You've heard of "based on a true story"—but have you heard of a movie inspiring real-life events? Yeah, it's happened!
Georgia May is a staff writer at whatNerd. She's based in the UK.
Jan 26, 2023
The counterculture nature of glam rock and punk music make both of them perfect subjects for cinema and documentary.
Jan 25, 2023
There's something special about a movie that's literally magical. You go in hoping to be tricked—and the best ones successfully do that.
Jan 24, 2023
Movie characters don't always have to be suave, savvy, or smart to be lovable. In fact, some of our favorites are downright stupid!
Jan 20, 2023
Film noir remains one of the most unique and iconic genres in cinema history. Here's what it is and which films are must-watches!
Jan 13, 2023
In the right hands, cinema can deliver transcendent experiences—and the essence of that magic is perfectly captured in these films.
Jan 11, 2023
Away from the cities, away from the suburbs, these movies explore characters who move away from it all to live off grid on their own.
Jan 3, 2023
2022 was an incredible one for films. Here are the best movies of the year that you really should check out if you haven't seen them yet.
Jan 2, 2023
Women have always been powerful writers, but they really began to shine during the 1900s. Here are the ones you need to know.
Dec 30, 2022
What to do when you're a foodie who's stuck at home? Maybe watch these incredible movies about foods and the ones who prepare them.
Dec 29, 2022
Photography may seem boring if you have no interest, but these movies make it thrilling, insightful, and dripping with drama.
Dec 24, 2022
The Roaring Twenties remains one of the most iconic and stylish decades in modern history. These movies exemplify those years.
Dec 22, 2022
When a movie has inexplicably tragic behind-the-scenes and on-set stories, you might start to think the movie is cursed in some way.
Dec 21, 2022
It's a tragic truth that some of the greatest writers throughout history suffered from mental illnesses—even life-ending ones.
Dec 17, 2022
Most children's movies are bright and happy, but they can be devastatingly sad—even more so than any film meant for adults.
Dec 13, 2022
The best inspirational movies explore the value of life through deep characters without resorting to preachy messaging.
Dec 7, 2022
To this day, some of the most famous and influential writers were females from the 1800s. Here are the ones you need to know.
Dec 5, 2022
Books are usually better than their movies. But every so often, the movie adaptation is downright terrible in all the worst ways.
Dec 2, 2022
Not all period dramas are necessarily feminist. Here are the best ones—movies and TV shows—with strong female protagonists.
Nov 28, 2022
America has produced some of the most enduring and most influential literary novels of all time. Here are the must-reads.