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‘Escape From L.A.’ Shows Why John Carpenter Shouldn’t Do Sequels
Movie was first in a string of late-career misfires by the director.
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.
35 Years Ago: Why ‘Poltergeist II: The Other Side’ Failed So Spectacularly
If the question is what went wrong, then the answer is easy: Everything.
50 Years Ago: ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Ends Six-Season, Nazi-Fooling Run
Show added a subtle political angle to its broad comedy to craft a still-relevant story.
50 Years Ago: ‘Vanishing Point’ Brings Big Engines, Deep Themes
The road movie beloved by Quentin Tarantino still has the power to mystify.
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.'
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: ‘All in the Family’ Changes Television Forever
Series shifted cultural landscape with its comedic accomplishments, as well as its willingness to tackle divisive social issues.