John Sayles

  • Calendar

    January 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Shoeless Joe Comes to Leonard

    Dish Boggett ... er, D.B. Sweeney​By which I mean: D.B. Sweeney, who played Shoeless Joe Jackson in John Sayles's 1988 adaptation of Eliot Asinof's book Eight Men Out, and Leonard, Texas, a tiny town up in Fannin County. So happens that just as we were writing about all the TV shows shooting aroun ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    The Good Barney

    The Modern salutes a free-speech icon

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Keb' Mo' with Bonnie Raitt

    Saturday, September 23, Nokia Theatre

  • Film

    August 3, 2006

    Downward Mobility

    Brit movie brat takes the B horror movie where it deserves to go

  • Calendar

    July 13, 2006

    Getting FIT

    With the heat comes fine independent theater

  • Film

    June 2, 2005

    Broke, But Not Broken

    With Cinderella Man, Ron Howard finally scores a knockout

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Film

    September 16, 2004

    Vote No

    Silver City plants a shrub where it wants to dig up a Bush

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2004
  • Film

    October 2, 2003

    Diaper Dreams

    John Sayles drags six would-be mothers down to la Casa de los Babys

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Far From Happy

    The year's best featured plenty of Sad White Guys

  • Film

    July 11, 2002

    Sunny Delight

    John Sayles' latest transcends its talkiness

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Behind the Screens

    As president of Texas-financed Magnolia Pictures, respected indie-film vet Eamonn Bowles projects a bright future

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    'Sunday Morning,' coming up

    Kris Kristofferson has lived a dozen lifetimes, and they keep on coming

  • Film

    August 5, 1999

    Like father, like son

    A boy becomes a man in the bittersweet My Life So Far

  • Film

    July 15, 1999

    Bite me

    Jaws + Alligator / Friday the 13th x zero = Lake Placid

  • Film

    June 10, 1999

    Limbo crock

    Sayles goes to Alaska and brings with him a lot of hot air

  • Film

    November 5, 1998

    Reeling inthe years

    It's deja vu all over again with the rerelease of The Big Chill

  • Film

    July 23, 1998

    Route 666

    Vincent Gallo runs from the devil on the road to Buffalo

  • News

    June 11, 1998

    Science friction

    Dallas author Patricia Anthony's sci-fi caught Hollywood's interest. But her decision to chuck the whole genre caught New York's wrath.

  • Film

    April 30, 1998

    Doing it his way

    Director Tim McCanlies makes a deal with the devil, but keeps his soul

  • Film

    April 9, 1998
  • Film

    April 2, 1998

    Oys and girls

    Renee Zellweger makes a convincing Jewish feminist rebel in A Price Above Rubies

  • Film

    March 26, 1998

    Brown and white

    John Sayles brings us another helping of blunt didacticism--this time with subtitles

  • News

    May 22, 1997
  • News

    January 23, 1997
  • Film

    January 2, 1997

    '96 rewound

    Good, but not that good

  • Film

    October 3, 1996

    Dynamic duo

    Sapphic sistersslug it out with the mobin the terrific Bound

  • Film

    June 27, 1996

    Oedipus Tex

    Nothing is what it seems in John Sayles' border-town tragedy, Lone Star

  • Film

    February 15, 1996

    Fighting City Hall

    Al Pacino's latest star vehicle flirts with greatness, then succumbs to triteness

  • Film

    August 31, 1995

    Lone Star Rising

    How obscure Texas actor Matthew McConaughey won the lead in Grisham's next big Hollywood thriller, A Time to Kill