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The Secret of Roan Inish

Secret of Roan Inish, The (1994)
★★★ / ★★★★

Sent to live with her grandmother (Eileen Colgan) and grandfather (Dave Duffy) in a coastal village in order to avoid inhaling toxic fumes in the city, Fiona (Jeni Courtney) is captured by stories of a nearby island right across her new home. 473 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean


by Pascal Grenier for Cinetalk.net

Opening Day in Major League Baseball is just a couple days away. Except for Boxing, no other sport was put on screen as often as baseball,  America’s pastime. 490 more words

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4 Shots From 4 Films: The Natural, Field of Dreams, Eight Men Out, 42

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films is all about letting the visuals do the talking. 85 more words


Filmmaking Quote #44 (John Sayles)

“I often say to people: ‘You absolutely can make movies. The idea of having a career in the movie business is a very, very different thing.’  174 more words


I like to act. I work for scale. I don’t have an acting agent. I’m in the book. – John Sayles http://dlvr.it/KlxQvt


When I was really young I didn’t know that there was such a thing as a screenwriter. I wrote stories. – John Sayles http://dlvr.it/KgxGmz



John Sayles, Writer/Director

This movie is a lot of fun, says something about its characters and comments upon burying the past and implementing the new in the United States. 205 more words