No one ever said that movies—even those about historical events—were obligated to reflect fact. Still, some have taken a few too many liberties.
As the 2012 Sundance film festival kicks off, TIME’s Richard Corliss reflects on more than three decades worth of hits from the indie conclave.
Australian director Baz Lurhmann recently hinted that he was considering filming The Great Gatsby in 3D, a format that has become a reliable cash cow for the movie industry. TIME looks at other Hollywood attempts to rack in extra …
Movie sequels generally get a bad rap. Still, we at TIME were able to find the rare follow-ups that bested their predecessors.
Dance involves movement across space and time—something that the cinema does very well. TIME presents the most memorable dance scenes in film history.
Trains—both deluxe and down-market—have served as prime cinematic locales. TIME takes a look at the best locomotive-heavy films.
There are few examples of movies making a successful transition to the Great White Way. TIME looks at Broadway shows that should never have been.
TIME selects the best films starring mediums, psychics and children (always the children!) able to communicate with the dead.
Many Americans can’t be bothered to watch foreign films. The subtitles, you know. Luckily, Hollywood is always ready to jump in with an unnecessary remake. TIME picks the best of the bunch.
A new addition to our hall of shame: the just-announced title for the followup to ‘Sharknado’
TIME looks at films that revel in over-the-top mayhem. (Warning: The following trailers and summaries deal with sometimes disturbing violence.)
George Lucas isn’t the only filmmaker guilty of giving audiences alternate versions of his movies. TIME takes a look at other cinematic reintroductions.
Movies have constantly taught us that animals want nothing more than to hurt, devour and take us down. TIME takes a look at cinema’s most memorable angry creature flicks.