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: ‘Cannonball Run’ Takes Good Times Out for a Spin
Much of its talent is squandered, but the film still serves as a great reminder of a long-lost era.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Gong Show’ Makes TV Crazy
Chuck Barris' legendary variety show helped usher in a kind of screen zaniness that's still with us today.
40 Years Ago: Three Movies Signal the Birth of the ’80s
'History of the World, Part I,' 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' all signaled the beginning of a new era of filmmaking.
Watchin’ With the Devil: 10 Movies About Satan
A list of 10 classic films about the Big Baddie.
35 Years Ago: Why ‘Poltergeist II: The Other Side’ Failed So Spectacularly
If the question is what went wrong, then the answer is easy: Everything.
30 Years Ago: ‘Knight Rider 2000′ Roars Onto TV Screens
Made-for-TV movie highlights numerous trends from the years surrounding its appearance.
50 Years Ago: ‘Johnny Got His Gun’ Begins Its Journey to Inspiring Metallica
Dalton Trumbo's film had a resonant message, but it didn't pack nearly the punch of their 1989 video for 'One.'
25 Years Ago: ‘Mulholland Falls’ Fumbles Away Its Talent
The 1996 movie assembled a fantastic cast but did nothing with it.
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.