Articles tagged sidney lumet

The 100 Essential Directors Part 6: Ernst Lubitsch to Vincente Minnelli

Today runs the gamut. Hollywood to indie art house, female perspective to male, screwball comedy to chamber drama. The odyssey from Ernst Lubitsch to Vincente Minnelli will provide illumination on how film's first special effects were used, how two brothers presciently preceded reality TV in the Hamptons, and why some directors prefer to work about once a decade on average...

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14 Apr 2011 // 7:30 AM

How Sidney Lumet fought the showbiz blacklist

LOS ANGELES — I’d almost forgotten what an unabashed liberal Sidney Lumet had been until I read an essay by New York Post critic Kyle

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Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

What a quirky pair of brothers do Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke make.

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9 Nov 2007 // 3:08 AM

Sidney Lumet knows how to get some satisfaction

“It’s not one of your average feel-good movies,” says Sidney Lumet with a satisfied grin, speaking of his latest—the ferociously dark, wildly entertaining, “

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Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Family tensions run high throughout Before the Devil Knows You're Dead.

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Paul Newman’s Influential, Classic Performances in The Hustler and The Verdict

In an era of relatively reserved American cinema, when most actors would be concerned with their images as leading men, Newman was not afraid to experiment and go with his artistic impulses.

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9 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Find Me Guilty (2006)

All dressed up but not much to say.

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16 Mar 2006 // 10:00 PM

Find Me Guilty (2006)

You might find Vin Diesel guilty of any number of offenses in Sidney Lumet's new film. First, his hair.

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