Betty Boop was literally designed to be a bombshell, but around 1935, her creators decided to change her appearance.
This anthropologist's research on contemporary American society probes the tensions between business and art in the film world.
Although porn never became a big part of the cable TV business, it was central in debates over its regulation.
Chantal Akerman’s The Eighties proves that a musical set in a mall can be a significant feminist work.
Capra's films are known for being upbeat and sometimes cheesy, but beneath the surface are rather dark stories of American corruption.
Behind the curious phenomenon of "cascading reminiscence bumps."
We didn't know we loved to binge until Netflix made it irresistible. To understand the new model, we should look back to Theodor Adorno.
Experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer was also a teacher, and wrote about how she kept the "artist-self" alive while working her day job.
French filmmaker Claire Denis is known for creating visceral viewing experiences that push the boundaries of cinema.
French filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché was the first female film director, and renowned as an innovator in the field. Then she moved to Hollywood.