Movies

How often do moviegoers see a message like this at the start or finish of a feature film — even ones based on true events: “The story, all names, characters, and incidents portrayed in this...
What makes a great movie? As with any art, greatness is subject to debate. There are the movies you can watch over and over again without ever getting bored — ones that leave you disappointed...
Except when movie theaters are closed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the summer movie release period is critical to the $11 billion the industry brings in from ticket sales every year. Some of the biggest...
The new James Bond film, “No Time To Die” has just been released. It is the 25th in a series about one of the most storied figures in movie history. This will be the last movie with Daniel Craig...
It has been said that television has had a greater influence on American culture than parents, schools, churches, and government. Television debuted in the United States in 1928 with the launch of...
J.K. Rowling unleashed a sensation when she published the first book in the Harry Potter series in 1997. Four years later, the young wizard’s adventures made it to the big screen and became a...
A 24/7 Tempo analysis reveals that the most inspirational movie of the past 100 years is "It's a Wonderful Life."
When filmmakers set out to craft a movie, many probably have two main goals — win awards and turn a profit. Reaching the top of the box office charts to become the highest grossing film at the...
Ever since the first movies were made more than a century ago, they have given people something to cheer about. Many films go even further, inspiring viewers to make a difference. Oftentimes,...
The past two decades have been very kind to fans of Marvel movies. The studio, which is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios and is known for producing films based on Marvel comics characters, has...
As they often say in Hollywood, casting is 90% of directing. And when a film is cast well, it becomes nearly impossible to imagine the characters played by anyone other than the actors chosen. The...
The most effective films tend to forge an emotional connection between the viewer and the characters, making it all the more impactful when tragedy strikes. Yet through these mournful moments comes...
Since the dawn of Disney, animated films have been far more than just family fare. Take 1940s “Fantasia,” for example, which boldly experiments with both style and narrative against the backdrop...