Archive for October 7, 2014

A Pictorial History of the Movies: 1962 – Lawrence of Arabia

Just listen to the magnificence of that score.

Never fails to give me goosebumps.

Or make me insanely excited to watch this movie.

Somehow, I have two movies that are almost four hours long in my top five list. And no matter what, I will sit through all four hours of them without batting an eyelash.

No matter what you want to say about 1962 – Lawrence of Arabia is the choice. Mockingbird is there, so is Dr. No, but Lawrence of Arabia is still the choice. It’s by far the choice. (more…)


Pic of the Day: “What is it, Major Lawrence, that attracts you personally to the desert?” “It’s clean.”

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