Tag: Sidney Lumet

Peter Finch delivers his "mad as hell speech in Network


  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     02 September     50th Anniversary of CBS Evening News   On this day in 1963 CBS’s flagship news show – broadcast since 1948 – assumed the title CBS Evening News. At which point it became US network

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Dog Day Afternoon

    Look at all those 1960s heist movies – gents with David Niven accents in cat-burglar outfits effortlessly walking out of Monte Carlo with a heist of diamonds. How different the 1970s heist movie. In the decade when it became apparent that, economically, everything was falling apart, director Sidney

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