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  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The New World
  • The Third Man

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  • The Bedford Incident

    ★★★

  • RRR

    ★★★★

  • The Longest Day

    ★★★½

  • The Journey

    ★★★★

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  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    ★★★★★

    Like most people, I'd always seen it included in highlight packages expounding around the great cinema experiences of all time. Surely, my immature brain assumed, it's in there because they fit an incredible number of extras into frame, and the inherent beauty of filming in the desert, right?

    Turns out the film is so much more than that. The first time you watch it, you're really struck by what TE Lawrence was able to accomplish. Unless you're already acquainted with…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    Like Zach Snyder, Denis Villeneuve crafts the cinematic equivalent of brutalist commercial architecture. The difference being that when you go inside his beautifully oppressive buildings, it's an IKEA or a Shake Shack. In Snyder's you get a Hot Topic or a Subway.

    Also, Skarsgard was born to play the Baron.