April 9th, 2011

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Lent Day 32 RiP Sidney Lumet

Like Alfred Hitchcock, Sidney Lumet never received an Oscar for Best Director. Like Hitchcock, Lumet did receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy.

Of the four films that he was nominated for, "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," Lumet found his niche with claustophobic urban drama.