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Oscar Losers – And the Nominees are…

Oscar Losers – And the nominees are… Actors that Never Won February 28th, 2016: a day that will live in infamy. After years of struggle and loss – a lifetime of being denied what seemed to be his over and … Continue reading

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From a Lord to a Queen: Katharine Hepburn Blogathon

From a Lord to a Queen: Katharine Hepburn Katharine Hepburn, Peter O’Toole and Anthony Hopkins star in The Lion in Winter (1968, Anthony Harvey director) It only makes sense that The Great Katharine Hepburn would take on the role as … Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia: Part Two – The Destruction of Myth

Lawrence of Arabia: Part two – The Destruction of Myth Hello dear readers and thank you for coming back to my Lawrence of Arabia blog posts. Last November, as part of the British Empire Blogathon, I wrote Part One of … Continue reading

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British Empire in Film Blogathon: Lawrence of Arabia

British Empire in Film Blogathon Lawrence of Arabia: Part One –The Creation of Myth A portrait of the real Lawrence of Arabia. We open on a lone motorcycle – the very symbol of freedom, the open road – and escape … Continue reading

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar: CMH Picks for Week Three (Feb 15)

  Turner Classic Movies: 31 Days of Oscar CMH Picks: Week Two Saturday February 15:  Talk of the Town at 8:00AM 7 Nominations: Best Picture, Best Writing Original Story, Best Writing Screenplay, Best Cinematography Black-and-White, Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration Black-and-White, Best Film Editing, Best … Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia: the 4K Experience

  Remember when I posted about two weeks ago that I’d never seen Lawrence Arabia? Well, call that post obsolete because two weeks later I have seen, and thoroughly enjoyed, all 228 minutes of it.  As I said in my … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 7 — Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

7. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Other Nominated Films: The Longest Day, The Music Man, Mutiny on the Bounty, To Kill a Mockingbird Before I go on to talk about this film, I would just like to say one thing: David Lean is … Continue reading

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