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.