Lewis Carroll's classic novels have been brought to life on screen since the early days of cinema.
He was Disney's first child star, popular with both critics and audiences. So how did he end up fading into obscurity?
In the 1960s, Ric O'Barry helped capture and train dolphins for the TV show 'Flipper.' But since 1970, he's devoted his life to saving marine mammals from suffering that fate.
The werewolf is a movie monster who has seen many incarnations. This article highlights the first ten werewolf movies ever made, beginning with "The Werewolf" in 1913 and continuing through 1941's iconic "The Wolf Man," starring Lon Chaney in the title role.
From their humble beginnings as comic strip characters, the Addams Family has proven their enduring popularity over the decades.
A look at the career of one of the most famous animal trainers in Hollywood.
When Hollywood stars pass away under mysterious circumstances, this often results in scandal, secrecy, and conspiracy theories.
Did you know that the mythical world of Oz has had a presence in film much longer than you'd think?
Animals as well as humans have found fame on the silver screen, and have been beloved by audiences for over a century.
Superhero crossover films have only recently become popular. But the crossover film itself goes back further than you might think.
Fairy tales have an enduring quality to be told and retold time and again. Here are the first 10 fairy tales adapted to film during the earliest days of cinema.
Some moviegoers believe that remakes are a sign that Hollywood is out of ideas. In reality, remakes are about as old as cinema itself.
If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day movie, perhaps one of these old romance films will fit the part.
Superhero films are more popular and lucrative now than they ever were. But these crowd-pleasers go back further than you might think.
Christmas films are a dime a dozen these days. But at some point in history, they were new, unique, and even innovative.
Wondering when dinosaurs first appeared on the big screen? Dinosaur movies are a lucrative genre—a genre that goes as far back as the 1910s.
The humble beginnings of the multi-billion-dollar Walt Disney Company can be traced back to a charming series of short films called the "Alice Comedies."
This is the third part of my history of animation series. This article covers the oldest surviving animated movies from 1915 to 1922.
This is the second part of my history of animation series. This article covers the oldest surviving animated movies from 1909 to 1915.
This is the first part of my history of animation series. This article covers the oldest surviving animated movies from 1892 to 1909, created by pioneers like J. Stuart Blackton and Émile Cohl.
LGBTQ+ film is often considered a relatively new genre. But these themes have been present in cinema since the silent era, sometimes subtle and sometimes surprisingly overt.
Although racial diversity in Hollywood leaves something to be desired, minorities have achieved some victories throughout the years. Here are the first ten films to feature African-American casts.
In case you're planning a horror movie marathon this Halloween, here are a couple more films to add to the watch list.
These days, biopics are a common means of Oscar bait, so it's not surprising that the genre goes back to the beginnings of film itself.
With women still fighting for representation today, it may be hard to believe that female-dominated films existed as far back as the 1930s.
Here are 10 television milestones that were reached quicker than you think, including the first interracial kiss on TV.
Though most films made before 1930 have been lost, these 10 have maintained the distinction of being the first known films adapted from books.
Color, sound, remakes, found footage - these are all part of the movie-going experience that we take for granted. Few realize just how far back some of these tropes and innovations go.
During the Golden Age, Hollywood actors and actresses were basically considered the property of major film studios, making this era a living hell for its most glamorous stars.
Movies can have significant social impact. They can educate, raise awareness, and alter public consciousness. Here are 10 films that took it a step further, inspiring laws, legislation, and politics.
Back when the film industry was just emerging, gender restrictions hadn’t been established yet. Women could freely seize opportunities to work behind the camera.