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Orson Welles: Actor, Director, Writer, Legend, And Even...

May 6, 2020

Reaching the zenith of your career in your twenties has to be maddening. Orson Welles directed Citizen Kane when he was only 25 years old, and even though he...

6 Dystopian Fantasies That Will Never Be The Same Again...

April 19, 2020

When The Walking Dead premiered in 2010 on AMC, it made regular people wonder how they would handle such an apocalypse. It's a question that genre fans have ...

Howard Hughes: Facts And Stories You Didn't Know (All T...

April 2, 2020

Long before the term "social distancing" entered our everyday vocabulary, there have been people who chose to self-isolate. We called them recluses or—if the...

The Hays Code: Hollywood's Golden Age's Hard Rules, Exp...

March 31, 2020

If you pull up most American movies from the 1930s and '40s, you'll find that they're sweet to the point of cavity-inducing, with a hardened spine of morality tha...

Gary M. Heidnik: The Real-Life 'Buffalo Bill' Who Kept ...

March 27, 2020

Buffalo Bill—the unhinged villain of Silence Of The Lambs, not the greatest showman of the wild west—feels too evil to be real. However, the most frightening thin...

Clark Gable: Hitler, Bugs Bunny, And More Stories You'v...

February 1, 2020

Happy birthday to Clark Gable! The uber-masculine heartthrob of the Golden Age of Hollywood was born on this day in 1901. This birthday boy lit up the silver...

The Many Men Of Elizabeth Taylor

January 29, 2020

What comes to mind when you see the name Elizabeth Taylor? Is it Cleopatra? Her humanitarian work? Or is it her stature as the queen of divorce? In 1951, before she was 20 years old, this ...

The Oscars And Unions: The Awards Were Invented To Stop...

January 11, 2020

Presented every year to shine a light on the filmmakers who have created something truly special, the Academy Awards have morphed into a cultural barometer. Howev...

Spice World Premieres, And Everyone Hates It, Making It...

December 15, 2019

December 15, 1997 is a day that will live in infamy forever. Theaters across the country were invaded by Spice World, a film that followed the madcap adventures o...

Buster Keaton Stunts: GIFs, Videos, And Stories Of His ...

December 3, 2019

Though he's remembered for his death-defying stunts, Buster Keaton was so much more than an adrenaline junkie who got his kicks in front of the camera. After get...

Ed Gein: Stories, Trivia, And Facts You Didn't Know Unt...

November 16, 2019

Ed Gein: The Wisconsin cannibal. The hungriest mama's boy of the 20th century. He's long-held a strange place in Americana, but no one living in Plainfield, Wisco...

Steve Martin's Wedding Was A Surprise To His Guests

November 4, 2019

Weddings are joyous occasions. Two people tying the knot of the love they share, surrounded by friends and family---what's not to like? Nevertheless, there's always...

The Jigsaw Halloween Blood Drives Have Saved Over 360,0...

October 29, 2019

Saw, the film series in which piles of unlucky people are killed in ironic and gruesome ways isn't exactly what you'd call "elevated horror." After raking in som...

Hocus Pocus Was A Critical And Box Office Failure Until...

October 26, 2019

As soon as the calendar page flips to October, fans of the 1993 movie Hocus Pocus, which starred the fabulous Bette Midler and equally fabulous Sarah Jessica...

Fun Facts From the Filming of Gone With the Wind

June 2, 2019

The sweeping Southern epic, Gone With the Wind, was a blockbuster hit of 1939 and the winner of that year’s Academy Award. It was the highest-grossing film for a quart...

A Bar, a Bull and a Movie

June 7, 2018

Actor John Travolta and Debra Winger smile on set of the Paramount Pictures movie 'Urban Cowboy' circa 1980. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Movies and sometimes songs can start a craze...

Tim Burton's Childhood Fascination with Fantasy & Horro...

May 25, 2018

Tim Burton attends the European Premiere of 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' at Odeon Leicester Square on May 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Pruchn...