October 17, 2012


From my Sidney Lumet marathon, part 5 of 8.

Network, 1976. A television network keeps a disgruntled news anchor on the air as he loses his mind.

Directed by Sidney Lumet. Written by Paddy Chayefsky. Starring Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch & Robert Duvall.

Concept: 4/4 (Great)
Story: 3/4 (Good)
Characters: 3/4 (Good)
Dialog: 4/4 (Great)
Pacing: 3/4 (Good)
Cinematography: 3/4 (Good)
Special effects/design: 3/4 (Good)
Acting: 4/4 (Great)
Music: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great, 4/4). Funny, tense, bizarre, and just plain awesome.
Objective Rating (Average): 3.3/4 (Very good)

(update of a previous post - original is here)

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