We examine the rich history of Philippine cinema, which has seen artistic highs as well as exploitative "bomba" (erotic) films.
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.
With women still fighting for representation today, it may be hard to believe that female-dominated films existed as far back as the 1930s.
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.
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.
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.
Christmas films are a dime a dozen these days. But at some point in history, they were new, unique, and even innovative.
In today's article, we take a look at one of the most important times in horror/thriller cinema history.
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.
These days, biopics are a common means of Oscar bait, so it's not surprising that the genre goes back to the beginnings of film 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.
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.
Hollywood is the name that conjures up romantic dreams and makes them come true. This hub takes you through the history from the earliest days to the modern dream factory.
If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day movie, perhaps one of these old films will fit the part.
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 case you're planning a horror movie marathon this Halloween, here are a couple more films to add to the watch list.
There were talkie movies and there were cars, and it took a man from New Jersey to make the extraordinary connection between the two.
Some moviegoers believe that remakes are a sign that Hollywood is out of ideas. In reality, remakes are about as old as cinema itself.
Several decades before The Terminator (1984) and Back to the Future (1985), time-travel movies were already gaining profit and popularity.
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.
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.