Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com, and on Twitter at @tk_sage.
40 Years Ago: Ringo Starr’s Sophomoric Stone Age Comedy ‘Caveman’
Flick epitomizes how hard it was to make comedies in the wake of the malaise of the 1970s.
50 Years Ago: ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Ends Six-Season, Nazi-Fooling Run
Show added a subtle political angle to its broad comedy to craft a still-relevant story.
50 Years Ago: Temptations Hit No. 1 With Old-School ‘Just My Imagination’
Song scored an old-school chart-topper for a group at the edge of dissolution.
The Disaster Movie From the ’60s to the ’80s: A Story in 20 Films
Exploring the evolution of a cinema staple — from 'Dr. Strangelove' to 'Die Hard.'
30 Years Ago: ‘The Doors’ Movie Finds Truth Battling Myth
Oliver Stone's biopic uses an extraordinary performance from Val Kilmer to create a vision of the '60s that's as much metaphor as it is the real thing.
Those Were the Days: 10 Classic ‘All in the Family’ Episodes
Highlights from the groundbreaking TV sitcom include guest stars, confrontations and poignant moments.
Flashback to the ’80s: ‘I’m Not a Doctor, But I Play One On TV’
The ad campaign, which debuted in 1984, has a long and fascinating history.
50 Years Ago: The Last Cigarette Ad Appears on Television
The end of televised cigarette ads changed everything from the entertainment industry to advertising itself.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ Tells the Best James Bond Story
The one film in which he gets married and quits the Secret Service adds a lasting depth to the James Bond character.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Blends Sexuality and Rock
Richard O'Brien's musical has mounted the longest continual run in film history.