Tag Archives: Lawrence of Arabia

They Don’t Make Them Like This Anymore

It used to be a network TV miniseries was a big deal. All the production value of a season-long show compressed into a few super-sized episodes. Kind of like what we have on cable now. Back in the early 1980s, … Continue reading

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Theme and Variations

Last week, Tony Zhou from Every Frame a Painting released another fantastic video about the music in the Marvel Cinematic Universe I don’t have much to add, but to summarize why Marvel movies don’t have particularly memorable music: The fashionable … Continue reading

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Learning All The Wrong Lessons

(Editors Note: Spoilers for Theeb, a movie you should really see.) If you see Netflix gently suggesting strongly urging you to watch Theeb, do yourself a favor and check it out. If you’re worried about subtitles (it’s in Arabic), don’t- it’s not … Continue reading

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Mad Cutting Rates

Special Bonus Entry! (Via The A.V. Club) Vashi Neodomansky tried an experiment- he played five movies The Bourne Ultimatum, Mad Max: Fury Road, Domino, Taken 3, and Resident Evil: Apocalypse at 12x normal speed, and created this video to let … Continue reading

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Writing The Western XI: Act IV Complete!

Yes, it’s true. It’s amazing what a little momentum can make. Acts II and IV are nominally the same length (18-24) pages, but where II took me almost a month, IV was done in a matter of days. As we … Continue reading

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