Judging from the the recent release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, dinosaur movies are a lucrative genre - a genre that goes as far back as the 1910s.
The humble beginnings of the multibillion-dollar Walt Disney Company can be traced back to this charming series of short films.
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.
Several decades before The Terminator (1984) and Back to the Future (1985), time-travel movies were already gaining profit and popularity.
Although racial diversity in Hollywood leaves something to be desired, people of color have achieved some victories throughout the years.
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.
With television being so ubiquitous in today's culture, it's hard to imagine a time when few households had TVs, most shows were in black and white, and tropes we now consider cliche were brand new.
Though most films made before 1930 have been lost, these ten have maintained the distinction of being the first known films adapted from books, plays, and short stories.
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 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.