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.
Meat Loaf Dead at 74
'Bat Out of Hell' star sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
25 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Ninja’ Ends Chris Farley’s Hilarious Run
Martial-arts romp was the last project released during his lifetime.
50 Years Ago: ‘Sanford and Son’ Makes Its Groundbreaking Debut
Show was one of the first U.S. programs to feature a predominantly Black cast.
Why the Doors’ ‘Break on Through’ Didn’t Break Through at First
First single off band's debut album fizzled before it became a classic.
50 Years Ago: A Year of ‘Shock Cinema’ Comes to a Bloody End
A quartet of movies encapsulated the troubled air of the early 1970s.
35 Years Ago: Why ‘King Kong Lives’ Died a Quick Box Office Death
The followup to 1976's 'King Kong' was an epic, if lovable, failure.
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.
40 Years Ago: ‘Halloween’ Adds a Major Plot Twist for Network TV
John Carpenter's tweaked version of horror film helped cement — against his better judgment — the franchise's greatest controversy.
50 Years Ago: ‘The French Connection’ Helps Kick Off ’70s Cinema
The bleak tone of the movie deeply influenced the course of one of the most impactful decades of American filmmaking.