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Monday, August 2 2010

If You Believe That Bigger Is Better and Biggest Is Best, Then ‘Doctor Zhivago’ Is For You

Doctor Zhivago, almost pornographic in the way it pursues the beautiful image, stands on the other side of a vast chasm defining one era of film making from another.


Sunday, October 12 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1

Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.


Monday, August 9 2004

Hidalgo (2004)

'Being out in the middle of the Arabian desert,' says Mortensen, 'you could easily imagine what it must have been like.'"


Tuesday, July 6 2004

Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran (2003)

Omar Sharif observes, 'It's very difficult for me to find parts at my age, because I have this very peculiar accent which is neither French nor English nor Italian. I'm sort of a foreigner.'


Thursday, March 4 2004

Hidalgo (2004)

Hidalgo is the story of this horse and his man.


Thursday, February 12 2004

Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran (2003)

Ibrahim is the sage, charismatic, and plainly desired father figure in this sentimental tale.


Tuesday, October 21 2003

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Illustrates the many complexities found in the relations between colonized and colonizer.


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