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Play It Again – Lawrence of Arabia

By Simon Miraudo March 27, 2013 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line (hey, whatever; […]

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Robert Pattinson to play Lawrence of Arabia for Werner Herzog

Robert Pattinson will play T.E. Lawrence in Werner Herzog‘s upcoming indie flick Queen of the Desert. According to Variety, Pattinson joins Naomi Watts, who will play English writer Gertrude Bell. T.E. Lawrence was, of course, the subject of David Lean‘s iconic 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia, where he was portrayed by Peter O’Toole. Lawrence befriended Bell in the […]

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