Category Archives: Sidney Lumet

The Anderson Tapes (1971) – Tuesday’s Overlooked Film

Given how surveillance culture has jumped to the very top of the political agenda, I thought it might be intriguing, and possibly even salutary, to look at a novel and film that got there very early, even before the Watergate … Continue reading

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Running on Empty (1988)

There are films that you love unconditionally and irrationally, ones so bound up in your own personal circumstances and psyche that it is impossible to truly convey to others why this is so – it simply is. Then there are … Continue reading

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