Posts Tagged ‘Sidney Lumet

Saturday April 16, 2011 11:16

Movie #0045 – Network (1976)

Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway, William Holden
Picture credit: DVD Beaver
First Viewing
Synopsis: In this satire of the TV news industry, an aging anchorman on his way out has a very public breakdown, only to find himself more popular than ever.
Sidney Lumet passed away last week. Tragic, certainly, though it’s hard to [...]

Thursday January 7, 2010 00:15

Movie #0003 – 12 Angry Men (1957)

Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden
First Viewing
Synopsis: Twelve men enter a jury room to decide the fate of a man accused of murder. Eleven of them think he’s guilty; one thinks it’s not so clear-cut. It’s up to him to convince the others that the evidence isn’t as [...]