HOLLYWOOD ELSEWHERE: Anorak’s Kael Tale Is Most Brilliantly Written Vanity Fair Hollywood Story in Dog’s Age

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Lili Anolik‘s Vanity Fair piece about Pauline Kael’s misbegotten attempt to become a Hollywood producer and then a Paramount development executive, which happened between 1979 and ’80, is a hugely enjoyable read — wonderfully sage and lusciously phrased. It’s certainly one of the best inside-Hollywood articles I’ve consumed in ages — the story of a creative Hollywood demimonde that was destined to run aground — and a reminder of why I used to really love reading VF.

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Read Jeff Wells’ full article at hollywood-elsewhere.com