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.
55 Years Ago: ‘Star Trek’ Boldly Changes the Face of Television
The show continues to have a monumental effect on television.
The Doom of a Franchise: ‘Police Academy: Mission to Moscow’
The seventh and final movie in the franchise bombed but not necessarily because it was bad.
45 Years Ago: Bootsy’s Rubber Band Transcend on ‘Stretchin’ Out’
Bootsy Collins' first album as a band leader weaves together decades of music history.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Gong Show’ Makes TV Crazy
Chuck Barris' legendary variety show helped usher in a kind of screen zaniness that's still with us today.
30 Years Ago: ‘Knight Rider 2000′ Roars Onto TV Screens
Made-for-TV movie highlights numerous trends from the years surrounding its appearance.
50 Years Ago: ‘Johnny Got His Gun’ Begins Its Journey to Inspiring Metallica
Dalton Trumbo's film had a resonant message, but it didn't pack nearly the punch of their 1989 video for 'One.'
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: ‘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.'