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: ‘Cannonball Run’ Takes Good Times Out for a Spin
Much of its talent is squandered, but the film still serves as a great reminder of a long-lost era.
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.
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.'
50 Years Ago: ‘The Andromeda Strain’ Sounds Viral Danger Alert
Movie based on Michael Crichton's first book still has the ability to unsettle.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
25 Years Ago: ‘Pulp Fiction’ Launches a Movie Revolution
Quentin Tarantino's greatest film makes statement about the importance of the art form, becomes a hit anyway.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Scares the Hell Out of Everyone
Toby Hooper made one of the most influential horror movies of all time on a shoestring budget.
30 Years Ago: Al Pacino Resurrects His Career With ‘Sea of Love’
The movie kicked off the boom of '90s sexy thrillers, and was the first in a string of hits for the actor.
35 Years Ago: The Coen Brothers Debut With the Killer ‘Blood Simple’
The tale of adultery, murder and betrayal introduced the dynamic filmmaking siblings to the world.