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Saturday, September 25, 2004
He's the guy who did Clan of the Cave Bear, Return of the Secaucus 7 and both the 1978 and 1995 versions of Piranha. Indie filmmaker John Sayles (pictured at right) has has put together a complex murder mystery reminscent of Chinatown for today's sound bitten audience, and it's one of the best movies I've seen all year. It's even easier than Chinatown, because you already know most of the characters.
Chris Cooper, Richard Dreyfuss and Kris Kristofferson portray the ... uh, protagonists - right? Daryl Hannah delivers her hottest role ever, and Danny Huston (son of John) is our hapless anti-hero.
Here's the trailer.
Don't confuse this movie with Silver City, New Mexico, where they have a scale model of the solar system more than a mile long.
Photo by Photo Friends
He's so quotable.
"I'm from the wesst. West Texas. West Texas is close to California. Closer to California in ways that people don't understand like Washington DC is not close to California."
"I did not have sexual relations with that woman" Whoops, wrong president. Our president, I'm pretty sure, did not have sexual relations with that woman. Let's see. Foreign war or a blow job, foreign war, blow job... That's what? A no brainer?