Picks and Pans Review: Lawrence of Arabia

updated 12/25/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/25/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

Like an aging gent, Larry seems more elegant and deeper than ever. The reedited 1962 triumph of Peter O'Toole and David Lean is a reminder of what "epic" means; its desert vistas, bordering on the infinite, are also a reminder: Not all films translate to VCR viewing.

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