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.
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.
The Disaster Movie From the ’60s to the ’80s: A Story in 20 Films
Exploring the evolution of a cinema staple — from 'Dr. Strangelove' to 'Die Hard.'
50 Years Ago: Miles Davis Fuses Jazz and Rock on ‘Jack Johnson’
The legendary jazz man ventured toward rock 'n' roll in 1971, with extraordinary results.
35 Years Ago: ‘Iron Eagle’ Mounts an Assault on Narrative Logic
A towering monument to the glorious absurdity, inconceivable decision-making and gonzo onscreen antics that make Hollywood so adorable.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
40 Years Ago: Goldie Hawn’s Charm Saves ‘Private Benjamin’
Actress's comedic chops rescued what could otherwise have been a disastrous movie.
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.
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: ‘Death Race 2000′ Sets Standard for Sci-Fi Dystopia
The Roger Corman-produced cult classic established movie-making tropes that stand to this day.