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.
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.
50 Years Ago: Temptations Hit No. 1 With Old-School ‘Just My Imagination’
Song scored an old-school chart-topper for a group at the edge of dissolution.
Spinal Tap Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
Perhaps no band in the history of rock 'n roll has experienced more highs and lows.
50 Years Ago: ‘Vanishing Point’ Brings Big Engines, Deep Themes
The road movie beloved by Quentin Tarantino still has the power to mystify.
50 Years Ago: ‘The Andromeda Strain’ Sounds Viral Danger Alert
Movie based on Michael Crichton's first book still has the ability to unsettle.
The Disaster Movie From the ’60s to the ’80s: A Story in 20 Films
Exploring the evolution of a cinema staple — from 'Dr. Strangelove' to 'Die Hard.'
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.