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The Highest-Grossing Films of The Decade

The Highest-Grossing Films of The Decade

Sadly, even though most of us love the seventh art for its history and all of the things that it can make us feel, the film industry is becoming more of a business than art as years go by, and that’s not a secret at all. Movie makers focus most of their efforts on making a huge profit from their films, and while that’s not bad at all, that doesn’t always translate to an actually good story, as it’s all about lighting and visual ...

Famous Movie Theaters You Definitely Need to Visit

Famous Movie Theaters You Definitely Need to Visit

Going to the movies is a major part of some people lives. They use it to escape reality, to relax and chill after work, to spend quality time with their peers and loved ones, so picking the right venue is a key part of enjoying the ride and shouldn’t be taken for granted....

Why is Spider-man so Popular and Why They Keep Making His Movies?

Why is Spider-man so Popular and Why They Keep Making His Movies?

Superheroes are an unlimited source of fun and entertainment for many children, young people, and adults. But it is during our childhood that we first came into contact with these superhumans, and although fandom for superheroes grows every day, there is one that is loved by almost everyone: The Amazing Spider-Man. If we look at the ‘Silver Era’ superheroes’ pantheon, Spider-Man is the one who has received the smallest share of at...

How to Get into Filmmaking?

How to Get into Filmmaking?

Scorsese, Hitchcock, Spielberg, Tarantino… They all have something in common: they are part of the greatest film directors of history. They had to start from the bottom and learn from the teachers who preceded them. If you intend to imitate them and try your luck but you have no idea about how to be a film director, Here we brought you a guide with a series of very useful steps to achieve your dream job and achieve it just like th...

Film and Technology: A Love/Hate Relationship

Film and Technology: A Love/Hate Relationship

It’s a known fact that since the first film was presented in Philadelphia back in 1872, or the Lumiere brothers presented their first film (La Sortie des Usines Lumiere) in 1895, cinema and technology have gone on a path where both things walk holding hands. Both have suffered throughout the twentieth century such an advance that the way we see the world has completely changed. Also, is true that the guidelines of interpretation withi...

Music as an Integral Part of the Film Industry

Music as an Integral Part of the Film Industry

Music is very important in the film industry and often we as the audience focus on the actors and action scenes and tend not to realize that the reason a movie is exciting or sad or scary is because of the music. The music acts to reinforce what the actors are portraying and can thus be used to emphasize a particular moment and to help create the atmosphere. Even the music at the end of a movie can have a dramatic impact for who can for...

How Visual Effects Have Improved Over the Years

How Visual Effects Have Improved Over the Years

Visual effects have been important in movies since about the 1960s and can be used to create an environment or depict an action that cannot be done practically, or that is too expensive to create. For instance, if a movie is to be set on a ship that sinks, then it is cheaper and easier to use a miniature ship for the scenes showing the ship actually sinking into the ocean. This clever use of miniatures and photography can help to create...

How to Pursue a Career in the Film Industry

How to Pursue a Career in the Film Industry

There are several different career options available in the film industry aside from being an actor. It is important to realize that the film industry often has positions that will require you to work at odd hours. In other words, it is rare that you will have a standard 9 to 5 working day because of the nature of how movies are made. The film industry is a very competitive and will require a lot of effort and passion on your part to be...

Top Child Actors of All Time

Top Child Actors of All Time

There have been many child actors over the years, some of whom have been more successful than others in terms of popularity and earnings. Several have made a name for themselves as adult actors as well, while others decided to get out of the industry at a young age. Let’s take a look at a few of these legends. Shirley Temple One of the most famous child actors of all time was Shirley Temple. The main reason for her great success was t...

Historical Background of the Movie Industry

Historical Background of the Movie Industry

While the movie industry cannot be said to have started at a particular point in history, the roots of this niche in the entertainment sector are traced to 1895 . On the 28th of December of this year in Paris, the public screening of 10 of Lumière brothers’ short films took place; and this commercial event is the very first notable success of cinematographic motion pictures in the protected mode. Before then, there were cinematog...