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#166 John Sayles Ranked List
When I got into cinema, John Sayles was a name also spoken of with respect. Always on the verge of greatness, held back by his uncommercial choices, he's another filmmaker with a great trilogy of three films made in succession.Matewan
(1987)Eight Men Out
(1988)City of Hope
I keep waiting for the day when City of Hope gets discovered for the Great Film that it is, with Sayles writing at its peak, this Robert Altman ensemble piece by way of New Jersey was shot by Robert Richardson and the banquet of words and lighting is rarely this complimentary.
That falling interest in Sayles' talent is a great mystery to me and I want to fill in some of the gaps. I plan to watch...Lianna
(1983) - the only early Sayles I haven't seenCasa de los Babys
(2010)Go For Sisters