Sidney Lumet’s Classic “Network”

Network 1976 Essay by Greg Ng Senses of Cinema The 1970s in Hollywood were a fertile time. The emergence of the director, as a legitimate artist in his or her own right, shifted focus from the studios, which by the ’60s had grown formulaic and unadventurous in their output, to a new generation of writers […]


National Lampoon Chief Busted For Stock Fraud

RITA K. FARRELL THE NEW YORK TIMES The chief executive of National Lampoon, Daniel S. Laikin, was charged on Monday with conspiracy and securities fraud in what prosecutors said was an attempt to raise the value of the company‚Äôs stock artificially. The National Lampoon, a media company in Los Angeles with projects in feature films, […]