Relationships can be toxic for all kinds of reasons. These TV couples exhibit the different ways romance can be toxic.
Things always go wrong on set when making a film—but for these major movies, everything went wrong in the most nightmarish ways.
Pixar has put out many incredible movies, but some are objectively better. Here are the best Pixar movies that are must-watches!
These incredible magical realism movies blur the line between reality and fantasy to tell captivating tales that'll suck you in.
Every famous movie director became famous for their personal style of filmmaking. Here are the most notable examples, explained.
Here are our favorite films about journalists, reporters, and interviewers, who all serve important roles in the media.
Turning a stage play into a cinematic experience is NOT easy. Here are the most notable movies that actually managed to pull it off.
The 27 Club is an infamous pop culture phenomenon that's both sad yet fascinating. These movies explore the most notable examples.
It takes skill to do product placement well, especially when it's for a mainstream movie. Here are some of the most notorious examples.
The Simpsons have had all kinds of unusual episodes over its 30+ years. Here are some of the trippiest and strangest ones.
You've heard of "based on a true story"—but have you heard of a movie inspiring real-life events? Yeah, it's happened!
The counterculture nature of glam rock and punk music make both of them perfect subjects for cinema and documentary.
There's something special about a movie that's literally magical. Here are the best movies about stage magicians and illusionists.
In the right hands, cinema can deliver transcendent experiences—and the essence of that magic is perfectly captured in these films.
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.
Women have always been powerful writers, but they really began to shine during the 1900s. Here are the ones you need to know.
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.
Photography may seem boring if you have no interest, but these movies make it thrilling, insightful, and dripping with drama.
The Roaring Twenties remains one of the most iconic and stylish decades in modern history. These movies exemplify those years.
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.
It's a tragic truth that some of the greatest writers throughout history suffered from mental illnesses—even life-ending ones.
The best inspirational movies explore the value of life through deep characters without resorting to preachy messaging.
To this day, some of the most famous and influential writers were females from the 1800s. Here are the ones you need to know.
Books are usually better than their movies. But every so often, the movie adaptation is downright terrible in all the worst ways.
Adapting books to cinema is never easy, especially when the source material is sensitive. These war movies did it right.
Maybe the thing you need right now is a poignant film that can unravel your soul and get you bawling like never before.
Sleep (or the lack of it) is such an interesting subject for cinema, especially with how it can affect characters in many ways.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is commonly misunderstood, but these films and TV series realistically shed light on the illness.
In crafting remarkable tales, the greatest films use more than just plot and characters—color palettes can say a lot without words.
Jazz is a wild subject for cinema. These incredible films show jazz from all angles, opening it up in ways you'd never expect.
Words do a lot of heavy lifting, but some of our favorite characters in television history never said a thing (or close to it).
Across genres, there are TV shows that feature settings so fleshed out and substantial that they feel like characters unto themselves.
A movie's production budget can explode for any number of reasons. You'd be surprised which movies were the most costly to make.
Acting as a gender other than your own is tough enough. Delivering a standout performance? That's a feat worth celebrating.
You'd think they'd be boring, but characters of religious authority can make for some intensely compelling drama. Check these out.
Autism is rarely featured in cinema, and it's even rarer to see an autistic protagonist. These movies took that to task—and succeeded.
Addiction isn't easy to portray without going over the top. These TV characters are the best when it comes to small-screen addicts.
Movie killers are often men, but women have been catching up. Here are some of the best female characters who kill.
Cancer and terminal illnesses are hard subjects for movie directors, but these films prove cathartic and insightful when done well.
A change in aspect ratio can signal all kinds of interesting meanings. Here are some of our favorite examples where movies did it well.
Usually, a change in director midway through production spells disaster—but not always! Here are some examples of when it goes right.
Some movies stand out for their techniques—like the POV shot, which fundamentally changes the cinema experience.
Some of the best movies feature a main character whose reality comes crashing down around them in dramatic ways.
Some movies stand out with incredibly unique settings that feel like characters unto themselves. Here are some great examples.
Butlers are rarely the main characters in movies and TV, but they can end up being lovable and memorable for all kinds of reasons.
Movies reference real-life paintings more often than you might realize. Here are some of the best examples that did it well.
Most musicians can't act, but these classic movies all featured famous music artists as key characters—and knocked it out of the park.
Movies don't have to be told in chronological order. Some of the best films play with this by going backwards with reverse narratives.
Sometimes, the people behind musicians are more interesting than the musicians themselves—as seen in these movies.
The mystique of casinos and gambling can make for some of the most thrilling narratives in cinema. Here are our favorites.
Social media is everywhere and it seems so common, but these movies explore the darker side of social media and what can happen.
Movie soundtracks come in many forms, from John Williams to Hans Zimmer. Here are several great soundtracks with rock music.
Movies are elevated from good to great when they do more than just tell a story. These movies with deeper meanings are proof of that.
Crafting a compelling character is an immense challenge when they don't have any dialogue, but these movies made it work.
Found footage movies feel the most "real" when it comes to film, but only when they're done well. Here are the best found footage films.
The terror attacks of September 11th still affect us to this day. These movies probe into the tragedy from all different angles.
Some of the best characters in movies are imaginary. Here are our favorite movies where imaginary friends elevate their stories.
The body swap is one of the more interesting film premises, resulting in some of the funniest and most emotional movies of our time.
Movies don't always have to be realistic. In fact, some of the best movies feature "dream logic"—illogical events that add intrigue.
Method actors are unusual for how they tend to take things too far when preparing for a film role—like they did in these extreme cases.