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: ‘Close Encounters’ Helps Cement Spielberg’s Legacy
Director's fourth film proved his ability to make blockbuster entertainment.
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Cable channel eventually exerted an incredible influence on American entertainment.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Love Boat’ Perfects Escapist TV
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45 Years Ago: ‘CHiPs’ Bridges the Gap Between ’70s and ’80s TV
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35 Years Ago: ‘Hill Street Blues’ Ends Acclaimed, Influential Run
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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.
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.
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.