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Glengarry Glen Ross

David Mamet's screenplay is brutal and snappy, and the cast is an acting connoisseur's dream —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

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John Sayles

  • John Sayles

    Interview by Marty Mapes: America's laureate independent filmmaker on race, culture, and editing
  • Honeydripper (2008)

    Keb' Mo' haunts the Honeydripper Review by Marty Mapes: John Sayles is back in the saddle with another film in his regional cinema series

  • Silver City (2004)

    Chris Cooper runs for office in Silver City Review by Marty Mapes: Characters inhabit different movies, and the trademark Sayles complexity seems forced, not organic

  • Sunshine State (2002)

    Angela Basset comes home to the Sunshine State Review by Marty Mapes: With so much going on, it's hard to imagine any two people seeing the same movie

  • Lone Star (1996)

    Review by Marty Mapes: John Sayles explores the complexities of living on a border