'Most Violent Year's' J.C. Chandor on the Sidney Lumet link

January 20, 2015 1:12 PM

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Film critic Roger Ebert once described Sidney Lumet as "one of the finest craftsmen and warmest humanitarians among all film directors." He was an actor's director, known for eliciting nuanced, moving and daring performances and imbuing his films with a stark social realism.

Over his half-century career, Lumet directed such classics as 1957's "12 Angry Men," 1973's "Serpico," 1975's "Dog Day Afternoon," 1976's "Network," 1982's "The Verdict" and 1988's "Running on Empty." By the time Lumet died in 2011 at age 86, he had been nominated four times for the Academy Award fo...

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