I need to know for a project I'm working on at school, and google isn't helping me out. I was to know what was the first movie that actually revolve around an a
There is a common trope in science fiction about the invention of an intelligent computer which then rebels against its makers. In cases like The Matrix it impr
Newscasters occasionally appear as themselves in movies, and recite fictitious news to move the movie's story along. For example, Matt Lauer has appeared as him
What is the first film or television show to employ this trope: character walks away down a blackened hallway with overhead light fixtures creating evenly sp
Who won the first best actor oscar while playing a part on a war movie?
3D movies have become more common in 2016. Yet the idea of depth in pictures is not new. I came across Hitchcock's version of Dial M for Murder in 1954, and was
What's the first appearance of Becoming the Costume that happens on Halloween? Something turns people into whatever costume they are wearing.
In the Kill Bill movies, Pai Mei and The Bride each pluck out one of Elle's eyes. In Five Fingers of Death (1972), one of the characters has his eye plucked out
Recently I watched the movie Touch of Evil (1958), in which Mike Vargus was really driving vehicles with a moving real background: Usually in classic movies,
In classic movies, they simply mute the receiving person's voice in phone conservation scenes. So what is the first movie where we hear the receiver's voice in
Its a common occurrence in various stories that a character who wishes to impress their friends will claim to have a girlfriend living in Canada. Obviously thi
It's been widely stated that the Star Trek episode "Plato's Stepchildren", airing on 22 November 1968, had "the very first televised interracial kiss", which wa
Subtitles are traditionally (and, probably, most often) used for movies that were originally made for speakers of a different language--e.g., English-language s
What is the first cartoon or movie to use fake swearing? Like the popular cartoon Spongebob Squarepants' dolphin noises. I can only recall that one occurrence.
I'm curious how the "power walk" originated, where characters walk inline (or sometimes in a triangle with the middle furthest towards the camera) towards the c
There's a common gag/cliche/trope/whatever in chase sequences in movies/tv/cartoons where two people are carrying a window/mirror/pane of glass across a road th
In Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, we have this exchange: McCoy: It's a wonder these people ever made it out of the 20th Century. Kirk: They're still using mone
In many movies you can find a scene where something big just happened and someone starts running to the president (or another important person) to report it. I
All movies have credits rolling at the end of the film. But some, many really, tend to have two sets of them. By that, I mean the first set tends to be very ani
In a world where it's a common joke that trailers contain the phrase "in a world"...and there are even lists of trailers that used the phrase seriously, as an a