Equus Reviews

February 18, 2021
...something of a dark horse cinematically...
March 25, 2020
Lumet was a director who rose or fell based on the quality of his source material and collaborators. He served the demands of the story, rather than demanding that the story serve his esoteric vision or personal style.
April 18, 2014
Sidney Lumet's handling of the material doesn't miss a beat; the only real trace of an encroaching staginess can be found in some of Dysart's lengthy monologues.
May 9, 2011
A compelling thriller.
April 5, 2007
March 13, 2006
Thanks Sidney.
June 30, 2005
The acting of Richard Burton and Peter Firth in their Oscar-nominated turns is good, but writer Shaffer and Sidney Lumet can't really open up the play
June 16, 2005
June 4, 2004
January 23, 2004
An illuminating parable about the human condition, giving voice to the yearning we all have for some kind of religious experience.
November 11, 2003
October 25, 2002
August 16, 2001
January 1, 2000