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The Evolution of the Mission: Impossible Franchise

The Mission: Impossible franchise has persevered through an overblown sequel, two soft reboots, five different directors, and a significant plummet in Tom Cruise's star power. For most franchises, any one of these difficulties could have easily killed it off. This is a recap of the history of the franchise, to get you prepared for the next iteration coming later this month. 

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. 

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.

Why Is the Most Racist Movie of All Time Considered a...

It’s hard to believe that a film which advocates slavery and demeans black people could have a 100% critical rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and yet this is a fact.  Since its release in 1915, The Birth of a Nation has been lauded both as a work of genius, and as the epitome of bigotry. How can it be both? Cinelinx takes a look back at the highly controversial film, The Birth of a Nation on its 100th anniversary. 

Blu Review: The Jazz Singer

The Jazz Singer, the first feature-length film with completely synchronized dialogue and musical sequences, will mark another milestone January 8 when Warner Home Video releases the Blu-ray™ commencing the 2013 year-long 90th Anniversary of Warner Bros. Studios.  We here at Cinelinx got the chance to check out the new box set in order to tell you whether or not you should add it to your collection.

Hasbro Reveals New Marvel Figures at SDCC

Whether you're a fan of the comics, or just the movies, Hasbro had plenty of cool toy reveals for collectors to be on the...