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AUGUST 18th: REVIEW: The New York Times
A.O. Scott says AMIGO is “entertaining and relevant” and directed with “wit and concision, with fair-mindedness as well as outrage.”
AUGUST 18th: VIDEO: New York Times exclusive clip from AMIGO
Conflicting orders take center stage in this clip from AMIGO.
AUGUST 18th: REVIEW: The Onion A.V. Club
“Beautifully shot, beautifully acted… whispers its messages rather than shouting them.”
AUGUST 18th: AUDIO: Hear John Sayles on NPR’s Talk of the Nation!
A wonderful, seventeen minute in-depth discussion with a master storyteller? Yes, please!
AUGUST 17th: New York Magazine “Vulture” interview with John Sayles
John talks about the parallels of AMIGO’s story to current events and the struggle to fund films.
AUGUST 16th: Twitch talks with John about indie filmmaking and AMIGO
The always-excellent Justin Chang sits down with John for an in-depth discussion.
AUGUST 16th: REVIEW: The Village Voice
J. Hoberman calls AMIGO “engrossing… intelligently rip-roaring, a thoughtful action film, a teachable moment.”
AUGUST 15th: John Sayles on the history behind AMIGO
John Sayles talks to Miller-McCune.com about the history behind, and the historical accuracy of, AMIGO.
AUGUST 14th: John Sayles interview in NJ Star-Ledger
John Sayles talks to Stephen Whitty about independent film, independent releasing, and shooting in the Philippines. Great, detailed article…
AUGUST 4th: Joel Torre interview in the Philippine Star
Here’s a great interview with our star, Joel Torre, about his upcoming US tour to support AMIGO! Joel will be making appearances in NYC, Los Angeles, Milpitas, Union City, Daly City, Seattle, Washington D.C., and Honolulu… will you be there to meet him?
JULY 31st: See John Sayles on Democracy Now!
Check out John Sayles’ fascinating interview with the wonderful folks of Democracy Now! on their official site.
JULY 7th: Yul Vázquez talks AMIGO with Ruben Nepales
The Cuban-born, Miami-raised (and recently Tony Award-nomiated) actor speaks four different languages in AMIGO… find out more in this great interview.
JULY 7th: FHM Phillipines talks to Joel Torre
Our leading man tells all about AMIGO, and what it’s like working with John Sayles.
JULY 7th: Poster debut on Fandango.com
The good folks at Fandango have the exclusive world premiere of the US theatrical poster.
JULY 4th: AMIGO opens in the Philippines
In the spirit of Filipino-American Friendship Day, AMIGO opens in 12 theaters across the country today. We’re coming to the US on August 19th, but in the meantime, take a look at what the Filipino press is saying about the film.