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The Long and Short of It: ‘Lawrence of Arabia’

"Lawrence of Arabia" is the standard against which all other epics are judged. Sam explores the exotic world of the butt-numbing cinematic achievement.

The King of Comedy

The illnesses of idolatry and obsessive fixation have never been stripped down and shown so skillfully on film.

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)

Entertaining and enlightening, "Bingo Long" shines a light on forgotten bits of histories of cinema, baseball and Indianapolis.

The Long and Short of It: ‘Gandhi’

The Oscar-winning epic has a massive scope, but it never loses sight of its linchpin — the flesh-and-blood man behind the legend.

Holly Hunter (left) and Nicolas Cage star in "Raising Arizona," a 1987 film directed by Joel Coen and produced by Ethan Coen.

Class of 1987: ‘Raising Arizona’

Hardly a lark, “Raising Arizona” is a story of loneliness, love, legacy and regret while remaining the Coens' most poignant, humane and hilarious work yet.

The Long and Short of It: ‘The English Patient’

An admirable epic, but its attempt to feel like an old classic clashes with the more contemporary grit at the dark heart of the story.

Buried Treasures: Head

This wild, hallucinatory drug-trip of a movie features the Monkees trashing their clean-cut image.

Buried Treasures: ‘The Last Seduction’

This is an ambitious picture – one that is equal parts satisfying and frightening.