Sidney Lumet

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All About Theatre About Film: Ivo van Hove’s big-screen obsessions in focus
Europe’s in-demand theatre director is also an avid cinephile. A dizzying exhibition joins the dots between his adaptations of arthouse movies – by Antonioni, Bergman, Cassavetes and others – staged with designer Jan Versweyveld

Chris Wiegand

02, Dec, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Walter Bernstein obituary
Screenwriter blacklisted in Hollywood for leftwing sympathies who based The Front on his own experiences

Ryan Gilbey

09, Feb, 2021 @5:51 PM

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Albert Finney: a career in clips from Tom Jones to Miller's Crossing
From kitchen sink Brit classics to crime dramas by the Coen brothers and Sidney Lumet – plus a couple of musicals – we look back at key highlights in the career of the late actor, who has died aged 82

Xan Brooks

08, Feb, 2019 @2:06 PM

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From Do the Right Thing to Swimming Pool: culture's hottest heatwaves
Tension simmers, passions rage and things are never the same again. We pick the books, film and music in which heatwaves inspire race riots, sexual abandon – and even a chainsaw massacre

Ryan Gilbey

04, Jul, 2018 @12:36 PM

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The big picture: Sean Connery brings Bond to Cannes, 1965
On the eve of this year’s Cannes, we revisit Sean Connery arriving on the Croisette at the 1965 festival

Tim Adams

06, May, 2018 @6:59 AM

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How we made the original Murder on the Orient Express
‘I don’t think the cast of the new film have the same horsepower we had’

Interviews by Cath Clarke

13, Nov, 2017 @3:40 PM

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Precinct Seven Five review – hair-raising corruption documentary
Tiller Russell’s documentary about bent cops in the 1980s NYPD is like a real-life Sidney Lumet movie

Jonathan Romney

16, Aug, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Serpico: New York police corruption classic shoots from hip – and hits target
Al Pacino hits his mark as a whistleblower patrolman who confronts dirty New York City cops in Sidney Lumet’s historically accurate 1973 drama

Alex von Tunzelmann

08, Jul, 2015 @11:26 AM

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The Offence review – Connery and Lumet’s starkly naturalistic police drama
Sean Connery’s tormented police sergeant is riveting, and a long way from 007…

Philip French

14, Jun, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Network review – Philip French on Paddy Chayefsky and Sidney Lumet’s enduring satire
This meticulous Watergate-era satire on American life remains a brave, outspoken work

Philip French

12, Apr, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Serpico DVD review – Philip French on one of New York's grittiest cop films

Sidney Lumet's enduring thriller, which made a major star of Al Pacino, is one of the 70s' best maverick cop movies, writes Philip French

Philip French

02, Mar, 2014 @12:05 AM

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Murder on the Orient Express to be remade by 20th Century Fox

Ridley Scott named among producers of latest film version of Agatha Christie's detective novel

Ben Child

13, Dec, 2013 @12:23 PM

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