Monday, August 4 2008
Sports, as emphasized in films such as Eight Men Out and The Untouchables, are a helpful way of organizing and enforcing our daily behaviors.
Thursday, March 27 2008
In time for baseball season comes a trio of worthy releases: Bull Durham, Eight Men Out and The Pride of the Yankees
Thursday, January 31 2008
John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.
Tuesday, February 1 2005
Dickie Pilager embodies U.S. political-corporate mythology, the 'shining city on a hill' reduced to basic elements.
Thursday, September 16 2004
It's easy to make assumptions about a political candidate named Dickie Pilager.
Sunday, May 2 2004
The movie, which focuses on a group of U.S. women arrived in an unidentified Latin American country to adopt children, is as much about cultural imperialism and racism as it is about women and babies.
Thursday, May 5 2011
PHILADELPHIA — John Sayles, moviemaker and novelist, has embarked on a do-it-yourself book tour in a rented Prius, in support of his brand-new novel, "A Moment
Thursday, February 21 2008
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
Wednesday, February 6 2008
John Sayles' latest film, "Honeydripper" - his 16th, if you're keeping track - is set in 1950 Alabama, in a little town emblematic of the big