unforgettable, Pauline Kael is the main attention-grabbing and influential movie critic in the US. Her skill to skewer an actor or director and her wit, perception, and thorough wisdom of the movie company make her by means of some distance the main profitable average observer of the motion picture scene. This new assortment covers motion pictures that experience pop out because the prior 1985 version.

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His nonsense about "theatre" is saved by one performance that is the real thing: Bette Davis is at her most instinctive and assured. Her actress-vain, scared, a woman who goes too far in her reactions and emotionsmakes the whole thing come alive (though it's hard to believe Anne Baxter could ever be a threat to Bette Davis). With George Sanders (as the critic Addison De Witt), Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Thelma Ritter, Gregory Ratoff, Hugh Marlowe, Barbara Bates, Walter Hampden, and Marilyn Monroe, who has one of her best early roles.

Cain. ) A Walter Wanger Production; released by United Artists. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves US (1944): Adventure 87 min, No rating, Color Maria Montez and Jon Hall in a follow-up to ARABIAN NIGHTS, a picture of such dreamy fatuousness that Universal made a bundle out of it. This time, plump-cheeked, slit-eyed Turhan Bey is the camp treat. With Andy Devine and Fortunio Bonanova. Directed by Arthur Lubin. Alice Adams US (1935): Drama/Comedy 99 min, No rating, B&W Katharine Hepburn, with her young, beautiful angularity and her faintly absurd Bryn Mawr accent, is superbly cast as Booth Tarkington's eager, desperate, small-town social climber.

Angel and the Badman US (1947): Western 100 min, No rating, B&W Pleasantly unslick minor Western, with John Wayne as Quirt, the gunfighter who reforms, matched against Bruce Cabot as the villainous Laredo. It's easily distinguishable from other Wayne Westerns: Gail Russell, of the sexy-sad eyes, is the Quaker heroine-one of the few Western heroines who suggests softness and body warmth. James Edward Grant, who worked on many Wayne films as a writer, was both writer and director this time; he did not excel in the latter capacity, though he did stage a classic Wayne walk to meet the villains for the final shootout.

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