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“James Toback Humped My Leg In Central Park”

 


 

An Interview with the makers of Infinity Baby

 


Is 1939 the Greatest Year Ever for Films?

The film industry goes back to the beginning of the 20th century, and most experts still maintain that 1939 is the greatest single year in movie history. At no other point in the long chronicle of the film industry has Hollywood had such an ability to draw in and hold and audiences. Cinelinx looks at 1939. 

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. 

Five Important Lessons Hollywood Needs To Learn

Filmmakers think they know what we want, but do they really? Do the executives sitting behind big, round tables in the executive offices of the major movie studios really have their finger on the pulse of the public? In fact, it’s questionable if even some of the creative talent, such as big name directors really understand what the people want. (Looking at you, Zack Snyder!) Is the film industry headed in the right direction? Well, we’re offering some free advice to Hollywood today. Cinelinx is listing 5 lessons that the people behind the cameras and desks need to know.

Lets Take An Intermission

..And talk about the old cinema tradition, the Intermission. This break in between lengthy films was born out of necessity not ambition. Back when everything was projected on film a reel on the projector could only hold so much. This required the projectionist to load the second reel, and this required time, hence the intermission. With digital projection it's a tap of the play button and the computer does it's thing, no intermissions needed. But an idea has arose: Just because we don't have to doesn't necessarily mean we shouldn't.

Classics That Might Have Been: 25 Unmade Films (Part Two)

As mentioned in part one, the film industry is a good place for ideas but not all those ideas will ultimately reach the big screen. Many projects are announced each year and most of them will reach the pre-production stage but many will go no further than that. Only about half of the films announced will ever be completed. For various reasons, many intended movies will just fade away. Some may die during the script writing stage, while other will actually begin production or even filming before the whims of fortune cause the demise of the project. Here is the second part of a list of 25 tantalizing unmade films that could have been classics.

Classics That Might Have Been: 25 Unmade Films (Part 1)

The film industry is a place for ideas but not all those ideas will reach the big screen. Many projects are announced each year and most of them will reach the pre-production stage but many will go no further. On average, only half of the films announced will ever be completed. For various reasons, many intended movies will just fade away. Some may die during the script writing stage, while other will actually begin production before the whims of fortune cause the demise of the project. Here is Part One of a list of 25 tantalizing unmade films that could have been classics.

7 of the Strangest and Unexplainable Film Curses

Cinelinx takes a look at some of the most notorious "movie curses" that have seemingly plagued Hollywood over the years.  Chronicling odd circumstances and strange occurrences, some of these instances are just plain creepy.

Jackass One: A Star Wars Podcast – Episode X

It’s another episode of Jackass One: A Star Wars Podcast, and The Galactic Senate are talking Jedi: Fallen Order On this episode of Jackass One,...