January 14-16 at the Trylon
After a start in TV and a brief stint with producer Roger Corman, Carl Franklin got his shot in Hollywood in the early 1990s, as a small cohort of black directors were offered mid-budget projects. His eye for talent and knack for creating tension led to two of the best films of the decade.
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(1992, 35mm, 105m) dir Carl Franklin w/Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams, Billy Bob Thornton. Small-town Arkansas police captain Dale Dixon (Paxton) dreams of being an FBI agent. When a trio of ruthless criminals descends on his town, he eagerly joins the deadly manhunt. Chosen as the best film of 1992 by Gene Siskel. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 5:15