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.
50 Years Ago: ‘Sanford and Son’ Makes Its Groundbreaking Debut
Show was one of the first U.S. programs to feature a predominantly Black cast.
Why Two Hours Was Cut From ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’
Original cut of the Steve Martin / John Candy film was nearly four hours long.
‘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.
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.
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.
40 Years Ago: Three Movies Signal the Birth of the ’80s
'History of the World, Part I,' 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' all signaled the beginning of a new era of filmmaking.
30 Years Ago: ‘Knight Rider 2000′ Roars Onto TV Screens
Made-for-TV movie highlights numerous trends from the years surrounding its appearance.
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.