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.
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.
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.
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.
Though most films made before 1930 have been lost, these ten have maintained the distinction of being the first known films adapted from books and short stories.
Although racial diversity in Hollywood leaves something to be desired, people of color have achieved some victories throughout the years.
Some moviegoers believe that remakes are a sign that Hollywood is out of ideas. In reality, remakes are about as old as cinema itself.
If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day movie, perhaps one of these old films will fit the part.
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.
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.
There were talkie movies and there were cars, and it took a man from New Jersey to make the extraordinary connection between the two.
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.
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.
Several decades before The Terminator (1984) and Back to the Future (1985), time-travel movies were already gaining profit and popularity.