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.
10 Most Interesting Live-Action Cartoon Films Ever Made
Directors take bold chances when adapting cartoons to live-action movies.
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.
50 Years Ago: Mott the Hoople’s ‘All the Young Dudes’ Helps Define Glam-Rock
Random act of kindness from David Bowie jump-started classic 1972 album.
30 Years Ago: Kyuss Finds Stoner-Rock Nirvana on ‘Blues for the Red Sun’
More than any other, this was the album that created the genre.
45 Years Ago: Brian May Becomes Queen’s Frontman for ‘Long Away’
Freddie Mercury stepped aside for 1977 Queen single.
35 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’ Anticipates Eddie Murphy’s Fall
The film made money but presaged Murphy's creative decline in the '90s.
35 Years Ago: ‘Hill Street Blues’ Ends Acclaimed, Influential Run
Police procedural's influence still looms large in modern television.
35 Years Ago: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Return
The made-for-TV movie rebooted two '70s characters and paved the way for a continuing franchise.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Incredible Hulk’ Ends Its TV Run
The show helped introduce an adult sensibility to the superhero film and TV genre.
25 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson’s Tour Comes to an Abrupt Halt
Shows became a battleground for people who wanted to see him banned from performing.
15 Years Ago: The Failure of ‘Grindhouse’ Heralds a New Era
Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez double bill was a hit with critics but flopped with audiences, signaling the beginning of the huge-budget blockbuster movie cycle.