The Academy Awards can be extremely hit or miss, and these Best Picture winners will always remind us that Oscars are dubious.
Topic: Movie Lore
Sep 22, 2022
A change in aspect ratio can signal all kinds of interesting meanings. Here are some of our favorite examples where movies did it well.
Sep 20, 2022
Popular movies aren't always excellent. And on the flipside, some of the best films often fly under the radar—even for famous directors.
Sep 16, 2022
Usually, a change in director midway through production spells disaster—but not always! Here are some examples of when it goes right.
Sep 14, 2022
Some movies stand out for their techniques—like the POV shot, which fundamentally changes the cinema experience.
Sep 9, 2022
The Academy Awards may be prestigious, but the results don't always make sense—like with these controversial wins.
Aug 17, 2022
Movies reference real-life paintings more often than you might realize. Here are some of the best examples that did it well.
Jul 20, 2022
Usually, film adaptations stick to their source material to some degree. These great films made big changes—and ended up better for it.
Jun 21, 2022
A movie's ending doesn't have to be ambiguous to be misunderstood. Here are several iconic film endings that are still debated to this day.
Jun 17, 2022
Orson Welles is still known as one of the most legendary movie directors of all time. Here are a few things you probably didn't know about him.
May 30, 2022
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.
May 20, 2022
Dreams don't always make sense, but that's why they're so great for inspiration. These movies wouldn't exist if it weren't for dreams!
May 16, 2022
It's not often you'll see a movie that blends animation with live actors, but when it's done well, it can be an incredible experience.
May 5, 2022
Disney movies may be known for being family-friendly, but many Disney tales come from source material that's much darker.
Mar 28, 2022
Spin-off movies are hit or miss—and more often than not, they miss. But here are several spin-off movies that actually stuck the landing!
Mar 24, 2022
Sometimes, the official ending to a movie isn't what was originally intended. Here are the best alternate endings that are better.
Mar 18, 2022
Most movies don't start filming until the script is finalized—but these iconic movies began production even without finished scripts.
Feb 15, 2022
Throughout cinema history, masterpiece films often weren't considered masterpieces when they first came out.
Dec 30, 2021
Movies can be banned for all kinds of reasons. Here are some of the most controversial movies that were banned and why.
Dec 7, 2021
Forget movie trailers. An inspired movie poster is all it takes to convey what a movie is about—and make you want to go see it.