big productions are done for.
No problem, here. Most of then aren't worth the time I spent viewing them... still, I remember several "low cost" productions that, most likelly, will stay in the history of cinema for many long years: "Easy Ryder", in the US, and most of the european cinema between 1950 and 1980 (Arrabal, Bunuel, Fellini, Pasolini, Polanski, and so may others).
I'm sure there will be more great "low budget" movies done in the USA... I just failed to remember them :(
They will be dependant not on their skill but on their patronage.
You mean: "They will be dependant on their skill and not on their patronage", don't you?
As far as I understand, for several decades, the real artists have been totally screwed by the major labels. Here are two examples:
I'll prove to you that I'm bad enough to go to hell
Because I have been through it!
I have seen it!
It has happened to me!
Remember, I was signed with Warner Brothers
for eight fuckin' years!!!
(in "Tities an Beers")
Sex Pistols:"Fuck EMI" (in "The Great Rock and Roll Swindle")