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Network (rewatch)

Posted by martinteller on March 4, 2005

So it’s 1:30 on a Friday night.  I’m not quite tired enough to go to sleep, so I figure I’ll watch a movie for a half hour and finish it in the morning.  I put on Network and I simply cannot turn it off.  Excellent performances all around (well-deserved Oscars in all four acting categories) but what really sparkles is Chayefsky’s incredible dialogue.  There are too many amazing monologues in this movie to count, but I think my favorite is the one Beatrice Straight delivers as the scorned wife.  Rating: 10

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