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  • ...Perhaps unsurprisingly, Lumet handles [the NYC landmarks] with less stylistic dynamism than Scorsese. His approach mostly rests on a utilitarian blend of high-angle master shots, mid-shots, and close-ups, with little obvious camera movement. Yet thanks to the lively dance choreography by veteran Louis Johnson, Tony Walton's imaginative production design, and the energy of the performers, there is always something onscreen to catch the eye.