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: The Last Cigarette Ad Appears on Television
The end of televised cigarette ads changed everything from the entertainment industry to advertising itself.
40 Years Ago: Clint Eastwood Makes a Second Orangutan Road Comedy
The follow-up to 1978's 'Every Which Way but Loose' easily equals the first film's goofy comedic charm.
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.
How ‘Die Another Day’ Catapulted James Bond Into the 21st Century
The last Pierce Brosnan entry had more than just the kitchen sink packed into it. A lot more.
Why James Bond Fans Either Love or Hate ‘The World Is Not Enough’
The Pierce Brosnan Bond rides the line between inspired and absurd.
How 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.
40 Years Ago: Goldie Hawn’s Charm Saves ‘Private Benjamin’
Actress's comedic chops rescued what could otherwise have been a disastrous movie.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
How ‘Dr. No’ Launched James Bond and Changed Moviegoing Forever
Sean Connery's 007 helped set the template for future action movies.
How James Bond’s ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ Eerily Predicted the Future
With its focus on technological dystopia, 007's 1997 film feels like it could have been made yesterday.