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Columns

Monday, August 4 2008

Better You Be a Team Player

Sports, as emphasized in films such as Eight Men Out and The Untouchables, are a helpful way of organizing and enforcing our daily behaviors.


Reviews

Thursday, March 27 2008

The Pride of the Yankees: Collector's Edition

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

Honeydripper

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

Silver City (2004)

Dickie Pilager embodies U.S. political-corporate mythology, the 'shining city on a hill' reduced to basic elements.


Thursday, September 16 2004

Silver City (2004)

It's easy to make assumptions about a political candidate named Dickie Pilager.


Sunday, May 2 2004

Casa de los Babys (2003)

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.


Limbo (1999) [31.Dec.94]

News

Thursday, May 5 2011

John Sayles goes on a novel tour to plug his new book

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

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


Wednesday, February 6 2008

‘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 big


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