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Indie icon John Sayles doesn’t hesitate to go mainstream if it helps his pet causes

An acclaimed and prolific independent film director (“Matewan,” “Lone Star”), novelist (“Los Gusanos,” “Union Dues”), and script doctor (“Apollo 13”), John Sayles has his name on

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7 Feb 2008 // 4:05 AM

‘Honeydripper’ a blues project for John Sayles

John Sayles’ latest film, “Honeydripper” - his 16th, if you’re keeping track - is set in 1950 Alabama, in a little town emblematic of the

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1 Feb 2008 // 4:43 AM

Honeydripper

John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.

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7 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Take the Lead (2006)

There's something disturbing about the recent proliferation of films with this 'save the inner city kids' motif.

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