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The Genesis of Pixar

Pixar may have been founded in 1986, but its origin actually took place 7 years prior. Join us as we honor Pixar on its...

The First Cinematic Superheroes

Tracing back the origins of today’s popular superhero films, we find traits of the sub-genre in unexpected places. Join us as we explore some...

Popularity of Films with Women First Billed Over the Last 50...

To find out how the prevalence of films with women as the main character has changed over time, I did a little research. By comparing the top 50 grossing films of each year for the last 50 years, some interesting trends emerged.

The First Cinematic Action Heroines

This month’s release of Tomb Raider is just the latest part of an increasingly popular trend of female-driven action films. To honor what the female action hero has become, we look back at her humble origins in silent film.

The Classic Influences of Star Wars

Although Star Wars today has become much more than just a movie, there was a time when it was nothing more than a risky business proposition. This is a look at how classic film and cultural changes helped that original film blossom into the most popular and profitable film-based franchise in history.

The Founding Fathers of Film

Gambling, backstabbing, accidental brilliance, industrial sabotage, and suspicious disappearances all had a role in the birth of film. This is a look at the Victorian-era men who played vital roles in making movies possible. 

Famous Primates in Film: A Brief History

Later this month, the mighty Kong returns to the big screen! To celebrate, we’re looking back at all the major primate appearances in film.

Looking Back 25 Years: The Indie Film Awakening

This month, Cinelinx is taking you on a trip back through time. Join us as we examine how movies have changed over the last 100 years. This week, we're finishing out tour by going back to 1992. 

Looking Back 50 Years: A New Generation Takes Over

This month, Cinelinx is taking you on a trip back through time. Join us as we examine how movies have changed over the last 100 years. This week, we’re going back 50 years to 1967. 

Looking Back 100 Years: The Birth of Classic Hollywood

This month, Cinelinx is taking you on a trip back through time. Join us as we examine how movies have changed over the last 100 years. To begin, we are going all the way back to 1917. 

The Lord of Chaos Gets a MASSIVE New Action Figure

Hasbro has revealed their latest HasLab crowdfunding effort, which gives Transformers fans the largest creation to date, with Unicron... I'm not a huge Transformers fan,...