It has been a year since Sidney Lumet passed away on April 9, 2011. Here is our retrospective on the legendary filmmaker to honor his memory. Originally published April 15, 2011.
Almost a week after the fact, we, like everyone that loves film, are still mourning the passing of the great American master Sidney Lumet, one of the true titans of cinema.
Lumet was never fancy. He never needed to be, as a master of blocking, economic camera movements and framing that empowered the emotion and or exact punctuation of a particular scene. First and foremost, as you’ve likely heard ad nauseum -- but hell, it’s true -- Lumet was a storyteller, and one that preferred his beloved New York to soundstages (though let's not romanticize it too much, he did his fair share of work on studio film sets too as most TV journeyman and early studio filmmakers did).
His directing career stretched well over 50 years, »
- Oliver Lyttelton
Similar News ItemsZack Snyder
- No, Batgirl Won’t Debut In Justice League (From We Got This Covered. 24 June 2017, 7:45 AM, PDT)
- The Mummy Failed Due to Universal’s Bad Strategy (From Cinelinx. 24 June 2017, 6:49 AM, PDT)
- Next Justice League Trailer Features Black Suit Superman (From We Got This Covered. 23 June 2017, 8:12 PM, PDT)
Michael Jackson (I)
- Chris Brown Cheered By Fans For His Incredible Bet Awards Performance — Tweets (From HollywoodLife. 25 June 2017, 10:29 PM, PDT)
- Chance the Rapper Brought a Special Date to the Bet Awards - His Mom, Lisa (From Popsugar. 25 June 2017, 6:56 PM, PDT)
- Paris Jackson’s New Tattoo & 4 Other Ways She’s Stood By Dad Since His Death (From HollywoodLife. 25 June 2017, 2:40 PM, PDT)
Martin Scorsese (I)
- The 6 Worst Martin Scorsese Directed Films of All-Time (From TVovermind.com. 25 June 2017, 6:00 PM, PDT)
- Martin Scorsese’s Greed Trilogy: ‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Casino,’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ (From FilmSchoolRejects. 23 June 2017, 1:55 PM, PDT)
- Film Review: Bertrand Tavernier’s ‘My Journey Through French Cinema’ (From Variety - Film News. 23 June 2017, 10:37 AM, PDT)