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Music, Bouncer Bouncer Meets the Panhandlers Outside Hobson's Choice

Bouncer Meets the Panhandlers Outside Hobson's Choice

Hobson's Choice is a great name for a bar in this town, and not just because it's also the title to a great David Lean film. The phrase "Hobson's Choice" is a reference to Thomas Hobson, who was a postal…
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Second Time Around

Walkabout Microcosmos and macrocosmos meet and make a terrific marriage in this Rousseau-tinged survival story, shot on location in Australia's Outback. Nicolas Roeg is the director: Serving as his own cinematographer, he takes in everything from insects burrowing into the…
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Second Time Around

Lawrence of Arabia Still the most satisfying attempt in modern movies to interpret spectacular historical events from one man's perspective. As seen by David Lean and his scenarist, Robert Bolt, T.E. Lawrence takes the White Man's Burden on his own…
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Paradise Lost

In the glorious golden fields of wheat, poppy-red blood blooms on the white tunics of an army of boys, mowed down by a swarm of bullets. Back when I stood knee-high to a balalaika, Doctor Zhivago burned this image in…
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