David Lean
Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012
31 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.

Charles Dickens 200: Great Expectations: Bright Hope and Dark Resignation
22 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Where we are now, in 2012, is on a darker plain especially for the large "Underclass". Perhaps Dickens can light our way?

//Reviews

Victims of the Machine Inhabit 'A Passage to India'
20 Jun 2013 // 6:10 PM

All the characters are in thrall to their institutions, whether they be the English legal system in the case of Heaslop, of English-led colleges for Fielding, or the larger institution of the British Raj itself.

A Neophyte and a Cosmopolitan Get Together and Create Magic: 'David Lean Directs Noël Coward'
10 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

A beautiful chronicle of British life during the war, a perfect example of propaganda and a detailed examination of creative evolution, this boxset is sure to become a staple in film lovers' libraries.

//Blogs

In One Word - EPIC!: 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' (Blu-ray)
3 Nov 2010 // 7:04 AM

From the solid work by everyone in front of the lens to the tireless efforts of the throngs behind, you can see the breadth of vision in every single frame.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

// Channel Surfing

"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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