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Hobson’s Choice (1954)

A smart and sly romantic comedy that showcases the war between the sexes, “Hobson’s Choice” is David Lean in his pre-epic phase. Continue reading

Peter O’Toole Dies at 81

The 8-time Oscar nominee passed away December 14. Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Edition

“Lawrence of Arabia” was destined to become one of the most iconic films ever made. A new 50th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray does it justice. Continue reading

Pinewood Studios – 75 Years

After surviving WWII, a depression and two major fires, they’re still going strong. Continue reading

White Women Take a Holiday

Every time a white woman takes a holiday she finds love. Unless you’re doing it wrong. Continue reading

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In Which We Serve

The only film directed by Noel Coward — and co-directed by David Lean — is an unwavering tribute to the British Navy. Continue reading

The Bridge on the River Kwai

David Lean’s 1957 masterpiece about WWII prisoners of war is an indictment of those who think greatness is found in combat. Continue reading