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.
35 Years Ago: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Return
The made-for-TV movie rebooted two '70s characters and paved the way for a continuing franchise.
45 Years Ago: Esther Rolle Takes a Stand by Leaving ‘Good Times’
Actress disagreed with less socially conscious direction show began to take in 1977.
20 Genre-Busting Films From Kurt Russell
A look back at his best, craziest and most memorable movies.
40 Years Ago: ‘Police Squad!’ Valiantly Tries to Change Comedy TV
The show was canceled after only six episodes because audiences weren't ready for its kind of humor.
Meat Loaf Dead at 74
'Bat Out of Hell' star sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
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.
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.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Gong Show’ Makes TV Crazy
Chuck Barris' legendary variety show helped usher in a kind of screen zaniness that's still with us today.
40 Years Ago: Three Movies Signal the Birth of the ’80s
'History of the World, Part I,' 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' all signaled the beginning of a new era of filmmaking.
30 Years Ago: ‘Knight Rider 2000′ Roars Onto TV Screens
Made-for-TV movie highlights numerous trends from the years surrounding its appearance.
50 Years Ago: ‘The Andromeda Strain’ Sounds Viral Danger Alert
Movie based on Michael Crichton's first book still has the ability to unsettle.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.