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The origins of Frankenstein, from Jewish European folklore to movies and modern cyborgs.
" In every film, there's a moment where the hero hits rock bottom". Dead Pool (2).
This is the story of how that began
How real, explicit sex in movies came, put its clothes back on and left fairly quickly. A very brief history of real sex in movies.
Hollywood studios nearly closed the gates for good in the sixties, then a few films started to change everything.
March 29 1974, The Great Gatsby opened in New York. The movie received mixed reviews and all players had some criticism, but only one career faltered as a result, that of Mia Farrow's.
Hollywood at The Crossroads, Part 2.
Was Bruce Lee Hollywood's saviour? Bruce Lee died in 1973 at age 32, but his legacy was trans-formative.
Robert Altman's MASH was the first real Vietnam War movie and its cultural impact lives on.
As a kid growing up, you eventually learned that monsters weren’t real. After seeing Alien, you hoped that it was still true.
“There is no Garbo! There is no Dietrich! There is only Louise Brooks!” A look at the inspirational LB. What made her stand out?
A look at the work of one of Britain's great expressionists film makers. Potter eschews political and sexual stereotypes.
Scorsese was critical of Marvel Movies, but given the context of his era, was he right? Here is a brief history of the gangster movie.
The growth of alternative movies in the sixties, opened a window for black cinema in the 70 s. Blaxploitation. Is it a label? A genre? Is it both?
Bee Goes West, Bianca Garner reviews the American new wave western; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Welcome to Hollywood Essay. The primary focus of the articles is the story of New Hollywood, which began in the mid 1960s.