Merican Independent Cinema Hollywood vs. the Independent

Question Discuss the ways in which the definitions between an independent and a Hollywood film have become blurred since the 1990s. Refer to at least two examples.

Criteria of Assessment –
1. Appropriate research
2. Appropriate application of that research to the question
3. Integration of theoretical positions and personal argument
4. Clarity of expression both in style and in the articulation of ideas.
5. Accurate referencing.

Note It would be good if the essay had a section regading the effect of the establishment of the mini major on the blurring of definitions.