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Prince of the City 1981 Movie - Film Essay About Justice

12 Angry Films: Sidney Lumet on Justice #6 – ‘Prince of the City’

“‘Prince of the City’ is a taxing, draining experience, but one that is ultimately rooted in very real despair; the system, it argues, has failed. If these characters are the products of the American criminal justice system, then it ought to be blown up.”

What Makes a Man: Wounded Masculinity in William Lustig’s ‘Maniac’ Cycle

“In its own histrionic way, the ‘Maniac’ cycle presages a wave of reaction that would draw its power from the patriarchal fear of dispossession.”