(1991) Book: "501 Nights at the Movies" (Henry Holt & Co.)
2 Print Biographies
4' 9" (1.45 m)
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[on Nicolas Roeg
] Nothing in Roeg's style appears to be spontaneous; it's all artifice and technique, like an entertainment for bomb victims. Nobody expects any real pleasure from it.
Her extremely controversial 1971 essay (about the making of
) "Raising Kane" - in which several pieces of uncorroborated hearsay or mere guesswork are passed off as fact - was not the first occasion on which her integrity was open to question. Nearly twenty years earlier, her hostile review of the film
Salt of the Earth
mentions scenes not actually in the film...
The Bird Woman of Petaluma