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.
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.
Those Were the Days: 10 Classic ‘All in the Family’ Episodes
Highlights from the groundbreaking TV sitcom include guest stars, confrontations and poignant moments.
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.
How ‘Dr. No’ Launched James Bond and Changed Moviegoing Forever
Sean Connery's 007 helped set the template for future action movies.
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.