Meet John Doe, Frank Capra’s 1941 drama, carries forward the populist themes of his other movies, only with a much darker premise.
The reason we put aside our personal dislike of rich TV families, people we might deeply resent if they were real, is two-fold.
The world’s first interactive cinema system, the Kinoautomat was the brainchild of Radúz Činčera, a Czech cinematographer.
During a slow day at work, a young marble cutter named Willis O’Brien began sculpting tiny T-Rex figurines.
How a classic Tweety Bird cartoon became a mainstay in linguistics research.
The black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux was one of the first to make films for a black audience, a rebuke to racist movies like The Birth of a Nation.
The show Downton Abbey spurred a renewed interest in English country estates.
The heroines of 1970s and 80s teen horror movies were traditionally feminine, tough, and sexually confident.
A look at TV watching as a social activity, from the "water cooler" network shows of yore to today's "second screen" live-tweets.
“With comedy, trouble is one of the greatest ingredients because there are so many variations to it,” the silent film actor told one scholar.