Theeb (2014)

It was my lunch hour. I was sitting on a wooden step watching the world turn. The sun was doing it’s hot summer thing as a ferry pulled out of Wellington harbour. The usually gusty Wellington wind was a mere puff. Tourists and locals alike went about their business with an air of gentle summery […]

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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Everyone knows Lawrence of Arabia, it’s one of those films that’s just part of the furniture of cinema history. If it suddenly wasn’t there, magically stolen by some alien civilisation somehow, we’d notice it was gone. The slightly brighter piece of carpet below its spot in the corner of the dusty room where we’d kept […]

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