Picks and Pans Review: Screenwriter Jenny Lumet ... Joins the Family Business

updated 10/13/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/13/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>The daughter of famed director Sidney Lumet is getting her own share of Oscar buzz for her first screenplay, Rachel Getting Married.

DID DAD PULL ANY STRINGS?
I said, "You're never going to see your grandson again unless you freakin' help me!" and it totally worked. I advise that heartily: Extort!

WHAT'S YOUR STAR, ANNE HATHAWAY, LIKE?
She's not what you think. She's fiery. At heart she's a tough, fast-talking Jersey girl.

ARE PEOPLE COMPARING YOU TO DIABLO CODY, WHO WON AN OSCAR FOR HER FIRST SCREENPLAY, JUNO?
Only those who have seen me naked. Kidding.

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