"I continue to work for studios as a writer-for-hire, but there's nothing that makes me think any of them are going to let me do the kinds of things I [want to do]," says the lean, 57-year-old Sayles.
Read more of Chris Davis' story on director John Sayles and his latest film, Honeydripper, here.
Find out if Flyer reviewer Greg Akers digs the film Cloverfield's concept here.
Why aren't these revealing economic realities ever shown in movies about artists? Maybe most moviegoers can't stomach the sight of poverty ...