Tales of ancient Greece go hand-in-hand with movie special effects.
March 29, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
The blockbuster book adaptation isn't the first story to feature televised death matches
March 23, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
The Kenneth Lonergan film that many critics hailed as one of the best of 2011 has had a long and tortuous journey to the theaters. It opens in New York tomorrow
March 22, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Your one and only chance to see a meticulous restoration of the silent French epic is quickly approaching
March 16, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
A primer on where the documentary got its start and how the film genre gets its funding
March 14, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
From the real-life version of "Bones" to a very smart octopus, these fantastic videos capture the best of wildlife, history and travel
March 12, 2012 | By Smithsonian.com
The HBO film has roots in two acclaimed documentaries that covered the 1992 and 1960 presidential elections
March 09, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
With two big-screen adaptations about to arrive, here are earlier versions of the fairy tale that you might want to see.
March 07, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
The benefits and drawbacks to streaming video
March 02, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Compiling and comparing movie lists
February 29, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
The Oscar-nominated writer tells how he adapted Brian Selznick's bestseller for the screen.
February 24, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
As always, Academy voters have their tendencies, but there's one short this year that stands out among the rest
February 22, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Here's a quick look at the five nominees.
February 17, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Which are the best shorts to watch and which one will take home the award next weekend?
February 15, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Hollywood does romance best in its comedies
February 10, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
When synchronized sound ended the era of silent films, live musicians were no longer hired to play in movie theaters. They fought back with an ad campaign against soulless machines.
February 10, 2012 | By Matt Novak
How Act of Valor is only the latest in a long history of official military involvement in the film industry
February 08, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Why short films still win Oscars.
February 06, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
The sport was initially fodder for slapstick comedy, but as the technology evolved, so did the way in which filmmakers portrayed the gridiron on the big screen
February 01, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan
Blockbuster movies often lose out at the Oscars, while winners can't find enough viewers
January 27, 2012 | By Daniel Eagan