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.
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.
50 Years Ago: Miles Davis Fuses Jazz and Rock on ‘Jack Johnson’
The legendary jazz man ventured toward rock 'n' roll in 1971, with extraordinary results.
How ‘Down and Out In Beverly Hills’ Dabbled in Social Issues
Released 35 years ago, Paul Mazurksky's comedy touched on serious topics without giving up its zany foundations.
35 Years Ago: ‘Iron Eagle’ Mounts an Assault on Narrative Logic
A towering monument to the glorious absurdity, inconceivable decision-making and gonzo onscreen antics that make Hollywood so adorable.
50 Years Ago: ‘All in the Family’ Changes Television Forever
Series shifted cultural landscape with its comedic accomplishments, as well as its willingness to tackle divisive social issues.
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.
40 Years Ago: ‘Altered States’ Serves as a Portal to the ’80s
Ken Russell's direction and Paddy Chayefsky's script combine for almost-great things.
40 Years Ago: Clint Eastwood Makes a Second Orangutan Road Comedy
The follow-up to 1978's 'Every Which Way but Loose' easily equals the first film's goofy comedic charm.
How ‘Die Another Day’ Catapulted James Bond Into the 21st Century
The last Pierce Brosnan entry had more than just the kitchen sink packed into it. A lot more.
How ‘Casino Royale’ Rebooted James Bond for the 21st Century
Daniel Craig's first turn as Bond revealed a darker side of the agent with a license to kill.