Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com. His novel "The Committers" is available on Amazon.
45 Years Ago: ‘Close Encounters’ Helps Cement Spielberg’s Legacy
Director's fourth film proved his ability to make blockbuster entertainment.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Incredible Hulk’ Ends Its TV Run
The show helped introduce an adult sensibility to the superhero film and TV genre.
25 Years Ago: ‘Austin Powers’ Scores a Groovy Hit for Mike Myers
Film and the franchise it spawned turned star into a Hollywood A-lister.
25 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson’s Tour Comes to an Abrupt Halt
Shows became a battleground for people who wanted to see him banned from performing.
15 Years Ago: The Failure of ‘Grindhouse’ Heralds a New Era
Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez double bill was a hit with critics but flopped with audiences, signaling the beginning of the huge-budget blockbuster movie cycle.
20 Genre-Busting Films From Kurt Russell
A look back at his best, craziest and most memorable movies.
40 Years Ago: ‘Police Squad!’ Valiantly Tries to Change Comedy TV
The show was canceled after only six episodes because audiences weren't ready for its kind of humor.
45 Years Ago: ‘Slap Shot’ Punches Its Way to Cult-Classic Status
A losing hockey team turns itself around by playing dirty. And audiences loved it.
25 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Ninja’ Ends Chris Farley’s Hilarious Run
Martial-arts romp was the last project released during his lifetime.
‘Rocky’-Inspired Films: 10 Underdog Stories From Outside the Ring
The formula pioneered by Sylvester Stallone's breakthrough hit helped define popular filmmaking in the 1980s.
10 Science Fiction Sequels Nobody Needed
Some great things should never be messed with.
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.