You've heard of "based on a true story"—but have you heard of a movie inspiring real-life events? Yeah, it's happened!
Topic: Movie Lore
Jan 11, 2023
Biographical movies are rooted in real people and true events, but that makes it easy to present lies as truth—even if it's by omission.
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 15, 2022
It can be disappointing when a movie is cancelled, but it hurts a lot more when it was widely anticipated.
Nov 17, 2022
Some films are so poorly conceived and poorly written that even the best actors and actresses can't salvage them—like these.
Nov 14, 2022
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is commonly misunderstood, but these films and TV series realistically shed light on the illness.
Nov 10, 2022
Just because a film rakes in millions at the box office doesn't mean it's profitable. Oftentimes in cinema, less is more.
Nov 9, 2022
Directing movies is no easy feat. In pursuit of great results, movie directors often make life hell for everyone around them.
Nov 9, 2022
In crafting remarkable tales, the greatest films use more than just plot and characters—color palettes can say a lot without words.
Nov 8, 2022
Bad movies are plentiful, but sometimes a movie is so bad that it causes once-beloved stars to disappear from Hollywood.
Oct 29, 2022
A movie's production budget can explode for any number of reasons. You'd be surprised which movies were the most costly to make.
Oct 28, 2022
In movies, a central house can be more than just a setting and more than just a character—it can be the ultimate narrator.
Oct 26, 2022
Acting as a gender other than your own is tough enough. Delivering a standout performance? That's a feat worth celebrating.
Oct 25, 2022
Weapons are cool, but armor can be cooler. These armor outfit designs make their characters far more badass than they would be otherwise.
Oct 21, 2022
Not every movie with a powerhouse ensemble cast does justice to its actors and actresses. Here are some of the best movies that did.
Oct 14, 2022
Hollywood movie sets are full of breakdowns and tantrums, but it's not always bad either. Check out these behind-the-scenes stories!
Oct 7, 2022
Every so often, we live through a year that's packed with incredible movies. Here are our picks for the greatest years in cinema history.
Sep 23, 2022
The Academy Awards can be extremely hit or miss, and these Best Picture winners will always remind us that Oscars are dubious.
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.