US filmmaking great Sidney Lumet dies in NY at 86

FILE - This Tuesday Jan. 31, 2006 picture shows director Sidney Lumet during an interview in his New York office where he discussed the current state of TV news, the focus of his 1976 film, "Network." Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died the family said Saturday, April 9, 2011. He was 86. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

FILE - This Tuesday Jan. 31, 2006 picture shows director Sidney Lumet during an interview in his New York office where he discussed the current state of TV news, the focus of his 1976 film, "Network." Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died the family said Saturday, April 9, 2011. He was 86. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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