Movies

Many different genres of movies were popular in the 1960s, including historical epics, westerns, spy dramas, crime capers, and comedies. It was the decade that gave us the first James Bond movies...
The 70s are regarded as great years for film — and are sometimes even referred to as Hollywood’s last golden era. The decade began with classics such as “The Godfather” and “The...
Under the Motion Picture Association rating system, R stands for Restricted. That means anybody under 17 has to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian because the movie contains adult material....
Even with 2020 behind us, people still need content to help them escape their daily lives.  Science fiction presents viewers with alternate realities, and whether machines have enslaved humanity or...
Screenwriters don’t always know which one of their lines will become a memorable quote. It’s often a combination of the drama or action in that moment, the character speaking it reaching...
Unlike most film genre’s war movie writers and directors tie the movie to a specific war, no matter how fictional the characters or implausible the plot. On rare occasions, the best war movies...
Going to the movies was a big deal in the 80s. It was the decade before the internet arrived, before even the DVD, and people didn’t have as many entertainment options as they do today. If you grew...
With restaurants and other date options still mostly closed because of COVID-19, many couples will likely cozy up and put on a romantic movie to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021. While films about...
Valentine’s Day is named for a saint who was martyred in 296. He was known for, among other things, a purple amethyst ring he wore regularly. The stone was considered a symbol of love throughout a...
The pandemic has meant that a lot of people are spending a lot of time at home without many entertainment options. They’re not going to sporting events or concerts or movie theaters, and in many...
In 2019, the year before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down, including movie theatres, Americans were projected to spend a record $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day, according to industry...
Most of the Westerns widely acclaimed by audiences and critics were made between John Wayne’s breakout film “Stagecoach” in 1939, directed by John Ford who made many of the most widely regarded...
“Sa-a-a-d movies always make me cry,” sang Sue Thompson back in 1961. Okay, but what do bad movies do? They make us cringe, nod off, guffaw (when we’re not supposed to), and sometimes just walk...
Film directors and actors probably always set out to make the perfect movies, but perfection is in the eyes of the viewer. 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from Rotten Tomatoes to determine the movies that...
Before COVID-19 devastated the motion picture industry, movies were making more money at the box office than ever. It was not unusual for blockbuster films to gross more than $100 million...