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…)


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

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