Ever seen the movie Lone Star? I did a Facebook post about it this morning by way of noting what a bad thing it is that Elizabeth Peña has died. I said (truthfully) that it’s a great movie, possibly Sayles’s best, and to my surprise a lot of people came along to echo that thought. One said it’s his favorite movie, another said a friend considers it the best American movie of all time.
Wo – I thought it was an obscure favorite peculiar to me, but no. So why isn’t it shown on tv all the time?
Here are a few scenes on Siskel and Ebert: