Did the death of Bambi's mom in the classic Disney movie leave you emotionally scarred? Yawn. Your childhood ended when Simba snuggled up to Mufasa's dead body in 'The Lion King'? You and a few million other people. Every time anyone starts talking about movies that made them cry as kids -- Disney or otherwise -- it's always Bambi's mom or Simba's dad going to the great Toonland in the sky. But what about the countless other perfectly nice Disney characters who met an untimely end?
It's a formula as old as storytelling itself: two people with wildly different personalities meet.
Every so often, two seemingly identical films from different studios and creative teams arrive at the exact same time, prompting mass confusion, hysteria and internet articles obsessively comparing the two of them
Of course it's hard to imagine anyone other than Jack Nicholson chasing little Danny Torrance through a frozen topiary maze in the 'The Shining,' but that doesn't mean it wasn't almost Robin Williams doing it. Some of your favorite classic horror films came very close to being completely different than the final version.
Zombies have been a serious part of the cinematic landscape for nearly half a century, but they're only now really hitting the big time.
The late, great James Gandolfini will always be remembered as Tony Soprano -- and it’s unquestionably his best role -- but he was also one of the best character actors in movies. After he exploded on the scene with ‘The Sopranos’ he was asked to do meatier roles in films, but as a television star transitioning into cinema, he often made films that weren’t big hits or didn’t attract much attention
Originally popularized by Alfred Hitchcock, the term "MacGuffin" refers to an object, person or location that drives the plot of story, with characters generally struggling to obtain said object, person or location before the opposition