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Night Falls On Manhattan
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: Andy Garcia, Ian Holm, Miguel Ferrer, Lena..."

May 16, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: Sharon Stone, Jeremy Northam, Mike Starr, George..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Find Me Guilty
Like the criminal justice system it portrays, Find Me Guilty (starring Vin Diesel in the dramatic lead) ultimately works a great deal better than you might expect.
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Ron Silver, Annabella..."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Both a crime thriller and family tragedy, this stunner from octogenarian Sidney Lumet stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke as brothers whose blood runs cold.
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney,..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Critical Care
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: James Spader, Helen Mirren, Kyra Sedgwick, Albert..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Stranger Among Us
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: Melanie Griffith, Eric Thal, John Pankow, Tracy..."

July 24, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Guilty as Sin
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: Rebecca De Mornay, Don Johnson, Stephen Lang..."

June 11, 1993 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

This is a prescient, sharply drawn, and award-winning comedy written by Paddy Chayevsky about the depths to which one unscrupulous television station will sink. It makes Howard Beale "mad as hell" and he memorably raises his window to announce that he's "not going to take it anymore."
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Peter Finch, Robert..."

July 26, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Pawnbroker
Over the past 40 years, Sidney Lumet has directed classics such as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and The Verdict, works that overshadow the rest of his 41-film career. The Pawnbroker is overlooked now, despite exploring some of the themes that would define Lumet's later, more recognized films.
"...D: Sidney Lumet; with Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime..."

March 7, 2003 Screens Review by Trae Stanley

Rachel Getting Married
Anne Hathaway tears up the screen in Jonathan Demme's new film about a self-absorbed woman who wreaks family havoc while out of rehab to attend her sister's wedding.
"...her older sister, Rachel (DeWitt), to a musician named Sidney (Adebimpe, of TV on the Radio). The wedding party..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A Long Day's Journey Into Night
"...Directed by: Sidney Lumet. Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards and..."

July 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Essentially a Russianized version of the courtroom drama 12 Angry Men, 12 is a moral powerhouse that's both intellectually riveting and indescribably poetic.
"...Victor Verzhbitsky. 12 is essentially a Russianized version of Sidney Lumet's masterful 1957 courtroom drama, 12 Angry Men, which..."

April 10, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Linklater/Hawke/Black: The Complete Transcript
"...print of Before the Devil Knows You're Dead – Sidney Lumet's last film and one of the late Phillip..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...(1967, 110min/color, DCP) Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, and Lee Grant. Directed..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Books, Books, Books
The Summer of '95
"...about how movies are made, that book would be Sidney Lumet's Making Movies (Alfred A. Knopf, hard, $23)?..."

June 2, 1995 Books Feature

Hollywood Babble On
The Silver Screen in Black & White
"...such as Artists and Models). Bogdanovich's final interview with Sidney Lumet offers the most contemporary reflections on Hollywood filmmaking...."

July 25, 1997 Screens Feature by Alison Macor

Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"...Michael J. Fox, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lukas Haas, Sylvia Sidney, Jim Brown, Pam Grier, Pierce Brosnan, Lisa Marie, Natalie..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Son of Saul
Hungarian Oscar entry finds original way to present a Holocaust drama
"...on the Nazi atrocities tangentially (Orson Welles’ The Stranger, Sidney Lumet’s The Pawnbroker, Liliana Cavani’s The Night Porter). Wasn’t..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

When looking homeward do we glance toward the past or the future?
"...except in memory. (This sure isn’t Spike Lee’s or Sidney Lumet’s Brooklyn.) Perhaps the most arresting hue in the..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Hickenlooper Lobbies for 'Casino Jack'
George Hickenlooper on his Jack Abramoff film
" well on Saturday Night Live. So I watched Sidney Lumet’s Network over and over again, which is a..."

Jan. 5, 2011 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Righteous Kill
There's nothing righteous about this tired and tiresome good cop/bad cop NYPD procedural.
"...nor does it recall the scabrous dog days of Sidney Lumet's mid-Seventies tenement tenure or even Spike Lee's racially..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Letters at 3AM
Even though 2002 was an exceptional year for American cinema, American art has never been more marginalized, ghettoized, and controlled, than it is today.
"...John Frankenheimer's The Manchurian Candidate and Birdman of Alcatraz, Sidney Lumet's Long Day's Journey Into Night, Stanley Kubrick's Lolita,..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

John Grisham's The Rainmaker
"...story down to its vital human essence. Where a Sidney Lumet would serve up bombastic speechifying, and broad, napalm-laced..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Stirred up by the arts, sounding off on local TV
"...Stallone, Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Sidney Pollack, and Sidney Lumet, to name a few. Upgraded..."

July 20, 2001 Column

The Summer Revival Spirit
Can I Get a Witness?
"...D: Sidney Lumet; with Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman...."

June 12, 1998 Screens Feature

Chronicle Recommends: Fictional Presidents of Film and TV
Take a break from #45 with these fictional Commanders in Chief
"...the same year as Stanley Kubrick’s satiric Dr. Strangelove, Sidney Lumet’s Fail-Safe takes a more grimly realistic approach to..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Chronicle Recommends: Sweaty Films
Make sure you stay hydrated watching these persperational picks
" to fund his lover’s sex reassignment surgery, this Sidney Lumet movie is a NYC classic starring a heavily..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

SXSW Film Panel: A Conversation With Jake Gyllenhaal
Acclaimed actor talks about fear and apathy
"...of writer/producer Naomi Foner and writer/director Stephen Gyllenhaal, with Sidney Lumet and River Phoenix workshopping around the house, gave..."

March 12, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Society Spotlights Ethan Hawke
Richard Linklater chats with Hawke on his illustrious career
"...Devil Knows You're Dead centered on Hawke's experiences with Sidney Lumet and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. The other half was..."

Feb. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Austin Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
John Singleton and Chris Cooper to be honored
"...By Sidney Lumet Director: Nancy Buirski..."

Sept. 30, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

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