Sidney Lumet, Paddy Chayefsky, Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall, Ned Beatty.
You don’t get creative talent like that everyday, and NETWORK is one of those rare “unicorn” movies that manages to pull the talent together. A biting commentary in its time, a warning of things that could be. Now, NETWORK is seen as a frighteningly prophetic piece that foretold the state of modern media. No strangers to mass communications, Trevor and Matt manage to parse out what NETWORK was trying to say then and what it tells us now.