Fifty years ago, a movie like "Get Out" couldn't have existed. But does this really mean progress?
This semester, I taught a repugnant movie. On purpose.
The first major box office hit charged a staggering $2 admission and reached 50 million people before sound films appeared in 1927. Its millions in profits built Hollywood. Beyond profits, it aimed to educate the public in the values of white supremacy.
When he found the story of a little-known but highly successful black filmmaker from the 1920s, music producer Bayer Mack knew he had to correct history. Oscar Micheaux: The Czar of Black Hollywood is the result of Mack's work. The film tells an important story and places race relations and black history.
Though rare, the incident is far from the only case of large appliances being used to attack film directors.
One of Hollywood's First Movie Stars, One of Hollywood's First Dope Casualties: Wonderful Wallace Reid
An enormous star of the Silent Screen, Wallace Reid or, "Wally," as he was affectionately called, isn't talked about much
[via TheRoot.com] Tarantino said that he wrote a big, unfinished piece about "The Birth of a Nation," which was based on
Just when you start believing there's no hope for anything daring and original coming out of Movieland, something gets released that surprises you. The Artist is one such movie -- and what's new about it is that it's old.
Pop quiz: Who was at the beginning of the film industry? D.W. Griffith, Cecil B. De Mille, and Alice Guy Blache immediately spring to mind, right? Yes! Wait, what? Who?
Fuel up with free food truck fare in honor of Sprint's 4G launch, sit in on an author's signing with Christian Lander (of
From a branding perspective, is this really how the Republican Party wants to be defined? Hate speech -- true hate speech -- should never be tolerated in any form.