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Running in place: The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)

By Scott Ross

Until quite recently, what I knew of The Liberation of L.B. Jones was limited to a few basic facts: Of its being William Wyler’s final movie as a director; of its starring one of my favorite actors, the late Roscoe Lee Browne; of its financial failure; and of its dealing, in some way, with what is prettily called “race relations” in the South of the late ‘60s. 1,198 more words

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12 Angry Men (1957), Sidney Lumet

One of the best debut films in the history of cinema, Sidney Lumet’s 1957 12 Angry Men, a hymn to the voice of reason amidst a cacophony of furious prejudice, questions the very nature of the American judicial system in its pursuit of justice and its relation to the truth. 1,746 more words
Drama

MAN OF THE WEST (DIR. ANTONY MANN, USA, 1958) - BLURAY/DVD REVIEW

With a track record that included Winchester ’73, The Man from Laramie and The Far Country, Antony Mann’s knowledge and tact with the Western genre was very substantial. 539 more words

USA

Film Review: "12 Angry Men" (1957)

Being a juror is not easy. You must be a prosecutor, defender, a policeman, investigator and anything else required in order to analyze the entire case and deliver the right verdict. 527 more words

Great Films

MOVIE REVIEW | ***AFI WEEKEND*** #87. 12 Angry Men (1957)

“The American Film Institute’s list of the 100 Greatest Movies was selected by AFI’s blue-ribbon panel of more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community to commemorate 100 Years of Movies”. 731 more words

12 Angry Men (1957)

A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

Drama

Love A Good Neil Simon Play

Come Blow Your Horn is Neil Simon’s first play about when he finally left home and moved in with his older brother.  The play is very different from the movie.   343 more words

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