40 Years Ago: ‘Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie’ Fires Up Another Hit
'Up in Smoke' follow-up continues drug-addled silliness - but even more drug-addled and silly.
How ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ Made History Not So Bogus
Whoa ... let's party on with the 1989 movie that helped define a generation of underachieving stoners.
45 Years Ago: ‘Death Race 2000′ Sets Standard for Sci-Fi Dystopia
The Roger Corman-produced cult classic established movie-making tropes that stand to this day.
Why the Original ‘Casino Royale’ Is the Weirdest James Bond Film
Six directors, uncredited writers and innumerable stars made this film one of the most bizarre studio films of the '60s.
Why James Bond’s ‘From Russia With Love’ Still Packs a Punch
The movie is the most subtle and serious in the early part of the franchise.
25 Years Ago: ‘Tommy Boy’ Showcases Madcap, Endearing Chris Farley
Late star's comedic genius propels one of the most memorable 'SNL' movies of the '90s.
50 Years Ago: ‘Airport’ Kicks Off Disaster Movie Genre
Storm-stranded planes, a desperate man with a bomb and cheating spouses figure into the film that launched a thousand sequels and imitators.
54 Years Ago: ‘Our Man Flint’ Helps Invent the James Bond Parody
The film launched James Coburn to stardom and kick-started a tradition.
30 Years Ago: Stallone and Russell’s Ludicrous ‘Tango & Cash’ Just Misses Cult Classic Sta…
The Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell film could have become a cult classic, if it hadn't been so ridiculous.
30 Years Ago: ‘Christmas Vacation’ Becomes a Holiday Classic
Chevy Chase anchors movie as dad who will stop at nothing to force his family to have a great holiday.
35 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Puts Eddie Murphy Back on Top
Movie restored the star's status after the failure of 'Best Defense.'
40 Years Ago: How Tobe Hooper Tackled Stephen King’s Vampires in ‘Salem’s Lot’
The director of 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' and 'Poltergeist' churned out a two-part miniseries that managed to succeed despite itself.