The Sidney Lumet Blogathon technically ended yesterday, but blogs are still being posted! Here Venetian Blond examines Lumet’s 1986 neo-noir thriller The Morning After. As this film was a departure for Lumet from his usual style and subjects, this is a fascinating different look at his work. Thanks for participating!

Sidney Lumet is one of the great American directors. Network, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon–just a few mentions of his amazing filmography illustrate his place in the directing pantheon. So what could he do with a screenplay from a one-and-done producer turned writer…

Source: The Morning After Leaves the Viewer a Little Fuzzy