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.
Why Two Hours Was Cut From ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’
Original cut of the Steve Martin / John Candy film was nearly four hours long.
‘Rocky’-Inspired Films: 10 Underdog Stories From Outside the Ring
The formula pioneered by Sylvester Stallone's breakthrough hit helped define popular filmmaking in the 1980s.
The Best Reason to Watch Each of the 11 ‘Halloween’ Movies
It's the time of the year to celebrate one of horror's greatest film franchises.
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.
When 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.