The Queer Perils of Pauline: A Bibliography Of Queer Film


2018, June, lyle Pearson

[This is part two of a thee-part article, The Queer Perils of Pauline and Priscilla.] In his biography of Pauline Kael, Kellow claims John Schlesinger’s 1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday “posed a particular challenge for her,” if not two challenges—not only was the screenplay by Penelope Gilliatt, her co-critic at the New Yorker (each wrote for […]


The Queer Perials Of Pauline: A Bibliography of Queer Film


2018, lyle Pearson, May

[This is part one of a thee-part article, The Queer Perils of Pauline and Priscilla.] Brian Kellow, in his biography of Pauline Kael, writes of her sexual involvement with the gay poet Robert Horan at the University of California at Berkeley: “Her own attitude toward gay men was quite open and sympathetic.” But when the […]


Some Random Cuts: A Bibliography Of Queer Film


2018, April, lyle Pearson

I’ve been busy lately, with correspondence and attending nine film festivals, so I decided to go back to November and cut an article from my letters from then until March 25. Little did I know that I had enough stuff from November from around the world for a full column. Here are edited notes I […]