Danny Trejo, who won two boxing titles while serving time in prison in his youth, is best known playing the ethnic heavy in hyper-macho mid-'90s genre films like "From Dusk Till Dawn," "Desperado"…
Coogler's film isn't the flashiest or most original movie ever to win Sundance, but in its carefully observed, unvarnished portrait of middle-class African-American life, and its acute sense of…
According to writer-director John Sayles, had he given "Go for Sisters" a Spanish title, it would have been "La Chinesca," the nickname for Mexicali's Chinatown neighborhood. Sure enough, if it…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Taylor Swift is circling the role of Joni Mitchell in Sony Pictures and Di Bonaventura Pictures' adaptation of Sheila Weller's book "Girls Like Us," which would mark the pop star's first turn in a…
An illustrated homage to the now-quaint notion of auteurism.
Multihyphenate John Sayles has been tapped to write HBO's series project based on the childhood of Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis.
John Sayles lets his narrative gifts take the lead and the social issues follow like a tight bass line.
Sloss is widely credited with establishing the indie sales-agent profession and has remained at the top of this realm. Operating his Sloss Law Office out of New York, he does legal work for a wide…
John Sayles has been hired by Universal to adapt "A Cold Case," a New Yorker crime story that is being developed as a possible starring vehicle for Tom Hanks.
John Sayles charts the long road back from physical and emotional debilitation in Passion Fish, a sympathetic if somewhat deliberate and over-long intimate study of two women emerging from their…
Matewan is a heartfelt, straight-ahead tale of labor organizing in the coal mines of West Virginia in 1920 that runs its course like a train coming down the track.