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: Burt Reynolds Parodies Football and Self-Help in ‘Semi-Tough’
Michael Ritchie's almost-forgotten film is one of the best sports comedies of the '70s.
Why the Big Mac’s Origins Remain a Sesame-Seeded Mystery
There's some question about its birthday. Actually, there are questions about a lot of things with this sandwich.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Incredible Hulk’ Ends Its TV Run
The show helped introduce an adult sensibility to the superhero film and TV genre.
20 Genre-Busting Films From Kurt Russell
A look back at his best, craziest and most memorable movies.
45 Years Ago: A New ‘King Kong’ Tries to Outdo ‘Jaws’
Famed Italian super-producer Dino De Laurentiis swung for the fences with this remake of the 1933 classic.
‘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.