Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com. His novel "The Committers" is available on Amazon.
45 Years Ago: Burt Reynolds Parodies Football and Self-Help in ‘Semi-Tough’
Michael Ritchie's almost-forgotten film is one of the best sports comedies of the '70s.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Love Boat’ Perfects Escapist TV
Aaron Spelling's hit show proved the theory that most people watch TV to get away from real life.
45 Years Ago: ‘CHiPs’ Bridges the Gap Between ’70s and ’80s TV
Show's action-comedy formula proved to be deeply influential.
Why the Big Mac’s Origins Remain a Sesame-Seeded Mystery
There's some question about its birthday. Actually, there are questions about a lot of things with this sandwich.
50 Years Ago: ‘The Midnight Special’ Changes Music Entertainment
Show brought live music to a national audience on late-night TV for the first time.
40 Years Ago: Queen Releases a Minor Gem in ‘Back Chat’
Once written off as an attempt to get funky, the song now evokes much of what made the new wave era so fun.
40 Years Ago: Queen’s Dance-Influenced ‘Staying Power’ Disappoints Fans
This was a slap-in-the-face reminder that a new decade had arrived and was pulling everything into its gravitational field.
35 Years Ago: ‘Hill Street Blues’ Ends Acclaimed, Influential Run
Police procedural's influence still looms large in modern television.
Meat Loaf Dead at 74
'Bat Out of Hell' star sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
50 Years Ago: A Year of ‘Shock Cinema’ Comes to a Bloody End
A quartet of movies encapsulated the troubled air of the early 1970s.
40 Years Ago: ‘Halloween’ Adds a Major Plot Twist for Network TV
John Carpenter's tweaked version of horror film helped cement — against his better judgment — the franchise's greatest controversy.
The Best Reason to Watch Each of the 11 ‘Halloween’ Movies
It's the time of the year to celebrate one of horror's greatest film franchises.