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“Network”: A prescient film 40 years ahead of its time. – www.seanmunger.com

Network is a movie that amazes with its audacity, its resilience and its long-lived prescience. It’s almost incredible that it got made in the first place, still more incredible that it was a huge hit, and absolutely astounding that not only has it aged well after 40 years, but it’s probably gotten even more brilliant and far-sighted than it was upon its initial release in 1976. It’s probably the crowning achievement in Sidney Lumet’s career as well as…

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2 comments on ““Network”: A prescient film 40 years ahead of its time. – www.seanmunger.com

  1. ksbeth
    10/03/2016

    yes, you are so right about this, i’ve thought about it too –

    Liked by 1 person

    • First Night Design
      10/03/2016

      I can’t believe (cliche coming up) that it was 40 years ago. It really was prescient. I remember being horrified at the time and not believing that anything similar could be in our future. Just goes to show you.

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