Cinema: Trading Up


Directed and Written by John Sayles

John Sayles is ambling toward Holly wood legitimacy. Author of award-winning short stories, screenwriter of such intelligent exploitation movies as The Lady in Red and Alligator, gifted writer-director of the no-budget Return of the Secaucus 7 and the low-budget Lianna, Sayles has traded up. His new film is being released by Paramount Pictures, was shot with a union crew, and is the first Sayles movie he has not edited on the kitchen table of his home in Hoboken, N.J. But Baby, It's You is not...

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