Because space was tight, documentaries, shorts and animated films were not eligible. Additionally, we limited directors to no more than one spot on the list.
It was a year of revelations and mixed blessings. The teen-pop bubble didn’t so much burst as deflate.
Martin Scorsese visited early New York, Paul Thomas Anderson put Adam Sandler in a Jerry Lewis suit, and Eminem returned to his Detroit roots.
We polled journalists, DJs, and record-label folk to find out what they thought were the most important electronic albums of the 20th century.
You know the drill: This year was or wasn’t the best thing to happen to cinema since Thomas Alva Edison.
Wannabe hit singles eclipsed the popular and the most enterprising videos rarely induced a yelp on MTV’s Total Request Live.