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Question 1: Nevertheless, Kael intended to go on to law school but fell in with a group of artists[6] and moved to ________ with the poet Robert Horan.
ManhattanNew York CityNew York metropolitan areaBrooklyn

Question 2: [32] In an otherwise extremely positive critique of Peckinpah's ________, Kael concluded that the controversial director had made 'the first American film that is a fascist work of art'.
Straw DogsSam PeckinpahThe Wild BunchThe Getaway (1972 film)

Question 3: Kael, Pauline (28 January 1985). "The Current Cinema: Lovers and Fools". ________ 60 (50): 86–91.
GrantaHarper's MagazineThe New YorkerVanity Fair (magazine)

Question 4: In her negative review of ________'s A Clockwork Orange, Kael explained how she felt some directors who used brutal imagery in their films were de-sensitizing audiences to violence:
Stanley KubrickThe Shining (film)2001: A Space Odyssey (film)Barry Lyndon

Question 5: Occasionally, she energetically championed movies that were considered critical failures, such as The Warriors and ________.
The Conformist (film)Last Tango in ParisStealing Beauty1900 (film)

Question 6: Kael was born on a chicken farm in Petaluma, ________, to Isaac Paul Kael and Judith Friedman Kael, Jewish immigrants from Poland.
Los AngelesSan Jose, CaliforniaCaliforniaSacramento, California

Question 7: Her parents lost their farm when Kael was eight and her family moved to ________.
Los AngelesSan FranciscoOakland, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 8: Earlier in her career her works were published by ________, McCall's and The New Republic.
City LightsCharlie ChaplinModern Times (film)The Gold Rush

Question 9:   Reviews A Passage to India, directed by ________.
David LeanAcademy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)Academy Award for Best DirectorFred Zinnemann

Question 10: Kael broadcast many of her early reviews on the alternative public radio station ________ in Berkeley, and gained further local-celebrity status as Berkeley Cinema Guild manager from 1955 to 1960.

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