Screen Junkies » sidney lumet http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:59:28 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 R.I.P. Sidney Lumet http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/rip-sidney-lumet/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/rip-sidney-lumet/#comments Sat, 09 Apr 2011 16:34:03 +0000 Joseph Gibson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=206351 He made as many great movies as anybody else.

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Anyone who has more than a passing interest in American movies knows about Sidney Lumet, who died today at age 86. He didn’t have as flashy a style from movie-to-movie as some of his auteur counterparts, but instead, at his best, seemed to know exactly how to tell the story. And he has an IMDb page that most directors should be envious of: 12 Angry Men, his debut (!) which manages to make 12 guys in a room talking one of the most suspenseful thrillers ever. Network, a satire so trenchant that people like Glenn Beck (one of the types of guys being targeted by the movie’s satire) would perversely latch on to it and use it as a rallying cry. Dog Day Afternoon, which has two masterful performance from two of the greatest movie actors ever, Al Pacino and John Cazale. And these are just three movies in a long list of classics. Check him out if you haven’t before.

And lest you think he was too old to still make good movies – it was only a few years ago when he made Before The Devil Knows Your Dead, which has the cinematic freshness and snap of a movie made by a much younger man. That movie leads me to believe he still had some good movies left in him, which makes his passing even sadder.

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’12 Angry Men’ with Hot Chicks http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/12-angry-men-with-hot-chicks/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/12-angry-men-with-hot-chicks/#comments Tue, 06 Apr 2010 16:19:17 +0000 Defy Media 12 Angry Men with Hot Chicks - Watch more Funny Videos

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12 Angry Men with Hot Chicks – Watch more Funny Videos

Ever wished that all the actors in classic black & white flicks were replaced by bikini models? Well now your wish comes true with Hot Chicks in Black and White Flicks. In today’s episode, the Hot Chicks recreate a scene from Sidney Lumet‘s 12 Angry Men. It’s every bit as compelling as the original, and twice as sexy. Henry Fonda couldn’t pull off a bikini nearly as well as the lead actress in this recreation.

For more Hot Chicks in Black and White Flicks videos visit Secret Sauce TV’s Break page.

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