After last year's brouhaha surrounding the presentation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of a Lifetime Achievement Award to Elia Kazan, one member of the academy had an idea.
The Nation asked seven prominent members of the independent film community, including several filmmakers who released major films this year, to take the temperature of the movem
*Last year, I was the guest editor of The Nation's first issue devoted exclusively to Hollywood and politics.
It was, of course, predestined that the top-grossing movie of 1999 would be Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, which outstripped its closest competition by nearly $200 million to rac
The film Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop will be released in 2000...we hope.