Tagged: monday movie

Monday Movie: Lawrence of Arabia, by David Bax 0

Monday Movie: Lawrence of Arabia, by David Bax

In order to fit a man in the same frame as the mountain he’s climbing, you’re going to lose most of the detail in the man. David Lean somehow found a way around that rule when he made Lawrence of Arabia,...

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Monday Movie: Lawrence of Arabia, by David Bax

In order to fit a man in the same frame as the mountain he’s climbing, you’re going to lose most of the detail in the man. David Lean somehow found a way around that rule when he made Lawrence of Arabia,...

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Monday Movie: Lawrence of Arabia, by David Bax

In order to fit a man in the same frame as the mountain he’s climbing, you’re going to lose most of the detail in the man. David Lean somehow found a way around that rule when he made Lawrence of Arabia,...

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Monday Movie: Superman, by David Bax

There are, by my count, three perfect superhero movies. I don’t mean to say that they are my favorite superhero movies. I save those slots for personal, idiosyncratic flights of inspiration like Tim Burton’s Batman Returns. No, when I say...

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Monday Movie: Frankenstein, by David Bax

Frankenstein’s monster, at least as imagined by Boris Karloff and James Whale, is not really a classic movie monster or villain. Yet he performs at least one act that is horrifyingly monstrous, and all the more so for his innocence....

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Monday Movie: The Adventures of Robin Hood, by David Bax

You can’t write the history of action movies without Michael Curtiz’s The Adventures of Robin Hood. To be honest, you can’t even really talk about Robin Hood at all without mentioning it. Despite appearances in folklore dating back to the...