Warning viewers about silent films is like warning Elmore Leonard fans that Henry James is a "slower" writer
December 22, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Movies every fan should have.
December 16, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Some directors make more movies than others. A lot more.
December 09, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
What happens when filmmakers want to make the same film?
December 07, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Film is dying, according to several reports. Or maybe it isn't. Alexander Payne, among others, chimes in.
December 02, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
By any count, sponsored films are the most numerous genre of film, and they are also the ones most in danger of being lost
November 30, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Old techniques from the latest Oscar contender can change the way you look at modern movies
November 23, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Why we need to save orphan films as well as blockbusters
November 18, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Notorious for a career-ending scandal, the comedian deserves to be remembered for his work in movies
November 16, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Veterans have generally been treated with dignity and respect in Hollywood films, but there are always the exceptions
November 11, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Watch films ranging from Chinese cartoons to deadly sharks on these free resources for online movies and shorts
November 09, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
In the era before the Great Depression and ever since, the film industry has taken a variety of views on the lower classes
November 04, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
The horror movie franchise is just the latest in a long history of movies using so-called "recovered" films
November 02, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Forget Twilight and True Blood, these overlooked vampire gems are perfect for Halloween viewing
October 28, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
The current craze has its roots in the 19th century
October 26, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
From Mrs. Miniver to Avatar, how big studio films have influenced public opinion
October 24, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
The famous inventor envisioned a future of inexpensive, prefabricated concrete homes.
October 21, 2011 | By Matt Novak
The star campaigns for two new movies, one of which might win him an Oscar
October 19, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
A film festival at MoMA highlights those titles, either beloved and well-known or obscure yet fascinating, that may never reach the home market
October 14, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan
Is there really no such thing as a boring or banal home movie?
October 12, 2011 | By Daniel Eagan