Weekend Watching: Network

It’s been a few months since my last Weekend Watching recommendation but a recent rewatch of Sidney Lumet’s Network prompted me to break cover.

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Network (1976) is a film that remains surprisingly prescient. The narrative follows an aging newscaster Howard Beale (Peter Finch) who is on the brink of an anticlimactic retirement. His ratings are down and as everyone knows ratings are god when it comes to television. Continue reading “Weekend Watching: Network”