Movies can have significant social impact. They can educate, raise awareness, and alter public consciousness. Here are 10 films that took it a step further, inspiring laws, legislation, and politics.
Although racial diversity in Hollywood leaves something to be desired, people of color have achieved some victories throughout the years.
Superhero crossover films have only recently become popular. But the crossover film itself goes back further than you might think.
There were talkie movies and there were cars, and it took a man from New Jersey to make the extraordinary connection between the two.
Christmas films are a dime a dozen these days. But at some point in history, they were new, unique, and even innovative.
A look at the first film adaptation of Mary Shelly's "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus." This silent film came out in 1910.
Animals as well as humans have found fame on the silver screen, and have been beloved by audiences for over a century.
Back when the film industry was just emerging, gender restrictions hadn’t been established yet. Women could freely seize opportunities to work behind the camera.
Superhero films are more popular and lucrative now than they ever were. But these crowd-pleasers go back further than you might think.
In 1938 megastar Clark Gable, Rhett Butler in "Gone With The Wind," was alerted by young actor Lennie Bluett to segregation on the lot during the making of the film, and demanded that it be ended.
If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day movie, perhaps one of these old films will fit the part.
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.
Though most films made before 1930 have been lost, these ten have maintained the distinction of being the first known films adapted from books.
Some moviegoers believe that remakes are a sign that Hollywood is out of ideas. In reality, remakes are about as old as cinema itself.
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.