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.
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.
How James Bond’s ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ Eerily Predicted the Future
With its focus on technological dystopia, 007's 1997 film feels like it could have been made yesterday.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Blends Sexuality and Rock
Richard O'Brien's musical has mounted the longest continual run in film history.
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.