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: ‘Escape From New York’ Punks the ’80s
The '80s have a reputation for cheesy, romantic, capitalism-celebrating art – and rightfully so. John Carpenter broke the mold.
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.
Watchin’ With the Devil: 10 Movies About Satan
A list of 10 classic films about the Big Baddie.
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.'
Spinal Tap Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
Perhaps no band in the history of rock 'n roll has experienced more highs and lows.
50 Years Ago: ‘The Andromeda Strain’ Sounds Viral Danger Alert
Movie based on Michael Crichton's first book still has the ability to unsettle.
40 Years Ago: ‘Bloom County’ Begins Dissecting Politics and Culture
Berkeley Breathed's comic highlighted the love-hate relationship with pop culture and political matters in the '80s.
How the James Bond Franchise Wobbled With ‘You Only Live Twice’
The presence of Sean Connery helped steady a movie in a franchise that was threatening to lose its way.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Blends Sexuality and Rock
Richard O'Brien's musical has mounted the longest continual run in film history.
45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Changes Comedy Forever
The British comedy troupe's absurdist influence continues to this day.
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.