|Originally posted by slateef|
i have not seen this...
how does this older movie compare to a newer version like "Gladiator"? and is it even worth owning on DVD?
|Originally posted by Matt_Stevens|
In the last year I've seen both 2001 and LAWRENCE OF ARABIA in that format and they were two of the most incredible film going experiences of my life.
|Originally posted by FredProgGH|
... I love Ben Hur, like Spartacus a lot (though I have to wonder what it would have been like had it been a true Kubrick picture through and through) but I've always been a bit fearful of Cleopatra. My local groovy video store has it on DVD and I'm going to check it out this weekend!!
|What you get is really just two "OK" films costarring Liz. One starring Rex Harrison (could be titled Ceaser & Cleo). The other starring Richard Burton (could be titled Marc Anthony & Cleo). All in all, worth a rent but not really one you would watch often.|
|Originally posted by RobertR|
I was lucky enough to see Ben Hur on FILM this past Monday at the theater of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, with [...] the uncredited actor who played The Christ,
|Originally posted by WatchThis|
it's a great movie, and looks awesome on a front projector...it's a whopping 2.76:1 aspect ratio, so if you're watching it on a 36'' direct view TV, you might want to skip it.
|did they at least say his name at the screening?|