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Playlist for August 03, 2015

Featuring music from movies from politically-charged films (historical or otherwise), such as Z, Battleship Potemkin, & The Last Emperor. Ending it off with some John Carpenter in the mix as well. 168 more words


Best Music (Scoring): 1965

Official Nominations: Original: Dr Zhivago. A Patch Of Blue. The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg. The Agony And Ecstasy. The Greatest Story Ever Told. Treatment: The Sound Of Music. 415 more words

The Oscars


Doctor Zhivago is a strange film. It’s undeniably, inevitably, expensively and melodramatically an important British “picture”. But is it really a masterpiece?

I was lucky enough to trudge through the horizontal London rain to see the new restoration of David Lean’s 200-minute epic last week (still, that’s nothing compared to the bum-numbing… 570 more words


The monk's song (and the dead poet)

One of my favorite movies of all time is “Dead Poets Society.” I can’t begin to explain why, although I will eventually try in due course. 787 more words

Review: Doctor Zhivago

Title:                         Doctor Zhivago

Certificate:               PG

Director:                   David Lean

Major Players:         Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

Out Of Five:             Four

David Lean’s Doctor Zhivago was the first “grown up” movie I saw at the cinema.  927 more words

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