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8 Movies You (Probably) Didn't Know Were Based on Books

Books have been a great source of inspiration for the movie industry, but sometimes they sneak up on you and unless you really pay attention to the credits you’d never know a film was based on a book. As we continue our look at various book/movie adaptations, I’m taking a look at the movies you most likely didn’t know were based on books!  

Another Film Podcast Episode 10: The Apartment / Punch-Drunk Love

Oh, hey - we missed you, too! We're here to talk to you about love, life, and the pursuit of happiness. This week, it's a Collin's-favorite-directors special as we talk Billy Wilder's The Apartment and Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love. Are we all just lonely creatures desperately hoping for someone to come along and make the world feel a little less heavy? Probably.

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. 

Fear and Loathing in Vader's Castle

An important piece of lore was added to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and it’s something I can’t stop thinking about.  It may have been quick, but Darth Vader’s Castle is an excellent symbol of his character and worth discussing.  Let’s do so shall we? 

15 Famous Firsts in Film

The film industry has been around for well over 100 years. Today, Cinelinx looks at some of the famous firsts that set the foundation for the movie industry and made cinema what it is today.

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.

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