John Sayles

John Sayles

John Sayles is an actor, screenwriter, film director and novelist. His most recent novel, A Moment in the Sun, is now available in paperback and his latest feature (his 18th!), Go For Sisters, will attempt to sneak into theaters this September. He would rather watch a good trailer than a bad movie.

Commentaries by John Sayles

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A High Wind in Jamaica

1965
20th Century Fox
Director Alexander Mackendrick was unhappy with studio changes to his work,...
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Ride Lonesome

1959
Columbia
James Coburn made his film debut as a  naive  gunslinger  in one  the  finest...
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Beginning of the End

1957
Republic Pictures
TFH welcomes John Sayles to the ranks of Grindhouse Gurus. This nervy...
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Border Incident

1949
MGM
MGM head Dore Schary essentially co-opted one of Anthony Mann’s Eagle-Lion projects, hiring Mann,...
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War Hunt

1862
United Artists
Although it played mostly second feature dates, this‚ acclaimed Korean war‚ indie by the...
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