Lone Star (1996)
When Sam drives away from the derelict drive-in the letters "..E....I.. IN CH...S X" are left on the drive-in's advertisement board.
Matthew McConaughey's character is called Lone Star which is the title of one of his earlier movies
'Lone Star'-beer that Matthew McConaughey gets from the detectives is a reference to this 'John Sayles' movie in which McConaughey also acted.
Reviewed, clips shown
Clips are shown. Appears on both critics' lists of ten best films of the year.