Welcome to our latest recurring feature, The Year in Film! So much of our coverage is devoted to the here-and-now of movies, and that’s all well and good. We’re still going to be bringing you that coverage. But we also love film history, so we thought it would be good to do a weekly series where we look back at a random year and design what made it special. That includes looking at the top-grossing movies, the Oscar winners, and some gems that you should put on your radar.
This week we’re headed to 1999. Let’s kick things off with the top-grossing movies: