Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999) | 24 Mar 2009 // 5:00 PM
Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.
'American Beauty' Is a Victim of Its Own Middlebrow, Mainstream Success | 22 Sep 2010 // 4:59 PM
Despite the critical success of American Beauty, it turned out that Sam Mendes was not a wild, idiosyncratic, long-take visionary like P.T. Anderson or Spike Jonze, but rather a strong studio craftsman.