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.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Doors’ Movie Finds Truth Battling Myth
Oliver Stone's biopic uses an extraordinary performance from Val Kilmer to create a vision of the '60s that's as much metaphor as it is the real thing.
40 Years Ago: ‘Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie’ Fires Up Another Hit
'Up in Smoke' follow-up continues drug-addled silliness - but even more drug-addled and silly.
45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Changes Comedy Forever
The British comedy troupe's absurdist influence continues to this day.
35 Years Ago: How ‘The Breakfast Club’ Became a Masterpiece of Teenage Life
John Hughes revolutionized a genre in the '80s by taking teens seriously.
54 Years Ago: ‘Our Man Flint’ Helps Invent the James Bond Parody
The film launched James Coburn to stardom and kick-started a tradition.
30 Years Ago: ‘Christmas Vacation’ Becomes a Holiday Classic
Chevy Chase anchors movie as dad who will stop at nothing to force his family to have a great holiday.
50 Years Ago: ‘Change of Habit’ Becomes Elvis Presley’s Last Film
The final movie of the King's career is a lovable mess.
65 Years Ago: Godzilla Is Born
Ishiro Honda's film remains one of the greatest examples of an entertaining movie that makes you think.
50 Years Ago: ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ Says Goodbye to the Old West
George Roy Hill's film helped define the modern Western.
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.
Why ‘The Longest Yard’ Stole Burt Reynolds’ Famous Mustache
The removal of Burt Reynold's mustache 10 minutes into 'The Longest Yard' says something beautiful about the '70s anti-hero genre.