Critical Condition: How media downsizing impacts indie film
Mark Lipsky knows first hand how important critics can be for an independent film's success. Lipsky, now head of Gigantic Digital, was working for New Yorker Films in 1981 when Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert championed a little film called My Dinner With Andre on their syndicated TV show. When the show aired, the film had been slated to close its short run within three days; but because of the rave review, it went on to play an amazing year-long run at New York's Lincoln ...
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