Remembering Sydney Pollack

I didn’t grow up thinking of movies as film,
or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.”

Sydney Pollack 

Director, producer and sometimes actor Sydney Pollack left a significant mark on Hollywood. Today, following the news of his death, tributes have come in from around Hollywood and the media to the late director. I’ve compiled the best here.

A Master of the Mainstream, When It Still Aimed High – A.O. Scott, New York Times

Sydney Pollack: a Hollywood life of twists and turns – David Thompson, The Guardian

Sydney Pollack’s Film Legacy – A photo gallery of Pollack’s career- Entertainment Weekly

In Memory of Sydney Pollack – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times

Richard Schickel (Time Magazine) remembers Sydney Pollack

R.I.P Sydney Pollack – Eric D. Snider, Cinematical

Respect and Affect – Jeffrey Wells, Hollywood Elsewhere

Oscar champ Sydney Pollack, R.I.P. — May you win an Emmy next for producing HBO’s ‘Recount’ – Tom O’Neil, Los Angeles Times

Life of Sydney Pollack – Stephen Whitty, NJ Star Ledger

A more complete listing of the many Syndey Pollack tributes can be found here at Times Online

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