October 1, 1994
About the Author
J. Boyer teaches in the Creative Writing Program of
Arizona State University. Known primarily as a playwright, Boyer's work has been performed across the country, primarily Off-Off-Broadway, as well as in Europe, most recently in London and Paris. His nonfiction books include Sidney Lumet, Bob Rafelson: Hollywood Maverick, Ishmael Reed and Richard Brautigan.
About this Book
J. Boyer provides an in-depth analysis of the films of Sidney Lumet. With an emphasis toward auteur methods of criticism, the author discusses film technique in relation to the narrative goals of the director.