Though most films made before 1930 have been lost, these ten have maintained the distinction of being the first known films adapted from books, plays, and short stories.
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.
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.
In today's article, we take a look at one of the most important times in horror/thriller cinema history.
If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day movie, perhaps one of these old films will fit the part.
Christmas films are a dime a dozen these days. But at some point in history, they were new, unique, and even innovative.
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.
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.
In case you're planning a horror movie marathon this Halloween, here are a couple more films to add to the watch list.
LGBTQ film is often considered a relatively new genre. But these themes have been present in cinema since the silent era, sometimes subtle and sometimes surprisingly overt.
Judging from the the recent release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, dinosaur movies are a lucrative genre - a genre that goes as far back as the 1910s.
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.
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.
Although racial diversity in Hollywood leaves something to be desired, people of color have achieved some victories throughout the years.