Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com. His novel "The Committers" is available on Amazon.
45 Years Ago: Burt Reynolds Parodies Football and Self-Help in ‘Semi-Tough’
Michael Ritchie's almost-forgotten film is one of the best sports comedies of the '70s.
45 Years Ago: ‘Close Encounters’ Helps Cement Spielberg’s Legacy
Director's fourth film proved his ability to make blockbuster entertainment.
How ‘The Fugitive’ Proved TV Shows Could End Successfully
The last episode proved it was possible to complete in a way that was both satisfying and profitable.
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45 Years Ago: Brian May Becomes Queen’s Frontman for ‘Long Away’
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35 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’ Anticipates Eddie Murphy’s Fall
The film made money but presaged Murphy's creative decline in the '90s.
35 Years Ago: ‘Hill Street Blues’ Ends Acclaimed, Influential Run
Police procedural's influence still looms large in modern television.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Incredible Hulk’ Ends Its TV Run
The show helped introduce an adult sensibility to the superhero film and TV genre.
25 Years Ago: ‘Austin Powers’ Scores a Groovy Hit for Mike Myers
Film and the franchise it spawned turned star into a Hollywood A-lister.