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.
40 Years Ago: Bo Derek’s Soft Porn ‘Tarzan’ Swings and Misses
The Bo Derek vehicle has a richly deserved reputation as a travesty of the cinematic arts.
40 Years Ago: ‘Stripes’ Updates ’70s-Style Comedy for a New Era
Several bits from the film should be included in the canon of Bill Murray's career highlights.
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.'
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 ‘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.
Why James Bond’s ‘From Russia With Love’ Still Packs a Punch
The movie is the most subtle and serious in the early part of the franchise.
45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Changes Comedy Forever
The British comedy troupe's absurdist influence continues to this day.
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.