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 the Original ‘Casino Royale’ Is the Weirdest James Bond Film
Six directors, uncredited writers and innumerable stars made this film one of the most bizarre studio films of the '60s.
Why James Bond’s ‘From Russia With Love’ Still Packs a Punch
The movie is the most subtle and serious in the early part of the franchise.
35 Years Ago: ‘Porky’s Revenge’ Ends a Randy Trilogy
The teenage protagonists' final go-round with their nemesis is just like their first one, except not as original.
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.
30 Years Ago: Stallone and Russell’s Ludicrous ‘Tango & Cash’ Just Misses Cult Classic Sta…
The Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell film could have become a cult classic, if it hadn't been so ridiculous.
40 Years Ago: How Tobe Hooper Tackled Stephen King’s Vampires in ‘Salem’s Lot’
The director of 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' and 'Poltergeist' churned out a two-part miniseries that managed to succeed despite itself.
35 Years Ago: Freddy Krueger Crawls Out of Our Dreams
Wes Craven's most iconic film, 'A Nightmare on Elm Street,' remains a masterpiece of the horror genre.
35 Years Ago: Arnold Schwarzenegger Becomes ‘The Terminator’
James Cameron's film founded many legends, including his own.
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.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Scares the Hell Out of Everyone
Toby Hooper made one of the most influential horror movies of all time on a shoestring budget.
55 Years Ago: ‘A Fistful of Dollars’ Creates the Spaghetti Western
Director Sergio Leone combined a European sensibility with an American story to make something entirely new, and also launched Clint Eastwood's film career.
How ‘Goldfinger’ Helped Define the James Bond Film
Sean Connery's 007 establishes the tropes that will delight viewers for decades to come.