This article is adapted from a content analysis study conducted in 2017. From closely analysing ten films, this article explains exactly how much special and visual effects are essentially over kill in the cinema of Michael Bay.
The Academy Awards are heavily regarded as the most prestigious and famous honors in the entertainment industry. The first ceremony debuted in 1929, and it is the oldest of the four annual American entertainment awards. Let's take a closer look at some fun facts about the Oscars.
A look at the career of one of the most famous animal trainers in Hollywood.
Harvey Weinstein was a powerful Hollywood producer. He is now a convicted rapist.
The mythical world of Oz has had a presence in film much longer than you'd think.
Seeing as they've been told and retold time and again, it should come as no surprise that fairy tales have been adapted to film since the earliest days of cinema.
I sat down with Olivier Dalipagic, director of new film "Off the Record" to get some insight into how to make a feature film under $25,000. In this interview, Mr. Dalipagic also got an opportunity to discuss the making of "Off the Record" to aspiring filmmakers.
The 91st Academy Awards ceremony is due to take place on Sunday 24th February at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood with no formal host for the first time in three decades.
When it comes to film, it's hard not to picture the characters wearing their beloved costumes. Whether it's Marilyn Monroe's iconic flowy white halter dress, Dorothy's gingham getup, or Audrey Hepburn's little black dress, costumes truly resonate with film fans. Here is a list of iconic dresses.
Terminator, Halloween and RoboCop have all recently made the decision to ignore most of the sequels in their respective franchises, instead creating direct sequels to their last critically acclaimed releases. Is this a good idea, or is it putting pandering fan service ahead of creativity?
It is a celebrity's delight to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. While it is a great honor, there is a process to get a star that the public knows nothing about. Here are some interesting things to know about the honor for deserving celebrities.
Hollywood is constantly plagued by casting-what ifs, and it's hard to imagine our favorite film characters portrayed by another actor. This is a list of unbelievable film roles that almost went to someone else.
Either by showing too much or setting the wrong tone, trailers for movies can affect a movie's success negatively by shaping audience expectations.
Several decades before The Terminator (1984) and Back to the Future (1985), time-travel movies were already gaining profit and popularity.
Color, sound, remakes, found footage - these are all part of the movie-going experience that we take for granted. Few realize just how far back some of these tropes and innovations go.
During the Golden Age, Hollywood actors were basically considered the property of major film studios, making this era a living hell for its most glamorous stars.
What do we see watching a movie based on another country's entertainment, with little to no sign of its people in it? Is our perception right or is it culturally biased? And does it matter?
It's hard to let go of past greats.
When sound first came on the scene, filmmakers were eager to take advantage of this new technology to captivate and manipulate audiences in innovative ways.
If you saw the Facebook ad for Janet Urban's Career on Fire training and Friends in Film mentor program, read this article by a former FIF member to decide if it's legit or a scam.