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"Sidney Lumet capitalizes superbly on the sense of claustrophobic entrapment."Entertainment Weekly48.98615

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"Sidney Lumet capitalizes superbly on the sense of claustrophobic entrapment."Entertainment Weekly48.98615

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"...The film is cast with exemplary, unostentatious care..." Sight and Sound "...Lumet is in firm control of the sprawling canvas....Uniformly top-rate performances from a cannily-cast stable of solid character actors..." Variety "This utterly absorbing, deceptively cold, and sprawling 1981 police corruption saga is one of the pinnacles of director Sidney Lumet's career."Film Comment "[N]early three hours of disorientation and paranoia....Leuci seems to float through the film in solitude." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly48.23896

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"...The kind of thriller that Hitchcock would have enjoyed..." Sight and Sound "...Intriguing plot twists and a visceral windup....Johnson is at his best oozing oily charm..." Variety "...The movie becomes truly engrossing on a psychological level..." Chicago Sun-Times47.99948

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"A couple of years off 12 ANGRY MEN, director Sidney Lumet brings a similar claustrophobic intensity to the film's few locations....Magnani and Joanne Woodward deliver memorable performances..."A.V. Club "The film, riddled with fascinating dissonances as offbeat as Brando's line readings, is a valiant hymn of the peculiar and easily bruised."Film Comment "[Magnani's] magnificence -- beautiful, brittle yet immovable, eyes like proverbial shattered mirrors -- goads Brando into some of his finest work..."Sight and Sound47.97075

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"...Compelling....It is a pleasure to watch a film-maker who treats law and ethics with the seriousness and intelligence they deserve..."Sight and Sound "...The real thing: its maker's best since 1988's RUNNING ON EMPTY..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Mr. Lumet's screenplay does a good job of articulating the disillusioning realities of careerism and crime. And he has an ear, as ever, for the disparate voices of the city..."New York Times "...Quintessential Lumet....Lumet creates -- with warmth, wisdom and humor -- a vibrant world in which good and evil are in constant combat and in which possibilities in relationships between people are fluid and infinite..."Los Angeles Times "...[Lumet] shows how well he knows his way through moral mazes....In this film he finds performances that suggest just how tangled his characters are....NIGHT FALLS ON MANHATTAN is absorbing..."Chicago Sun-Times47.91007

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"[T]he onetime art-house staple wowed viewers who were unacquainted with European films of the recent past with its flashy editing techniques."USA Today47.91007

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"[T]he onetime art-house staple wowed viewers who were unacquainted with European films of the recent past with its flashy editing techniques."USA Today47.91007

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"...This feisty slice of old-fashioned escapism is far better than the slew of Identikit thrillers it inspired..."Total Film47.82067

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"...[Frears] makes a sterling job of reviving the original film's taut, monochrome claustrophobia. A compelling exercise in human drama..." Sight and Sound47.73127

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"...One of the best-remembered of Lumet's voluminous New York movies..."USA Today47.73127

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"...One of the best-remembered of Lumet's voluminous New York movies..."USA Today47.73127

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"...There are many fine performances and sensitive moral issues contained in [THE VERDICT]..." Variety "...Newman delivers....A clever, suspenseful, entertaining movie..." New York Times "...One of the most gripping courtroom dramas ever made..." USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The film] features a typically engaging performance from Newman..."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]he bulk of the heavy dramatic lifting...is in the play of emotions across Newman's craggy features. Few other stars have ever had the guts to sink to this whisky-soaked low."Total Film "One of Lumet's best films, this David Mamet-scripted courtroom drama combines the liberal humanism found in the director's earlier 12 ANGRY MEN with a barbed, satirical edge."Sight and Sound47.73126

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"...One of the best-remembered of Lumet's voluminous New York movies..."USA Today47.73126

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"...There are many fine performances and sensitive moral issues contained in [THE VERDICT]..."Variety "...Newman delivers....A clever, suspenseful, entertaining movie..."New York Times "...One of the most gripping courtroom dramas ever made..."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[The film] features a typically engaging performance from Newman..."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]he bulk of the heavy dramatic lifting...is in the play of emotions across Newman's craggy features. Few other stars have ever had the guts to sink to this whisky-soaked low."Total Film "One of Lumet's best films, this David Mamet-scripted courtroom drama combines the liberal humanism found in the director's earlier 12 ANGRY MEN with a barbed, satirical edge."Sight and Sound47.73126

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"...A vicious, exaggerated satire which aims for barbed black humour over belly laughs....[With a] sharp screenplay..."Total Film "Finch won a posthumous Oscar for his all-over-the-map portrayal of Beale."Premiere 4 stars out of 4 -- "If movies can tell the future, then this 1976 harbinger about a major network's calculated and deranged ratings grab is right on time."Rolling Stone "NETWORK is the perfect meeting of director and screenplay....Lumet and Chayefsky's real achievement is the subtle escalation of the drama..."Empire47.68656

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"...A vicious, exaggerated satire which aims for barbed black humour over belly laughs....[With a] sharp screenplay..." Total Film "Finch won a posthumous Oscar for his all-over-the-map portrayal of Beale." Premiere 4 stars out of 4 -- "If movies can tell the future, then this 1976 harbinger about a major network's calculated and deranged ratings grab is right on time." Rolling Stone "NETWORK is the perfect meeting of director and screenplay....Lumet and Chayefsky's real achievement is the subtle escalation of the drama..."Empire47.68656

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"...A vicious, exaggerated satire which aims for barbed black humour over belly laughs....[With a] sharp screenplay..." Total Film "Finch won a posthumous Oscar for his all-over-the-map portrayal of Beale." Premiere 4 stars out of 4 -- "If movies can tell the future, then this 1976 harbinger about a major network's calculated and deranged ratings grab is right on time." Rolling Stone "NETWORK is the perfect meeting of director and screenplay....Lumet and Chayefsky's real achievement is the subtle escalation of the drama..."Empire47.68656

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"Best Courtroom Drama of All Time" Premiere "...This is a film where tension comes from personality conflict, dialogue and body language....The movie plays like a textbook for directors interested in how lens choices affect mood..." Chicago Sun-Times "...As the juror dead-set against a murder conviction, Henry Fonda had one of his greatest roles..." USA Today "Fonda shines -- almost literally in a white suit -- as the soft-spoken, merciful Juror No. 8." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly47.68656

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"Best Courtroom Drama of All Time"Premiere "...This is a film where tension comes from personality conflict, dialogue and body language....The movie plays like a textbook for directors interested in how lens choices affect mood..."Chicago Sun-Times "...As the juror dead-set against a murder conviction, Henry Fonda had one of his greatest roles..."USA Today "Fonda shines -- almost literally in a white suit -- as the soft-spoken, merciful Juror No. 8." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly47.68656

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"Best Courtroom Drama of All Time"Premiere "...This is a film where tension comes from personality conflict, dialogue and body language....The movie plays like a textbook for directors interested in how lens choices affect mood..."Chicago Sun-Times "...As the juror dead-set against a murder conviction, Henry Fonda had one of his greatest roles..."USA Today "Fonda shines -- almost literally in a white suit -- as the soft-spoken, merciful Juror No. 8." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly47.68656

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"...A vicious, exaggerated satire which aims for barbed black humour over belly laughs....[With a] sharp screenplay..."Total Film "Finch won a posthumous Oscar for his all-over-the-map portrayal of Beale."Premiere "NETWORK is the perfect meeting of director and screenplay....Lumet and Chayefsky's real achievement is the subtle escalation of the drama..."Empire "Craven TV execs like Faye Dunaway's may have seemed harmlessly cartoonish then, but now they feel like a dangerous prophecy come true." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 4 -- "If movies can tell the future, then this 1976 harbinger about a major network's calculated and deranged ratings grab is right on time."Rolling Stone47.68656

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"...A vicious, exaggerated satire which aims for barbed black humour over belly laughs....[With a] sharp screenplay..."Total Film "Finch won a posthumous Oscar for his all-over-the-map portrayal of Beale."Premiere 4 stars out of 4 -- "If movies can tell the future, then this 1976 harbinger about a major network's calculated and deranged ratings grab is right on time."Rolling Stone "NETWORK is the perfect meeting of director and screenplay....Lumet and Chayefsky's real achievement is the subtle escalation of the drama..."Empire "Craven TV execs like Faye Dunaway's may have seemed harmlessly cartoonish then, but now they feel like a dangerous prophecy come true." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly47.68656

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"...A vicious, exaggerated satire which aims for barbed black humour over belly laughs....[With a] sharp screenplay..."Total Film "Finch won a posthumous Oscar for his all-over-the-map portrayal of Beale."Premiere 4 stars out of 4 -- "If movies can tell the future, then this 1976 harbinger about a major network's calculated and deranged ratings grab is right on time."Rolling Stone "NETWORK is the perfect meeting of director and screenplay....Lumet and Chayefsky's real achievement is the subtle escalation of the drama..."Empire "Craven TV execs like Faye Dunaway's may have seemed harmlessly cartoonish then, but now they feel like a dangerous prophecy come true." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly47.68656

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"...There are countless twists and turns in [the plot]..."Variety "...A stylish, sneaky, cat-and-mouse movie....The cast of DEATHTRAP meets the demands of the material with delightful enthusiasm and ease..."New York Times47.68656

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"Best Courtroom Drama of All Time"Premiere "...This is a film where tension comes from personality conflict, dialogue and body language....The movie plays like a textbook for directors interested in how lens choices affect mood..."Chicago Sun-Times "...As the juror dead-set against a murder conviction, Henry Fonda had one of his greatest roles..."USA Today "Fonda shines -- almost literally in a white suit -- as the soft-spoken, merciful Juror No. 8." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[T]he textures of the film actively transform this righteous template into a bristly, suspenseful, heroic firefight..."Sight and Sound47.68656

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"Best Courtroom Drama of All Time"Premiere "...This is a film where tension comes from personality conflict, dialogue and body language....The movie plays like a textbook for directors interested in how lens choices affect mood..."Chicago Sun-Times "...As the juror dead-set against a murder conviction, Henry Fonda had one of his greatest roles..."USA Today "Fonda shines -- almost literally in a white suit -- as the soft-spoken, merciful Juror No. 8." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[T]he textures of the film actively transform this righteous template into a bristly, suspenseful, heroic firefight..."Sight and Sound47.68656

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Pacino gives one of the performances of his career....Lumet's gritty 1970s landmark remains one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to deal with gay and transsexual characters in a relatively unsensational manner..." Uncut "DOG DAY AFTERNOON swarms with energy, excitement and drama." Widescreen Review "The combination of simmering tension, comedy and pathos is adroitly handled by the director and his excellent cast." Sight and Sound47.46305

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Pacino gives one of the performances of his career....Lumet's gritty 1970s landmark remains one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to deal with gay and transsexual characters in a relatively unsensational manner..." Uncut "DOG DAY AFTERNOON swarms with energy, excitement and drama." Widescreen Review "The combination of simmering tension, comedy and pathos is adroitly handled by the director and his excellent cast." Sight and Sound47.46305

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Pacino gives one of the performances of his career....Lumet's gritty 1970s landmark remains one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to deal with gay and transsexual characters in a relatively unsensational manner..." Uncut "DOG DAY AFTERNOON swarms with energy, excitement and drama." Widescreen Review "The combination of simmering tension, comedy and pathos is adroitly handled by the director and his excellent cast." Sight and Sound47.46305

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"...[Gavras] seems to have developed an effortless command of his skills, sweeping us into the movie's deceptively casual, yet steely rhythms....It's brilliantly directed and acted..." Los Angeles Times47.46305

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Pacino gives one of the performances of his career....Lumet's gritty 1970s landmark remains one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to deal with gay and transsexual characters in a relatively unsensational manner..." Uncut "DOG DAY AFTERNOON swarms with energy, excitement and drama." Widescreen Review "The combination of simmering tension, comedy and pathos is adroitly handled by the director and his excellent cast." Sight and Sound47.46305

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"...Director Sidney Lumet has created what amounts to a love letter to the city of New York, which he equates with Oz..." Variety "...Real, old-fashioned production numbers....Children and Diana Ross fans will probably think every penny was well spent." New York Times35.11075

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"...Director Sidney Lumet has created what amounts to a love letter to the city of New York, which he equates with Oz..." Variety "...Real, old-fashioned production numbers....Children and Diana Ross fans will probably think every penny was well spent." New York Times35.11075

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"...Sidney Lumet has accurately and affectionately rendered the N.Y. milieu of delis and Central Park....[The] cast of Broadway stage regulars has perfectly mastered New York diction..."Variety1.283613

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"...[A] good-natured feel..." Variety0.4470206

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"...A tone and momentum that prove successful..."Box Office "...A smart, hard-edged movie....The film is a stimulating mix of a medical drama and a courtroom showdown....The movie debates its issues with a sharpness and cynicism not often seen..."Chicago Sun-Times "...[A] bracingly funny satire....It takes a giddy pride in its verbosity....The performances are juicy and intelligent..."New York Times0.4470206

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"Bruce Willis gives his best performance in years -- his acting has a lived-in authenticity that pairs up beautifully with his still-potent star power." Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "The action sequences are adept and the leads likeable..." Total Film "That 16 BLOCKS more readily evokes the likes of SERPICO and PRINCE OF THE CITY, both directed by Sidney Lumet, is indicative of a more mature approach to the themes of police corruption and personal redemption." Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-acted thriller about life on both sides of the thin blue line." Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 4 -- "Def's jittery ramblings provide the zing and Donner deftly handles the action sequences..."Uncut0.4442378

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"Bruce Willis gives his best performance in years -- his acting has a lived-in authenticity that pairs up beautifully with his still-potent star power." Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "The action sequences are adept and the leads likeable..." Total Film "That 16 BLOCKS more readily evokes the likes of SERPICO and PRINCE OF THE CITY, both directed by Sidney Lumet, is indicative of a more mature approach to the themes of police corruption and personal redemption." Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] well-acted thriller about life on both sides of the thin blue line." Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 4 -- "Def's jittery ramblings provide the zing and Donner deftly handles the action sequences..."Uncut0.4442378

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"Lumet succeeds in establishing a bleak, claustrophobic atmosphere. And Connery manages to make his character sympathetic..."Sight and Sound0.2682124

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] loose, lively, unhurried and unmissable gem....The acting is of the highest caliber. Winger, magnificent and too long between films, is a volcano of repressed anger."Rolling Stone "It's a humorous and moving family drama, interspersed with plenty of stark realism....Hathaway is wonderful in the role. Her nervous laughter, edginess and quick temper blend convincingly with her need for attention and vulnerability."USA Today "It's a gratifying return to his independent film roots for Oscar-winning director Demme, a powerful screenwriting debut for Jenny Lumet, a Herculean job of hand-held cinematography by Declan Quinn and a career-changing performance by Anne Hathaway..."Los Angeles Times "[T]he wonderful thing about RACHEL GETTING MARRIED is how expansive it seems....it has an undeniable and authentic vitality, an exuberance of spirit, that feels welcome and rare."New York Times "[T]he script, by Jenny Lumet, is a fully woven web of love, jealousy, and enabling demons....A triumph -- Demme's finest work since THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, and a movie that tingles with life." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly Ranked #9 in Rolling Stone's 'Movies Of The Year' -- "[The filmmakers] dig deep into the joy and pain of being part of a family."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "It has laughs, sadness, a handheld camera style, excellent music and a spiky, complex heroine....This is raw, intimate, vital drama, and Demme's best film since LAMBS."Empire Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "[Hathaway] does a study of toxic narcissism that marks her as the most vibrant actress of her generation."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] gut-kicking performances from a talented cast....All effectively observed by director Jonathan Demme's handheld camera."Total Film0.2235103

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