Ad Policy

April 3, 2000 Issue


  • Editorials

    Honor the Blacklistees

    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.

    Victor Navasky

  • The Beat

    POLLEY-TICS: "If you're not interested in hockey or politics don't bother reading this," begins the latest missive from Canadian-born actress John Nichols


  • Sign up for our weekly newsletter and we'll send you a FREE gift.


  • Books and the Arts

    Honor the Blacklistees

    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.

    Victor Navasky

  • American Beauty or American Pie?

    *Last year, I was the guest editor of The Nation's first issue devoted exclusively to Hollywood and politics.

    Peter Biskind

  • Inside Indiewood

    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

    Peter Biskind

  • Mr. Hoch Goes to Hollywood

    The film Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop will be released in 2000...we hope.

    Danny Hoch

  • Runaway Shops

    Remember those great scenes in Blues Brothers 2000 that evoked the urban grit and soul of southside Chicago and Joliet? Well, sorry.

    Marc Cooper

  • Boys, Toys and Girl Trouble in 1999’s Top Ten

    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

    Ella Taylor

  • The Awful Truth

    Special thanks to Alison Mann.

    Manohla Dargis

  • Independents’ Day

    The most important day in the history of American independent film was May 8, 1947, which witnessed the opening of a picture so personal--no, so heedlessly self-revelatory--that viewers today sti

    Stuart Klawans

  • Support Independent Journalism.