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 ‘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.
How ‘Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey’ Became a Most Excellent Sequel
The ridiculousness of the second movie is matched by its entertainment value.
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: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Changes Comedy Forever
The British comedy troupe's absurdist influence continues to this day.
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.
35 Years Ago: How ‘The Breakfast Club’ Became a Masterpiece of Teenage Life
John Hughes revolutionized a genre in the '80s by taking teens seriously.
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: Arnold Schwarzenegger Becomes ‘The Terminator’
James Cameron's film founded many legends, including his own.