Making a musical of “Doctor Zhivago” (based on the 1957 novel by Boris Pasternak, by way of the 1965 David Lean movie with Omar Sharif and Julie Christie) seems like a bold undertaking. But you have…
I'll always remember the night I was kissed by Lawrence of Arabia. And Hamlet. Robinson Crusoe. Lord Jim. Alan Swann, Don Quixote. King Henry II. Henry Higgins. Anton Ego. And so many more figures of…
Offering closure to a less-told chapter of World War II history, "The Railway Man" retraces the tracks of an exceptional man's life, as former British soldier Eric Lomax confronts the Japanese…
The British Film Institute has hired former Bafta manager Tricia Tuttle to take on the newly created role of deputy head of festivals. Tuttle will be responsible for delivering the annual programs…
LONDON – Helmer-producer Roland Emmerich is to develop a miniseries based on the life of Lawrence of Arabia for FremantleMedia Intl. Emmerich, best known for "Independence Day" and the upcoming…
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If sharks were camels and the Pacific was a desert, the Norwegian adventure "Kon-Tiki" could be "Lawrence of Arabia." It has a dashing blond hero with penetrating blue eyes. And it has the kind of…
Just days before "Cosmopolis" opens in limited release, star Robert Pattinson has joined the cast of Werner Herzog's indie "Queen of the Desert," which will star Naomi Watts as English writer…
BAFTA has set director Peter Weir to deliver its flagship David Lean lecture on Dec. 6.
A once-over-lightly look at the man, the movie and director David Lean, "Once Upon a Time ... Lawrence of Arabia" is strictly for general auds only.